Keg Cowboy, the Lexington bar that boasts “no crap on tap,” is hosting its first craft beer festival.
Keg Fest will be Saturday, Nov. 18, rain or shine, at the Icehouse Amphitheater in Lexington.
The event features food trucks, live music and beer from at least 20 breweries.
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Also performing will be the Kenny George Band, a “ragtag” group from Aiken who cite Americana, outlaw country and country-rock crossover as their inspiration. (They say the South Carolina Music Guide named them one of five Artists to Watch last year.)
Country not your thing? Don’t worry. DJ Rell rounds out the performer list.
Now the beer. Most of the breweries Keg Cowboy has announced are from the Carolinas.
Here are some confirmed breweries:
▪ 21st Amendment Brewery; San Francisco.
▪ Ballast Point Brewing Company; San Diego.
▪ Bierkeller; Columbia.
▪ Blue Blaze Brewing; Charlotte.
▪ Bold Rock Hard Cider; Nellysford, Virginia.
▪ Brooklyn Brewery; Brooklyn, New York.
▪ Catawba; Morganton, North Carolina.
▪ Cavendish Brewery; Gastonia, North Carolina.
▪ Conquest Brewing Company; Columbia.
▪ D9 Brewing Company; Cornelius, North Carolina.
▪ Founders Brewing Co.; Grand Rapids, Michigan.
▪ Freehouse Brewery; North Charleston.
▪ Frothy Beard Brewing Company; Charleston.
▪ Highland Brewing Company; Asheville, North Carolina.
▪ Holy City Brewing; Charleston.
▪ New Holland Brewing; Holland, Michigan.
▪ NoDa Brewing Company; Charlotte.
▪ Old Mill Brewpub; Lexington.
▪ OMB, which stands for Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte.
▪ Palmetto Brewing Co.; Charleston.
▪ Revelry Brewing Co.; Charleston.
▪ River Rat Brewery; Columbia.
▪ Seattle Cider Company; Seattle.
▪ Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Mills River, North Carolina.
▪ Stone Brewing, Escondido, California.
▪ Tradesman Brewing, Charleston.
▪ The Unknown Brewing Co., Charlotte.
▪ Victory Brewing Company; Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
▪ Wicked Weed Brewing Pub; Asheville.