Get down with Colorado’s favorite music, food and Upslope beers
Boulder, Colo. (May 7, 2015) - Upslope Brewing Company will host its second annual Upslope Get Down music festival next Saturday, May 16, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. at its Flatiron Park location in Boulder. Eight live bands will rotate throughout the day on two stages, ending with headliner Taylor Frederick's Funk Circus. This FREE event is open to the public and is family friendly; however, any guest under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and please leave dogs at home.
Upslope, with the help of local adventure expert Ryan Van Duzer as emcee, will usher in the summer with local music, food, beer and family friendly activities. The purchase of five-dollar beer tickets will grant those 21 years and older access to delicious pints of Upslope’s year round styles as well as their Limited Release Belgian Style Pale Ale and Limited Release Thai Style White IPA.
Live music will rotate on two stages all day long, beginning at 1 p.m. The official music schedule is as follows:
· 1:00-1:45 p.m.: K-Law
· 1:55-2:45 p.m.: The Good Kind
· 2:55-3:55 p.m.: Technicolor Tone Factory
· 4:00-5:00 p.m.: Cure for the Common
· 5:30-6:15 p.m.: A. Tom Collins
· 6:20-7:30 p.m.: The Yawpers
· 7:35-8:45 p.m.: Rowdy Shadehouse
· 8:55-11:00 p.m.: Taylor Frederick's Funk Circus
For those looking to upgrade their Get Down experience, VIP tickets are available for $55 to the Illegal Pete’s VIP Tent. VIP tickets give festival goers access to an exclusive shaded tent with a premium viewing area with private restrooms, food by Illegal Pete’s, unlimited glasses of Upslope’s award-winning beers in a souvenir pint glass and access to exclusive craft brews at the VIP bar. VIP tickets can be purchased in advance at Eventbrite.com.
Local food trucks Blackbelly, Comida, Moe’s Original BBQ, The Rolling Tomato and more will be available. Festival goers can also enjoy activities like corn hole, trivia, and ping pong provided by PepPod.
Families with children in attendance are encouraged to check out this year’s new, free “Get Down Kids Zone” sponsored by Avid4 Adventure and McGuckin Hardware. Activities include Avid4’s rock wall and hula hoop making with McGuckin Hardware, in addition to games and sidewalk chalk.
The following Boulder businesses have partnered with Upslope to make the second annual Get Down possible: Flatiron Park, Eco-Cycle, Eco-Products, PepPod, Traverse Image, TBA communications, Elevation Outdoors Magazine, Westword, Boulder Weekly, The Marquee and Westword.
Free parking will be available in the Flatiron Park neighborhood with complementary shuttling from the Beertooth Tasting Society’s tour bus throughout the neighboring lots to the Main Gate.
The Upslope Get Down is a zero-waste event thanks to service by Eco-Cycle and the use of compostable 16-oz. cups provided by Eco-Products.
Doors to the Upslope Get Down open at 12:30 p.m. For more information on Upslope and the Upslope Get Down music festival visit upslopegetdown.com.
About Upslope Brewing Company
Boulder-based Upslope Brewing Company is the creator of premium ales and lagers that are artfully crafted using natural ingredients. Packaged in aluminum cans for exceptional portability, and because it’s best for the environment, Upslope complements the outdoor lifestyle and caters to the on-the-go beer enthusiast. The five flagship beers include: Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Craft Lager and Imperial India Pale Ale. Additional installments are offered in a Limited Release Series, as well as in the Lee Hill Series. In an ongoing effort to protect watersheds nationwide, and the key ingredient in Upslope ales and lagers, one percent of Upslope Craft Lager can sales benefits local Trout Unlimited chapters in the state in which the beer is purchased. Learn more about Upslope at www.upslopebrewing.com.
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