At this time, BNB has been postposed due to dangerous weather. Please check our facebook page every hour to receive updates.
If dangerous weather subsides, we will resume the festival. Thank you and stay safe.

Cold Beer and Hot Blues

Thank you to all who joined us for the 15th Annual Blues-N-Brews Festival! We hope you’ll join us again next year. Information about the 2017 Blues-N-Brews Festival is still available below. More information about the 2018 Blues-N-Brews Festival will be made available soon. Stay tuned!

Blues-N-Brews is a one day event where you can taste over 100 of the finest beers around and jam to the hottest blues bands! The event of the summer takes place at Festival Park in Downtown, Fayetteville, NC. All proceeds support Cape Fear Regional Theatre.



Mark McKinney & Co. are an accoustic trio from Pembroke, NC. We are thrilled to have this talented local band join us on stage from 5-6:30 PM.





Welcome back Tullie Brae! Tullie is a soulful blues singer and multi-instrumentalist that you won’t want to miss. VIP Guests will have a special opportunity to hear a different side of Tullie while she performs in the VIP Tent from 4-5 PM. She’ll be back on the main stage from 6:45-8:15 PM. Learn more about Tullie by clicking HERE.




Blues-N-Brews is excited to welcome back Elliott and the Untouchables who will be jammin’ from 8:30-10 PM. Learn more about them by clicking HERE.





10 Barrel Brewing Co., Bend, OR
Abita Brewing Company, Covington, LA
Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Boone, NC
Aviator Brewing Company, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Big Boss Brewing, Raleigh, NC
Bold Rock Hard Cider, Nellysford, VA
Boulevard Brewing Company, Kansas City, MO
Catawba Brewing Company, Morganton, NC
Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, FL
Clouds Brewing, Raleigh, NC
Corona USA
Dirt Bag Ales, Hope Mills, NC
DuClaw Brewing Co., Baltimore, MD
Elysian Brewing, Seattle, WA
Foothills Brewing, Winston-Salem, NC
Golden Road Brewing, Los Angeles, CA
Goose Island Beer Co., Chicago, IL
Granite Falls Brewing Co., Granite Falls, NC
Great Lakes Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH
Hi-Wire Brewing, Asheville, NC
Huske Hardware House, Fayetteville, NC
Kona Brewing Co., Kona, HI
Land Shark Lager, St. Louis, MO
Lone Rider Brewing Company, Raleigh, NC
Nantahala Brewing Company, Bryson City, NC
Natty Greene’s Brewing Company, Greensboro, NC
Olde Hickory Brewing, Hickory, NC
Oskar Blues Brewing, Brevard, NC
Palmetto Brewing Company, Charleston, SC
Red Hare Brewing, Marietta, GA
Shock Top
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Mills River, NC
Sweet Water Brewing Co., Atlanta, GA
Southern Pines Brewing, Southern Pines, NC
The Mash House Brewing Company, Fayetteville, NC
White Street Brewing Co., Youngsville, NC

If you are interested in bringing the brews, CLICK HERE for more information or e-mail us at



Megaphone Man Blues-N-Brews is looking for people who like to help their community and love a good time!  Most shifts are 2-4 hours.  Volunteers help with all aspects of the event including pouring beers, box office, games, and concessions.

Corporate and non-profit volunteer groups welcome!

Interested in Volunteering?
E-mail us at



2017 Blues-N-Brews VIP Experience is brought to you by:

2017 Blues-N-Brews Tickets are no longer available. Buy ahead for a $5.00 discount.  $5.00 Active Duty Military discount also available at the BnB gate.
Military Discount only applies to General Admission Beer-Tasting.  Discounts cannot be combined. All tickets are subject to 7% state tax as required by N.C. Gen. Statue 105-164.4(a)(10).

Tickets  sell out quickly! Buy online and buy early!
Tickets can be purchased at the Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) Box Office!
Hours: Tuesday – Friday from 1 PM – 6 PM.
Address: 1209 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28305
Phone: 910-323-4233





What are the rules?

By purchasing tickets to the Blues-n-Brews Festival you agree to be bound by the Terms of Sale listed in these tabs.

CHILDREN This is an event for adults. But if you have to bring the kids, they are welcomed for the price of a Non-drinking ticket. Kids under 7 get in free.

Terms of Sale

By purchasing tickets to BNB, you agree to the following terms:

  • All sales are final. No refunds.
  • Event is held rain or shine.
  • You must be 21 years of age or older to Taste Beer. Pictured US Driver’s License or Military ID is required as proof of ID for all Tasting Tickets.
  • No cash machine on site. Cash is needed for food. CFRT will take debit and credit cards for admission and retail merchandise.
  • Children under 7 must be accompanied by parents (over 7 must buy a Non-Drinking ticket)
  • Backpack
  • Handheld Umbrella
  • Chair
Not Allowed
  • No one under 18 without a parent.
  • No coolers.
  • No pets.
  • No Frisbees, footballs or any other flying objects.
  • No tents.
  • No outside beverages or food permitted. Lots of great food and beer inside.

Festival organizers, at their discretion, reserve the right to deny access to the event or to expel from the event anyone who jeopardizes the safety of festival attendees, event staff or themselves.