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AvidXchange Presents Creative Loafing
Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Moo & Brew Festival
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The 4th Annual
AvidXchange Music Factory Festival Grounds
Creative Loafing
Charlotte Metro Credit Union
Oskar Blues
Cigar City Brewery
AvidXchange Presents Creative Loafing
Moo & Brew Festival
Get Your Tickets Now

Saturday, April 28thThe 4th Annual Moo & Brew

AvidXchange Music Factory Festival Grounds

What the what?

CRAFT BEER & BURGER FESTIVAL

Moo & Brew will offer samplings from various breweries and tastes from local restaurants vying for the title of “Creative Loafing’s Best Burger”

Enjoy the music

Featuring performances by Shovels & Rope and more!

Proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank so you’ll be partying for a great cause. We’ve raised over $25,000 the first 3 years!

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What better way to spend a beautiful spring Carolina day than sampling great craft beer, delicious burgers, and great music?

Featuring Shovels & Rope

PLUS DJ Overcash

Entry and Entertainment

EVENT SCHEDULE

12:30pm

VIP Session Opens

VIP session to feature small batch and rare offerings from our breweries, special edition Belgian style sample glass, a ticket good for one free burger, swag from some of our sponsors and a covered VIP area with great sight lines to the stage!

2:00pm

General Admission Session Opens

GA session to feature 30 local, regional and national breweries showcasing multiple favors from session beers to IPAs to stouts to sours and more.

2:45pm

The Music Begins

Performance by Charley Crockett

4:30pm

The Headliner

Performance by Shovels & Rope

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Our Sponsors

THOSE WHO MAKE IT POSSIBLE

Charlotte Metro Credit Union
Creative Loafing
Logo Dogz
Oskar Blues Brewery
Cigar City Brewery
Infinity's End
94.7 Smoke
Kiss 95.1
The Agency Marketing Group
WSOC 103.7
Cadence Apartments
K104.7
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Two Scoops Creamery
Greater Life Chiropractic
Fox 46 Charlotte
Barefoot Wine

On Site

BREWERS AND BOTTLE SHOPS

Oskar Blues Brewery
Cigar City Brewery
Wooden Robot Brewery
Sycamore Brewing
Southern Range Brewing
Blue Blaze Brewing
Cavendish Brewing
DreamChasers Brewery
Botanist & Barrel Cidery
Bold Missy Brewery
Good Road Ciderworks
Ballast Point Brewing
D9 Brewing Co.
Foothills Brewing
Great Lakes Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing
New Sarum Salisbury Brewing
Sweetwater Brewing Company
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Bull City Ciderworks
Coronado Brewing
Deschutes Brewery
Firestone Walker Brewing
Green Man Brewery
Harpoon Brewery
Highland Brewing
Lonerider Ales
Radeberger Pilsner
Schofferhofer
Shiner Beers

Tasty Bites

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

Tia's Caribbean Taste
Libations Kitchen & Bar
Little Big Burger
Blacow Burger
Char Bar No. 7

Tickets

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VIP ADMISSION

$50

Starts at 12:30pm

VIP session to feature small batch and rare offerings from our breweries, special edition Belgian style sample glass, a ticket good for one free burger, swag from some of our sponsors and a covered VIP area with great sight lines to the stage!

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GENERAL ADMISSION

$35

Starts at 2:00pm

You’ll enjoy sampling from over 50 beer vendors and over 200 beers with your sampling glass.

Check out all our burger vendors and enjoy the music from the bands.

GET YOUR TICKETS

Tickets

CLAIM YOURS NOW

VIP ADMISSION

$50

Starts at 12:30pm

VIP session to feature small batch and rare offerings from our breweries, special edition Belgian style sample glass, a ticket good for one free burger, swag from some of our sponsors and a covered VIP area with great sight lines to the stage!

GET YOUR TICKETS

GENERAL ADMISSION

$35

Starts at 2:00pm

You’ll enjoy sampling from over 50 beer vendors and over 200 beers with your sampling glass.

Check out all our burger vendors and enjoy the music from the bands.

GET YOUR TICKETS

FAQs

QUESTIONS?

Moo and Brew is Creative Loafing’s next festival! Celebrate craft beer, local burgers and stellar music at this one-of-a-kind spring event.

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

We’ll be getting down at the AvidXchange Music Factory Grounds: the parking lot behind Silver Hammer Studios (off Hamilton street)

They are on sale now, and you can buy them right here!

This is a 21+ event, MUST SHOW ID TO ENTER

YEP! We’re proud to be raising funds for the Second Harvest Food Bank

You must be 21+ to volunteer. Please see the section below with the volunteer positions available and fill out the form with your info and preferred position(s).

We’ll announce on social channels, on the M & B website and through Creative Loafing advertising.

Either one! The VIP features 1 burger sampling tickets to cast your vote for CL’s best burger, an extra 1.5 hours to sample AND access to special beers that will only be available from 12:30-2. The GA ticket is still pretty rockin’: you get to taste from up to 30 breweries and bottle shops, and can get right up front for live music.

500. Get ’em while they’re HOT!

Follow @mooandbrewfest on all social channels and use #mooandbrewfest on any posts relating to the event

Pets, outside food/beverages, weapons/firearms, coolers, anyone under 21 years of age.

We guarantee it.

Not sure, go buy that ticket! (and then send us a tweet about it!)

Want to be part of the Moo and Brew Crew? See opportunities below and sign up! Must be 21+ to volunteer

VOLUNTEER

For Volunteers Please contact Meredith at meredith@paschalevents.com

Or Fill Out The Volunteer Form

Ranch Setup Crew (Friday)

Needed: 20

Hours Required: Friday 12 pm – 5 pm

This crew will be putting up signage, installing tables and chairs at tents and in hospitality area, staffing the Hospitality area, preparing the Front gate tables, etc. Heavy Lifting may be involved.

Ranch Setup Crew (Saturday)

Needed: 30

Hours Required: Saturday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm.

This crew will be placing all brewery supplies at appropriate tents, installing tables and chairs at tents and in hospitality area, staffing the Hospitality area, preparing the Front gate tables, etc. Heavy Lifting may be involved.


Cowherd/Front Gate Crew

Needed: 15

Hours Required: Saturday 11am – 6 pm

This crew will be meeting all patrons who enter the festival. Checking IDs, placing bracelets, handing out tasting glasses and passing out brochures. Some traffic control might be needed also. This involves standing all day.


Homestead Hospitality Crew

Needed: 6

Hours Required: Saturday 8 am – 5:30 pm

This crew will provide food to staff, from inside Hospitality tent. This crew will manage cleanliness, setup, and operations of tent.


Brewer / Vendor Wranglers (ENTRANCE)

Two Shifts Needed: 5 & 5

Hours Required: Saturday 8:30 am – 1:30 pm & 1 pm – 5pm

This crew will be checking-in all brewers and vendors at a drive-in tent. This crew will provide direction to brewer and vendor on their assigned position at the festival.


Refrigerator / Keg Buckaroos

Needed: 6

Hours Required: Saturday 10 am – 6 pm

This crew will be managing deliveries of beer to the the refrigerator trucks (Friday) and then distributing kegs to respective breweries (Saturday). You may be inside a cold storage truck for some duration. HEAVY LIFTING IS REQUIRED.

Special Ranch Ops

Needed: 12

Hours Required: Saturday 12-7 pm

This crew will be driving golf carts and delivering product or removing trash throughout the day. Some members will be patrolling the area for full trash bins, full recycle bins, emptying dump buckets, and other general maintenance. SOME HEAVY LIFTING is possible. Breaks will be provided throughout the day.


Beer Rangers

Two Shifts Needed: 45 & 45

Hours Required: Saturday 12:00-3:30pm & Saturday 3:00-6:30pm

This crew will be helping the breweries with setup/maintenance and pouring beer. Not all crew members will be pouring beer all day, some volunteers might be acting as brewery support and staying behind tables in anticipation of brewer needs. Ice delivery, water/waste management. POURERS CANNOT CONSUME ALCOHOL.


Band Herdsmen

Needed: 1

Hours Required: Saturday 12-6pm

This crew is responsible for band security and hospitality; protection of stage.


Clean-Up Cowboys/girls

Needed: 15

Hours Required: Saturday 5:30-8:00pm

This crew will be cleaning up post-fest (Saturday and Sunday). Recouping signs and equipment, rinsing off pails, buckets, and tubs, and clearing tables of plastic disposable table cloths. Volunteers may judiciously enjoy the festival, but must be able to work at the end to complete their volunteer responsibilities. Please return to the site on Sunday morning to help clear property from the hospitality area and final storage of property.


Restaurant Rancheros

Needed: 6

Hours: Saturday 8:30 am-12:30 pm

The restaurant ops crew will serve as support to the burger vendors, during setup and preliminary operations. This crew will be under direction of Amy Mularski.


General Ranch Hand

Needed: 5

Hours Required: 11:30- 6pm

Duties as assigned day of fest.

What you should expect as a part of the Moo and Brew Crew:

PERKS

A full day of work with numerous breaks to enjoy the festival

Access to the hospitality homestead for free refreshments

A commemorative Moo & Brew tasting glass

A custom Moo & Brew tee

An awesome day with beer lovers and other volunteers

The chance to support the Second Harvest Food Bank

About The Event

Moo & Brew celebrates beer and food and the Charlotte community that enjoys them.

Stay In touch

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Registration

Vendor or Burger Registration: Contact Aaron: astamey@clclt.com
Brewer Registration: Contact Us At: mooandbrew@clclt.com