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Pearl’s & Short’s Bluegrass, Bourbon, Blues & Beer Festival
September 21, 2012 - September 22, 2012$15 – $30
September 21-22, 2012
Pearl’s and Short’s Brewing Company bring the noise and the funk to the streets of Elk Rapids! They stake a big ole tent out back and throw a party with live bluegrass and blues music, tasty southern food from our Bourbon, Vittles & Sips menu and some of the best beer in the North!
Tickets are $15 for Friday, $20 for Saturday, $30 for both days. Tickets include a logoed glass and one food/drink ticket.
Buy tickets at Pearl’s or at the TART Trails office. TART Trails will accept cash or check only.
FREE shuttle service is available to Pearl’s and back from Red Mesa Grill and from the Old Town Parking Deck.
The following live acts have been confirmed for the fest:
Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues — The real deal. Blistering blues from a Chicago legend
Dragon Wagon — Hailing from Ann Arbor, they’re serving up “bluegrass folk rock with a shot of Irish Whiskey”
Breathe Owl Breathe — Rustically beautiful and haunting folk from one of Northwest Michigan’s brightest and best acts
David Gerald — Lest you think Chicago’s got a lock on the Blues, David Gerald reps Detroit with grooves for days
Sour Mash — The triumphant return of a local favorite! Traverse City grown bluegrass
The 1st Annual Fest on September 23 & 24, 2011 raised almost $1200 to help fund the TART Trail extension from Acme to Elk Rapids!