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

The 16th Annual Blues-N-Brews Festival is Saturday, June 2! Get your tickets today!

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 (335 Ray Avenue). CLICK HERE for a Downtown Fayetteville Parking Map.

All proceeds support Cape Fear Regional Theatre.


Headliner – Casey James

Casey James headlines this year’s hot blues!  He hails from Forth Worth, Texas and is perhaps best known as the third-place finalist on season 9 of American Idol.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Casey.




Tom Euler Band

A progressive blues/rock band from Virginia. Semi-Finalist 2018 International Blues Challenge, Memphis, TN.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Tom Euler Band




Nattalyee Randall

From her tour de force performance as Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone in NCT’s Love Janis, CFRT welcomes back vocal powerhouse Nattalyee Randall (Dreamgirls) for a set of blues standards that will have you “Feeling Good!”


The Guy Unger Band

The Guy Unger Band featuring lead vocals by Michael Pennink is a great reason to join us for VIP hour.  Texas Blues will take flight with “Little Wings” and other blues songs that rock.






Bold Rock Hard Cider (Mills River, NC)
Bright Light Brewing Co. (Fayetteville, NC)
Brueprint Brewing Co. (Apex, NC)
Bull City Ciderworks (Durham, NC)
Clouds Brewing (Raleigh, NC)
Deschutes Brewery (Roanoke, VA)
Dirtbag Ales (Hope Mills, NC)
DuClaw Brewing Co. (Bel Air, MD)
Firestone Walker Brewing Company (Paso Robles, CA)
Foothills Brewing (Winston-Salem, NC)
Fortnight Brewing Company
(Cary, NC)
Heist Brewery (Charlotte, NC)
Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, NC)
Highland Brewing Company (Asheville, NC)
Hugger Mugger Brewing Company (Sanford, NC)
Huske Hardware House (Fayetteville, NC)
Lake Gaston Brewing Company (Fayetteville, NC)
Mash House Brewing Company (Fayetteville, NC)
New Belgium Brewing Company (Fort Collins, CO)
Railhouse Brewery (Aberdeen, NC)
Raleigh Brewing Company
(Raleigh, NC)
Red Hare Brewing Co. (Marietta, GA)
River Rat Brewery (Columbia, SC)
Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer
Southern Pines Brewing Company (Southern Pines, NC)
Viscious Fishes Brewery (Angier, NC)
White Street Brewing Co
. (Wake Forest, NC)
Wicked Weed Brewing (Asheville, NC)

Find Our Current Beer List 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.  Corporate and non-profit groups welcome!

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    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.