Round up the boys! Hobart's Blues, Brews & Barbecues is kicking off this Saturday & Sunday at Hobart Brewing Co. hosting their Australasian Barbecue Alliance Barbecue Competition as part of a massive weekend full of blues music, top brews and delicious food right off the barbie!
Barbecue teams from around Aus will compete for over $6,000 in cash and prizes! But all you have to do is purchase a ticket and enjoy what's happening around you!
There will be a huge line-up of the best in Tassie blues music, a tap room serving HBC brews, a special custom brew for the event
You can look forward to:
CHEFS vs BBQS
Here, you'll watch some of Hobart's best chefs battle it out with some of the barbecue teams on Saturday afternoon.
SMOKED MAPLE BACON BROWN ALE
In addition to the usual 8-10 beers on tap in the taproom, Brewers will be
releasing this unique beer this weekend! You can head down and have a chat
to the Brewers - they’ll be gathered around the fire pit again smoking malted barley for the
annual Smoked Apple Bock brewing.
8 food vendors will be cooking alongside the BBQ competitors providing a variety of delicious smoked and barbecued food for all to enjoy.
TASMANIA'S BIGGEST BLUES LINE-UP - 2 STAGES
You’ll be spoilt for choice with this year’s line-up of inspiring Tassie talent and blues legends,
head in early to make sure you nab some bean bag/chair/table space!
Here's the line-up:
- Pete Cornelius
- Bootleg Gin Sluggers
- Yesterday's Gentlemen
- Billy Warner Trio
- Pat Curley
- Dave Wilson Solo
- Billy Whitton and the Heptones
- Annia Baron
- MUMBO GUMBO
- Ruben Reeves
- Neil Gibson
- Katy Raucher and the Spectrums
- Matt Doyle
- Justin O'Garey & The Howling Blues Hounds
- Brad Gillies
- M.T. Music
- Miss Jones
- Justin O'Gary Solo
- Phil Smith
- The Paton Saints
Date: Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 March
Location: Hobart Brewing Co: 16 Evans St, Hobart
Cost: $15 tickets at the gate cover both days. $10 ticket for Sunday only. Gate sales only.
Accompanied under 18's free