Rahway Bands and Brews

Here’s a poster for Rahway Bands and Brews sponsored by The Rail House, UCPAC, Lagunitas, Smuttynose, Abita, Founders and Hunterdon Brewing on September 14 (changed from Sept 13). This was sent over from Larry, the owner of The Rail House. NJCB Members save at The Rail House,

As an added incentive everyone showing their New Jersey Craft Beer membership card when purchasing an entry ticket will now receive an additional ticket for an pint of any beer being sold.  Yes….they will get two full pints (instead of one) for the $12 admission fee.

 Plus at the bar it’s $1 off 16oz drafts of craft beer.  Here’s what we know…


Craft Beer Drinkers and Rock Music Lovers Celebrate…The first Annual Rahway Bands and Brews has been confirmed!


Rahway, NJ  August 12,  2014 – The Rail House and Union County Performing Arts Center will be hosting the first annual Rahway Bands and Brews. A combination of independent rock bands and highly rated craft beers. This year’s brewery sponsors are Lagunitas, Smuttynose,  Abita and Founders.

The event will take place in front of the Rahway Train Station on SUNDAY, September 14th 2014.  There will be two sound stages with 10 bands and continuous music all afternoon. Concessions including food trucks, arts and crafts and local businesses will also be staged within the party grounds. New Jerseyans will quench their thirst on original sounds and suds while enjoying the festive atmosphere of Rahway’s Arts District. The event is being organized by the Rail House Bar located at 1443 Irving St, Rahway.

The bands on this top notch roster include Graveyard Lovers, The Ugly Club, DEVI, The Downrights, Modern Chemistry, XNY, The Rooftop, Brien McVernon and the Blackouts, Gay Guy/Straight Guy and Harley Black.  The event will be hosted by Khalil Kairos and many special guests are expected.

Representatives from the four sponsoring brewers will be on hand to meet their fans, Expected presenters include Pat Fondiller, Regional Sales Manager of Smuttynose Brewing Company of Hampton New Hampshire; Ryan Staats, Marketing Manager of  Founders Brewing Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Mark Sljukic, National Account Manager and Certified Cicerone from Lagunitas Brewing Company of Petaluma, California; andJohn Guhring Regional Manager of Abita Brewing Company of Abita Springs, Louisiana.

Aaron Kesselman,Sales Director Union and Essex Counties for Hunterdon Brewing Company of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey will be on hand to answer questions and share his extensive craft beer knowledge
Additional information and advance tickets are available online at www.rahwaybandsandbrews.com


Brittany Price



Rahway Bands and Brews

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