Special Events

 

MAFIAoZA’S MUSIC CITY BREWER’S FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 13 YEARS

 

Event Scheduled for Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Music City Walk of Fame Park

 

New Brews to Debut at Festival and Top Favorites Return

 

NASHVILLE, TN—July 2, 2014–The 13th Annual MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Music City Walk of Fame Park, located on the lawn of the Hilton Nashville Downtown. With a sellout attendance every year, the festival will once again feature two four-hour sessions with approximately 3,500 people in attendance per session. A portion of the funds generated will go to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

 

MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival has become synonymous with amazing brews, MAFIAoZA’S pizza, and the best beer festival in Middle Tennessee. With over 50 breweries represented and all beer tastings included in admission, this event is sure to please both the novice and connoisseur palates again this year. Admission includes a MAFIAoZA’S Brewer’s Festival souvenir mug to sample from some of the best local, regional, national, and import breweries in the world plus a few brews that aren’t normally available in Nashville.

 

Beer aficionados will enjoy a few new brews to the event this year. Local beers participating include: Boscos, Yazoo, Old Shed Brewing, Blackhorse, Czann’s, Jackalope, Black Abbey, Blackstone, Tennessee Brew Works, Fat Bottom, Turtle Anarchy, Granite City and Little Harpeth Brewing. Some other fan favorites returning include: Great Lakes Brewing, Hap & Harry’s, New Belgium Brewing, Goose Island, Lexington Brewing Co., Shiner Beers, SweetWater, Leinenkugel’s, Blue Moon; Sierra Nevada; and Left Hand Brewing Co.  A full list of brewers can be found atwww.musiccitybrewersfest.com

 

Other festivities include Music City Homebrew Club’s Beer 101 tent, local food from some of Nashville’s best restaurants including MAFIAoZA’S, great live music and DJ John Mayer throughout the day on the MAFIAoZA’S / BLUE MOON Music Stage and the Uptown’s Smokeshop Cool Zone which will have misting tents, cool shade, and fans to cool down from the summer sun.  New this year, Lagunita’s will have a secondary shade area with interactive consumer activities.  And, back after several years is the WAHL Trimmer Display with an opportunity to trim a little… or a lot.
Tickets are on sale now for both sessions.  Session A, 12 Noon- 4:00 p.m., are $39.00 plus tax.  Session B, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., are $59.00 plus tax.  In addition, each session offers a “Designated” Driver ticket that excludes beer sampling for $20 plus tax.

 

First time available Friday night VIP Event Tickets: This year, on Friday, July 18, there will be a MAFIAoZA’S Brewer Reception at Walk of Fame Park from 7pm – 9pm to benefit TN Craft Brewers Guild. Tickets are $75.00 plus tax that includes food and beer pairings from local breweries and restaurants plus early admission to Session A.

 

All tickets are available online at www.musiccitybrewersfest.com or at MAFIAoZA’S Pizzeria located at 2400 12th Avenue South, Nashville. This is a 21 and older event and must have ID for admission.  Tickets purchased at MAFIAoZA’S will be subject to credit card processing fee.

 

Festival volunteers are still needed.  If interested in volunteering, please sign up online at http://www.musiccitybrewersfest.com/contact.html or contact Stacie Taylor with Second Harvest Food Bank at 615-627-1570 or Stacie.Taylor@secondharvestmidtn.org

 

For more information about the 12th Annual MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival, log onto

www.musiccitybrewersfest.com, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/MusicCityBrewersFestival OR Follow us on Twitter @MCBrewersFest.

 

ABOUT MAFIAoZA’S

For eleven years, MAFIAoZA’s Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub has “wowed” capacity crowds nightly with its authentic Italian menu, its impressive Old and New World wine list, and its comfortable, welcoming ambiance. The popular 1920s New York-style Italian restaurant is known for serving the finest stone-oven pizza in the southeast and offering dishes made with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.

 

MAFIAoZA’s has earned a solid reputation for their commitment to presenting flavorful, memorable dining experiences for their loyal and still-growing patron base. As 12South’s original neighborhood gem and family favorite, MAFIAoZA’s has served over 1 million slices of pizza to date.  For more information, please visitwww.mafiaozas.com. Followers of Facebook can log on to www.facebook.com/MAFIAoZAs12South or follow us on Twitter @MAFIAoZAS_NASH.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Kim Dettwiller, MAFIAoZA’S, 615-330-5656,  pr@mafiaozas.com

Candace Price, Clear Channel, 615-664-2484candaceprice@clearchannel.com