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July 13-15, 2018
Pier 4 Park
Hamilton, ON
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Because Beer Unveils 2018 Music Lineup

Great summer weekends call for awesome craft beer & cider, and great music only makes things better. Which is why Because Beer, Hamilton’s premier craft beer festival, is proud to unveil the live music lineup appearing at scenic Pier 4 Park over the weekend of July 13-15, 2018.

Because Beer’s live music stage has always helped boost the spirits of festival-goers. In step with this year’s three-day festival featuring more than 45 craft breweries and cideries, organizers have assembled a stacked slate of musical talent, including headliners Rich Aucoin, The Trews, and Choir! Choir! Choir!.

On Friday, July 13, Because Beer’s music stage includes fun-forward beat-bumpers Diamond DJ Collective, prismatic hip-hop six-piece Grand Analog, and high-energy electropop phenom Rich Aucoin. On Saturday July 14, Because Beer’s music stage will host hugely entertaining retro cover band Born in the Eighties, and anthemic rock stalwarts The TrewsOn Sunday July 15, cheer the extra day of craft beer and cider with the luminous sounds of Hamilton’s Earth Wind & Choirand Toronto’s legendary choral wizards Choir! Choir! Choir!  

Additional musical bookings will be announced in the weeks ahead.

Because Beer 2018 takes place Friday July 13, Saturday July 14 and Sunday July 15, 2018 at Pier 4 Park in Hamilton, Ontario. Festival gates will be open on Friday and Saturday from 2pm-12am, and Sunday from 12pm-6pm.

Because Beer advance tickets and VIP add-ons are available now online through Ticketfly for $29.99 single-day ticket and $44.99 weekend pass (plus applicable service charges). To purchase Because Beer tickets, weekend passes and VIP extras, visit becausebeer.ca/tickets.

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Great summer weekends call for awesome craft beer & cider, and great music only makes things better. Which is why Because Beer, Hamilton’s premier craft beer festival, is proud to unveil the live music lineup appearing at scenic Pier 4 Park over the weekend of July 13-15, 2018.

Because Beer’s live music stage has always helped boost the spirits of festival-goers. In step with this year’s three-day festival featuring more than 45 craft breweries and cideries, organizers have assembled a stacked slate of musical talent, including headliners Rich Aucoin, The Trews, and Choir! Choir! Choir!.

On Friday, July 13, Because Beer’s music stage includes fun-forward beat-bumpers Diamond DJ Collective, prismatic hip-hop six-piece Grand Analog, and high-energy electropop phenom Rich Aucoin. On Saturday July 14, Because Beer’s music stage will host hugely entertaining retro cover band Born in the Eighties, and anthemic rock stalwarts The TrewsOn Sunday July 15, cheer the extra day of craft beer and cider with the luminous sounds of Hamilton’s Earth Wind & Choirand Toronto’s legendary choral wizards Choir! Choir! Choir!  

Additional musical bookings will be announced in the weeks ahead.

Because Beer 2018 takes place Friday July 13, Saturday July 14 and Sunday July 15, 2018 at Pier 4 Park in Hamilton, Ontario. Festival gates will be open on Friday and Saturday from 2pm-12am, and Sunday from 12pm-6pm.

Because Beer advance tickets and VIP add-ons are available now online through Ticketfly for $29.99 single-day ticket and $44.99 weekend pass (plus applicable service charges). To purchase Because Beer tickets, weekend passes and VIP extras, visit becausebeer.ca/tickets.

In addition to online sales, Advance Tickets to Because Beer will be available in person through The Ship (23 Augusta St., Hamilton), Moody's (107 George St., Hamilton), Dr. Disc (20 Wilson St., Hamilton), Merit Brewing Co. (107 James St N, Hamilton, ON), Clifford Brewing Co. (398 Nash Rd. N., Hamilton), Collective Arts Brewing (207 Burlington St. E., Hamilton), Fairweather Brewing Co. (5 Ofield Rd., Hamilton, ON), and Grain&Grit Beer Co. (11 Ewen Rd, Hamilton, ON) for $29.99 single-day ticket and $44.99 weekend pass (plus applicable service charges). Optional VIP add-ons for tours and tastings are available exclusively through becausebeer.ca.

On the weekend of Because Beer, tickets may be purchased at the festival gate for $39.99 single-day ticket, $54.99 weekend pass. Regular admission single-day tickets include one Because Beer tasting mug and three sampling tokens. Regular admission weekend passes include tasting mug and six sampling tokens. Additional sampling tokens may be purchased onsite — six for $10, 12 for $20.  Event-day designated driver tickets are also available for $10 per day. Designated Driver passes omit tasting mug and sampling tokens, do not permit alcohol consumption, and cannot be used in conjunction with VIP add-ons.

Because Beer is a licensed 19+ event with the exception of children under two who are in a stroller or otherwise carried by an adult. Valid photo identification must be presented to enter the festival area. In accordance with City of Hamilton By-Law No. 11-080, no smoking of any kind will be permitted within the festival grounds. Please drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive. ­­Because Beer is a Sonic Unyon production.

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