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Inaugural Alexandria Barley & Music Festival | Fireman Mike | Old Town Post

The first barley (aka brews) and music festival will be held in John Carlyle Square Park this Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m..  The event is free to attend.  The beer tasting is not.

The event will feature live music, food vendors, and beer tastings.  Beer tasting tickets will be $15 for 5 drink tickets.  Additional tickets will be $1 each. Tickets will be sold on site only on the day of the event.

The breweries that will be pouring beer at the festival are:

  • Blue Mountain Brewery
  • Bold Rock Hard Cider
  • Brother’s Craft Brewery
  • Chaos Mountain Brewery
  • Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company
  • Fordham & Dominion Brewery Company
  • Forge Brew Works
  • Gordon Biersch Brewery
  • Legend Brewing Company
  • Mad Fox Brewing Company
  • O’Connor Brewing Company
  • Smartmouth Brewing Company
  • South Street Brewery
  • Starr Hill Brewery
  • Troeg’s Independent Brewing
  • Union Duckpin & Anthem

The live entertainment will feature:

  • Girl X
  • Tequila Mockingbird
  • Down Wilson

The event is also looking for volunteers for a few time slots to help out with the event on Saturday. If you are interested email the event staff directly via

Further details about this event can be found on the event’s web site at



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