Saturday, May 19th 2012

Headliner: Hop-Headbanger’s Ball

4:00pm – 9:00pm

Never mind the bollocks, it’s the Hop-Headbanger’s Ball. Join us at Commercial Drive’s own Woodland Smokehouse for an evening of beer, BBQ, and of course, rock & roll! Your ticket will get you a plate of BBQ courtesy of Peckinpah, as well as two ‘red cups’ of craft beer; additional ‘red cups’ are $4 each. Music for the evening will be provided by Sack Blabbath, so let your inner rockstar shine by coming as your favourite rock legend… unless you’re scared, punk.

Woodland Smokehouse (map)

485 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel: 604 681 0660


Opening Act: Island to Island Beer Pairing Dinner

7:00pm – 10:00pm

For one special evening and for the first time ever, five of Vancouver Island’s top craft breweries will be highlighted at a beer dinner at Granville Island’s Edible Canada at the Market. One feature beer each from Driftwood, Hoyne, Phillips, Spinnakers and Swans will be showcased, and paired with Chef Tom Lee’s new Canadian cuisine.

Edible Canada (map)

1596 Johnston St, Vancouver

Tel: 604 682 6681


Neighbourhood Gig + Gastown: Back to Basics

2:30pm – 5:30pm

Let’s take it back to the basics with the classic pairing of beer and wings. Vancouver’s newest hangout in Gastown- The Pint- boasts an extensive menu,including 40 flavours of wings. What goes best with wings? BEER! The Whistler Brewing Company is pleased to pair 4 of their locally brewed craft beers with 4 of The Pint’s unique wing flavours-including the VCBW 41st flavour. Join us for a casual afternoon of beer tasting and a mouth watering good time. Hosted by the Whistler Brewing Company. Tickets $25+HST & TIP at the door.

The Pint

455 Abbott Street

Tel: 604 684 0258

Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Beerlesque at Hyde

7:00pm – CLOSING

A night of beer and burlesque, this event combines 2 of the oldest (and best) ways to have a good time. With every ticket receive one of our carefully selected local pints and a titillating show by some of Vancouver’s best burlesque performers, with a little live jazz thrown in for good measure. Tickets $20+HST & TIP at the door.


2960 Main Street

Tel: 604 709 6215

Neighbourhood Gig + Downtown: DIX BBQ & Brewery Reunion

3:00pm – 7:00pm

Two years ago we said goodbye to DIX BBQ & Brewery with the Four Beers and a Funeral Pub Crawl. This year we’re remembering those awesome times with two separate casks of IPA from former DIX Brewmasters Derek Franche and Tony Dewald. No reservations required, just show up and enjoy!

Stackhouse Burger Bar

1224 Granville Street

Tel: 604 558 3499

Neighbourhood Gig + Steveston: Russell Brewing & North Coast Brewing Tap Takeover

6:00pm – CLOSING

Russell Brewing & North Coast Brewing are teaming up to bring you an epic evening of craft beer, showcasing four special selections from each brewery. Russell Brewmaster Jack Bensley will also be in attendance to answer your questions and tap a special cask made specifically for this event. Samy’s Famous Curry will be available for purchase to pair with the cask. No reservations required, just show up and enjoy!


5031 Steveston Highway

Tel: 604 277 2305