Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival is back in 2018. ABBF has already announced the biggest brewer lineup of any festival in Australia and the most exciting chef lineup to hit SA alongside a massive first main stage announcement featuring The Preatures, Holy Holy, Jen Cloher, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms.
LET’S WELCOME THE 2018 CLASS OF LOCAL ARTISTS HITTING THE STAGES AT ABBF
Headlining the local programming on Friday and Saturday nights respectively are two of Adelaide’s hardest working rock and roll bands; The Grenadiers and Horror My Friend. Opening the main stage on Friday night and taking cues from the likes of Tame Impala and New Order, indie upstarts Neon Tetra will get the party started. In conjunction with Music SA our 2018 beer band competition winner that is lucky enough to open proceedings on Saturday night, bringing the ruckus; Burnside Mums.
Speaking of parties, ABBF is proud to announce K21 to close the show on Saturday night. Hot off the back of a five stop national album launch tour for his Golden Era release Any Given D-Day which peaked at #13 on the Aria chart this year.
Plus your stage hosts Cats DJs (Friday), Rich Spanning Time Wedding DJ (Saturday) and the party starters Skin Contact (Sunday). Plus a diverse lineup of DJs including; DJ Bailey (at 11 years old Australia’s youngest beer festival DJ), Charli Umami, Jude, Matt Oakley, Oli Kirk, Nick Gencarelli, Pero, JP & Delta.
All of this rounds out the following complete lineup:
Friday July 6th
The Preatures, Jen Cloher, Gooch Palms, Grenadiers, Neon Tetra, Cats DJs, Charli Umami, Jude, Matt Oakley & Oli Kirk plus your host Matty Matheson
Saturday July 7th
Holy Holy, Maddy Jane, Bob Evans, K21, Horror My Friend, Burnside Mums, Rich Spanning Time Wedding DJ, Nick Gencarelli, Pero, JP & Delta plus your host Matty Matheson
Sunday July 8th
The Skin Contact Beer Party! opened by DJ Bailey (the world’s youngest beer festival DJ)
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
THE BREWDOG INTERCONTINENTAL COLLAB PROJECT
BrewDog x Mismatch Brewing (Nairne, SA) – Native Pilsner
BrewDog x Green Beacon (Brisbane, QLD) – The Hound of Hades West Coast IPA
BrewDog x Batch Brewing (Sydney, NSW) – Aussie Punk IPA
BrewDog x Capital Brewing (Canberra, ACT) – Smoked Pineapple & Jalapeño Gose
BrewDog x Hop Nation (Melbourne, VIC) – Jedi Jane Double NEIPA
THE BREWERS (did we mention the biggest ever collection of brewers in Australia ever??)
We are proud to welcome the brewing class of 2018, the most diverse mix of independent, industry leading, creative and rogue brewers at ABBF thus far:
101 Brewery | 4 Pines Brewing Co | Akasha Brewing Company | Balter | Batch Brewing | Beer Garden Brewing | Big Shed Brewing Concern | Boston Brewing Co | Brooklyn Brewery | Campus Brewery | Capital Brewing | Cattleyard Brewing | Clare Valley Brewing Co | Colonial Brewing Co | Coopers | Edge Brewing | Feral Brewing Company | Fixation Brewing Co | Founders | Fox Hat Brewing | Fullers | Goodieson Brewery | Grand Ridge Brewery | Green Beacon Brewing Co | Greenock Brewers | Gulf Brewery | Hawkers Beer | Hobo Brewing | Hoffbrau | Hop Nation | Jachmann Apple Cider | Kaiju! | Kangaroo Island Ciders | Lady Burra Brewhouse | Left Barrel Brewing | Little Bang Brewing Company | LOBO Cider | McCarthy’s Orchard | Ministry Of Beer | Mismatch Brewing Co | Modus Operandi Brewing Co | Moon Dog Brewery | Mountain Goat Beer | Nomad | One Barrel Brewing | Pikes Beer Company | Pirate Life Brewing | Prancing Pony Brewery | Quiet Deeds | Robe Town Brewery | Shifty Lizard Brewing Co | Sidewood | Sierra Nevada | Slo Brew Australia | Smiling Samoyed Brewery | South Coast Brewing Company | Stone | Stone & Wood | Sweet Amber | Stockade | Swell Brewing Co | Temple Brewing Co. | The Australian Cider Co | The Barossa Valley Cider Company | The Cide Project | The Hills Cider Company | The Libation Army | The Sparkke Change Beverage Company | The Uraidla Brewery | Tiny Rebel | Toy Soldier Brewing Co | Vale Brewing | Watsacowie Brewing Company | Weihenstephan | Welder’s Dog Brewing | Western Bridge Brewing | Yeastie Boys | Young Henry’s
Alongside the monster brewer lineup will be the most progressive BBQ programme seen at ABBF yet. From the woman behind the helm of Franklin in Hobart, Analiese Gregory to Morgan McGlone and his Belle’s Hot Chicken Juggernaut and the wild party that is Mary’s Burgers from Newtown. Oh, yeah and Matty bloody Matheson! Here’s the lineup;
MATTY MATHESON(CANADA) | MORGAN McGLONE (BELLE’S HOT CHICKEN) | ANALIESE GREGORY (FRANKLIN, TAS) | BOVINE & SWINE (NSW) | LOW’N’SLOW AMERICAN BBQ | MARY’S BURGERS (NEWTOWN) | SHANNON MARTINEZ (SMITH & DAUGHTERS, VIC) | ALANA BRABIN’S “IF YOU’RE GAME?” | COMIDA | NOLA | GILBERT STREET WINGS | BOSTON BAY SMALLGOODS | GHETTO SMOKE SHOW
And more to be announced!
The Festival will present a host of additional entertainment including live tattooing, barber shop, market and a vinyl record shop. There’s master classes for the beer geeks and novices and the infamous tongue in cheek ‘fun loving’ competitions that roll out across the main stages on the Saturday and the Sunday Family sessions, including the Hot Dog Eating Contest and the Beer-Bod Wet T-shirt Contest.
Tickets on sale now from www.beerbbqfest.com.au
ADELAIDE BEER & BBQ FESTIVAL
Friday 6 July – Sunday 8 July
Historic Brick Dairy Pavilion and surrounds