CBF San Dimas Returns with Two Days of Craft Beers, Food and Music

With less than one month until the 2015 California Beer Festival (CBF) in San Dimas, CBF is working hard to book the best bands, food vendors and breweries to perform and serve at their first two-day festival at Frank G. Bonelli Park.

CBF is California’s largest travelling beer festival. As they have done so over the past 4 years, the event will showcase the best microbreweries and ice-cold craft beers on tap from across the Golden State, including Southern California favorites such asAlosta Brewing Company, Angel City Brewery, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Karl Strauss Brewing Co. and the official beer of CBF, Burt’s Honey Wheat.

Other confirmed participants include Eureka! Brewing, Mendocino Brewing Co.,Lagunitas Brewing Company, Einstok Beer Co., Woodchuck Cider, The RePUBlic pouring for Three Weavers Brewery, Enegren Brewing Co., Chaucer Cellars,Fireman’s Brew, Cerveza Mexicali Beer, Wicks Brewing Co. and St. Killian Importing. More breweries will be announced later.

CBF understands that great beer needs great food. Delicious food options will include Burt’s Chicken Fingers & Famous Garlic Fries, Burt’s Bad Ass Burgers, corn dogs and deep fried pretzels. Twisted Foods and TLC’s Sidewalk Café will also be vending for even more variety.

Great music has always been a part of CBF, and this year’s lineup of performers is sure to get the audience grooving as they enjoy brews and food. Bands performing during Saturday’s Craft Beer Heaven include:

Zeal Levin: A dynamic singer and guitarist from Oakland, Zeal Levin draws inspiration from R&B, rock, soul, jazz, blues, world and classical music to create unique musical experiences and performances.

KALYDE: With meaningful lyrics combined with a vibration of reggae and rock, KALYDE is composed of four musicians on a mission to create performances that soothe, excite and inspire.

The Bomb: This band from Santa Barbara comes from R&B beginnings and now features a variety of musical talents to get the audience dancing and moving. The Bomb will also be performing on Sunday.

As the event continues into Sunday’s Hamburgers and Hops Festival, CBF invites the audience to bring their lawn chairs and blankets for the best views of the stage. Bands performing on Sunday include:

Upstream: In a unique musical experience, Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through Caribbean music, incorporating reggae, calypso, soca and steel drums.

DSB, An American Journey: Since 2009, DSB has become the top Journey tribute band in the world, promising to deliver the signature sounds of Journey every time for a nostalgic concert experience that will keep the audience “believin’”.

Foreverland: Enjoy an electrifying musical performance Foreverland, a nationally renowned 14-piece tribute to Michael Jackson, as they recreate the King of Pop’s biggest hits from the Jackson 5 era all the way through the end of his incredible career.

The California Beer Festival in San Dimas will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13, 2015 at Puddingstone Lake in Frank G. Bonelli Park at 120 Via Verde, San Dimas, CA 91773. Tickets are available for purchase online now. Tickets will also be sold at the door while supplies last. Tickets need to be printed in advance and brought to the front gate for entry. All ticket sales are final. Beer sampling will not be available on Sunday, though craft beer will be available for purchase. A portion of ticket sales will benefit the Gen Giammanco Foundation, which provides financial support to student athletes to assist in their pursuit of both scholastic and athletic success

Individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to enter the California Beer Festival on Saturday and to consume alcohol. For more information and a full list of participating breweries, please visit www.californiabeerfestival.com.

About California Beer Festival
Since 2009, California Beer Festival has become the event of the year for any beer and food lover. California Beer Festival’s main goal is to shine a light on the craft beer movement and celebrate great beer. For one low price, guests will receive a souvenir tasting cup to sample some of the best craft beers from around the state and watch electrifying musical performances. California Beer Festival offers a chance for guests to expand their minds and educate themselves on new and old styles of craft beer. Individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to sample beer. California Beer Festival also holds annual events in Ventura, Santa Cruz and Marin County.

Credit: CBF.

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