Stone Brewing to ‘throw down’ with inaugural beer & music fest in September

by | Jul 11, 2017 | BEER & SPIRITS

On Tuesday, Stone Brewing announced it was would be launching its own local festival to celebrate the anniversary of the brewery’s first local beer and to celebrate the local community.

“Stone’s Throw Down in RVA,” as its called, will be held on Brown’s Island in the fall and feature live music, food trucks, lawn game tournaments, and of course, craft beer curated by Stone.

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“We enjoy routinely giving the world some of the boldest, genre-defying, groundbreaking beers on planet earth,” said Dominic Engels, Stone Brewing CEO in a statement. “This music festival gives us a chance to plug in and amplify our personalities.  I deeply love a broad range of music and I absolutely love Stone beer.  When we get a chance to bring these together in our new hometown, a stone’s throw from our new brewery, well, let the brilliance ensue.”

The musical lineup is pretty stacked and diverse with Pontiak, The Bright Light Social Hour, Jeff the Brotherhood, No BS! Brass Band, The London Souls and Lettuce filling out the bill.

Stone’s Throw Down in RVA, which is put on in partnership by Loveland Distributing and Venture Richmond, kicks off Sat. Sept. 9 from 1 pm to 10 pm. Gates will open at noon. Tickets are $10 and are now on sale, grab yours here. And keep an eye out for more details as the festival gets closer on their event page here.

Amy David

Amy David

Amy David was the Web Editor for from May 2015 until September 2018. She covered craft beer, food, music, art and more. She's been a journalist since 2010 and attended Radford University. She enjoys dogs, beer, tacos, and Bob's Burgers references.

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