Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Lots of Wonderful Beer related events coming this Spring at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia

Philadelphia's premier live music venue is also one of Philadelphia's premier beer destinations. Every February, World Cafe organizes and hosts the "Beats, Brews, and BBQ" festival. An event which sells out shortly after tickets goes on sale and

features some amazing beer from the US and other parts of the world.

While World Cafe is planning to throw Philly Beer Week events , April is also going to be very special and have several days and nights focused around beer. In collaboration with Dibrunno cheeses, every weekend will feature food and beer pairings. Each week will feature different beer and cheeses, carefully picked to compliment each other.

Here are the dates for the Food and beer pairings:
Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 | Tasting begins at 5:00pm | Upstairs Live
Sunday, April 11th, 2010 | Tasting begins at 5:00pm | Upstairs Live
Saturday, April 17th, 2010 - SOLD OUT
Sunday, April 25th, 2010 | Tasting begins at 5:00pm | Upstairs Live (on sale soon...)

If you wish to go, it is best to purchase tickets soon. The event on April 17th is already sold out.

tickets and more info can be purchased here :

On April 6th, World Cafe is having another music themed music event. Local Philadelphia band, Agent Moosehead will play music from original Nintendo music as World Cafe screens the classic film "The Wizard". Prizes include A K2 snowboard, A Sam Adams 25th anniversary mini fridge , plug and play games and many more. Tetris, Mike Tyson's Punch Out, Duck Hunt, Contra, Excitebike, and Super Mario Brothers 3, with the grand prize going to the winner of the Super Mario Brothers 3 Challenge.

Tickets are are only $5 and World Cafe will be slaking its participants from their always stellar beer selection.

Movie begins at 7:00pm
Gaming competition at 9:00pm
Live Nintendo Music Concert at 10:00pm

Tickets and more info can be found here

Last but not least, on Sunday April 18th World Cafe is hosting its fantastic Belgian equivalent of their "Beats , Brews, and BBQ festival. World Cafe Manager Ryan Starr informs us that, " Our 3rd Annual Belgian Bierfeesten. A Belgian only beer festival (not even American craft Belgian styles are allowed) featuring the newest and most sought after products coming from over seas. In addition our festivals always include live entertainment, give-a-ways, and a price inclusive buffet prepared by our Executive Chef Mike Breslin complete with Belgian food favorites made with Belgian beers. Partners this year will include Wetten Imports, Merchan Devin, Global Beer, and 12% imports to name a few."

This years "Bierfeesten", promises not to disappoint. Some of the breweries being poured include Van Steenberge, Brasserie De Brunehaut, Brasserie Val de Sambre, Brewery Gaverhopke, Brasserie De Cazeau Brewery Het Alternatief Brewery Contreras, Brasserie Bottresse, Shelton, Mikeller, De Ranke, Brasserie des Geants, Beersel, Blaugies, De Graal , De La Senne, De Proef, Duyster, Ecaussinnes, Ellezelloise, Houfbrouwerijke, Kerkom, Serafijn , Slaapmutske, Achel- Trappist, Cantillon, Drie Fontinen, De Ranke, Fantome, Orval - Trappist, Chimay - Trappist, Rochefort - Trappist , Westmalle - Trappist

Tickets will sell out so grab them while you can.

More info and tickets for The "3rd Annual Belgian Bierfeesten" can be found here.

World Cafe is located at 3025 Walnut Street In Philadelphia, Pa. World Cafe is always open for lunch , and serves fantastic food and beer during all of their concerts. World Cafe's constantly updated web page can be viewed here

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