The Filling Station Microbrewery and Porterhouse Productions announces a new family-friendly Summer Music Festival to be held at the old railroad depot in Traverse City. The Ales by the Rails Summer Music Festival is family oriented, with activities planned including a kid’s fun zone, scrap art, train memorabilia, Shetler Dairy ice cream, Northwoods root beer floats and much more.
Fri. 4pm: Official launch party of the new TC Ale Trail™, an incentivized challenge to sample adult beverages at local breweries.
Fri. 6pm: Blake Elliot on stage followed by local favorites Seth Bernard & May Erlewine.
Sat. 6pm-1am: DJ Dominate spins music at the Silent Disco (1,000 sets of headphones available). Families 6-11pm; Adults 18 & older 11pm-1am.
Sun. 6pm: Mike Moran, followed by Luke Winslow-King, accompanied by a full horn section from his home base, New Orleans.
All weekend, adults may enjoy the bountiful selection of 14 Filling Station craft brews, a flavorful selection of Northwoods Sodas, along with delicious pizza pies baked to perfection in a wood-fired brick oven.
$30 Full Weekend Pass; $22/$25 Fri. Concert; $5 Sat.; $10/$12 Sun. concert.
Proceeds from the event help continue the The Filling Station’s support of the Grand Traverse Area Children’s Garden, TART and Habitat for Humanity. For more information on the festival and to purchase tickets go to AlesByTheRails.com or MyNorthTickets.com.