PGH Brewtal Beer Fest
PGH Brewtal Beer Fest
Do you love hops and totally hail Satan?! Well, we have a beer fest JUST FOR YOU!
Do you love hops and totally hail Satan?! Well, we have a beer fest JUST FOR YOU! Read more
About this project
Music and beer go together just as well as peas & carrots. Okay, fuck that corny comparison. Let's just say, they go together well. Many brewers are fans of alternative and heavy music, and many musicians, well, love beer. Both industries are always up against larger syndicates who often dictate what our audiences see and consume. Which fuels the work we produce in an artfully craft driven way. What I'm really saying is that we like to give our middle finger to the status quo and do our own thing! Yeah, UP THE PUNX!
We have launched this Kickstarter to PRE-SELL tickets and give you some awesome rewards!
-Choose the General Admission ticket (Doom Reward) and get a MEAL TICKET included in with your ticket purchase. Redeem this at one of our amazing food vendors in our NOSH PIT! Priced at $60.
-Choose the VIP Ticket (Original Punx - Thrash Reward - VIP Ticket & Viking Horn - VIP Ticket & Beer/Food Tasting - VIP Ticket Ultimate Package) These start at $90 and increase as the rewards get better!
At the bottom you can see a visual of all our amazing rewards!
Okay, Okay... What is PGH Brewtal Fest!?
A.) Beer Fest
B.) Music Fest
C.) Uhm... yeah that's it.
TWO FESTIVALS IN ONE!
PGH Brewtal Fest! celebrates the collaborative spirit between heavy music and beer by joining local breweries and bands to create unique beers that you will ONLY at this festival.
Check out some delicous grub in the NOSH PIT! (That's totally metal right?!) If you purchase your ticket through this kickstarter you will get a meal ticket to redeem at the festival.
*Adult Moment: We HIGHLY encourage that you eat and stay hydrated throughout the festival. Anyone found to be TOO visibly intoxicated will be escorted off premises. No, this does not mean you can come back in.*
General Ticketing Details: VIP & General Addmision tickets come with 20 Drink Tickets
1 ticket for a beer sample (approximately 2 oz. pour)
4 tickets for an 8 oz. pour
So basically, 40 oz of fresh, locally crafted beer are included!
Additional Drink Tickets:
Additional drink tickets may be purchased at an additional charge. We want everyone to be safe at this beer festival, so if you are too inebriated, you will not be sold additional drink tickets.
What?! There's more?! Yes, there's more. If you select the VIP Ticket, you get an extra hour to party and an extra band! DETHLEHEM will be bringing the medieval heavy. Yes a band, JUST FOR YOU!
Wait...It gets better! Check out our HEADLINER!
NOW THE GOOD STUFF, YOUR REWARDS!
Sick Vinyl from World's Scariest Police Chases and a Rock Bottom Gift card! Drink up!
Special Edition EP Vol. 1 Record from Vermithrax to pair with a sick Gift Card from Spoonwood! Party on!
LIMITED Edition Shirt from Greywalker with this rad package from Penn Brewery! SO MUCH RADNESS!
Swag Grab Alert! Check out what you're getting from East End Brewing Co. and Natural Causes! BOOM!
OTHER GREAT REWARDS:
Skateboard hand built & customer just for our event from Jamestown Skate Products! Customized with our amazing logo designed by Commonwealth Press!
VIKING Horn - Yes, you can totally drink out of it i! Custom engraved with our amazing logo designed by Commonwealth Press!
Private Tasting with Head Brewer & Festival Coordinator, Meg Evans! Sit down as you nosh on some grub paired with hand craft beer! Learn new shit while grubbing on some delicious eats!
THE ULTIMATE PACKAGE!
Want a chance to meet our fantastic Headliner, Child Bite AND get all of the amazing stuff listed above?! This is the deal for you!
Every time you donate to the kickstarter, you will be entered to win a bass from Beardly Customs designed special for our Festival!
CHECK OUT HIS WORK!
Last reminder why you should help us aht!
Risks and challenges
Now let's talk about the important yet lame part...Money. We have several AMAZING sponsors, they are not to be dismissed. We'll give them a personal shout out later. However, what we came across that with our inaugural event, we are doing a lot of bartering/trade/in-kind work with people. What that all means is that we want to ensure this event goes off without a hitch by covering our costs! We want everyone to feel part of this and get out just as much as they get in.
This is our breakdown to break even!
Venue - $1250
Headliner - $1100
Supporting Bands - $500
Beer Costs - $100/half barrel (Budgeting around $2000)
Glassware - $1200
Insurance - $700
Stage Manager - $300
Additional Marketing Materials - $1500
Ice/Buckets/Table Covers - $200
Approximate total - $7,760
Kickstarter Fees - ~388 & ~233
We truly believe that everyone should take out what they put in. There are a lot of people working hard to ensure a successful event. A few important roles, to start, is our Stage Manager. We have addressed that our bands are important. We want to and want to ensure they can come in and play without any hiccups. Our Stage Manager, Chad Koza, will singularly communicate with each band to get any and all special request, sound requirements, and ultimately have a great experience. He will also keep us on schedule.
Secondly, insurance. If any issues arise, it is important that we have adequate insurance. Besides it being a requirement of the venue, we value the protection in case ANYTHING happens.
Lastly, our top tier sponsor is Commonwealth Press. Huge shout out to those guys. They have been and will be a huge contributor. However, we are budgeting a portion of our overhead to hitting them back. Again, it goes back to people getting out what they put in. They are already putting in way more than asked.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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