B4 Festival: Bourbon, Brews, BBQ & Blues

B4 Festival: Bourbon, Brews, BBQ & Blues

B4 Festival: Bourbon, Brews, BBQ & Blues
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Event Time: 5:00 pm


Price: $40 in Advance, $45 day of Festival, $35 VIP upgrade, $25 designated driver ticket

On-Sale Date: 11/1/2019

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Bloomington's First B4 Festival: Bourbon, Brews, BBQ & Blues

January 25, 2020 5-8pm


About: Warm up this winter with Bourbon, Brews, BBQ & Blues all in one place. Distilleries, breweries, and local restaurants will be here providing samples with a live blues band on stage! Be part of the action for this first time festival!



*All tickets include admission, commemorative tasting glass, and ALL SAMPLES!

General Admission (Advance) $40

General Admission (Day of Festival) $45

VIP Upgrade $35

Tickets can be purchased by clicking HERE or at the Subaru Box Office at Grossinger Motors Arena (hours).


VIP: A limited number of VIP upgrades will be available for the Backstage Experience! Those with a VIP ticket for one of two reserved time frames will be able to tour backstage and enjoy exclusive sampling in the rooms the stars use on concert nights! VIP tickets will also grant you entrance to the private area in our restaurant overlooking the crowd! Enjoy exclusive cocktails and samples that will not be part of the general admission tastings! VIP upgrades also receive a commemorative gift in addition to their tasting glass and a private VIP only entrance. 



Get Involved:

Participating Vendors: Be part of the action! Contact Sales Director Brian Julian for details on including your distillery, brewery, or restaurant! 

Sponsorships: Interested in getting involved with B4? There are many levels of sponsorships to get your business involved! Contact our Sales Director, Brian Julian.




2 Fools Cidery

4204 Main Street

Argus Brewing

Bent River Brewing

Burnt City Brewing

Church Street Brewery


Door 4 Brewing Company

Excel Brewing

Firestone Walker 805

Fishback & Stephenson Cidery

Goose Island

High Water Brewing

JT Walkers Brewery

Keg Grove Brewing Company 

Lil Beaver Brewing

Moody Tongue Brewing

Penrose Brewing

Riggs Beer Company

Stiffy's Hard Cider

Tangled Roots Brewing Company

White Oak Brewing


Blaum Brothers Distilling Company

Breakthru -Brown Forman Old Forester

Copper Fiddle Distillery

Koerner - Rebel 100 Proof

Koerner - Yellowstone

Oppidan Spirits

Rush Creek Distilling

Whiskey Acres



A to Z's Catering & Parties

Annie's Eats



Longhorn Smokehouse


Project 47 Smokehouse

Sugar Mama Bakery



David Lumsden Guitar 

Western Avenue Community Center will host a raffle with great prizes incluidng:
  • Diamond Earrings from Jack Lewis Jewelers valued at $1000
  • Stretch Limo Local Brewery Pub Crawl for 6 with chauffer and 4 $25 gift certificates to Local Breweries
  • TV
  • Masterbuilt Smoker
  • 2 VIP Packages from the Stache includes 8 haircuts with bourbon served
  • Pair of tickets to see Lauren Daigle at Grossinger Motors Arena
  • Travel goodie bag from Direct Travel incluidng Maui Jim Sunglasses
  • Full auto detail from Perfection Auto
  • Basket of goods and gift certificate from Growing Grounds
  • Basket of goods and gift certificate from Fox & Hounds
  • Foursome with cart at any Bloomington City golf course
  • Schooners gift certificate
  • Popcorn gift basket from The Garlic Press
  • Bottle of bourbon from Blaum Brothers
  • Gift basket from Rush Creek Distilling including Rush Creek Craft Vodka, American Gold 5 Year Whiskey, $25 Rush Creek gift card and a tour & tasting package for four
  • Illinois State  University apparel 
  • Home Depot gift cards
  • Lowe's gift cards
  • Thornton's gift card
  • Wood Whiskey Barrel Premium Spirits Dispenser (800ml capacity) -  Valued $25 each
  • Chicago Bears apparel