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The Music Academy of Rockford – “Bach, Blues and Brews”

Music Academy Event at Carlyle Brewery, 215 E. State St.,  Sept. 21, 2014.

John Rozman and Rachel Handlin will be featured performers.

Craft beer and root beer will be served, along with pub-style appetizers from downtown restaurants Abreo, Capri and Vintage@501.

Door prizes from Uncle Nick’s and Irish Rose also will be awarded,

Tickets $25 for adults, $15 for students 18 and younger.

Source: Rock River Times, Sept. 17-23,2914, vol. 21, No. 48


Screw City Beer Festival – 2014

“Rockford’s Screw City Beer Festival at its best in fourth year” by Michael Sears, President, Forest City Brewers

2130 different beers to 2,000 craft-beer enthusiasts

3 local brew pubs (involved):  Carlyle Brewery, Pig Minds Brewing and Rockford Brewing Co.

Forest City Brewers back pouring:  Anthony Artale, Aaron Sleger, Chris Wachowiak and Zak Rotello organized and ran this event.

Source: The Rock River Times, Sept. 10-16, 2014