Enjoy a cold brew after the Haunted Half race!

Saturday, October 19th at Dogwood Park, downtown Cookeville

VIP Tickets: 11am Stein Social

General Admission: 12pm - 5pm

Food Trucks and VIP Tent Partners are confirmed and ready to line-up for you on October 19th! Checkout the Food Truck menus that are posted online or purchase VIP Tent Passes.

Check out our sponsors for this year's festival. Special thank you to each of the local and national breweries for participating! Special highlights are provided for each of our local brews.

Want to give your time or share your expertise? Consider becoming a WCTE Volunteer! WCTE can use volunteers for many tasks at Blues & Brews! All volunteers MUST BE 21+ with valid ID for this event.

What is new this year at the annual Blues & Brews Festival? You'll love what all the staff and volunteers at WCTE have been "brewing" up for you this year!
Food, Music, & More!

Live Music by Bad Mojo
Blues & Brews Festival - Opener

Bad Mojo

October 19th, 11:30am - 1:00pm
BAD MOJO is like a fine plate of barbecue.
You bear down on the meat,
and ease off the potato salad

Live Music by Few Miles On
Blues & brews Festival - headliner

Few Miles On

October 19th, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Blues-based 'Southern funk', award winning band from the Smoky Mountain Blues Society regional Blues challenge in Knoxville.

General Information & Frequently Asked Questions

TICKETS

  • TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE GATE FOR $50 GENERAL ADMISSION, $80 VIP. Advance ticket sales online are $40 general admission, $75 VIP.
  • Ticket sales will be available for an additional fee at the gate. Patrons are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets for the amphitheater seating areas.
  • TTU Students are eligible for $5 discount on Blues & Brews Tickets. Must show Student ID at the festival entrance to receive discount.
  • THIS EVENT WILL BE SOLD OUT AT 1000 TICKETS, so please don't delay in purchasing yours today.

FOOD

  • There will be no Food Bucks this year, food may be purchased from Food Truck Vendors with cash or card, for those that accept card payments.There will be no Food Bucks this year, food may be purchased from Food Truck Vendors with cash or card, for those that accept card payments.

WHO IS ALLOWED?

  • THIS EVENT IS 21+ ABSOLUTELY NO ONE UNDER THIS AGE WILL BE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE FESTIVAL. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ID WITH YOU TO BE ADMITTED AT THE GATE.
  • No pets and no children will be allowed.

WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED?

  • Drone activity is prohibited on event grounds under Federal Issue 14CFR91.13
  • Due to City of Cookeville ordinances, smoking is prohibited on all city park grounds.
  • You may leave the festival area to smoke but alcohol is prohibited from leaving the gate.

VIP TICKETS & STEIN SOCIAL

  • The VIP Stein Social will be held from 11am-noon for VIP ticket holders.
  • This will be a chance for beer lovers to mingle with the brewers and distributors before general admission.
  • Your VIP ticket also includes all day hospitality tent with several beer and food options changing throughout the day and exclusive tented seating for VIP's only.
  • VIP reserved table of 10 available. Please call 931-528-2222 to reserve.

HOME BREWING SELECTION

  • Blues & Brews offers a unique glimpse into home-brewing with an entire section of the festival dedicated to the craft of home brewing. The Tennessee Home Brewers Association will have samples and brewing demonstrations.

WEATHER FORECAST

  • Event to be held rain or shine, all sales final. Beer & VIP areas are tented.

If you need more information about the event, please email jpitts@wcte.org or call 931-528-2222.

By attending this event, ticket holders expressly grant the promoter and its licensee permission to use holders' image or likeness in connection with any live or recorded transmission or reproduction of such event, or in any future promotion and/or advertising materials, in any medium, including the internet.

Hotel Package Information

Book your group rate for WCTE Blues & Brews 2019

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

  • Start Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
  • End Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • Last Day to Book: Friday, September 27, 2019

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Cookeville for 99 USD per night
  • TownePlace Suites Cookeville for 109 USD per night
Festival Sponsors