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  Event - Best Place 3nd Anniversary Celebration

Location: Best Place - 901 W. Juneau Ave.
Date: Sunday, May 26, 2013
Times: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Phone: 414-630-1609

Save the date! It is a great honor and pleasure to announce that Sunday, May 26th Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery is having a celebration of our 3rd Anniversary of full time facility operations. Come support us and be a part of this landmark occasion.

All day 12:00 to 8:00 pm
Bags, fun and $2.00 Pabst and Schlitz taps.

12:00 to 6:00 pm - On the hour, every hour
Oh Hoppy Day!! Home brewing demonstrations and samples of Hoppy IPA from Nick Gleason of River City Distributing.

12:00 to 8:00 pm - Extended Gift Shop hours
We are extending our Gift Shop hours, stop in and pick up some gear for that recent college graduate, don't forget Father's Day is just around the corner.

12:00 to 8:00 pm - On the hour, every hour
PBR & Schlitz swag & merchandise raffles and giveaways.

12:00, 1:00 and 2:00 pm - Beer History Tours
We will be holding our regular scheduled informative and interesting tours.

3:30 pm - The Hot Dog Daddy's Hot Dog Eating Contest
Best Place is pleased to be one of the 12 venues to host a round of The Hot Dog Daddy's 2013 Wisconsin State Hot Dog Eating Championship. Over the course of 6 months the competition has been or will be held at various bars and restaurants throughout the Milwaukee area. The semi-finals will be held at a Miller Park Brewers game tailgate party and the finals at Steny's Tavern & Grill. This is Milwaukee and Wisconsin's only sanctioned Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Are you a hot dog lover yourself? Have a big appetite? The competition is open to anyone. Click here to check out the official rules and download a entry form. For additional information and to follow the adventure check out the Hot Dog Contest facebook page.

12:00 to 6:00 pm - Smokin' Joe's BBQ
Smokin' Joe's has been having a good 'ole time serving up mouthwatering barbeque dishes for years. His meats are seasoned with a special dry rub and smoked in oak wood barbecue pits. In conjunction with Best Place, Smokin' Joe's is offering special pricing for the barbeque meal of your choice. A great companion to that PBR or Schlitz.

5:00 to 6:00 pm - annA on Acoustics
Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery is pleased to present upcoming 60's-70's acoustic rock talent Anna Ceragioli.

"After listening to Led Zeppelin IV seven years ago, I've been playing guitar. Although I'm close to finishing my BA in English and Political, I like to take time out to perform. I've played as a featured performer at Linneman's in Milwaukee, at a benefit for the Inside/Out project, as an opener for Elvis Thao and the Creatives and Married to the Sea, and at my home at Best Place.†I've played shows with former music partner of Willy Porter, Scott Jordan.†And Willy Porter once said, I quote, "you have a great voice"!!

"If I don't play at least one Zeppelin song in a set, I spontaneously combust.†I like to throw down some Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, The Who, Joan Baez, Spirit, Hendrix, etc.†I'm also working on throwing in some surprise contemporary stuff, like Modest Mouse and Neutral Milk Hotel."

6:00 to 8:00 pm - Bockenplautz
Acoustic Powerpop
Best Place welcomes back Bockenplautz for our anniversary event. This will be their seventh performance in Blue Ribbon Hall and we appreciate them coming back for our celebration.

The bands influences include; Cheap Trick, AC/DC, Mumford & Sons, Tommy Tutone, Outkast, Soul Asylum, Barenaked Ladies, U2, REM, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Neil Young, Modest Mouse, Ted Leo, Hold Steady, Prince, Huey Lewis, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, and The Smiths.

"We perform our Bockenplautz Acoustic Power Pop according to the stringent premium music standards established by the German Rock Purity Law of 1516, the Rockheitsgebot. All of our music is formulated from three and ONLY three simple ingredients: acoustic instruments, tight harmonies, and gusto."

Yeah, that's right, gusto! Tonight... Let it be Bockenplautz.

Check out their YouTube channel for some videos
and web site or facebook page for more information on the band.

Details of this special event are still coming in, stay tuned, we look forward to seeing you.


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