May 21, 2019 – For the first time ever, MilkBoy, America’s only entity including a bar, cafe, recording studio and live music venues, will celebrate Philly Beer Week (Philly Loves Beer; May 31 through June 9, 2019) by hosting three fun and diverse events to honor Philadelphia as America’s best beer-drinking city and to position the region as a premiere destination for authentic beer experiences.
Beer-enthusiasts can look forward to MilkBoy’s free OGB Block Party at MilkBoy South Street on Saturday, June 1, from 12-8 pm, paying homage to Philadelphia’s O.G. Brewers and craft beer scene. South Street will be closed between 4th and 5th Sts for this expansive outdoor street celebration which will feature can and draft releases from Yards Brewing Co., Philadelphia Brewing Co., Dock Street Brewery, Dogfish Head, Victory Beer and Tröegs Independent Brewing as well as a live DJ, prizes and more surprises.
Additionally, MilkBoy on 11th and Chestnut will present a Tröegs Independent Brewing Event featuring local heroes Jimmy Scantron of Low Cut Connie on Tuesday, June 4, from 7 pm to 12 am. The event includes guest performances by Nalani & Sarina and Taylor Lenahan at the upstairs concert venue at MilkBoy Chestnut and never before tasted releases of the newest Tröegs beers. Tickets for this event can be found here.
A first for Philly Beer Week, Get Milk’ed will celebrate the end of Philly Beer Week and the start of Philadelphia Pride Fest on Sunday, June 9, from 12-9 pm at MilkBoy Chestnut with a Queer Pride Festival & Dance Party hosted by Ebony Fierce. Guests can enjoy special themed cans of DC Brau Brewing Company’s Pride Pils, a limited release (only 1,200 cases brewed) featuring activist Marsha P Johnson. All Pride Pils proceeds will benefit SMYAL and The Blade Foundation, empowering LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ journalists. Along with some additional surprise drafts and cans from Evil Genius Beer Company and Boulder Brewing and a top secret CBD cocktail from Stateside Vodka, this fun event will include free burlesque, drag and art performances by Sa’Mantha SayTen, Wordz The Poet Emcee, Pretty Girl, Renaissance Noir, Mercury, La Deva Arazel and Kno Picks and Cam Noite at the upstairs concert venue. Performances start at 4pm.
ABOUT MILKBOY RECORDING AND RESTAURANTS
MilkBoy is a Philadelphia-born brand that encompasses varied yet complementary entities and endeavors. MilkBoy — the original bar/venue/restaurant location at 11th & Chestnut Streets is open from early morning through late-night. MilkBoy South Street, opened in 2016 at the bustling corner of 4th and South streets, gives new life to a legendary corner and also brings live music back to the south. MilkBoy ArtHouse is the latest incarnation of the MilkBoy brand — recently opened in partnership with The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. Additionally — MilkBoy the Studio — the entity that started and dates back to 1994 — is the place to find the hottest names in the recording industry working on their latest project; MilkBoy Entertainment— is an incubator for the production of film, TV and video, co-produced the feature-length film Slow Learners; while Shake Audio Post at MilkBoy is the place to sweeten and polish a film, video, broadcast commercial, or digital campaign with the latest in audio production facilities. More information can be found here. -Tobias Fischer