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Metal Monkey Turns 4!

Party the entire weekend with Metal Monkey as they celebrate turning 4! Happening next weekend January 24th-26th, they are going to have 3 days of music, 3 beer releases and 3 food trucks! 

They will highlight some of their favorite bands that have played in the past, along with releasing 3 different packages beers, as well as some of their favorite food vendors. 

Here is a rundown of each day and what you can expect: 


  • Original band night featuring - Boatman's Toll at 9:30pm, We Killed the Lion at 8:30pm, Black Road at 7:30pm 
  • Food from Bull & Balance from 6pm- 10pm 
  • Beer Release: Dankey Kang, (their Triple IPA back in cans & draft)



  • Tribute bands featuring - NOLA // Chicago Tribute to DOWN at 8:30pm & 10pm, Dyers Eve at 7:30pm
  • Food from Ayala’s Empanadas from 5pm -10pm 
  • Beer Release: Chocolate War Zone (their chocolate & raspberry stout in cans & draft) 



  • Acoustic day featuring – The Powdered Toast Men from 1pm-4pm 
  • Food from Telera Serrano from 1pm-6pm 
  • Beer Release: Giraffe Tongue (new Session IPA with Mangoes in cans & draft) 

Come out and plan to have a great time with tasty food & beer along with great company! 

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/769325390201960/