Press Release (PITTSBURGH) – Barrel & Flow continues to be one of America’s favorite festivals, as voted by the readers of USA Today 10Best for 2022. Over 99% of post-event survey respondents ranked the quality of Barrel & Flow as high or excellent. With our unique combination of craft brew, music, live artists, and a highly curated vendor marketplace,

Barrel & Flow continues to highlight and amplify Black breweries, artists, musicians, and small business owners.

For 2023, we return to The Stacks at 3 Crossings in Pittsburgh’s Strip District neighborhood.Barrel & Flow’s lineup reflects our commitment to creating an inclusive festival environment and showcasing Black breweries, artists, and small businesses.

We welcome you to enjoy this celebration of brewing + art with an exceptional collection of breweries from across the country pouring festival-exclusive collaborations, a varying and talented cast of musicians spanning genre and style, and a unique selection of food vendors, indie artisans, visual and performing artists, and local non-profits.

Tickets go on sale for 2023 Barrel & Flow on February 1, 2023. Performers, visual artists, vendors, breweries, collaborators, and speakers can now apply for our 2023 festival on our website: www.barrelandflow.com.

We remain committed to equity and pay rate transparency and are determined to create a festival environment that is free from harassment. To that end, we stand by our anti-harassment policies. For pay rate transparency, please visit: www.barrelandflow.com/about.

We invite all to join us for our three-day event:

Friday – August 11, 2023: Day-long conference featuring panels, classes, and symposiums followed by a Friday evening bottle share.

Saturday – August 12, 2023: Festival Day: craft brew + art + music + marketplace, from noon – 9:00pm, with over 75 breweries, 50 collaborations, 75 vendors, and dozens of Black artists, musicians, and performers.

Sunday – August 13, 2023: Sunday Brewers Brunch, featuring beer and food pairings.___________

For more information or for interview requests, please email: info@barrelandflow.com. Connect with Barrel & Flow: @barrelandflow on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Funding for Barrel & Flow is provided by The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments. Barrel & Flow has also been accepted into the PACE Capacity Building program.# # #

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John Holl is the editor of All About Beer Magazine.