Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Central Oregon Coast's Chowder and Brewfest This Weekend

Published 09/07/2017 at 4:27 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Central Oregon Coast's Chowder and Brewfest This Weekend

(Lincoln City, Oregon) – Grab your dancing shoes and bring your appetite, as the 2nd Annual Chowder & Brewfest hits the central Oregon coast on September 9. It all happens at the Lincoln City Outlets, going from noon to 7 p.m., allowing you to literally dance the day away.

Oregon musical giant Curtis Salgado will be performing his signature brand of soul, blues and R&B music at the event, while the festival also spotlights copious amounts of microbrews and clam chowder – the Oregon coast's signature comfort food.

Salgado's career spans over 40 years, an award-winning singer-songwriter based out of Portland who wound up influencing the creation of some memorable movie characters. Salgado started his high-octane blues trajectory in the late 1970s as a member of the Robert Cray Band. However, his career really took off one fateful night in Eugene, when a young John Belushi in attendance was so captured by his performance that it inspired his character “Joliet” Jake Blues in the film “The Blues Brothers.” From then on, Salgado’s career catapulted to stardom performing with such big-name acts as Santana, Steve Miller and Taj Mahal.

At Chowder & Brewfest, Salgado will perform fan favorites as well as new tunes from his recent album, “The Beautiful Lowdown.”

Lori Arce-Torres, Executive Director of the Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce, expressed a lot of excitement about snagging Salgado for the Chowder & Brewfest.


“We got lucky booking Salgado,” said Arce-Torres. “By sheer coincidence, one of our board directors had a family connection and reached out to him directly. Turns out, Salgado is a big fan of our beach. He is delighted to be invited to our event.”

The Lincoln City Chowder & Brewfest begins at noon, at the Lincoln City Outlets upper parking structure, with clam chowder tastings available from regional restaurants. Clam chowder, for many decades, has been ultimate dish for those visiting the Oregon coast. Restaurants up and down the shoreline feature different interpretations of the dish on their menus. With so many varieties of clam chowder available to try at Chowder & Brewfest, you get to make the call.

Patrons 21 and over can enjoy tasting craft beer and cider from several regional microbreweries. Participating breweries include Ninkasi Brewing, McMenamins, Pelican Brewing Company and Rusty Truck Brewing. Each brewery will have a selection of thirst quenching ales to pair with the Oregon Coast's signature comfort food. Five tastings are included with admission. And for the wine lovers, have no fear; Willamette Valley Vineyards will be serving a selection of wines for an additional charge. Where to stay for this event - Where to eat - Map and Virtual Tour

Admission to the Chowder & Brewfest is $25 for adults 21 and over, and includes clam chowder samples, beer or cider tastings, live music and more. Designated drivers, ages 21+, are $15 per person and that includes chowder tastings. Youths, ages 12 to 20 yrs., are $10 per person and includes chowder tastings. Kids 11yrs. and younger are free.

For tickets and more information about Chowder & Brewfest, please visit chowderbrewfest.com.









More About Lincoln City Lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 



Coastal Spotlight


LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Get Your Cameras Ready: It's Oregon Coast King Tides Time Again
Second round of this winter's King Tide Project and officials are asking the public to contribute photographs
Closures, Delays for Some Crabbing, Clamming, on Oregon Coast; Mussels Return
There are currently a complex round of closures, delays and reopenings for crabbing and mussel harvesting
Gargantuan Waves All Week on Oregon Coast; High Wind Warning Sun. Night
Look for high winds tonight along the Oregon coast as well as mammoth surf
Bizarre Finds on Oregon Coast: Pyrosomes, Dolphin, Deformed Velella, Freaky J...
Velella, a dolphin, weird jellyfish and even some live oysters. Science, kids, Seaside Aquarium, Warrenton
Central Oregon Coast Holidays: Newport's Boat Parade, Sea of Lights
Newport may have the most extravagant Christmas celebrations. Newport events
Oregon Coast Compendium of Fun: Yachats' Smelt Sands, 804 Trail, Spouting Horns
If you're heading there or need inspiration for something new to visit. travel tips, kids, geology
Special Glass Float Drop Over Holiday in Central Oregon Coast's Lincoln City
Mysterious Float Fairies will hide 100 extra glass art pieces to celebrate Thanksgiving. Lincoln City events
N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
Why so many drift logs by the Rockaway jetty? Weird tale of history, geology

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted