Country Music Festival at Shipgarten – featuring Scott Kurt & Memphis 59

Come on down for our Daisy Dukes and Cowboy Boots Festival on Saturday, September 24th! We will have 50+ beers on tap and can, music, dancing and plenty of other family fun throughout the day!


Shipgarten is excited to host Wammie award winning country artist Scott Kurt & Memphis 59, which includes Nate Taylor on guitar, Jon Jester on drums, and Chris Brooks on bass. Kurt’s skillful songwriting has powered his hit-single “American Man”, into the iTunes Top 40 Country songs. Check Kurt and his band out live on our main stage from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM. The Wesley Spangler Duo will be taking the stage after, playing from 4:00 PM until 7:30 PM.

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Scott Kurt & Memphis 59
3:30 PM – Contest for Best Dressed Couple – $200 Gift Card
3:45 PM – Contest for Best Dressed Male & Female – $100 Gift Card Each
4:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Wesley Spangler Duo
4:00 PM – Potato Sack Race
5:00 PM – Lasso Toss


♫ Live Music (12:30 PM – 7:30 PM)
♫ Live DJ (8:00 PM – 2:00 AM)
➳ 50 + American Craft Beers set up in Jockey Boxes for You to Sample
➳ Line-Dancing
➳ Check out our Nashville & Texas Beers
➳ Horseshoe & Lawn Games
➳ Bier & Samples
➳ Bratwursts, Pretzels, Wings, Special of the Day
➳ Outdoor Games & Activities
➳ Pet Friendly
➳ Giveaways, Competitions, & Prizes
➳ Kids’ Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and More
➳ Photo Booth

✪ Featured Breweries ✪

Two Roads Brewing Company

Persian Lime- 4.5% ABV- The freshest persian lime juice sourced through a local craft juicery and blended into a classic Gose brewed with an added twist — flaked rye! The result is a strikingly vibrant fresh lime aroma and flavor that shouts refreshment. This Persian Lime Gose provides a dominant fresh lime flavor with a backdrop of salt and light sweetness.

Ok2berfest- 5.8% ABV- Modeled after the classic “Marzenbier,” Oktoberfest style that was traditionally the beer served at the Munich Oktoberfest. It possesses a smooth, toasty malt profile with a crisp character of traditional German hops.

Roadsmarys Baby- 6.8% ABV- Roadsmary’s Baby is a traditional pumpkin ale with a Two Roads spin, it’s aged in rum barrels for added complexity and depth of flavor. The result is a smooth drinking ale with notes of pumpkin, spices, vanilla, oak and a touch of rum.

Cruise Control Helles- 4.8% ABV- An effortlessly refreshing golden lager built for kicking back and taking it easy down the Road Less Traveled.

Two Lane

American Golden Lager- 4.2% ABV- Two Lane American Golden Lager is a smooth-sippin’, clean and crisp beer made with high-quality ingredients. Brewed in collaboration with country music star Luke Bryan, this lager beer is brewed with American grown beer barley and water from the Blue Ridge Mountains. The result is a homegrown beer that’s a modern take on an easy-drinking classic.

Delirium Elephant

Red- 8% ABV- Sweet and fruity, with a nice balance between sweet and sour. An excellent dessert beer.

Tremmens- 8.5% ABV- Feels like the sound shot of alcohol is igniting the mouth. In reality the tongue and palate are warmed. The taste is characterized by its roundness. The aftertaste is strong, long-lasting and dry bitter.

Drunk Fruit

Lychee- 4.5% ABV- A light and refreshing seltzer that captures the floral aromas of lychee and brings out the natural sweetness of the tropical fruit.

Melon- 4.5% ABV- Honeydew melon is ubiquitous in the world of Asian sweets. Takes inspiration from perhaps the most iconic of them all: the Melona bar, a velvety ice cream pop.

Yuzu- 4.5% ABV- A light and refreshing hard seltzer. Yuzu is a citrus fruit found in Japan and is similar to a lemon and lime fused together.

Calvert Brewery

Oktoberfest- 5.5% ABV- Made with German malts and Tettnang and Saaz hops, this Oktoberfest is crisp and clean, yet rich and layered, just like the first day of Autumn.

I Just Crush A lot- 5.5% ABV- This tart ale with plum and blackberry transforms during the drinking. From the initial burst of sour, through the rich, fruity middle, and into the bready malt finish, it sends the drinker on a dream vacation for the taste buds. The complexity tantalizes the palate with each sip. It’s so crushable that you’ll crave it.

Wetten Importers

Eggenberg Radler- 2.4% ABV- Waves of bright citrus aroma beckon you closer once this liquid hits the glass. Brewed with a mix of lemon, lime and elderberry lemonade.

TucherFestBier- 5% ABV- This Festbier is brewed as a fuller-bodied Helles lager with a slightly louder presence of old world hops instead of a Marzen and is available to festivals year-round!

Tucher Hefe- 5.35% ABV- A traditional, high fermented Bavarian yeast beer specialty with an accentuated wheat beer flavour and high vitamin B contents.

Tucker Rotbier- 5.5 ABV- Rich, very pleasant, with soft tones of roasted malt, notes of coffee, dark chocolate and spices. Light, tart hop notes develop closer to the finish line.

Cigar City

Pabst Blue Ribbon- 4.74% ABV- Brewed with a combination of 2 & 6-row malted barley, select cereal grains and American and European hops, Pabst Blue Ribbon is fermented with a proprietary lager yeast. Our unique fermentation and maturation process results in a smooth, full bodied beer with a clean, crisp finish with a fine noble hop aroma.


Infrared Starfish – 5.7% ABV- Infrared Starfish features a new hop to the industry called Nectaron (sister to Waimea out of New Zealand). Big notes of juicy pineapple, peach, nectarines, lime, and tropical passionfruit in this beer!

VelociRabbit – 5.5% ABV- The ancient ancestor of the modern day Kangaroo, a VelociRabbit was notorious for herding large amounts of Beach Chickens to their demise. This lower ABV IPA is the little brother of Laser Raptors. Using the same amounts of Mosaic, Simcoe and Chinook as Laser Raptors, this beer has a powerful berry aroma and nice pine note. The oats and wheat maintain the creamy mouthfeel that Laser Raptors is known for lending the lower ABV the ability to make a crispy break just as the hops surprise your palate.

Brothers Craft Brewing

Proud And True – Dukes Lager – 4.9% ABV- A wonderfully executed craft light lager, Proud and True Dukes Lager is clean and refreshing with malty smooth flavor. Just a touch of hops gives balance to this sessionable beer, creating notes of slight sweetness with a crisp finish. An officially licensed product of JMU!

Charles Towne Fermentory

Claudia – 7.2% ABV- Dry-hopped exclusively with German hops – subtle Huell Melon hops & the newer and more expressive Diamant hops – this IPA features notes of bright, ripe melon and floral strawberries.

Crooked Run Fermentation

Spinning Circles – 6% ABV- Spinning Circles is an opaque, soft IPA with lots of Motueka and Strata for flavors of mango, Meyer lemon, and pithy lime.

Downeast Cider

Cider Donut – 5.2% ABV- Cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla with a fresh pressed cider backbone. Come for the apples stay for the donut.

Pumpkin Blend – 5.1% ABV- Apples pressed with Pumpkins, aged with chai tea spices. It’s balance makes it perfect for the pumpkin fan and cider drinker alike.

Fine Creek Brewing Company

Prince of Parties – 7.2% ABV- Prince of Parties is an IPA brewed as a celebration of New Zealand hops. The aroma leads with sweet lemon-lime notes as well as fresh apricot and underlying shortbread cookies. The flavor is much less sweet but still carries some of those aromas, displaying lemon peel, lime zest, and grapefruit. This IPA has a full juicy body thanks to Murphy & Rude rolled oats but its mild sweetness is quickly balanced by an assertive bitter finish.


Fightin’ Hokies – 5% ABV- Clean and crisp, with pleasant aromatics of fresh bread, a subtle underlying floral note from noble hops, and a touch of malt sweetness in the finish, this golden Munich-style helles lager is cold-conditioned for weeks, resulting in an exceptionally refreshing beer. We raise a glass to you, the remarkable people that make Virginia Tech what it is today. Go Hokies!!

Lost Boy Cider

Pumpkin Head – 6.9% ABV- Semi-dry cider with pumpkin, spices, and vanilla.

Three Notch’d Brewing

Apple Crumb – 5.5% ABV- Brewed with cinnamon, vanilla and Virginia-grown apples from Silver Creek & Seaman Orchards in Tyro.

We plan on adding another 25+ beers to this menu the week of the event.

We will also be serving samples of all our regular draft beers from Tysons Biergarten and Waffles & Tacos.

To see Tysons Biergarten’s list, click here…

To see Waffles & Tacos’ list, click here…

Restaurant opens at 11AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. Restaurant closes at 2 AM

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