WIN TIX forTour de Fat, the big fest at New Belgium in Asheville

Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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Leave a comment on this post and you’ll be entered to win tickets to the Tour de Fat at New Belgium Brewing this weekend. Here are the details:

New Belgium Brewing’s “Fat Tire presents the Tour de Fat kicks off the 2017 season and celebrates the brewery’s first year in Asheville this Saturday, May 20.

Tour de Fat will feature a performance from alternative rock band, Third Eye Blind. Local singer-songwriter and recent Battle of the Bands winner, Ian Ridenhour will also take the stage, along with an ensemble cast of artists, performers, vaudeville acts, magicians and comedians. New Belgium will offer 12 oz. pours of its year-round line-up for $5, including Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale, Voodoo Ranger IPA, and Citradelic Tangerine IPA. Attendees will also be able to try the new Fat Tire Belgian White Ale before it officially comes out in August.

The event benefits Asheville on Bikes and tickets are available at


Tour de Fat Asheville Details

When:  Saturday, May 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: New Belgium Brewing, 21 Craven Street, Asheville; Free shuttles will run from Kmart at 1001 Patton Ave. from 3-10 p.m. There is very limited parking at Craven Street.


Run of Show:

4:00 p.m. – Doors Open, Fire Leopard Sedan Halen on Main Stage

5:00 p.m. – Ian Ridenhour

6:00 p.m. – Fire Leopard Sedan Halen and Slow Ride

6:15 p.m. – Sputnik, featuring performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs

7:00 p.m. – Dance Contest and Cruiser Giveaway

7:45 p.m. – Third Eye Blind

9:00 p.m. – Adios! (curfew)

Benefiting: Asheville on Bikes

The mission of Asheville on Bikes is to cultivate a culture of urban and commuter cycling through advocacy and celebration.


·       Tickets: $25 +fees

·       Tickets are first come first served and are available for purchase in advance online or at New Belgium Brewing

·       Donations for non-profits will be accepted at the show

·       Beer: $5 for a 12 oz. pour

For more information about the Tour de Fat Asheville stop or to purchase tickets, visit



Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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  1. Missy May 19, 2017

    Could be fun

  2. Melissa May 19, 2017

    Awaiting Moderation?

  3. cathy May 19, 2017

    Keepin’ Asheville weird…love it!

  4. Shawn H. May 19, 2017

    Third Eye Blind is my favorite band! I also love beeeeeeer!

  5. Jay May 19, 2017

    Pick me! it’s my birthday.

  6. Kendra Rorabaugh May 19, 2017

    I’m coming in town to visit a long time friend and this would be the perfect way for us to spend our Saturday! I’d love to come

  7. Melissa May 18, 2017

    Count me in!

  8. James May 18, 2017

    I’ll ride my bike to it if I win!

  9. Sunny May 18, 2017

    Sounds like fun!

  10. Abbott Douglas May 18, 2017

    Sounds awesome – family friendly, right? We would love tix!

  11. Holly Myers May 18, 2017

    Who doesn’t love a great anniversary party!

  12. Westley Hollamon May 18, 2017

    I want to go so bad!

  13. Holly Myers May 18, 2017

    Who doesn’t love an anniversary party!?

  14. Peter May 18, 2017

    Would love to go on tour

  15. Michelle Fleckner May 18, 2017

    Looks like a fantastic event!


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