Rahway Bands & Brews, a benefit for the Union County Performing Arts Center, will feature 10 independent rock bands and craft beers, sponsored by Lagunitas, Smuttynose, Abita and Founders, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Train Station Plaza.
Among the bands scheduled to perform are:
- Graveyard Lovers
- The Ugly Club
- The Downrights
- Modern Chemistry
- The Rooftop
- Brien McVernon and the Blackouts
- Gay Guy/Straight Guy
- Harley Black
Representatives from the four sponsoring brewers will be on hand, including Pat Fontiller of Hampton, N.H.-based Smuttynose, Ryan Staats of Founders Brewing of Grand Rapids, Mich., Mark Sljukic of Petaluma, Calif.-based Lagunitas Brewing Co., and John Guhring of Abita Brewing in Abita, La., along with Aaron Kesselman of Hunterdon Brewing Co. Concessions will include food trucks, arts and crafts, and local businesses within the party grounds.
Advance tickets are $10, $12 at the door, and all tickets include a craft beer pint. For more information, visit RahwayBandsAndBrews.com.