Weekend Pick: Bluegrass, Beer, and Bikes with Travis Book

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Good things come in threes and b’s, like Blue Ridge Outdoors’ very own Bluegrass, Beer, and Bikes events this week. To celebrate the finer things in life, BRO and Travis Book of the Infamous Stringdusters will be giving a tour throughout the Blue Ridge area, each featuring local craft brews, group mountain bike rides, and Book’s musical stylings on the guitar. This weekend, BRO and Book will start in North Carolina to hit Brevard on Thursday, March 26, and Boone on Friday, March 27. The power team will also make their way up to Virginia in Roseland on Saturday and Roanoke on Sunday.

This jam-packed weekend tour comes with plenty of chances for you to meet Book and the Blue Ridge Outdoors team in the best possible settings – doing what we all love! Good music, tasty drinks, exciting trails, and warm sunshine makes for our perfect combination, and we hope you’ll agree.

Bluegrass Beer and BikesFind information for each of the individual rides and concerts below, and plan your evening with BRO and Book:

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Tasty Weasel
Brevard, N.C.
Thursday, March 26 at 5pm
Proceeds to Benefit Pisgah Area SORBA
Group Mountain Bike Ride in Pisgah National Forest at 2pm; leaving from the Tasty Weasel

Appalachian Mountain Brewery
Boone, N.C.
Friday, March 27 at 7:30pm
Proceeds to benefit Boone Area Cyclists
Group Mountain Bike Ride at Rocky Knob Bike Park at 4pm

Devils Backbone Base Camp
Roseland, Va.
Saturday, March 28 at 2pm
Proceeds to Benefit the Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Coalition
Group Mountain Bike Rides at 12pm and 6pm, leaving from Devils Backbone

 Soaring Ridge Craft Brewery
Roanoke, Va.
Sunday, March 29 at 4pm
Proceeds to Benefit Roanoke IMBA chapter
Group Mountain Bike Ride at 12pm; leaving from Soaring Ridge

Each of these four rides and shows will be free to the public, but any donations from the event will support the local bike clubs listed above. Concert-goers will also have the chance to participate in a raffle for gear from our sponsors, including Keen, Yakima, Farm to Feet, Klean Kanteen, and RIDESolutions.

We’re pretty certain here at Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine that these Bluegrass, Beer, and Bikes nights come close to living the dream. Come enjoy this power trio and kick back with the best – we sure know how to throw a good party.

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