In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Summer Moon Music Festival

Benefiting 13 local charities

Center of the Universe Brewing Company is kicking off the summer season with their annual two-day Summer Moon Music Festival to









The 5th Annual Summer Moon Music Festival will take place on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28.

The festival will feature 13 local bands who will be battling it out for their charity of choice. This year, the Center of the Universe added an acoustic stage for solo and small acoustic acts to play between sets.

There will be several food trucks on site and three different draft beer stations set up. “In addition to the regular lineup of beers, COTU will be pouring their Summer Moon Raspberry Lemonade Wheat Ale, a summer ale brewed with 600 pounds of fresh raspberries and the zest of 700 lemons,” according to a press release.

Here is the lineup:

Saturday, May 27th 12pm-10pm

Main Stage

  • Little Tangents
  • Class 5
  • Something Shiny Band
  • Gift Horse
  • Blue Rooster
  • Buckville Hootenanny

Acoustic Stage

  • Ryan Hearn
  • Got Yer Back
  • Corn Crib
  • Holly Road
  • The Rick
  • Flashlight Tag

Sunday, May 28th 12pm-8pm

Main Stage

  • Old Dogs New Tricks
  • Guard Rail
  • The Articles
  • SoCo Loco
  • Cha Cha’s Cadillac

Acoustic Stage

  • Whitman Mayo Trio
  • Andres Santamaria
  • Rich Bronson
  • Mark Slomski

*At the end of each night, we’ll have an open jam for all participating musicians.

The event is free and dog-friendly.

“Bring the whole family out to enjoy a day dedicated to local music, food, beer, and of course, charities. There will be over 4,500 square feet of covered tent space with tables and chairs to allow the music and fun to continue in the event of inclement weather,” according to a press release.