Beer, Whiskey, Bacon, Music & Moonshine! Mosey on down to the East Ville Hoedown at Webster Hall NYC August 16!




Hot damn I know where I will be at this Saturday! That’s right folks, they are doing it AGAIN!  Not too long ago there was a rompin’ stompin’ good time at East Ville de Folies and East Ville des Carnivale events. After the rip-roaring success of the last East Ville event, Webster Hall will host its 1st annual Beer, Whiskey, Moonshine, Bacon and BBQ event – called East Ville Hoedown. The countrified event is scheduled to take place on August 16, 2014 encompassing all four floors of Webster Hall!


Now, I am the type of guy that enjoys a cold beer. Listens to live bands. Kicks back with a tasty whiskey now and then. Has partaken in a shot of moonshine or two. Of course, I love my bacon and BBQ! Yet, who has time to stroll out to the country? So, these good folks decided to bring the country to the city! It will feature your favorite Americana beers, the best whiskeys, bourbons and white lightning Kentucky and Tennessee has to offer. The event will also enable consumers to taste bacon in ways you never imagined along with mouthwatering BBQ. Hot dang! I am already drooling as I am typing this! Bacon!


Over 1,500 guests will have the opportunity to sip and swig delicious libations from moonshine and bourbon distilleries, while nibblin’ their way through tasty Southern treats featuring the former Pit-Master Michael Rodriguez from the world famous Salt Lick in Austin, Texas. After taking some liquid inspiration, put your dancin’ boots on for funky rhythms from fantastic bluegrass bands and Webster Hall’s own interpretation of old country standards. Heck yeah! There will even be a countrified David Lee Roth era Van Halen tribute band rocking the house – Van Hayride. Hot For Teacher!

Be sure to take a ride on the mechanical bull photo booth and take home your souvenir drinking boot! Sounds like a terrific way to spend a Saturday afternoon to me.

  • $50 – Includes sampling of Americana beers and bacon inspired Moonshine and whiskey cocktails.  
  • Featuring Bacon inspired dishes and desserts, BBQ dishes from former Pit-Master, Michael Rodriguez, from Salt Lick.

Want to get discounted tickets to the Hoedown? Use the code WEBSTERHALL and mosey on in for only $35!


Event Details:

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

For the latest on East Ville Hoedown and information on previous East Ville events:

32 thoughts on “Beer, Whiskey, Bacon, Music & Moonshine! Mosey on down to the East Ville Hoedown at Webster Hall NYC August 16!”

  1. I’d love to sample the delights of the East Ville Hoedown, sadly I’m on the wrong side of the Atlantic. I guess I’ll just drink a couple of shots of Kentucky bourbon to compensate.
    Have a great night!

  2. I’m a hootin and hollerin I didn’t know about this dang event sooner and so have alternate plans. Would love to attend and taste these specialty samples. Love the BBQ. Looks like my Bob’s pullin out the smoker again this Sunday, bacon, ribs, smokin! Great Event, have fun! Can’t wait to see the photo of you ridin on that ole mechanical bull!

    1. Hey Peggy!

      I just found out about it too and was happy to help promote it! As you all know beer, bbq, music, and bacon are of quite the interest to me!

      Seems like everyone wants to see my on that bull!

  3. Well shut the front door. Three whole hours to sample booze? What more needs to be said?

    Now, and for this weekend only, I wish I lived in New York. That sounds like a blast. I’ll be expecting a full report on Monday. And I want pictures of you on the mechanical bull while it is in full bucking motion. A video would be even better.

    Have fun but don’t od on the bacon.

    Patricia Rickrode
    w/a Jansen Schmidt

    1. Hey Patricia!

      Three whole hours to get into lots of trouble! This should be fun! If I’m not too drunk I will ride that bull! Nor sure about video though!

  4. A bunch of New Yorkers hyped up on Moonshine? Please, the possibilities are endless. Have a good time Phil. I can’t wait to hear about all the festivities.

  5. There are times when I wish I lived in New York – in fact I’ve a strong urge to hop onto a Virgin Atlantic plane this weekend. I’ve always had a penchant for a Yee Haw or two and, along with the bacon, BBQ, country music, and ale, it all sounds irresistible. And all for $50 – great value. A lively, well-written review that tantalizes.

  6. OH. MY. GOSH!!! Do you even know how much I love the Salt Lick?! we stop there every single time we are in that direction. I love their BBQ. This event sounds awesome! The mechanical bull is so fun and I hope you rode it.

    1. Hey Holli!

      I have heard Salt Lick is amazing BBQ! One day I need to go there. Yes, this was a fun event. I rode the bull too! For a few seconds…..

  7. well, I already know you had a blast cuz of your hangover. 🙂

    sounds like such a b-l-a-s-t! I’ve never tried moonshine. Was it actually good? what kind of music was there? Just curious….oh, and did you ever ride the bull? I can just picture it….in slow-mo….

    1. Hey Beth!

      That hangover was so bad but so worth it! I had an apple pie moonshine that was pretty amazing. Made riding the bull even more fun. Good thing I wore my assless chaps to this event!

  8. Well hot damn & pass the Kickapoo ~ Lordy, Lordy, Phil’s gone country!! I was about to tell ya that you can’t have a Hoedown, in NYC without some rednecks, hillbillies & country bumpkins!! But sounds to me like New York’s gotten a taste of Dixie! Now when you want to experience the real-deal, you head on down to the Smoky’s & let two country girls take you out for a proper night of frolicking, or as some of our hillbilly brethren call it: Jookin’ Why we’ll have you sippin’ on the Kickapoo, eating pulled pork sandwich & fried green tomatoes, then overload you on the South’s real secret, some of the best Bakers this side of the Mason Dixon Line. Whiskey Buttermilk Pie, Pecan Pie & some Peach Cobbler that will make your tongue beat your brains out. You pair that with some great Rebel music and you’ll be sayin’ hell-yeah & yee-ha by the time we’re done with you!! You’re invited Phil and when you get here, you might not want to leave!! 😉

    1. Hey Inion/Mathair!

      I might be in trouble partying with you ladies and doing the two step while drinking my Shiner beer and eating pulled pork! I’ll need to leave some room for all that dessert you will bake for me. YEEE HAWWW!!! 🙂

  9. Sounds AWESOME. My very lovely husband and I are making the trip over the Atlantic end of September and are massively excited about visiting NYC. Any tips for any events like these going on around 27th September?? I’m guessing from your posts you’re up for a beer or few which sounds good to us 🙂

    1. Hey Mishka!

      Thanks for dropping by and commenting!

      Not sure what is coming up for end of September but there is always something going on. My advice is to avoid Times Square and head downtown, uptown, and Brooklyn where there is so much more to experience.

      Of course, if you must do the touristy thing then check out Times Square at night when it’s all lit up. Do a Broadway show. Just avoid eating there as most restaurants in that area are not that good.

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