We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Hop Jam Opening Band Contest. Opening up the festival on the Main Stage will be The Brothers Moore. Performing on the Park Stage will be The Gales, Manta Rays, Weston Horn & The Hush, Sam Westhoff and Cedar House!
Thanks to all of the fantastic bands who entered, and everyone who voted.
We're excited to share that the Firkin Feast Beer Dinner is SOLD OUT!
For those of you who missed out on tickets, you can contact us through the Get Involved page on this website, if you would like to be added to the waiting list, to share food and brews with Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head, Chad Yakobson of Crooked Stave, Chris Rigoulot of Noble Rey, and Eric Marshall of Marshall Brewing, and hosts Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson.
The Hop Jam is Oklahoma’s largest craft beer and music festival, returning for its fifth year on May 20th. Staged in the heart of downtown, in the historic Tulsa Arts District, the 2018 festivities will include more than 300 craft beers and all-ages free concerts on two stages. The Festival also includes local food trucks and all-ages activities.
The Craft Beer Festival will feature more than 75 breweries from 14 states and 5 countries including: Oklahoma favorites Marshall, COOP, and American Solera; leading US craft brewers Dogfish Head, Jolly Pumpkin, Destihl, and Evil Twin; and international brewers including Dieu du Ciel, Omnipollo, and many more.
This year's festival will be lead by Manchester Orchestra, along with Nada Surf, Ra Ra Riot, Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors, and more! The all-ages free concert on two stages, will include the Awesome Music Opening Band Contest winner, who will open the show.
Ticket options are available online featuring craft beer and music including Hop Fan (General Beer Tasting), Hop Head (Beer Tasting, Early entry, VIP lounge, and access to Hop Talks where leading brewers share insights into their brewing process) and a special music ticket Music VIP for the discerning music fan (premium main stage view and private platform, indoor amenities, and food plus select craft beer on hand). Packages also include festival lanyard, commemorative tasting mug, and Hop Head hat.
Opening Band Contest
The Awesome Music Opening Band Contest, presented by The Tulsa World, continues this year, providing a platform for Oklahoma artists to be exposed to a large-scale audience. The contest invites artists throughout Oklahoma to submit their music and rally their fans to vote, for the chance to perform in front of thousands during the festival.