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We break down euphoria’s signature event lineup.




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Thursday, Sept. 19
Songwriter’s Recipe                                                                                        
Venue: Zen | Time: 6:30 – 10 p.m. | Price: $105

Listen to songwriters like Yesterday’s Wine while enjoying cocktails and small bites from top Southeast chefs.

A performance from Roast and Toast in April. Photo by Bonfire Visuals.

EAT: Bruce Moffett (Moffett Restaurant Group), Clark Barlowe (Heirloom), Dallas McGarity (The Fat Lamb), Tony Schmidt (Performance Food Service), GoodLife Catering

DRINK: High West Whiskey, Whiskey Jam, Southern Barrel Brewing Co., Casa Noble Tequila, Svedka, Coca-Cola

Greenville Kick-Off Party                                                                             
Venue: Old Cigar Warehouse | Time: 8 – 11 p.m. | Price: $80

The perfect opportunity to sample bites from tons of local chefs and imbibe wine, beer, and spirits with Upstate origins.

A scene from the 2018 euphoria kickoff party. Photo by Jack Robert Photography.

EAT: Anthony Gray (Bacon Bros. Public House), Brian McKenna (Southern Pressed Juicery), David Grillo (Cantina 76), Eddie Wiles (Nose Dive), Haydn Shaak (Restaurant 17), Jon Buck (Husk Greenville), Jonathan Willis (Farm Fresh Fast), Jorge Barrales (Papi’s Tacos), Samuel Dominguez (Halls Chophouse), Shaun Garcia (Soby’s New South Cuisine), Steven Musolf (Limoncello), and more

DRINK: Crazy Beautiful Wines, City Scape Winery, Coca-Cola, Palmetto Whiskey, Dark Corner Distillery, Carolina Bauernhaus, Six & Twenty Distillery, Birds Fly South, Good Times Brewing

LISTEN: The Sound Committee

Friday, Sept. 20
Taste of the South, featuring Drive-By Truckers                                       
Venue: Fluor Field at the West End – 500 Club | Time: 6 – 10 p.m.
Price: $130 (concert + cuisine) // $75 (concert only)

The concert-only ticket, which is new this year, includes drinks and desserts.

Cocktails poured during Taste of the South 2018. Photo by Will Crooks.

EAT: Adam Hayes (Larkin’s Restaurants), Chris Coleman (The Goodyear House), Christine Hazel, Christopher Grossman (Atlas), Craig Kuhns (Greenbrier Farms), Dallas McGarity (The Fat Lamb), David Andrew McClure (Wessex Hundred), Joe McComas (White Stone Oyster Co.), Jonathan Banta & Taylor Garrigan (Home Team BBQ), Justin Burdett (Crook’s Corner), Kaley Laird (Rhubarb), Katy Keefe (McCrady’s), Liz Gorman (Ms. Rose’s Fine Food & Cocktails), Mike Davis (Terra), Mike Long (The Asbury), Richard Gras (Omni Grove Park Inn), Steven Goff (Brinehaus Meat + Provisions), Tania Harris (The Lazy Goat), Torrece Gregoire (Ina + Forbes), Wilbert Sauceda (Greenville Drive)

DRINK: Stella Artois, Crazy Beautiful Wines, Sierra Nevada, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Larceny Bourbon, Tradesman Brewing Co., New Amsterdam Vodka

Saturday, Sept. 21
Feast by the Field                                                                                           
Venue: South Markley & Main streets | Time: 12 – 4 p.m. | Price: $90

Enjoy a day filled with competitions, demos, a bevy of food and drink choices, and music.

The culinary demo stage at the 2018 Feast by the Field. Photo by Jack Robert Photography.

EAT: Ben Dinsmore (The Darling Oyster Bar), Blair Machado (Farmstead Co.), Brandon Carter (FARM), Brian McKenna (Southern Pressed Juicery), Christian Hansen (Blue Ridge Creamery), Christine Hazel, Craig Barbour (ROOTS Catering & Cafe), Dan Williams (Rocket Surgery), David Grillo (Cantina 76), Frank Kline & JD Coleman (Grace & Grit), Geoff Rhyne (Red Clay Hot Sauce), Greg Garrison (Prohibition), Jessica Shillato (The Spotted Salamander), Joe Dimaio (Millers All Day), John Ondo (The Atlantic Room), Kaley Laird (Rhubarb), Katy Keefe (McCrady’s), Kelly Vogelheim (Town Hall), Liz Gorman (Ms. Rose’s Fine Food & Cocktails), Marc Collins (Circa 1886), Mike Davis (Terra), Mike Long (The Asbury), Steven Goff (Brinehaus Meat + Provisions), Torrece Gregoire (Ina + Forbes), Troy Gagliardo (Ink n Ivy), Wilbert Sauceda (Greenville Drive), and more

DRINK: Adam Rothstein (Home Team BBQ), Sean Umstead (Kingfisher), Stefan Huebner (Dot Dot Dot), Southern Barrel Brewing Co., Wicked Weed Brewing, Stella Artois, Crook & Marker, Carolina Bauernhaus, Cooper River Brewing Co.,  Good Times Brewing, Stem Ciders, Upcountry Brewing, Liquid Catering, Durham Distillery, Virgil Kaine, Cathead Distillery, Palmetto Moonshine, E&J Gallo, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Oaklee Distilling, Proof Alcoholic Ice Cream, Proximo, Don Julio, George Dickel, Dark Corner Distillery, Bravazzi, Itz Spritz, Heaven Hill Brands, Absolut, Six & Twenty Distillery, Constellation Brands, Larceny, Chattanooga Whiskey, Edrington Americas, Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice, Coca-Cola, Due South Coffee Roasters, Sunshine Beverages, Charleston Mix, City Scape Winery, Crazy Beautiful Wines, Pernod Ricard, Wandering Bard Meadery, Lowes Food, BABE Wines, Quintessential Wines, Klinker Brick Winery, Roku Gin, Japanese Whiskey Toki, Haku Vodka, El Tesoro Tequila, Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Effen Vodka, Knob Creek Bourbon, Wine House, Charleston Mix, 18.21 Bitters, Sallie’s Greatest

LISTEN: Jacob Johnson, Kami Ocean & The Rhythm

Party in the Park                                                                                           
Venue: Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest | Time: 7 – 10 p.m. | Price: $90 ($105 with transportation from downtown)

Highlights include music from Steel Toe Stiletto, drinks by Slush Buddies, a tequila tasting truck, and food from acclaimed Southeast chefs.

Dishes from Bacon Bros. Public House, one of the many participating restaurants for Party in the Park. Photo by Will Crooks.

FOOD: Anthony Gray (Bacon Bros. Public House), Chris Dickerson (Corner Taco), Clark Barlowe (Heirloom), Dallas McGarity (The Fat Lamb), Joe McComas (White Stone Oyster Co.), Jorge Barrales (Papi’s Tacos), Justin Burdett (Crook’s Corner), Kyle McKnight (Barrister’s), Michael Bertozzi (TWO Urban Licks), Mike Harvey (Queen Street Catering), Michael Sullivan (Inland Seafood), Wes Fulmer (Motor Supply Co. Bistro), Basil Thai, Highway 301

DRINK: Slush Buddies, Sierra Nevada, Stella Artois, Pendleton Whiskey, Crazy Beautiful Wines, Coca-Cola, Evan Williams Bourbon, RumHaven, Lunazul Tequila, BABE Wines, Tradesman Brewing Co., New Amsterdam Vodka

Sunday, Sept. 22
Sunday Brunch: Fired Up!                                                                             
Venue: South Markley & Main streets | Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Price: $60 (adults) // $15 (kids) // $135 (family four-pack)

An ever-popular event that includes barbecue and classic brunch fare from dozens of local and regional chefs. There will be Bloody Marys, mimosas, and music from My Girl My Whiskey & Me.

Photo by Kavin Bradner.

EAT: Ben Dinsmore (The Darling Oyster Bar), Brian McKenna (Southern Pressed Juicery), Chad Gangwer (Habitap), Cole Ellis (Delta Meat Market), Curtis Duffy (Ever), Daniel Doyle (Poogan’s Porch), David Carrier (Certified Burgers & Beverages), David Grillo (Cantina 76), Eric Burleson (Over Easy Cafe), Eric Cook (Gris-Gris), Frank Kline & JD Coleman (Grace & Grit), Greg Garrison (Prohibition), Jason Cote & Jeff Cali (Kiawah Island Golf Resort), JD Eubanks, Joe Dimaio (Millers All Day), Joshua Hopkins (Adalina), Laura Linz (Happy + Hale), Matt Marcus (Watershed on Peachtree), Melissa Rodriguez (Del Posto), Sarah McClure (Southside Smokehouse), Scott Hall (Bone-In Barbeque), Shawn Adler (Biscuit Head), Tay Nelson (Bobby’s BBQ), Val Cantu (Californios), and more

PITMASTERS: Anthony DiBernardo (Swig & Swine), Elliott Moss (Buxton Hall), Jonathan and Justin Fox (Fox Bros.), Jonathan Banta & Taylor Garrigan (Home Team BBQ), Madison Ruckel (Mama Jean’s BBQ), Matt Barry (Midwood Smokehouse), Randall Knight (Nard’s Backyard BBQ), Robbie Robinson (City Limits BBQ), Southern Soul Barbeque

DRINK: Southern Barrel Brewing Co., Stella Artois, The Bubbly Bus, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Charleston Mix, Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice, Coca-Cola, Wicked Weed Brewing, Early Goat Coffee Co., Due South Roasters, Sunshine Beverages, Wine House

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