So this Saturday's Heavy Seas BBQ fest is sold out?
There's still the following weekend's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Fest at the Md. State Fairgrounds in Timonium--this year, local festival producer Trigger Agency is using the Cow Palace, the big, long building on the northern end of the fairgrounds. The VIP Saturday extra-long session is sold out, but the regular Friday evening and Saturday sessions are still open. Regular admission is $35 advance and $45 at the door; last year they sold out in advance.
Breweries (and the like) expected: Heavy Seas Loose Cannon and Maerzen (plus a firkin to be tapped Saturday at 11:45 am), Magic Hat #9 and Circus Boy, Saranac Pomegranate Wheat, Lake Placid Ubu Ale, Ommegang Three Philosophers and Belgian Pale Ale, Evolution Primal Pale Ale and Lucky 7 Porter, Olivers Irish Red and a seasonal TBA, Lancaster Strawberry Wheat and Milk Stout, Gordon Biersch Marzen and Blonde Bock, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Glissade, Stone Arrogant Bastard and Oaked Arrogant Bastard, Modelo Especial/Negra Modelo, Guinness, Smithwicks, Buffalo Bill's Blueberry Oatmeal Stout [huh?], National Bohemian, Woodchuck Ciders, Heineken/Amstel, Newcastle Brown Ale, Dos Equis Amber, Mike's Hard Lemonade/etc., Strongbow, and beers TBA from Stevens Point, Pyramid, and DuClaw.
See the link above for a bourbon list.