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Leftapalooza, Local Tribute Band Competition and Fundraiser, returns May 21 to Left Hand Brewing

Posted: April 7, 2022

Event proceeds benefit the Left Hand Brewing Foundation

LONGMONT, Colo., April 7, 2022 – After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, what better way to kick-off summer in Longmont than with the return of Leftapalooza, Left Hand Brewing Foundation’s local tribute band competition and fundraiser presented by First National Bank of Omaha. This year’s event will be on Saturday, May 21 from 11am to 9pm held in Left Hand Brewing’s new outdoor venue, The Garden, at 1245 Boston Avenue.

This year’s line-up features a variety of artist tributes sure to entertain all music enthusiasts! The first band kicks off at 11:30am and Leftapalooza 2019 winner, Guerrilla Radio (Rage Against the Machine), will conclude the night’s festivities as headliner. The full Leftapalooza line-up includes:

11:30am Halfway There (Bon Jovi)
12:45pm Rooster (Alice in Chains)
2:00pm Fire and Ice (Pat Benatar)
3:15pm TEN (Pearl Jam)
4:30pm Forever Man (Eric Clapton)
6:00pm Those Crazy Nights (Journey)
7:30pm Guerrilla Radio (Rage Against the Machine)

Due to limited capacity in the event venue, all tickets will be sold at the door on event day, May 21. This event will sell out fast, so guests are encouraged to arrive early in the day to secure event tickets. For just $15, concert goers can enjoy a full day’s worth of great music as these bands go to head-to-head for the top title, a cash prize, and the right to return as Leftapalooza headliner in 2023. Leftapalooza is a family-friendly event and attendees 12 and under are free to attend. All event proceeds from Leftapalooza will benefit the Left Hand Brewing Foundation and their annual fundraising efforts to support local non-profit organizations in need.

Food and libations will be in full effect along with the music vibes including local food truck favorites Stick Around Skewers and Burger Nomad, as well as thirst-quenching Left Hand brews and local canned cocktails, ciders, and wine.

To date, Leftapalooza has raised more than $190,000 in donations to charitable organizations. The event would not be possible without the support of amazing sponsors. This year’s Leftapalooza sponsors include presenting sponsor First National Bank, High Plains Bank, Sticker Giant, Cigna, Native Roots, Longmont Leader, and GoWest T-shirt Company.