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Leftapalooza, the Ultimate Tribute Band Competition, Returns June 17th to Left Hand Brewing Company

Posted: April 21, 2023

Tickets on sale now and benefit the Left Hand Brewing Foundation

LONGMONT, Colo., April 21, 2023 – It’s time to rock! Left Hand Brewing is excited to announce that tickets are on sale now for the 11th annual Leftapalooza, the ultimate tribute band competition. This year’s event is on Saturday, June 17 from 11am to 9pm at Left Hand Brewing’s outdoor venue, The Garden, at 1245 Boston Avenue. Tickets can be purchased for $20 through Eventbrite, and attendees 12 and under are free. Private snugs for groups up to 10 are also available to purchase but very limited.

Concert goers will enjoy a full day’s worth of great music and brews as local tribute bands go mic-to-mic for the top title - a $1,000 cash prize, and the right to return as the 2024 Leftapalooza headliner. Fans can vote for their favorite performance at the event - the crowd has the power. The tribute band with the most votes will be crowned our winner!

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 2022 Winner, TEN (Pearl Jam), will conclude the night’s festivities as headliner.

The full Leftapalooza line-up includes:

  • 11:00am Doors Open
  • 11:30am-12:15pm Message in a Bottle (The Police)
  • 12:45-1:30pm American Idiot (Green Day)
  • 2:00-2:45pm Linger (The Cranberries)
  • 3:15-4:00pm Sweet Child (Guns N Roses)
  • 4:30-5:15pm Sonic Highways (Foo Fighters)
  • 6:00-6:45pm Sweater Destroyer (Weezer)
  • 7:30-8:45pm TEN (Pearl Jam and our 2022 Lefta winner)
  • 8:45-9:00pm Announce Winning Band

Food and libations will be in full effect along with the music vibes including tasty cuisine from local food trucks and Left Hand brews, canned cocktails, ciders, hard kombucha, wine and nonalcoholic beverages. Outside food, sealed non-alcoholic beverages, and water containers are also permitted.

Ticket sales and sponsorships, including High Plains Bank and Shirazi Benefits, will benefit the Left Hand Brewing Foundation and its annual fundraising efforts to support local non-profit organizations. To date, Leftapalooza has raised more than $200K in donations to charitable organizations. For more information, please visit

About Left Hand Brewing Foundation
Founded in 2016 to support Left Hand Brewing Company’s charitable giving, the Left Hand Brewing Foundation (LHBF) is committed to brewing a stronger community where we work, live, and play. The LHBF relies on the generous support of an incredible community of businesses, individuals, and organizations who help financially, through in-kind donations, and volunteer time. Since its inception, the Foundation has granted out hundreds of thousands of dollars to local nonprofits in the Longmont and Boulder County communities.

About Left Hand Brewing Company
Left Hand Brewing Company, founded in 1993 in Longmont, Colorado, is one of the original pioneers in craft brewing. From humble homebrewing beginnings to becoming one of the top 50 craft breweries in the U.S., Left Hand has continued to grow and innovate throughout their 29-year history. Famous for their nitro series, Left Hand launched America’s original nitro bottle with their flagship Milk Stout Nitro and the first production run of U.S.-made nitro widget cans. Left Hand was honored with the Brewers Association Brewery of the Year Award in 2022, and is proud to be the most awarded and recognized brewery in Colorado with 31 Great American Beer Festival medals, 11 World Beer Cup awards and 9 European Beer Star awards. Their collection of perennial and seasonal beers are available in 45 states, DC and internationally. To learn more, please visit ###