Barrel & Flow highlights some of the best musical performers and visual artists in the region and hosts a conference during "Barrel & Flow Week." Applications for artists and speakers are now open through March 1, 2024.

2023 Performers


Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise
(producer/MC & harpist/vocalist)


Rusty Steve

Mars Jackson
(hip-hop artist)

Lee Robinson

(jazz quartet)

Kenny Stockard


Arie Cole

DJ Femi

DJ Shay



2023 Artists

2023 Speakers

Akeya Kester

"My Business is Draining Me: Signs and Symptoms of Occupational Burnout"

Jen Price

"A Playbook for Community Accountability" - Tactics & strategies to guide breweries, breweries in planning, & beer businesses in creating community

Derrick Maultsby Jr.

"The Legal F Ups We Make When Starting A Business"

Ellakisha O'Kelley

"Agreements, Branding, & Companies: The ABC's of Leveling up Your Creative Vision"

Melissa "Em" Beall

Small business lending within Pittsburgh city limits

Aaron Weiss

"Brewery Law for Beginners"

J Jackson-Beckham

"Social Equity Procurement Programs for the Craft Beverage Industry"

Daniela Osio

"Carrot or Stick: Sustainable Procurement is Here" - 10 steps to integrate sustainability into procurement departments

Andrew Coplon

"Building a Community: How Relationships, Creativity, and Faith Transform Entrepreneurs"

Kevin Asato

National Black Brewers Association (NB2A) Board Discussion

Ryan Haggerty

"Building and Growing Creative and Technical Ecosystems for Community Empowerment"

Matt Phillips

"The ins and outs of business banking: Dollar Bank business banking products"

Pittsburgh Brewers Guild

Panel 1: "Beyond Beer with Malcolm Frazer" / Panel 2: "Brewery Partnerships with Dennis Guy"

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