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14th February 2017



Goose Island brings beer, bands and the spirit of Chicago to East London

Sunday 12th March, The Yard, Shoreditch, £10 per ticket


LONDON, (02 February, 2017) – Folk-punk singer Frank Turner will headline Goose Island’s 312 Day beer extravaganza on 12 March 2017.


312 Day 2017 will bring a celebratory vibe to your Sunday, giving beer and music lovers an amazing afternoon of live music, tasty street food, and a whole host of Goose Island’s classic beers.


Frank Turner, whose work blurs the lines between folk and punk, will headline Goose Island’s 312 Day with a rare and exclusive solo acoustic set. The restless rock’n’roll troubadour will play tracks from his sixth studio album Positive Songs for Negative People and has built up a legendary status as a live performer.


Grammy award-winner and cult one-man bluesband Son of Dave will help celebrate Goose Island’s Americana roots, with a harmonica and beat-box musical extravaganza. Brass-brand, Brasstermind, will play an eclectic set for a Sunday soul party no like no other and vinyl-only connoisseur, DJ Paul Cross lined-up to spin something special on the decks!


Beer lovers will get the chance to try some of Goose Island’s best beers including 312 Urban Wheat Ale, which is inspired by and named after the city of Chicago’s dialing codeOther Goose Island classics like Honkers Ale, Green Line and the award-winning Goose IPA* will also form part of the 312 Day beer line-up. Howard’s Meat Co., whose background is rooted in the smoking pits of Austin Texas, will create a one-of-a-kind BBQ brunch specially crafted to pair with the beers.


312 Day has been held in Goose Island’s native Chicago for five years and is designed to celebrate 312 Urban Wheat Ale – an immensely refreshing ale with a crisp and fruity flavour inspired by the city’s dialing code (312). The annual day of festivities celebrates Chicago’s urban culture and sees the popular brewer bringing together the local community to celebrate with great Goose Island beer and live music.


Tickets for Goose Island 312 Day 2017, are priced at £10 and go on sale on Thursday 09 February from Eventbrite. All ticketholders must be over 18.


Each ticket-holder will be granted one complimentary glass of Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale upon entrance. Doors will open at 2pm and will close at 7pm.



Notes to Editors

For more information or press requests for Goose Island 312 Day, please contact the Goose Island Press Office on or 020 7100 7100.


Goose Island 312 Day,  Sunday 12 March 2017: 

Address: The Yard, 89, ½ Worship Street, London, EC2A 2BF

Timings: 14:00 – 19:00


Goose Island 312 Day Beer Line-up:

  • 312 | Urban Wheat Ale | 4.3% | spicy aroma of Cascade hops followed by a crisp, fruity ale flavor delivered in a smooth creamy body


  • Goose IPA| Indian Pale Ale | 5.9% | flagship IPA and six-time medal winner at the Great American Beer Festival


  • Honkers Ale | English Style Ale | 4.3% | spicy hop aromas combined with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer


  • Green Line | Pale Ale | 5.4% | the beer at the heart of Goose Island’s environmental sustainability initiative, the Green Line Project. Draft only.


  • Four Star Pils | Pilsner | 5.1% | golden-hued pilsner with a light, fresh body and clean finish, German and American hops give this pilsner a unique Goose Island spin. Draft only.


Goose Island 312 Day Band Line-up:

  • Frank Turner – Headliner
  • Son of Dave – Main Support 
  • Brasstermind – Support Act 
  • DJ Paul Cross – Support Act 


Goose Island 312 Day Food Vendor Line-up:

  • Howard’s Meat Co. 


* Goose Island IPA awards include: 

  • Gold at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival (English Style IPA category)
  • Gold at the 2012 Beverage Testing Institute (India Pale Ale category)
  • Gold at the 2010, World Beer Cup (English India Pale Ale category)
  • Silver at the 2009, Great American Beer Festival (English India Pale Ale category)
  • Gold at the 2008, World Beer Championships (India Pale Ale category)
  • Silver at the 2007, Great American Beer Festival (English India Pale Ale category)




About Frank Turner 

In his 10 years as a solo artist, Frank has played over 2,000 shows, including a sold-out headline show at Wembley Arena and a record breaking 10 consecutive years at Reading & Leeds festival. His fourth album ‘England Keep My Bones’ was a favourite of director Danny Boyle, and as such, Frank was asked to perform as the warm-up for the Olympic opening ceremony, playing a 200,000 strong crowd and a further 25 million worldwide.


“’Positive Songs For Negative People’ is a joyous and gloriously defiant arena rock affair… the Wessex boy has delivered something truly wonderful.” Clash Music


“Frank’s no-holds-barred punk lyrics, his DIY approach and his way with melody has meant he is a hugely respected folk singer” Shortlist


About Goose Island

Goose Island Beer Company is Chicago’s original craft beer company. Since 1988, the brewery has thrived on continual innovation and a reliance on quality of ingredients. Goose Island pioneered barrel-aged beer with the renowned Bourbon County Brand Stout which sits alongside the well-balanced and award winning portfolio of beers including: Goose IPA, Goose Four Star Pils and the barrel-aged season, Sofie. Access to the largest contiguous hop farm in the U.S., Elk Mountain Farms in northwest Idaho, provides the Goose Island brewers with everything they need to live up to their mantra: We don’t need to be the only beer you drink. We just want to be the best beer you drink. For more information on Goose Island, please visit and be sure to follow Goose Island @GooseIsland on Twitter and Instagram.




Hannah Tucker • Senior Account Executive • 020 7841 7052 • 07952 502214 • • @h_tucks •