Beer garden season is upon us, and Pour Bros. Craft Taproom is ready to open their newly created Artist Alley, a beer and music garden. 

They've got six months worth of live music lined up for Saturday nights (and some Fridays, after Friday Night Live so that you can take in a full evening's worth of tunes), and the first will be Edward David Anderson this Saturday, May 11th, from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

All shows are free and for ages 21+, and you are welcome (and encouraged) to grab food from local eateries to enjoy. 

I love summer in Downtown Champaign, mostly because of all the patio eating and drinking, so I'm looking forward to adding this option to the mix. 

Here is the full summer music lineup, though keep an eye out for other great events happening in "the Alley" like this one where you can bring your dog and drink some beers for a good cause.

Graphics from Pour Bros.