15 bit festival
- 9:30am – 2pm • Trailbazers Tournament
- 1pm – 3pm • ⬆️⬆️⬇️⬇️⬅️➡️⬅️➡️ IPA Select Start Tasting Experience
- 3pm • Free Jacks vs. Rugby ATL
- 5:15pm • Live set by The English Beat
The time has come to relive your childhood and party like it’s 1999, or rather, 1985. Back to the future indeed as we infuse retro arcade games, the best IPA around, top music sets, and of course top rugby action. Bring your kids, friends, and colleagues as we celebrate New England’s rich innovation history! Looking at you educators, inventors, and you entrepreneurial gems out there! Come join this awesome 80s party and enjoy the funky ska, pop, reggae, punk vibe from the one and only The English Beat after the Free Jacks rock out against Rugby ATL.
The Festival Features
The english beat
The English Beat are an influential British band formed in 1978. Their music fuses Latin, ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock.The band’s unique sound has allowed it to endure for nearly three decades and appeal to fans, young and old, all over the world
free jacks take on Rugby ATL
Our Free Jacks welcome Rugby ATL in a crucial East Conference clash to Quincy on Saturday, April 22nd at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is at 2pm, televised regionally on NBC Sports Boston and streamed on TheRugbyNetwork.
bit bar retro arcade
Unleash your inner Galaga domination! Relive eight of your favorite stand-up 80s arcade games like Donkey Kong and Ms Pac-Man. Share your glory days with your 8-year old as you get high scores in your old favorites. But listen, you Sweet Mullet, NO COINS REQUIRED. Play for free and show off some awesome old-school dexterity and hand-eye skills.
⬆️⬆️⬇️⬇️⬅️➡️⬅️➡️ Select Start IPA Tasting Experience
The ⬆️⬆️⬇️⬇️⬅️➡️⬅️➡️ Select Start Tasting Experience IPA features tasty beers (and one great hoppy cider!) from some of the best breweries around before our matchup against Rugby ATL on April 22, 2023. The featured breweries will be:
1st annual trailblazers trophy
Celebrating the rich history of New England Women’s Rugby
- Portland v Worcester 9:30am (30 min halves)
- Hartford v Burlington 10:45am (30 min halves)
- Beantown v Boston 12:00pm (30 min halves)