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Rockin’ On the River – Andy Brasher Ricky Gunn & More

WBKR/WOMI and the Owensboro Convention Center with the BBQ Fest are presenting an indoor concert to kick off the 2015 International Bar-b-Q Festival.  Tickets are only $10.  Music starts at 6PM. Doors open at 5pm.  Skylar Cain, Jaclyn Graves, Insulated and the Josh Merritt Band will be playing solo and together with Andy Brasher headlining and a special appearance by Ricky Gunn, new CMT 12 Pack Countdown Artist.  Ticket allows access in and out of concert to visit other parts of the Festival on Friday night.  Purchase at WBKR, Convention Center, Southern Charm Boutique or online.

Owensboro #8 out of 11 Best BBQ Cities in America

According to posting by YAHOO!Food on yahoo.com in February 2015, Owensboro is one of 11 best bar-b-q cities in America per Andrew Zimmer/Thrillist and everyone has been invited to our International Bar-B-Q Festival in May for our hickory smoked mutton and burgoo.

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37th International Bar-B-Q Festival

The International Bar-B-Q Festival Board held its first meeting of the year to confirm planning for the May 8th & 9th, 2015 Festival.  This will be the 37th Festival.  Mark your calendars, there will be lots of room downtown to sit and visit as you enjoy eating your bar-b-q and burgoo and maybe a funnel cake!  Come back and visit our website often for updates.