Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: August 30 & 31, 2014

 

7th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival, Labor Day Weekend, Westport CT

 

It will be the strongest musical lineup, fiercest barbecue competition, and spiciest selection of food and drink vendors yet. This Festival isnít just Blues or barbecue: itís a huge downtown Westport party for all ages and tastes.

 

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Big Boy BBQ Team

 

Westport, Connecticut, July 31, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The 7th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival, presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association, will be held in Westport CT on August 30 and 31 at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the Westport Library.
 
It will be the strongest musical lineup, fiercest barbecue competition, and spiciest selection of food and drink vendors yet. This Festival isnít just Blues or barbecue: itís a huge downtown Westport party for all ages and tastes.
 
There are two ways to enjoy the Festival: at the Family Fun Fest, full of kid-friendly activities, amusements and live performances at a wallet-friendly price, or with an All Access Pass to all the family fun plus entry to the brand new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the best music line up in Festival history.
 
All Access Pass holders can stretch out on the grass of the Levitt Pavilion Ė or bring a chair - as smokiní Blues and Rock resonate from some of the best in the business. Headliners include Spin Doctors and Rick Derringer, and Anders Osborne, Popa Chubby, Raw Oyster Cult, Coco Montoya Band, Bill Kirchen, Big Samís Funky Nation, Mia Borders, Rory Block, Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokiní Altar Boys and Bobby Paltauf Band.
 
The Family Fun Fest, on the grounds of the Westport Library, offers activities for every age: cooking demonstrations by culinary professionals presented by the award-winning food blog CTbites, pie and rib eating contests, performances by CT-based musicians, bouncy amusements, bull riding, kidsí activities, and a Kansas City Barbeque Society amateur BBQ competition to be held in the Imperial Avenue parking lot.
 
There will be a BBQ, gourmet and specialty food marketplace, food court filled with delicious wood-fired, grilled and roasted food, handcrafted beer, premium liquor, wine and other refreshments. 
 
Family Fun Fest tickets are $10. All Access Pass includes Family Fun Fest (on line, pre-sale discount) Saturday - $50, Sunday - $25, 2-Day Pass $70.
Kids 12 and under with paid adult FREE. Outside food, drink or pets are not allowed in Festival area.
The event takes place rain or shine.
 
Entry forms for pie and rib eating contest, BBQ competition, tickets and more information: www.bluesviewsbbq.com.

 

 

Matt Storch from Match Restaurnat 

 

 

 

 

 

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Connecticut, Westport, Event Date: August 30 & 31

7th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival, Labor Day Weekend, Westport CT

The 7th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival, presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association, will be held in Westport CT on August 30 and 31 at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the Westport Library. It will be the strongest musical lineup, fiercest barbecue competition, and spiciest selection of food and drink vendors yet. This Festival isnít just Blues or barbecue: itís a huge downtown Westport party for all ages and tastes. There are two ways to enjoy the Festival: at the Family Fun Fest, full of kid-friendly activities, amusements and live performances at a wallet-friendly price, or with an All Access Pass to all the family fun plus entry to the brand new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the best music line up in Festival history. Family Fun Fest tickets are $10. All Access Pass includes Family Fun Fest (on line, pre-sale discount) Saturday - $50, Sunday - $25, 2-Day Pass $70. Kids 12 and under with paid adult FREE. Outside food, drink or pets are not allowed in Festival area. The event takes place rain or shine. Entry forms for pie and rib eating contest, BBQ competition, tickets and more information: www.bluesviewsbbq.com.

 

 

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