(6.10) Back by popular demand. The Ocean State BBQ Fest 2017 takes place Friday and Saturday at the Steel Yard. Facebook event page. Food, beer, Yacht Club soda, coffee, Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails, live music, DJs . . . and finally, the judges will be awarding the coveted Golden Snout.
Best Of Smoke-Off competition, KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) rules. Team competition categories: Brisket, Pulled Pork, Chicken, and Ribs. All teams required to smoke on-site overnight for all 4 categories.
Rain or shine. Tickets $15 each in advance ($20 at the door). Online sales end noon Friday. Children under 12 free.
A ticket to the OSBBQ Festival gets you in with samples from all food vendors, plus a complimentary beer, cocktail, soda or water. Additional eats and drinks available separately.
Friday, June 9, 5pm to 10pm. Live music: Daddy Long Legs, The Quahogs, Z-Boys
Saturday, June 10, noon to 10pm. Live music: Ravi Shavi, the Red Pennys, Barley Hoppers, Junior Beat, more
Friday & Saturday, June 9 & 10, Steel Yard, 27 Sims Avenue, (directions)