Blues, Views + BBQ 2013 returns hotter than ever! – Westport, CT

26 Aug

One of our favorite Connecticut festivals is happening 8/31 and 9/1:  Blues, Views & BBQ.  And, it’s pretty easy to see why it’s one of our favorites:  there’s BBQ, there’s a whole lotta food, there are some killer tunes, there’s lots o’ beer, and there’s lots to check out.  This year you’re able to buy your tickets online (go to their Homepage then click on the link) to make entrance super easy.  A one day pass for an adult is $25 or you can get a two day pass for $45, Seniors 65 or older pay $15/$25, students from 13-20 pay $15/$25, and children 12 and under are free.  Here are all the juicy and smokey cool deets:

Food and BBQ to Munch on Both Days:

Liquid Refreshment on Both Days:
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Magic Hat
  • Tito’s Vodka
  • Jim Beam Global Products
  • Newman’s Own Wines
  • Poland Spring Water
  • Steaz Organic Teas
  • Newman’s Own Limeade and Lemonade

Events and Family Fun on Both Days:

  •  Kids corral area – lots of free inflatable fun and family friendly activities
  • Mechanical Bull
  • Bring the Hoopla
  • Face Painting
  • School of Rock demos
  • Magician
  • Karate Demonstrations
  • Plenty of BBQ, spices, rubs, jewelry, clothes, and more for sale

Saturday Events:

  • Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned “Cookin’ for a Cause” cook-off
  • Appearance by BB the Bluefish, mascot of the Bridgeport Bluefish

Sunday Events:

  • Pie  and Rib Eating Contest
  • Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned “Kid’s Q” cook-off
  • BBQ pitmaster demo from Nice Rack & Red Planet BBQ Competition Teams with jambalaya & turkey sandwiches for sale.
Cooking Demos Sponsored by CTBites on Saturday:

Cooking Demos Sponsored by CTBites on Sunday:

Musicians Playing on Saturday:

  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM: Paul Gabriel
  • 12:40 PM-1:50 PM: Clarence Spady
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Quinn Sullivan
  • 3:10 PM-4:25 PM: Sugar Ray Norcia & The Bluetones
  • 4:35 PM-5:50 PM: Stooges Brass Band
  • 6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
  • 7:45 PM-9:15 PM: Royal Southern Brotherhood

Musicians Playing on Sunday:

  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM: Petey Hop
  • 12:40 PM-1:40 PM: Murali Coryell
  • 1:50 PM-2:50 PM: Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez
  • 3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Debbie Davies featuring Crispin Cioe from the Uptown Horns
  • 4:10 PM-5:25 PM: -Popa Chubby
  • 5:35 PM-6:50 PM: The London Souls
  • 7:00 PM-8:30 PM: Cactus

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