A listing of events happening around the country involving Barbecue, Blues and Brews—as well as other live music, cornhole, motorcycles……

It’s brutally cold and wintery in many parts of the country, but there are still a few places holding events so you can get your ‘cue on!

Jan 9
National Western BBQ Throwdown | Denver, CO

Jan 16
Pigs in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest | Zephyrhills, FL

Jan 29
Oaks Dads Club BBQ Cookoff | Houston, TX

Jan 29-30
Lakeland Pigfest | Lakeland, FL

Jan 30
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival | Manhattan, NY

Feb 5-6
Brasstown Valley’s BBQ Throwdown | Young Harris, GA

Feb 5-6
Jekyll BBQ Beach Bash | Jekyll Island, GA

Feb 12-14
Old Florida Outdoor Festival | Apopka, FL

Feb 19-20
Eastmark @ The Great Park BBQ Bash | Mesa, AZ

Feb 25-27
Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown | Huntsville, TX

Feb 25-27
World’s Championship Bar-BeQue Contest | Houston, TX

Feb 27
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival | Tampa, FL

Feb 27-28
Ribs on the Ridge | Haines City, FL

Pass along any festivals or competitions you know about and I’ll add it to my (growing) list. Send festival name, date (if possible) and URL.