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

Spring is here! I’m convinced we are done with snow. Time to think about festival season.

Mar 13-14
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival | Timonium, MD

Mar 13-15
Pig on the Pond BBQ | Clermont, FL

Mar 27-28
Hogs for the Cause | New Orleans, LA

Mar 26-29
Rock the River BBQ Competition | Houston, TX

Mar 27-28
Smokin BBQ Challenge | Hammond, LA

Mar 27-29
Grant BBQ Fest | Grant, FL

Mar  28-29
Reddick BBQ Festival | Reddick, FL

Apr 3-4
Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Fest | Thomaston, GA

Apr 4
The Ironman | Greencastle, PA

Apr 10-11
Bib’s Camel City Cookoff (formerly Jammin’ Pig) | Winston-Salem, NC

Apr 10-11
Bikes, Blues and BBQ Festival | Douglas, GA

Apr 10-11
Triple Threat BBQ, Beer, Music Festival | Harrington, DE

Apr 10-11
New York City BBQ Cookoff | Staten Island, NY

Apr 10-11
Smoke in the Spring | Osage City, KS

Apr 10-11
Tri-State BBQ Festival | Dothan, AL

Apr 11
BBQ for Building | Irondale, AL

Apr 17-18
Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival | St. Joseph, MO

Apr 18
Pickin’ N Pullin’ BBQ Competition | Lanexa, VA

Apr 24
Capital City Cook Off | Jefferson City, MO

Apr 24-25
Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival | Springfield, MO

Apr 26
Houston BBQ Festival | Houston, TX

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.