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

I am done with snow and ice. Spring is coming, and there are more places holding events so you can get your ‘cue on.

Mar 5
Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival | Tifton, GA

Mar 11-13
Pig on the Pond BBQ | Clermont, FL

Mar 12
Walton Co. BBQ Festival | Monroe, GA

Mar 25-26
Smokin BBQ Challenge | Hammond, LA

Apr 1-2
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival | Timonium, MD

Apr 1-2
Hogs for the Cause | New Orleans, LA

Apr 1-2
Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Fest | Thomaston, GA

Apr 2
5th Annual Winners’ Circle BBQ State Championship | Arcadia, CA

Apr 2
Go Naked Ironman BBQ Competition | Greencastle, PA

Apr 8-9
Smoke in the Spring | Osage City, KS

Apr 8-9
Triple Threat BBQ, Beer, Music Festival | Harrington, DE

Apr 8-9
Tri-State BBQ Festival | Dothan, AL

Apr 8-10
Grant BBQ Fest | Grant, FL

Apr 9
New York City BBQ Cookoff | Staten Island, NY

Apr 9-10
Rock the River BBQ Competition | Houston, TX

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

Apr 15-16
Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival | Cornelia, GA

Apr 15-16
Roberts Ranch Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ & Music Fest | Enid, OK

Apr 16
BBQ for Building | Irondale, AL

Apr 16-17
Reddick BBQ Festival | Reddick, FL

Apr 22-23
Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival | Springfield, MO

Apr 23-24
Pork in the Park | Salisbury, MD

Apr 29
Capital City Cook Off | Jefferson City, MO

Apr 30
Pickin’ N Pullin’ BBQ Competition | Lanexa, VA

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.