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


Sep 24-27
Bikes, Blues & BBQ | Fayetteville, AR

Sep 25-27
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Bar-BeQue Cook-off and Festival | San Antonio, TX

Sep 26-27
Burnet BBQ Cook-off and Music Festival | Burnet, TX

Sep 26-27
PorktoberQue | Dothan, AL

Sep 26-28
Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival | Columbia, MO

Sep 27
National Muscadine and BBQ Festival | Sweetwater, TN

Sep 28
Heritage BBQ by Cochon | Austin, TX

Oct 2-4
World’s Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest | Covington, TN

Oct 3-4
Gaston Collard & BBQ Festival | Gaston, SC

Oct 3-4
KidPack Pok Project BBQ Throwdown | Lakeland, FL

Oct 3-5
Smokin’ Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship | Atlantic City, NJ

Oct 5
Joe’s Kansas City Open Contest | Kansas City, MO

Oct 10-11
Mulberry Fine Swine at the Pit | Mulberry, FL

Oct 11-12
Riverside Blues & BBQ | Greenfield, MA

Oct 17-18
Q City, Charlotte BBQ Championship | Charlotte, NC

Oct 17-18
The Big Swamp Smoke Off | Naples, FL

Oct 17-18
Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival | Nelsonville, OH

Oct 17-19
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival | New Orleans, LA

Oct 19
Gettin’ Sauced BBQ Sauce Festival | Austin, TX

Oct 24
2nd Annual Taste of the South BBQ Festival | Fort Pierce, FL

Oct 25
The Barbecue Festival | Lexington, NC

Oct 25
Great New England BBQFest | Princeton, MA

Oct 25
Jack Daniels World Championship Barbecue | Lynchburg, TN

Oct 30-Nov 1
USA Barbecue Championship | Laughlin, NV

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