Here’s a look at last year’s amazing line-up. Stayed tuned for updates to be added soon for 2014.
Thursday, June 13
11:00 -1:30 pm THE SOUND CHECK GUYS RibFest kick-off party!
5:00-6:45 pm KAT BOWSER AND THE BAND OF BLUES These former Nashville vets will open up Ribfest with their incredible show! Their performance is priceless even though it’s free admission until 5:30! Kat and company guaranteed to blow you away!
7:00-8:45 pm WILL OWEN GAGE You’ve heard of white lightning…well how ’bout a little Texas lighting for you!! www.willowengage.com
9:00-11:00 pm THE KELLY RICHEY BAND “Stevie Ray Vaughn trapped in a woman’s body with Janice Joplin screaming to get out” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PlYkZaf7jQ&feature=player_embedded What else can we say! Simply phenomenal! www.kellyrichey.com
Friday, June 14
11:45 am-1:15 pm WILL OWEN GAGE This encore set will leave you smoldering like ashes in the rib pit! www.willowengage.com
2:00 pm-3:15 pm Left Lane Cruiser A Dynamite Duo with their own unique spin on the Blues https://www.facebook.com/pages/Left-Lane-Cruiser/16313548150
4:00-5:45 pm BC FUZZZ There is a whole lot of buzzz about BC Fuzzz!
6:00-7:45 pm THE HARLESS BROTHERS www.harlessbrothers.com It’s not just BBQ that Texas is famous for….the music scene is pretty damn hot too and the Harless Brothers are ready to rock!!
8:00-10:00 pm The RUF RECORDS BLUES CARAVAN 2013 EDITION pulls into town featuring Joanne Shaw Taylor and Bart Walker. www.bluescaravan.com
10:00 pm-11:59 pm ELIMINATOR Tribute to ZZ Top http://player.vimeo.com/video/40143924 www.eliminatorband.com It’s the closest thing to ZZ you will ever see!! Make sure to bring some cheap sunglasses with you!!!
Saturday June 15
12:00 pm-1:45pm TRACKLESS www.reverbnation.com/trackless A great band to get the party started.
2:00-3:45 pm SAD SAM BLUES JAM The sisters and their electric band will be in the house! http://www.reverbnation.com/thesadsambluesjam
4:00-5:45 pm MOJO THEORY www.mojotheory.com Put on your dancin’ shoes because the two-time International Blues Challenge finalists are gonna tear it up!!
6:00-7:45 pm THE OUT OF FAVOR BOYS www.outoffavorboys.com One of the great bands out of Kalamazoo, MI., an area known as a hotbed for great blues.
8:00-9:45 pm ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD www.royalsouthernbrotherhood.com Hot, hot, hot!!! Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, Mike Zito, Charlie Wooten and Yonrico Scott these guys are tearing it up on their latest worldwide tour!!!!
10:00-11:59 pm ERIC STECKEL BAND www.ericsteckel.com If you like Joe Bonamassa you’re gonna really dig The Eric Steckel Band!!!!! Move over Joe….there’s a new kid in town, really we’re not kidding!!
Sunday June 16th
Father’s Day The Dad’s will love-it! Leave the grillin’ to the big boys of BBQ!! Make it a special day Dad will always remember!!
12:00-2:00 pm THE TODD HARROLD BAND www.toddharroldmusic.com Absolutely one of Fort Wayne’s finest. Kick off your Sunday at Ribfest with Todd we guarantee your satisfaction!!
2:15-3:15 pm THE OLD CROWN BRASS BAND The band put on one heck of a show last year! Welcome back boys! www.oldcrownbrassband.org
3:30-5:15 pm ERIC STECKEL BAND www.ericsteckel.com Back for one encore performance after his blazing Ribfest debut Saturday night. Amazing guitarist…don’t take our word for it, come see for yourself!
5:30-7:00 pm Big Daddy Dupree & the Broke and Hungry Blues Band- Chicago style blues with sass and class featuring great guitar, harp and horn sections! http://bigdaddydupree.com
7:15-10:00 pm Cool Jazz Ribfest Kickin’ Back Wind Down
*Line-up is subject to change. The entertainment tent is all ages welcome.
FREE ADMISSION THUR. – SAT. UNTIL 5:30 P.M AND ALL DAY SUNDAY! COME ALL BBQ LOVERS AND PIG OUT WITH US AT THE PARK!
$8 Adults (14 & over after 5:30 pm) $6 Seniors
$4 Students, Military, Fire, Police with ID, 10 & under free
BEST BET PARKING AT THE CITY COUNTY GARAGE ONE BLOCK SOUTH OF THE PARK ON S. CLINTON. OTHER PARKING THRUOUT DOWNTOWN.
KLOPFENSTEIN INN AND SUITES
(260) 436-8600 • 1212 Magnavox Way, Fort Wayne, IN
Mention Ribfest for special rate!