Winnipeg BBQ and Blues Festival August 16 - 17

There’s nothing better than 2 days worth of BBQ competitions and blues!!! The Winnipeg BBQ and Blues Festival will take place from August 16- 17, 2014 at Shaw Park. The festival will feature the best in local, national and international blues performers along with the Pit Masters Championship, a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned BBQ competition.

Music Lineup:

  • Robert Cray Band
  • Colin James
  • The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer
  • Eddie Shaw
  • Big Dave McLean
  • Watermelon Slim
  • The Perpetrators
  • Romi Mayes
  • The Manitoba Blues Society
  • …and Many More!

The Pit Masters Championship is open to amateurs and professionals. Contestants from many regions of Canada and the United States will be competing for points and prizes. The coveted prize for the “Grand Champion” will include an automatic invite to the World Food Competition in Las Vegas, as well as a chance at an invitation to the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue Competition in Lynchburg, Tennessee.

A Weekend Pass (Saturday and Sunday) will cost $69.50 and Day Passes are $39.50. [TICKETMASTER]