7th Annual Blues & BBQ Festival

One of our favorite weekends to usher in the autumn season returns!

7th Annual Blue Ridge Lodging Association Blues & BBQ Festival

Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours & Festival Kick Off

Friday, September 15, 2017 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Pre-Fest Jam Session, Downtown Blue Ridge

Friday, September 15, 2017 from 7:00pm - Midnight
Blue Ridge Blues Crawl, Downtown Blue Ridge

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 11:00am - 9:00pm
Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival
Downtown Blue Ridge City Park

$5 Admission, 12 & under FREE.  A portion of all net proceeds will benefit Snack in a Backpack.

Want to get into the festival for free? Pick up your Official Blues & BBQ Festival Rack Card from from our office (240 W. Main Street), Fannin County Chamber of Commerce or participating Crawl restaurant. Carry it with you on Friday night as you Crawl. Get all 8 stars punched and you can get into the Blues & BBQ Festival free the next day!



Frankie’s Blues Mission 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM
Barry Darnell & the Mobile Slim Band 2:00 PM- 3: 30 PM
The Crossroads Band
(With special guest E.G. Kight- the Georgia Songbird)
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Ray Fuller & the Bluesrockers  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Big Bill Morganfield
(son of blues legend Muddy Waters)
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
All Star Tribute Jam to Muddy Waters 9:30 PM