Historic High Country / Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Music Festival

Dates : 9/17/16 - 9/17/16
Downtown Blue Ridge City Park
West Main and First Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

706-632-5680
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Downtown Blue Ridge will set the stage as a fantastic backdrop and location for a perfect early fall event. The leaves start to change with cooler days and crisp evenings that invite outdoor activities! The sounds of blues music and the sweet smell of BBQ from local and regional cookers will fill the air as families and groups of friends enjoy this unique setting and event. The event begins Friday night with a Blues Train, as well as a Blues Crawl with bands set up in our restaurants downtown. The actual festival is on Saturday. 2016 Lineup: Breaking Point, No Komment, Mudbone Turner Band with Sugarlips Shields, Rollin' Bones and  the Markey Blue Band.

Get into the festival for free! Pick up your Official Blues & BBQ Festival Rack Card from your Blue Ridge lodging provider, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce or participating Crawl restaurant. Carry it with you on Friday night as you Crawl. Get all eight stars punched and you can get into the Blues & BBQ Festival free the next day.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 12:00PM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $5

    Kids 12 & Under FREE

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    575

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Culinary, Food, Wine & Beer, Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Music Festival, Outdoors & Nature

Deals

  • Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals Lodging Special

    Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals Lodging Special

    10% off with purchase of 2 Night Stay
    Valid : 09/15/2016 - 09/17/2016

    Receive 10% Off of Your Stay When You Book 2 Nights or More During Festival Weekend!

    706-258-3737
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  • Toccoa House Properties Lodging Special

    Toccoa House Properties Lodging Special

    Buy 2 nights, get 1 free
    Valid : 09/15/2016 - 09/17/2016

    Book 2 Nights and Get One FREE!

    770-894-1889
    Website

  • Georgia Mountain Cabin Rentals Lodging Special

    Georgia Mountain Cabin Rentals Lodging Special

    10 and 2 Free Passes% off with purchase of 3 Night Stay
    Valid : 09/15/2016 - 09/17/2016

    Book 3 Nights During Festival Weekend and Receive 10% Off Your Stay and 2 FREE Festival Tickets!

    706-632-5751
    Website

  • Mountain Top Cabin Rentals Lodging Special

    Mountain Top Cabin Rentals Lodging Special

    10% off with purchase of 2 Night Stay
    Valid : 09/15/2016 - 09/17/2016

    Book 2 Nights During Festival Weekend and Get 10% Off Your Stay!

    706-258-6220
    Website

Events

  • Blue Ridge Blues Crawl

    Blue Ridge Blues Crawl

    09/16/2016 - 09/16/2016

    Eight downtown locations – Blue Ridge Scenic RR Depot, Black Sheep, Blue Ridge Brewery, Christy Lee's Courtyard Grille, The Vine Wine Bar & Bistro, The Whistle Stop Grill, Fightingtown Tavern and Boro Inn Irish Pub – will feature live music and specialty blues menus and drinks for this prelude evening to the Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ festival. Spend the evening listening to live music, and be ready to spend the next day in downtown Blue Ridge for the Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Festival on ... read more

  • Blue Ridge Rotary Blues Train

    Blue Ridge Rotary Blues Train

    09/16/2016 - 09/16/2016

    Climb aboard the Rotary Blues Train for a night of food, fun and live music! This event will be held at the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway on Friday, September 16, 2016, and is part of the Blues and BBQ Festival's Blues Crawl. Join us for a Rolling Beer and Wine party on the train from 6-7 p.m. followed by a BBQ dinner and street dance. Rock to the Buckner Brothers Band and dine under the stars (drinks, plus catering by Mercier Orchards.)

    Proceeds will help provide free books each month to ... read more