Blues, Brews & BBQ
Saturday, July 16, 1 – 10 PM.
The First Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ will feature BBQ by Walt’s Barbeque, Sweets & Meats BBQ, Eli’s BBQ, Neals BBQ, and Pit to Plate BBQ and dessert by Marty’s Waffles. The Brews will be provided by Cavalier Distributing and the Blues by the Cincy Blues Society. Admission is $30 at the gate or $8 for children and non-beer drinkers. BBQ will be available for individual purchase.
2:30 – 4:00 Ben Levin with The Heaters – Ben is a 17 year old piano player, who as a protégé of Ricky Nye has played the Boogie Woogie Piano Summit and the Piano Stage at the Cincy Blues Fest. His dad is Aron Levin, the leader of local blues band The Heaters who have been playing the Northern Kentucky Blues circuit for over a decade.
4:30 – 6:00 Johnny Fink and the Intrusion – a band with a 24 year history playing blues in the region, 2015 Winner of the Cincy Blues Society’s Blues Challenge, and semi finalist at the 2016 International Blues Challenge.
6:30 – 8:00 The SoulFixers – an 8-pieceband with a 4-piece horn section, a new CD, Fix It Up, nominated for the Blues Music award for best self produced CD, winner of the 2015 Dayton Blues Society’s Blues Challenge and semi finalist at the 2016 International Blues Challenge
8:30 -10:00 The Tempted Souls Band – Tempted Souls Band has been performing throughout the tri-state region since 2004. They have performed regularly at both the Cincy Summer and Winter Blues Fest, Ohio Harley Davidson Rally and other regional music festivals. Tempted Souls is fronted by the sultry sounds of Cat Campbell who is backed by a solid band of musicians.
During the intervals between bands we will have the BITS (BLUES IN THE SCHOOLS) band playing at the top of the hill near the Beer Garden and Pavillion.