2023 Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival

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2023 Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival

2023 Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival - Downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia - A day of live music, lip smackin' good food, and fun!

By Blue Ridge Lodging Association

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, September 16 · 11:30am - 9pm EDT


Downtown Blue Ridge Play Park East Main Street Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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About this event

  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

About this event

Who's ready for some Blues & BBQ this September?? That's right - The Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival is back for 2023! Get out of the house, soak up some sun and join us on September 16th for funky blues, cold brews, and tasty BBQ! Gates open at 11:30am.

This year's musical lineup is AWESOME and starts at 12:00 PM:

12:00 AM: Breaking Point Band - (Blue Ridge, GA)

1:30 PM: Frankie's Blues Mission - (Atlanta, GA)

3:30 PM: The Crossroads Band - (Macon, GA)

5:30 PM: Ghost Town Blues Band -(Memphis, TN)

7:30 PM: Dwayne Dopsie & Zydeco Hellraisers - (New Orleans, LA)


Q: Where is the 2023 Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival located?

A: This year's festival is located in the heart of Downtown Blue Ridge. You can use the following address for GPS: 400 W Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Q: How much are tickets?

A: Tickets are $10. Children 12 & under get in FREE!

Q: Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?

A: No, you may still purchase tickets at the gate if you would like to do so. Cash and cards are accepted at the gates.

Q: Is there anything else I need to know about tickets?

A: Each attendee must have their own personal ticket and bar code. If you purchase multiple tickets, make sure your friends have their own tickets should you arrive separately.

Q: Will there be ATM's on festival grounds?

A: Yes, ATM's will be on site. It’s best to have cash for vendor purchases, as not all of them accept cards.

Q: Is there parking for this event?

A: Yes, there is free parking throughout Downtown Blue Ridge. We recommend arriving early to secure a good spot! There are also paid options within walking distance of the festival.

Q: What items can I bring into the festival?

A: Lawn chairs, blankets, sunscreen, your dancin' shoes, and a big appetite!

Q: What items can I NOT bring into the festival?

A: No dogs, no coolers, no outside food or drink.

Q: When does the festival start and end?

A: Gates open at 11:30AM. Music begins at 12:00 AM. The festival will end around 9PM.

Q: Is there anything for kids to do?

A: Most definitely! Returning once again is our legendary Kids Korner sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of North Georgia. Children 12 & under can play for free. Kids over 12 can play for $5 and will receive a special bracelet that will allow them to enjoy the inflatable rides all day, while inside the festival grounds.

Q: Do you have a website?

A: Yes! You can learn more about this year's festival at https://blueridgebluesandbbq.com/

Q: Is there lodging nearby?

A: Yes! Blue Ridge is known for its amazing array of cabin rentals. For the best Blues & BBQ experience, we recommend coming up for the whole weekend and staying at one of the many vacation rentals available. Click here for a full list of trusted cabin rental companies located in Blue Ridge, GA.

Q: Where can I get updates about this year's festival?

A: The best place to stay up to date with the 2023 Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival is to follow our Facebook page. While you're there, please like our page and share with your friends!

Q: I'm a musician and would like to play at your event. Are all performer slots filled for the 2023 festival?

A: Yes, our musical lineup is complete for the 2022 Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival. You may message us on our Facebook page with your band's info, website, social pages, etc. and we will keep your info on file for next year.

Q: I own a business and would like to be a vendor at your festival. Are non-food or no music related vendors allowed?

A: At this time we are not accepting any non-food vendors for the Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival. You may message us on our Facebook page with your businesses' info, website, social pages, etc. and we will keep your info on file if we begin accepting non-food vendors.

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