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Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival

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DeBardeleben Park

1623 2nd Avenue North

Bessemer, AL 35020

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Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival set for April 30, 2022. Outdoor event to celebrate the love of live blues music and Bob Sykes BBQ!

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The Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival presented by City of Bessemer and Premiere Chevrolet is set for April 30, 2022. This event will combine the best blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bar B Q at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in historic downtown Bessemer, Alabama from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. Be sure to bring your chair, or blanket and set-up your spot for the day to enjoy talented blues musicians.

The music line-up will be announced soon on www.BobSykesBlues.com

Since 2010, the event has been a local favorite for festival goers. Attendees of the festival range from youth to adults. 2nd generation owner and pit master of Bob Sykes Bar B Q Van Sykes says “Each year the festival grows and we couldn’t do it without our sponsors and the support of the community.” City of Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley says "The Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival has been a great event for the City of Bessemer. We're looking forward to many more great years of barbecue and blues music in downtown Bessemer.”

The festival has been chosen for numerous years as one of the top food festivals in Alabama by al.com. There is something to do for the entire family including a large kids corner with activities and games. Children eight and under are free with a ticketed adult. Besides great music and bbq the festival offers a variety of booths including arts and crafts, outdoor exhibits, and a diverse selection of vendors selling tempting offers.

General admission tickets can be purchased at www.bobsykesblues.com or visit Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant. The festival will give a portion of the proceeds to a local Alabama charity “Caring Men and Caring Women” that motivates, empowers, and encourages boys and girls through mentoring and various other resources to be positive decision makers and to help facilitate the process that will shape them into successful and responsible adults. Since 2010, the festival has provided funding for local charities including Red Mountain Grace, Children’s of Alabama, Bessemer Education Enhancement Foundation, Clay House, Hands On Birmingham, Ady’s Army and Latch and Live Foundation.


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DeBardeleben Park

1623 2nd Avenue North

Bessemer, AL 35020

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Organizer Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant

Organizer of Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival

2nd and 3rd generation owners of Bob Sykes Bbq Restaurant Van Sykes and Jason Jewell have been putting on the Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival since 2010. Each year the festival grows with support of the community and  sponsors. Patrons come from all over the Southeast.  Since 2010,  the festival has provided funding for local Alabama charities including Childrens of Alabama, Ady’s Army, Bessemer Education Enhancement Foundation, Hands On Birmingham, Clay House and Latch and Live Foundation. 

The festival has been chosen for numerous years as one of the top food festivals in Alabama.  There are activites for the entire family of all ages.  Children twelve and under are free with a ticketed adult. Besides great music the festival offers a variety of booths including arts and crafts, outdoor exhibits, legendary Bob Sykes Bar B Q, and a diverse selection of vendors selling tempting offers. The festival is a great way for businesses to promote their brand and company in front of thousands.

Bob Sykes Bar B Q is a family owned local tradition since 1957. Bob Sykes has been the benchmark for others to match for true southern barbecue. Times may have changed, but nothing has changed in the way Bob Sykes prepares and cook the famous barbecue and special sauce. The experience and traditions of excellence has been passed down to Bob and Maxine’s son, Van Sykes, who is passing on his knowledge to Jason Jewell, their grandson Three generations of the Sykes family has proudly served authentic southern barbecue that literally goes from the pit to the plate.  



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