It’s a busy weekend at the Blues, Brews, & BBQ, with music, beers, and delicious BBQ!
Download a printable schedule here.




Weekend Schedule


June 8th
5:00 pm – Taylor June
7:00 to 10:30 pm – Matt Roberts Band

June 9th
11:00 am- Strange Candy
12:30 pm – Robert Sampson
3:30 pm – Hurricane Ruth
6:30 pm – Hurricane Ruth


June 8th & 9th
Vendors TBA

June 9th
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
People’s Choice
Hand of Fate Beer Tasting


June 8th
5:00 pm Kids Q
6:00 pm Grill Games

June 9th
8:00 am Professional & Backyard Competition
5:00 pm Awards


June 9th
Beardstown River Look

The event is held all around downtown Beardstown at Art Zeeck Park (see map below). If you get lost, just follow the delicious smells emanating from downtown Beardstown!

Visitors are welcome to purchase food from vendors and participants.

Entertainment & Beer Tent

In addition to the BBQ competition, the festival will include live music on Friday and Saturday. Friday evening will be headlined by the Matt Roberts Blues Band from 7 to 10pm. There will be a Beer Tent on Friday from 4pm until 11pm and Saturday from 12:00 to 8pm.

Hand of Fate will be available during the event for beer tastings!