Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival

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Blues and's a winning combination! Music will fill the air when Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival brings Texas Style Blues and a four category BBQ contest to historic downtown Junction City.

Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Saturday: Noon - 10:00 p.m.

Blues bands will feature local, regional and nationally known artists. This year's lineup includes Mr. Sipp, The Slide Brothers, Little G Weevil, South Side Souls, Levee Town, Terry Quiett Band, Back Porch Blues Band, and Steve Fansler Band. The event kicks off Friday night starting at 5:00 p.m. in Heritage Park. Saturday begins with the BBQ contest. Four divisions will be judged (chicken, beef brisket, pork ribs and pulled pork). Bring your lawn chairs or blankets! No alcohol, coolers or pets are allowed; however food, soft drinks and beer will be available for sale at the event. No tickets needed - Free Admission! For band schedule and BBQ entry, please visit for more information.
Friday, September 26th
Kansas Bands Night
5:00 PM Back Porch Blues Band (Topeka)
6:45 PM Terry Quiett Band (Wichita)
8:15 PM Levee Town (Kansas City)

Saturday, September 27th
12:00 PM Steve Fansler Band (Chapman, KS)
1:30 PM South Side Souls
3:00 PM Barbecue Contest Awards Ceremony
3:30 PM Little G Weevil
5:30 PM Mr. Sipp (The Mississippi Blues Child)
8:00 PM The Slide Brothers

785.238.8069 or 785.238.2885

Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival

Address : Heritage Park 6th & Washington St Junction City KS
Phone : 785-238-8069    (Always call and confirm events.)

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