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New Albany Blues Brews & BBQ

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Line up for September 27th & 28th, 2019!
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We'll miss you Mike Ledbetter.

New Albany Blues Brews & BBQ

New Albany Indiana

Backyard BBQ Competition

2018 Competing Teams

Coxtales Brentworks & Smokehouse

Harley Chicks

Oink Oink BBQ

Po Boys BBQ

Gettin' Piggy with It

All About Smoke

CB Ques

Nut House BBQ

Q Pine

Off the Wall

Jim Beam Boston Butts

Rib Fest / Sponsored by Tuckers

Don't miss out on $1.00 ribs, served from 4:00pm till we run out. Prepared by some of the best chefs so get 'em while they're hot.

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New Albany IN 

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Before-During-After Party


Friday September 28

Live music in downtown New Albany to get you warmed up for the festival.

Da MudCats @ Wicks Pizza 10:00-1:00

Jim Stevenson @ the River City Winery 7:00-10:00

Blues and Greys @ the Floyd County Brewing Co. 8:00-11:00

Jacob McDaniel @ the Exchange 7:00

Saturday September 29

During the festivities, stop in the River City Winery to hear Jacob McDaniels,  or come by the Kentuckiana Blues Societies tent to hear Jacob Resch.

Immediately following the festival walk over to Wick's Pizza, 225 State St, New Albany IN and hang out for more music, dancing, and fun. The Stella Vees will keep you going from 11:00pm-2:00am.

Wick's Pizza

What we're about



Smokin' hot, fresh served, electric wound, dirty gritty blues music. 



Frothy, fresh, home grown craft beer from Southern Indiana's finest microbrews. 



Kentuckiana's best BBQ artists, lined up and competing for your taste buds. Nothing better than a heaping platter of BBQ to go with tasty blues licks. 

Our Mission

Our Heritage

Our passion is to bring people together to share and experience America’s original music; blues, jazz, and rhythm and blues. Our blues festival will have the best barbecue competition in Southern Indiana. music festival

Our Talent

Local and National acts experienced in these styles of music, along with Southern Indiana buisness, will be featured.

Our Locals

We want to stress the importance that this will be a homegrown, grassroots event, locally owned and operated, where everyone is welcome to volunteer and attend.