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BBQ & BLUES BASH in Buffalo, NY

National Blues Artists to Headline 6th annual BBQ & Blues Bash!

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Aerial photoNational blues recording artists are coming to Buffalo, NY! Popa Chubby and Joanne Shaw Taylor will headline the 6th annual BBQ & Blues Bash on Friday, June 20th, 2014 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. The acts are being offered through Buffalo Iron Works.

The outdoor blues concert and barbecue food fest will take place rain or shine on Mississippi Street in the Cobblestone Historic District, near First Niagara Center. Attendees will enjoy live entertainment from national blues recording artists, as well as barbecue food from local restaurants, including Dinosaur BBQ, Fat Bob’s Smokehouse, and Big Belly Barbeque. The official after-party will be hosted at nearby Buffalo Iron Works at 49 Illinois Street in Buffalo.

Tickets are on sale now for $25 presale or $30 at the event. Hurry because tickets are limited! They can be purchased online at, in person at Buffalo Iron Works, or through Buffalo Iron Works’ website, Must be 21 or older to attend.

Ticket price includes entertainment, beverages from Try-It Distributing, and free parking! Food tickets will be available at the event for $2 each.

Due to the national popularity of our headliners, the event is expected to draw a regional crowd well beyond Western New York. Sponsorship opportunities are available and offer invaluable exposure to audiences from as far as Southern Ontario to Syracuse. All event proceeds will benefit the children & families served by Gateway-Longview. Click here for sponsorship details.

Food tickets will be available for $2 each from:
Dinosaur BBQ
Big Belly Barbeque
Fat Bob’s Smokehouse
* Desserts provided by FairyCakes Cupcakery

The street will be closed to through traffic and tented. Free and secure parking will be available.

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Proceeds benefit children and families of Gateway-Longview