4th Ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival

Whether you spell it BBQ, Barbeque or Barbecue, it’s the taste of America. And it’s coming back to Danville, Kentucky September 5-7, 2014

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The 2013 Kentucky State BBQ FestivalThis September 5-7, 2014 Danville will be alive with the sites, sounds and smells of the 4th Ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival. Mystical blue smoke will fill the air and Pulled Pork Shoulder, Texas Beef Brisket, Ribs and more will fill your soul.

The 4th Ever Kentucky BBQ Festival promises to be a fun-filled and exciting time. Come on out and be a part of this very special event.

When: September 5-7, 2014
Friday: 4PM-10PM, Saturday: 11AM-10PM, Sunday: 11AM-6PM
Where: 2nd Street and Constitution Square, Danville, KY
What: BBQ Pitmasters cooking their specialties (Pork Shoulder, Texas Beef Brisket, Ribs and more).

Admission and Parking are FREE!

Championship BBQ Pitmasters cooking for YOU!

2013 Kentucky State BBQ Festival Pitmasters

L to R: Craig Kimmel, Melissa Cookston, Carey Bringle, Moe Cason, Shane Draper, Shelly Hunt

Moe Cason, Ponderosa Barbecue, Des Moines, IA, BBQ Pitmasters Finalist; Shelly Hunt, Desperado’s Barbecue, Angola, NY; Melissa Cookston, BBQ Pitmasters Finalist, 2 time Memphis in May Champion and owner of Memphis Barbecue Co., Horn Lake, MS and Fayetteville, NC; Craig Kimmel, Firehouse BBQ, BBQ Pitmasters Finalist, Food Truck Challenge, DeLand, FL; Carey Bringle, Peg Leg Porker, Nashville, TN; Shane Draper, Draper’s BBQ, Cunningham, KY; Brad and Cindy Simmons, Lucky Dog BBQ, Danville, KY

2013 Bourbon Barrel Art Project and Auction

Bourbon Barrel Art Project poster 2013

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The 2013 Bourbon Barrel Art Project and Auction was held at 8PM on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Warehouse on Perryville Road.

The barrels were donated by Four Roses Bourbon and the artists worked hard trying to top 2012′s wonderful barrel art. For more information, see the Bourbon Barrel Art Project and Auction web page.