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Portland BBQ & Blues Festivals

By: Shannon Bryan
September 20, 2013 all-day
Maine State Pier
Commercial Street
Portland, ME
Portland BBQ & Blues Festivals @ Maine State Pier | Portland | Maine | United States

The 1st Annual BBQ & Blues Festival Portland has arrived, modeled after it’s successful forerunner The Jensen Beach BBQ & Blues, March of 2013. The festival will come alive with incredible energy when the smooth sounds of blues and the sweet smell of barbecue, fill the air.

BBQ & Blues Portland will feature two and a half days of mouth-watering barbecue, (traditional BBQ and BBQ “Maine-ed up!”), live entertainment and fun on Portland’s Waterfront. Attendees will eat, drink and shop in a festive atmosphere while enjoying the sounds of local and regional talent.

In addition to the great music and food, the festival will feature a sampling of some local vendors showcasing and selling their latest offerings, from the rubs and sauces, to jewelery and eclectic knick-knacks.
So C’mon down and do some finger lickin and toe tappin at the 1st annual Portland BBQ & Blues Festival.

The Line-up:
Friday 9/20
Old Blues Kats (Delta Blues)
Blues Prophets

Saturday 9/21
Down East Soul Coalition
Blues Prophets
Jimmy and the Soul Cats
Mojo Mamas
Pat Pepin
Colwell Bros and Blues All Stars

Sunday 9/22
Kevin Kimball and Blue Steel Express
Juke Joint Devils
Poke Chop and the Other White Meats
Pam Baker
Blues All Star Jam led by Ron “Poke Chop” Gill

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