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Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival 2013


In Short:

A popular annual event in Oklahoma City that began in the mid-1990's, the Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival is held in June and features many of the area's best blues musicians performing live throughout the two-day festival. The other major draw is, of course, the fantastic barbecue. Admission to the Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival is free, and all ages are allowed.

2013 Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival:

The 18th Annual Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival will be held on Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th. Concerts begin at 5 p.m. on Friday and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, and the music and festivities last until midnight.

Location & Directions:

The Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival is held, rain or shine, beneath tents erected at the corner of Sheridan & Oklahoma Avenue in Bricktown.

Get a full map with driving directions.

Live Music:

Here are scheduled performers for 2013:

  • Friday: Doc Blue, Main Street Gypsies, The Curt Hill Band, Shane Henry
  • Saturday: Doc Blu, The Rowland Bowling Band, The League of Extra Ordinary Bluesmen, The Curt Hill Band, Dirty Red and the Soul Shakers, Otis Watkins, Steve Pryor


Food, Drink & More:

In addition to the "championship" barbecue, there will be Budweiser in souvenir pitchers and soft drinks for sale. In past years, there have been a number of drawings and activities. Also, vendors will have t-shirts, hats and more.


Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Outside food and drinks, pets, professional video or camera equipment and weapons are prohibited.

Nearby Hotels & Lodging:

Staying in town for the Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival? Here are some hotel options nearby:


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