Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 10:00am to Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 11:00pm
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The Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival will be Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24th in downtown Jonesboro.  There will be 2 big nights of music this year with Queensryche performing on Friday night and the Gin Blossoms performing on Saturday night.  KISS tribute band Exciter and the band Skinny Powers will open for Queensryche.  The Flatland Funk Donors will serve as the opening act for Gin Blossoms along with the band Greasy Tree.

The festival will also host the First National Bank, Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned Arkansas State Championship as well as the third-annual Steak cookoff.

Saturday's events will also include food and craft vendors and a second stage with more music acts such as TKK, Hayefield, Seven Hollows, Damn Randy's, EG Vines, JB Strauss, Johnny Hayes and the Loveseats.

The BBQ contest, Steak contest and vendor applications are on the official Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest Facebook page.

 

Entertainment schedule:

Friday on the RightFiber by Ritter Communicatons Stage:
Skinny Powers  6:00 p.m.
Exciter  7:00 p.m.
Queensryche  9:00 p.m.
 
Saturday on the RightFiber by Ritter Communcations Stage:
J-Ray  3:30 p.m.
Megan Johnson  4:00 p.m.
BBQ Awards  4:30 p.m.
Greasy Tree  5:45 p.m.
Flatland Funk Donors  7:45 p.m.
Gin Blossoms  9:00 p.m.
 
Saturday on the North Main Stage:
TKK  12:00 noon
Damn Randy's  1:30 p.m.
Seven Hollows  3:00 p.m.
JB Strauss  4:30 p.m.
EG Vine   6:00 p.m.
Johnny Hayes & The Loveseats  7:30 p.m.