This weekend is the 21st Annual Rhythm and Ribs at Francis Field.   This is a fun filled weekend of music and amazing BBQ food.   This celebration includes live entertainment, BBQ competition with local chefs, mechanical bull, and kids fun zone.

The headliner band this year will be the Marshall Tucker Band.  Other performers include  Kaylee Rose, Marc Broussard, the Salt Driven Ride, Swanky Mo's, and Herd of Watts.  

BBQ from several national  and regional BBQ champions is served throughout the festival.  Cold soda, beer and other options will be available as well as a variety of other non BBQ foods like burgers, pretzels, and popcorn.

Friday, April 1 – 5:00pm to 10:00pm 

Saturday, April 2 – 11:00am to 10:00pm

Sunday, April 3 – 11:00am to 6:00pm 

Tickets are available at the gate and prices vary depending on which day and time you are attending  All Active military with ID are admitted free.

 No dog, no coolers or other pets are permitted.  Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Award-winning BBQ from seven regional and national BBQ champions is served throughout the festival, and there is plenty of ice cold beer, sodas and other options as well as a variety of other food items like burgers, pretzels, popcorn, and candy. Barbeque voting takes place all weekend.

Check out the website here.