Concerts give music lovers the chance to gather together to hear their favorite artist and share one giant, meaty party sub. Share a moment with this GrouponLive deal.
- Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival
- When: August 30–September 1
- Where: in a lot next to City Hall
- General admission
- Door time: 6 p.m. on Friday; 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the full music lineup
- Click here to view the schedule of barbecue activities
- $15 for two three-day passes (up to a $30 value)
- $30 for four three-day passes (up to a $60 value)
- $45 for six three-day passes (up to a $90 value)
BBQ tastings and specialty seating are not included with the general admission passes, but are available for an additional fee.
The value of this deal is based on regular ticket prices and doesn't reflect student, senior, or military discounts. Children 5 and under are admitted free.
Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival
- What is it: Bedford's annual celebration of smoky barbecue and smokier blues
- Headliners: Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan, and Escape: a Journey tribute band
- Friday-night headliner that's not really blues, but doesn't stop believin' it is: Escape
- Saturday-night headliners: John Mayall, Jimmie Vaughan
- How you know John Mayall: he's a British legend and mentor to Eric Clapton
- Jimmie Vaughan is known for: playing blistering blues guitar; performing with The Fabulous Thunderbirds; being the older brother of the late Stevie Ray
- Proof of his skills: Fender created a Jimmie Vaughan Tex-Mex Stratocaster in his honor
- Four: the number of Grammys tucked under Jimmie's guitar strap
- Sunday headliner who eats, drinks, and sweats authentic blues: Buddy Guy
- Buddy's birth name: George Guy
- Chicago: the city whose blues sound Buddy forged
- Six Grammys: what Buddy shines on Trophy-Polishing Tuesday
- Halls Buddy has been inducted into: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
- 30: Buddy's spot on Rolling Stones's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
- Rhythm & Blues: Buddy's latest—27th—studio album, featuring guests such as Keith Urban and Kid Rock
- Will there be BBQ contests?: oh yes, and guests can sample and vote on the best