Beautiful Setting

Harmon Field, Tryon, NC


Fantastic Food

Lip-smackin' BBQ and more


Great Music

Two days, two stages, one rockin' experience


Family fun!

Rides and games for all


Classic Cars on Saturday

Check out the NASCAR show car


BIG NEWS About The Festival

At the 2016 FESTIVAL, June 10 & 11, FREE ON FRIDAY will be extended to ALL DAY for ALL Polk County and LANDRUM (ZIP 29356) residents! You must present ID with address. Presented by the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, the Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festival is considered one of the most popular sanctioned barbecue competitions in the United States. All proceeds benefit the Chamber's operating budget and help fund the Carolina Foothills Chamber Foundation.


Latest News:

Hot Off the Grill

The 2016 Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. 

Rocky Top earns top honors at the 2015 Festival. DetailsResults - Top 5 each Category



Hours, cost, all the details

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival on our Festival info page 

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Festival Highlights

More than $20,000 for cookers

More than $20,000 for cookers

2016 applications NOW AVAILABLE! Go to the Cooker page.

2016 Artists Announced

Visit the music page for artist highlights and complete schedule.

WSPA stars returning

WSPA stars returning

WSPA-TV once again will be helping promote the Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, live from Harmon Field off and on throughout the day on Friday

Highlight: Logo


Friday and Saturday
June 10 and 11

No Pets, No Coolers

Remember: For your health and safety, NO pets or coolers allowed. NO BACKPACKS. ALL bags are subject to inspection

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