April 6-8: 2018 Rhythm & Ribs Festival brings together BBQ & bands

The Record Company will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Rhythm & Ribs Festival.

The Record Company and The Devon Allman Project with Special Guest Duane Betts will headline the 23rd annual event

BBQ is back! Get down and pig out at the 23rd Annual Rhythm and Ribs Festival, set for April 6-8 at Francis Field, 29 W. Castillo Drive, St. Augustine.

There will be fun for the whole family with award winning BBQ, spectacular live music, vendors, and children’s rides. Rhythm and Ribs has been consistently voted as the best festival in St. Augustine!

Duane Betts and Devon Allman, on stage as The Devon Allman Project at 8 p.m. Friday, April 6 at the Rhythm & Ribs Festival.

Music this year is going to be off the charts starting with Saturday night’s headliner, The Record Company which headlines at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 7. This band had a GRAMMY-nominated debut album, “Give It Back To You” on Concord Records.  The album’s ten songs were conceived, recorded and mixed by the band in the bassist’s living room in Los Angeles. By June 2017, the trio had scored a nationwide #1 Triple-A radio hit, and landed the opening slot on John Mayer’s solo tour.

The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts. Accomplished singer/songwriter/guitarist Devon Allman, son of the late great Gregg Allman, has formed this new six-piece ensemble. The band made its debut with a guest-filled show at The Fillmore in San Francisco on December 8, 2017. The band is currently touring and details can be found at www.devonallmanproject.com. Guitarist Duane Betts, son of the Allman Brothers Band co-founding guitarist Dickey Betts, is one of the group’s special guests. SEE THE MUSIC SCHEDULE BELOW …

Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday, April 6; and at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8. Admission is $10 at the gate on Friday and Saturday, and just $5 on Sunday. As always, children 15 and under are admitted for FREE! For special sponsor Weekend Fastpass VIP tickets in advance, go to eventbrite here. Cost is $100 and includes Fast Lanes for BBQ & BEER; 6 Beer tokens; Festival T-shirt access to VIP restrooms; and unlimited admission all weekend.

Founded in 1995 by the St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club, Rhythm and Ribs is a non-profit event that has grown from a small barbeque fest into St. Johns County’s largest festival. All proceeds from the festival support local charities and international service projects. 

For more information, go to www.rhythmandribs.net


Friday, April 6

Saturday, April 7

Sunday, April 8

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