The Eighth Annual Indianapolis Rib America Festival!
Thursday, Aug. 28: 11am-10pm to Monday, Sept. 1: Noon-7pm
Every year the rib fest comes to Indianapolis with some of the best darn tasting ribs from all over the country. Admission is free but you buy tickets to purchase your rib meals.While you enjoy the great food from the many rib vendors live music will be playing almost non stop.
This year,once again, it will be held in the parking lot of the Murat Centre,located at the corner of Michigan & Alabama Streets in downtown Indianapolis. There will be plenty of good food, great music and tons of people to watch.
The official charity for this event is The March of Dimes.
The 2003 Award-Winning Rib Vendors Include:
Bellybusters Rock Ní Ribs (Missouri)
Texas Thunder BBQ (Texas)
Chicago BBQ Company (Illinois)
Famous Daveís BBQ (Minnesota)
Hankís Olde Tyme BBQ (Tennessee)
Johnsonís BBQ (Virginia)
North Carolina BBQ (Virginia)
Squealers BBQ (Indiana)
Here is the music lineup, subject to change of course.
The Iguanas at 8-9:30pm, and Sonny Landreth at 6-7:30pm.
Kansas at 9 - 10:30pm, Jennie DeVoe at 6:30 - 8pm, and Jackson Pain at 5 - 6pm
Cheap Trick at 9-10:30pm, Shooting Star at 6:30-8pm, Morris Day & The Time at 4-5:30pm, and The Pieces at 1:30-3:00pm
The Charlie Daniels Band at 9-10:30pm, TBA at 6:30-8pm, Subdudes at 4-5:30pm, and Paging Raymond at 1:30-3pm
Beatlemania Live! at 4:30-6pm and Susan Cowsill at 2-3:30pm.
So come on down and have a taste, enjoy the great music, and watch the locals as they feed their faces and dance to the music.