Food & Product Demos added to this year’s Festival schedule!

New for this year, on Saturday afternoon beginning at approximately 3:00pm, the Manitoba Pork BBQ Village Stage will feature BBQ-themed food and product demonstrations. Learn creative grilling techniques with demos from Manitoba Pork and get educated on the use of Big Green Eggs, Kamado Cookers, and off-set smoker/barbeques from LUXE Barbeque Company. Schedule below*: 3:00 […]

2016 Music Schedule Released

July 28th, 2016

The entertainment schedule for this year’s festival is now available! CLICK HERE FOR THIS YEAR’S SCHEDULE >

A big welcome to LUXE Barbeque Company, sponsor of the 2016 Luxe Barbeque Company Pit Master Championship

July 13th, 2016

Make sure to stop by their booth at this year’s festival, August 19th and 20th. Check out their website at

Laith Al-Saadi, 2016 finalist on The Voice, replaces James Cotton as Saturday headliner of the Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival

July 12th, 2016

Winnipeg, MB (July 11, 2016) – Laith Al-Saadi, The Voice season 10 finalist, has been confirmed as the 2016 Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival’s Saturday night headliner at Burton Cummings Theatre, replacing James Cotton who is unable to perform due to recent health issues. Laith Al-Saadi has the perfect combination of Midwestern hustle and incredible […]


May 17th, 2016

Returns to the Streets Aug. 19-20 Food and music fans, get ready for a weekend of lip smackin’ hip shakin’ fun! The fifth annual Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival, presented by 97.5 BIG FM, will take over Smith Street in front of the Burton Cummings Theatre August 19 and 20, 2016 and will feature the […]

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