The fifth annual Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival is set to rock this summer.
It will once again feature the best international, national and local blues artists along with the Pit Masters barbecue competition.
Some of the acts include Creedence Clearwater Revisited, James Cotton, Doucette, Tinsley Ellis Band, Big Dave McLean.
Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, Son of Dave featuring Ben Darville of the Crash Test Dummies and Cecile Doo-Kingue will also play.
The barbecue competition is a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned barbeque competition that is open to amateurs and professionals. It also features a $10,000 cash purse, one of the largest in Canada.
The festival will take over Smith Street in front of the Burton Cummings Theatre August 19th and 20th.
Tickets go on sale Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.