Seven Springs festival shows good taste in ribs, wings, music

August 6, 2018
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Seven Springs Mountain Resort will hold its ninth annual Rib & Wing Festival this weekend, featuring samples from award-winning ribbers from across the country.

Expected to bring their best cooking skills to the Aug. 3-5 event are Armadillo’s BBQ & Rib Company, Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ, Mojo’s, Pigfoot BBQ and Smokin’ Joe’s Hog Wild Barbecue, according to a news release.

Along with flavorful meats, the three-day festival will include live music, craft vendors, a beer garden and the Kids’ Zone, featuring kids’ games and craft activities, the release adds.

Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers and Scott, Rob and Greg of The Clarks are among the musical entertainment planned; 13 bands in total will play nearly 24 hours of live music from classic rock and country to blues and oldies.

Festival admission is $7 plus tax (does not include food), free to those under 12.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate the day of the event. Parking and shuttle service is free, the release states.

Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Details: 800-452-2223 or 7springs.com

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