The 8th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association will be held in Westport CT on September 5 & 6 at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and the grounds of the Westport Library.
CTbites will once again play host to the areas top chefs as they grill up and demo some of their favorite dishes and offer up samples for attendees of the festival. Come on down and meet this incredibly talented group of local chefs.
CTbites Chef Line-up for 2015
12:00- Match- Chef Matt Storch
1:00- Walrus + Carpenter- Chef Jon Vaast
2:00- The Spread- Chef Carlos Baez
3:00- Fleishers Craft Butchery- Emily Mingrone
12:00- Bobby Q’s – Tim Doherty
1:00- Vespa - Chef David White
2:00- Can Tiin - Chef Brian Reilly
3:00- Da Pietro’s- Chef Pietro Scotti
Smokin’ tunes will resonate right in downtown Westport at the Festival’s LEVITT LIVE venue inside the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts performed by some of the best blues, soul, rock and funk artists in the business. Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Joe Louis Walker, Anders Osborne, Matt Schofield, Dumpstaphunk, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Honey Island Swamp Band, Sugar Blue, Billy Iuso & Restless Natives, Alexis P Suter, Relative Souls, Mark Naftalin, and School of Rock.
JESUP JAM at the Westport Library offers activities for every age; pie and rib eating contests, bouncy amusements, bull riding, kids’ activities, a Kansas City Barbeque Society competition to benefit the Westport Woman’s Club’s Food Closet, a People’s Choice Wing Contest sponsored by Whole Foods – Westport and the Westport Library will again bring the incredible 3D printer for everyone to try. A CT musician Showcase will feature The Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Boogie Boys, Jim Malone and the Piney Hearts, Dan Stevens, Jake Kulak and the Low Down, Randy Brody, and the School of Rock
There will be a BBQ, gourmet and specialty food marketplace and a food court filled with delicious food and other refreshments for sale by Bobby Q’s Bodacious BBQ, The Melt Mobile ,Winnie’s Jerk Chicken & Fish, Blue Lemon Restaurant ,Dave & Jerry’s Hot Dog Trolley, Rolling Cones, Rita’s Italian Ice and more.
Tickets are priced at:
SATURDAY – ADVANCE - $45; Day-of - $60
SUNDAY – ADVANCE - $30;Day of - $40
TWO DAY - ADVANCE - $70; Day of - $85
Children Under 12 with paid adult – FREE
For more information and tickets in advance online at www.bluesviewsbbq.com.