The 10th annual Blues, Views & BBQ Festival presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association will be held in Westport CT on September 2 & 3rd 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 some of their favorite dishes and offer up samples for attendees of the festival.
CTbites Chef Line-up for 2017
Saturday 9/2 12-4 pm
12:00- Match/Nom-eez (and soon, Match Burger Lobster in Westport) - Chef Matt Storch
1:00- Fleishers Craft Butchery- Paul Nessel
2:00- The Spread/ElSegundo- Chef Carlos Baez
3:00- ‘Port Westport- Chef Justin Kaplan
4:00- Da Pietros Restaurant - 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. Saturday’s line up includes: Baby Dynamite,Slam Alan,New Orleans Suspects,Paul Berrere and Fred Tackett from Little Feat,Bonerama, G A L A C T I C
Sunday’s headliners include Sisterhood Blues Project,Selwyn Birchwood,Taz and Friends, Elise Testone (American Idol) James Casey (Trey Anastasio) Jackson Kinchloe (Sister Sparrow) Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio)
Anders Osborne, Deep Banana Blackout and The School of Rock All Stars.
JESUP JAM at the Westport Library upper parking lot offers separate family-friendly ticket prices. Kids 12 and under free with paid adult. No Levitt access (upgrades available on site). Features FREE bouncy area, Touch A Truck, Paint A Car and kid's activities, food vendors and trucks, craft beer and spirits bar, BBQ marketplace, eating contests and the Kansas City BBQ Society's Backyard BBQ Competition on Saturday plus First Annual Bacon Hoe Down competition on Sunday.
With a wide variety of food vendors located throughout the festival you’ll always be able to find something to please every palette. To give you a taste, we offer Gigantic Hot Dogs, Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Mouthwatering Fish Tacos, Deep Fried Delicacies, Authentic Smokehouse BBQ and the best Ice Cream and Italian Ice you will ever experience.
All Access Advance Tickets range from $50 to $90 depending on Saturday or Sunday or two day pass with Jesup Jam priced indiviudally from $5- 10. Children Under 12 with paid adult – FREE
For more information and tickets in advance online until 9/2 visit http://www.westportdma.com/bluesviewsandbbq/