Rhythm & Ribs Festival scheduled


The St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary has announced to Historic City News that they will be sponsoring the 14th Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival scheduled for April 3, 4, and 5, 2009.

This year’s featured performer, Leon Russell, songwriter and performer, is scheduled to appear Saturday, April 4th at 8:00 p.m.

The Rhythm & Ribs Festival has been voted St. Augustine’s “best festival” over the past 8 years by The People’s Choice Awards and features award winning barbeque as well as non-stop music all weekend.

Each year the proceeds from the festival go toward local charities, scholarships, and international humanitarian efforts.

The entertainment line-up this year:
FRIDAY
5 – 6 p.m. – D.J. Music and Announcements
6 – 10 p.m. – RED RIVER BAND

SATURDAY
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – SHERY & THE PSYCHODELICS
2 – 5 p.m. – SPEKTRA
5 – 8 p.m. – J.W.GILMORE & THE BLUES AUTHORITY
8-10 p.m. – LEON RUSSELL

SUNDAY
12 – 2:30 p.m. – FUNK SHUI
2:30 – 5 p.m. – THE FALLING BONES

Friday, April 3 is FAMILY NIGHT OUT with wrist bands for ENDLESS Childrens Rides, Games, and Activities

The Rhythm & Ribs Festival will be located at the Special Events Field (St. Francis Field) on Castillo Drive next to the Historic Downtown Parking Garage, between US 1 and San Marco Drive.

Hours of Operation: Friday 5 pm – 10 pm, Saturday 11 am – 10 pm, and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

General Admission: $2 except $5 on Saturday after 4 pm

For more information: Visit http://www.rhythmandribs.net for show times and other information or call (904) 540-1834.

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