Rock, Ribs & Ridges returns to fairgrounds

Travis Tritt, The outlaws among performers


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AUGUSTA — It will be a little bit of country, a little bit of rock and roll, and a whole lotta mouthwatering ribs on the menu as the 9th annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges music and food festival fires up the outdoor concert season. Country music superstar Travis Tritt, The Outlaws, and Foghat head a list of 9 bands performing over 2 days.

25-year-old pitmaster Alyson Lupinetti of Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ in Mt. Laurel became the festival’s first-ever female “Best Rib” champion last year; she’ll be back manning the smokers as will 5-time champion Texas Smoke BBQ of Jefferson Township and 3 other top rib teams from around the country competing in a juried rib cook-off and serving up great BBQ for those in attendance. Brisket, pulled pork, chicken, craft beer and more!

WHO: 9th annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival

WHAT: Two Days of Great Music and Mouthwatering BBQ presented by Franklin Sussex Auto Mall

WHERE: The Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 07822

WHEN:

Saturday, June 23 --- 12:00 noon-9:00 p.m. (The Outlaws, Foghat, Artimus Pyle, The Steppin’ Stones, Matt Coffy Band)

Sunday, June 24 --- 12:00 noon-8:00 pm (Travis Tritt, Poco, The Weight Band, Farmer Phil Band)

HOW MUCH:

Adults: $45-$90, VIP $95-$170

Children: $15-$30; Age 3 and under: free.

Miller Mezzanine Group Seating, Weekend Pass, Camping, and RV packages available

INFO/TICKETS:

973-882-8240 or <URL destination="http://www.rockribsandridges.com ">www.rockribsandridges.com





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