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Porkin in the Park starts tomorrow

 

Porkin in the ParkThe 3rd annual Porkin in the Park is Friday and Saturday, July 9th and 10th at Strawberry alley. Downtown Clarksville will be filled with the smell of slow hickory smoked barbeque and the sounds of live music. Clarksville Kiwanis Club is hosting its third annual Kansas City Barbeque Society’s Porkin in the Park State Championship Contest presented by Bud Light. Teams from all over the eastern United States will be competing for $6,500 in prize money in five categories, chicken, pulled pork bbq, brisket, ribs, and dessert. Don’t worry; there will be plenty of championship barbeque for sale so come hungry.

The event is free and open to the public. In addition to the food, there’s live music both nights beginning at 6:00pm. Mike Robinson will kick things off Friday followed by Les Kerr and the Bayou Band. Saturday night Southern Comfort will open for The Beagles. There’s a kid’s zone both days for the little ones with inflatables.

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Porkin’ in the Park this weekend

 

Friday and Saturday, July 9th and 10th downtown Clarksville will be filled with the smell of slow hickory smoked barbeque and the sounds of live music. Clarksville Kiwanis Club is hosting its third annual Kansas City Barbeque Society’s Porkin in the Park State Championship Contest presented by Bud Light. Teams from all over the eastern United States will be competing for $6,500 in prize money in five categories, chicken, pulled pork bbq, brisket, ribs, and dessert.

Don’t worry; there will be plenty of championship barbeque for sale so come hungry. «Read the rest of this article»

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Les Kerr and The Bayou Band to perform at Downtown Clarksville Barbecue Festival

 

Les Kerr & The Bayou Band are scheduled to perform at Porkin’ in the Park sponsored by Downtown Kiwanis Club Friday, July 9th, 2010, at 8:00pm.  There is no admission fee for the concert. The weekend-long festival is a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned event that will feature music, a kid’s zone and food.

Originally from the Gulf Coast, Kerr refers to his eclectic musical style as “Hillbilly Blues Caribbean Rock & Roll” because of the variety found in his music.  The upbeat style is a mix of blues, bluegrass, New Orleans and Gulf Coast influences.  He has recorded six CDs, including his current album, New Orleans Set.

Les blends musical influences to create his signature "Hillbilly Blues Caribbean Rock & Roll."

Les blends musical influences to create his signature "Hillbilly Blues Caribbean Rock & Roll."

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Porkin’ in the Park, July 9th and 10th

 

The Kiwanis Club of Clarksville presents the 3nd annual Porkin’ in the Park. The event will be held down on Strawberry Alley July 9th and 10th. There will be food, drinks, live music and so much more. And let’s not forget the Barbeque. Admission is FREE to the public for both days.

Porkin’ in the Park is a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned state championship barbeque cook-off hosted by Kiwanis Club of Clarksville. BBQ teams from around the region will be there competing for a Grand Champion prize of $1000. Prizes are also awarded to the top ten entries in each category – Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork and Brisket. «Read the rest of this article»

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