Brewing up some fun this weekend

Brewing up some fun this weekend

The 2014 Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival will once again be in downtown Champaign, this weekend.

The festival will feature three stages for musical performances by national touring artists, the 3rd Annual Dinosores Motorcycle Show, the WCIA Interview Tent and the Orpheum Children's Museum.

Friday highlights include Johnnie Mae, Holle Thee Maxwell, Nikki Hill, Cody & the Gateway Drugs and Jason Elmore.

On Saturday, there's Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Curtis Salgado, The Surreal Deal, Maurice John Vaughn, Albert Cummings and Buckwheat Zydeco.

Here's the full schedule:

THE MILLER BEER/US 105.9 MAIN STAGE-
FRIDAY
4:30 - 6:00 pm – Johnnie Mae
7:30 - 9:00pm – Holle Thee Maxwell
10:30 – Midnight - Nikki Hill
 
THE CENTRAL ILLINOIS BANK/ HOT 105.5 STAGE-
FRIDAY
6:00-7:30 Cody & the Gateway Drugs
9:00-10:30 Jason Elmore
 
MEMPHIS ON MAIN AFTER FEST STAGE
JAMES JONES TRIO
 
THE MILLER BEER/US 105.9 MAIN STAGE-
 
SATURDAY
Noon- 1:00pm - 105.9 Country Showdown
2:00 - 3:30pm – Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang
6:00 – 7:30pm - Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
8:30 -10:00pm – Curtis Salgado
10:30 – Midnight – Buckwheat Zydeco
 
THE CENTRAL ILLINOIS BANK/ HOT 105.5 STAGE-
 
SATURDAY
1:00-2:00 the Surreal Deal
3:30-5:00 Maurice John Vaughn
7:30-9:00 Albert Cummings
Speed Painting by Karl Jendry
 
FE MORAN SECURITY SOLUTIONS/ABC NEWS CHANNEL 15 FUTURE STARS STAGE
 
FRIDAY
4:00-4:45 Breakaway
5:00-5:30 Mo Betta Music
6:00-7:30 The Flaming Churros
8:00-9:30 Heyday
 
SATURDAY
12:00-12:45 GH Strummers
1:00-1:45 Althea Grace
2:00-3:00 Kenna Mae Reiss
3:30-4:30 Zero1 Pro Wrestling
5:00-6:00 We’re Not Driving
6:30-7:30 Kee’s Trucking Co.
8:00-9:30 Mike Lynch Band
 
MEMPHIS ON MAIN AFTER FEST STAGE
JAMES JONES TRIO
 

The downtown area boasts more than 90 bars, restaurants and shops The event features some of the area's top BBQ with over 13 award-winning BBQ vendors such as Smoky's House BBQ, Hickory River Smokehouse, Lord & Lacy BBQ, Holy Smoke and more.

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