Porkstock & Barbecue on the River start Sept. 27


Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 28-30, 2017
23rd Annual Barbecue on the River
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Downtown Riverfront at Broadway, Paducah, Ky.

Can you think of a better way to spend an early fall weekend than enjoying great BBQ, lively entertainment, exquisite crafts, a charming downtown and a great time with 40,000 of your closest friends?

Come for three days of barbecue as 35 plus BBQ teams from Western Kentucky and beyond cook up over 80,000 pounds of pork and chicken in hopes of taking home the coveted Grand Champions trophy. Along with delicious mouth-watering food and fabulous fun you will be helping out many local charitable organization.

There will also be over 60 market day vendors, United Way 5K Run, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Performance and Photo Opportunity. For schedule of events and music line up, visit website.

Wednesday, Sept. 27
6 p.m.
Downtown riverfront, Paducah, Ky.

This is a one-night event to kick off Barbecue on the River with musical entertainment. See listing below. General admission is $10 with reserved seating for $25. There will be a meal and reserved tables for 10 for $500. For more information, call 270-534-5951.


Wednesday, 27th – Porkstock

  • 6:00 DJ AJ Martin spinning favorite party hits.
    “My Old KY Home” sung by Leight July
  • 7:00 Murr Vegas All Stars (Party Rock, Funk, & Soul)

Thursday, 28th

2nd St Beer Garden

  • 6:00 John Fuller (Wide Variety of Americana)

Main Stage

  • Emcee: Lew Jetton
  • 5:00 Rolling River Royalty (Swampgrass Country Rock)
  • 6:00 The Wheelhouse Rousters (Old Time River Music)
  • 6:30 Chris Black & The Eagles of Unemployment (Rock and Roll)
  • 7:30 The Wheelhouse Rousters
  • 8:30 The Hooten Hallers (Pre-War Blues to Dark Americana)
  • 9:30 The Wheelhouse Rousters
  • 10:00 The Wheelers (Smart Post-Punk Rock and Roll)

Friday, 29th

2nd St Beer Garden

  • 6:00-10:00 Leight July (Folky,Americana, with some Blues)

Main Stage

  • Emcee: Terry Reeves
  • 5:00 The Savage Radley (Delta inspired indie rock)
  • 6:30 Miranda Louise, Legendary Sweet Heart of the Blues
  • 8:00 Lew Jetton & 61 South (Mississippi River Electric Blues)
  • 9:30 The Cruisers ( A Mixture of Modern Pop, Classic Rock, & Blues)

Saturday, 30th

2nd St Beer Garden

  • 6:00-10:00 Haleigh Martin (Acoustic Jazzy Country, with a little indie on the side

Main Stage

  • Emcee: Mike Mallory
  • 11:00 Soul Dog (Mixture of R&B & Soul)
  • 12:15 Dusty Bottoms Band (Country,Classic Rock)
  • 1:30 Mandy Vixen & Gas Station Chicken (Groovy American Southern Soul)
  • 2:30 Rooted in Southern Illinois (Classic Rock, Blues, Americana)
  • 3:00 Justen Cayse (Old School Rock N Roll)
  • 4:00 BBQ Awards Presentation by Courtney Williard & Mike Mallory
  • Emcee: Courtney Williard
  • 4:30 Rooted in Southern Illinois
  • 5:00 Rising Life (Arena Rock, Contemporary Christian)
  • 6:00 Adam & The H-Bombs (Funk,Blues,Jazz,Classic Rock)
  • 7:00 The Melungeons (Southern Illinois Hill Music)
  • 8:00 Adam & The H-Bombs
  • 8:30 Brass Monkey (Modern Rock & Contemporary Pop)
  • 9:30 Adam & The H-Bombs
  • 10:00 Feathers, A Celebration of the Black Crowes

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