APRIL 10 – A two-day celebration of barbecue, live music and family fun, sponsored by Southwest Tennessee Tourism takes place Friday and Saturday in Hardin County.
The Tennessee River BBQ Battle and Music Fest will be held just south of Savannah, at Green Acres RV Resort, on Tenn. 128 between Savannah and Pickwick.
“We have new things this year,” said Mary Beth Hopper, event coordinator and director of Southwest Tennessee Tourism Association. “In addition to the People’s Choice award where those attending can sample professional barbecue, there will be vendors selling barbecue by the pound and by the sandwich. And non-profits, like Savannah Lions Club, will be selling single serving homemade desserts.”
Beginning Friday afternoon, visitors can enjoy live music by some rising area bands.
Friday’s line-up starts at 5 p.m. with Lady Sundown and Jacked Lightning. Saturday’s performances start at 2 p.m. with John Spears and a Band of Jones, Step N’ Tyme, Stumpwater, Steve Hopper and Dead Horse.
The outdoor fun includes something for all ages – arts and crafts, muscle and classic car cruise-in, corn hole tournament and more.