Decatur BBQ Festival Set for Saturday, Aug 13 – Decatur, GA Patch
August 4, 2016 - bbq set
DECATUR, GA — The 16th annual Decatur BBQ Blues Bluegrass Festival is set to lapse on Saturday, Aug 13, from noon to 8 pm in Oakhurst’s Harmony Park.
The eventuality will underline grill from internal restaurants and vendors along with live song from Sydney Rhame, Lockdown Blues Band, Jeff Mosier, Mudcat, Dianne Durrett Soul Saga and many more.
The Decatur Barbeque, Blues Bluegrass Festival was founded by a Decatur Preservation Alliance (DPA) in 2000. The fondness had managed to save a aged Decatur sight depot, located during Candler and Howard Streets, from dispersion though indispensable supports to pierce a building off of a tyrannise right-of-way and secure a structure. With accede and support from a city, they sealed off Howard Avenue easterly of Candler, brought in a flatbed trailer to offer as a stage, dull adult some bands, and threw a party.
The 2000 festival was a success and DPA done it an annual event. Along a way, they invited other organizations to attend including a Decatur Active Living, a Community Center of South Decatur and a Oakhurst Neighborhood Association.
In 2014 a festival done a vital eventuality area change by expanding to a adjacent 630 East Lake lot. This some-more cohesive plcae authorised some-more space for attendees, a incomparable stage, and an altogether some-more fit eventuality footprint.
In further a eventuality hours were altered to improved simulate a standard festival day.
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