August 6, 2021
Blues Brews and Barbecue Grounds
36601 Ford Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Westland Blues, Brews, and Barbecue
Friday, August 6, 2021
Westland Blues, Brews, and Barbeque
Two days of the best blues music, cold brews, and wonderful barbecue. This is the biggest festival in the region with an average of over 17,000 people visiting each year!
Blues, Brews and BBQ will feature several talented musicians, all American barbecue and a selection of Michigan craft beers. Family admission will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for Family Fun Time and general admission opens at 4:00 p.m., with the event ending at 11:00 p.m. Parking for this event will be free this year at Thomas H. Brown Central City Park, with overflow parking at John Glenn High School, the Friendship Senior Center, and William D. Ford Career Technical Center as well. Free shuttle buses will be provided from the three overflow parking locations on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Once again, the event will feature professional pit-master BBQ'ers Hill Billy Bone BBQ, Heaven on a Roll, Old Dads BBQ, The Grill Father, and Smokehouse 52 BBQ with their professional on-site, slow cooked, authentic BBQ. Some additions outside the traditional BBQ realm will be Harvest Kettle Corn, Detroit Mini Donut, Big Dog Hot Dogs, and Redd Ventures. The event will also feature a wide selection of Michigan craft beers.
On Friday night, attendees will be treated to some of the area's most notable Blues acts with Monsieur Guillaume and His Zydeco Hepcats kicking it off at 5:00 p.m. Taking the stage next will be The Boa Constrictors, performing from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and then Friday's headlining act, Broken Arrow Blues, will finish the night from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The fun rolls right into Saturday with Family Fun Time kicking off at 2 p.m. Afterwards, The Joe Stanley Trio will begin playing at 4:00 p.m. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Drew Schultz & the Broken Habits will take the stage and then the headline act - Thornetta Davis from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.