Sevierville hosts 14th Annual Bloomin’ Barbecue and Bluegrass

Come enjoy some pickin’, grinnin’, and good eats at the Bloomin’ Barbecue and Bluegrass festival! Artwork/photo credit – Shelby Coutu.

Sevierville hosts 14th Annual Bloomin’ Barbecue and Bluegrass. Load up the family and your appetites and come downtown Sevierville Friday,May 18th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday May 19th from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Last year more than fifty ‘Cue experts descended on downtown to serve the tastiest food in Tennessee! Cooking teams from as far away as Nebraska, Florida, Ohio, Georgia and Virginia vied for the winning trophy in this official Tennessee State Barbecue championship and we are doing it again this year! A $15 ticket allows visitors to sample and vote for their favorite pulled pork in the People’s Choice Tasting Contest. Advance tickets are available by calling the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce at 865-453-6411.

Current rising country star and Curb Recording artist Mo Pitney will headline Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass on Saturday, May 19, beginning at 8 p.m. He will be featured in a very unique set showcasing his bluegrass roots combined with his current mainstream country sound. His show will feature some of his favorite bluegrass players and he is currently in the process of selecting special guests to join him for the 2018 Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Festival.

Friday, May 18

Saturday, 19th

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