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Jazz & Rib Festival + Color Run

July 2, 2014

The 2014 Jazz & Rib Festival kicks off in the Arena District on Friday July 18 at 11am.
Building off the success of their move to the premier entertainment destination of downtown Columbus, they are thrilled to once again call The Arena District the home of hot ribs and cool jazz. McFerson Commons and North Bank Park stages will anchor the event with performances featuring the best regional and international jazz artists. The Jazz Café at North Bank Pavilion will showcase local artists on an intimate riverfront stage set against the city skyline. Award winning rib-burners representing 10 states and Canada will fire up their grills along Spring & Long Streets to compete for “Best Ribs” bragging rights.
Friday, July 18: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 19: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 20: 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
2014 Rib Teams Include:
Armadillo’s, Bad Wolf Barbecue, BBQ Masters, Big Boned BBQ Co., Butch’s, Rib King, Chicago BBQ Company, Cowboys, Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co., Famous Dave’s, Howling Coyote Southwest BBQ, D.D. Stutz’s Catering, Johnson’s Barbecue Inc., Just North of Memphis, MoJo’s, Pigfoot BBQ Co., Pigtails Barbeque, Porky ‘N’ Beans, Schmidt’s, Smokin’ T’s BBQ, Smokin’ Joe’s Hog Wild Barbeque, Texas Outlaws, and Texas Thunder BBQ.
Click here for the complete Jazz line-up!
The Color Run kicks off on Saturday, July 19 at 9am at McFerson Commons.  For more information and route details, click here.