2017 City of Orlando Blue B-Q Preview

Written by Nathan Wertheimer

Downtown Orlando, FL – Would you love some great BBQ and great live music, and this is the place to be on this weekend? Then come on down to this event is held on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 4pm to 10pm. Located between Orlando City Hall and the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This event is free and everyone is welcome.


In previous years this event has always been packed with people. Arrive early to secure your place to watch the Fabulous Thunderbirds live and in person. What make this event great are the various styles of BBQ and the live band on stage. These two combinations are what make the Blues B-Q a great event in Central Florida. Parking for this event are scattered through Downtown Orlando. There are many public and private parking garages to park for a fee. Sorry, no free parking near event.

In the year’s past there have been some great headline singers and bands. Some of the music artists are Keith Sweat, The Band War, and many more. This year’s headline band is The Fabulous Thunderbirds band. They are known for Blues Rock, Texas Blues, and Southern Rock. The band formed in 1974 in Texas. Some of the members of the band are Kim Wilson, Johnny Moeller, Jimmy Vaughan, Duke Robillard, Preston Hubbard, Kid Ramos, Keith Ferguson, and Nick Curran. Some of their album are Girls Go Wild, Live, T-bird Rhythm, Butt Rockin. From some of these albums here are some of there hit songs such as Tuff Enuff, Why Get Up, Rock This Place, and much more.

dsc_4377_modPhotos courtesy by icflorida.com

Besides the band, they will have great BBQ food and other tasty dishes too. How do you like your BBQ cooked. Some like it chopped and shredded. Plus, there are many BBQ styles such as Florida, Texas, Carolinas, and Kentucky. BBQ is home to the Southern States. Prices will vary depending on vendor. Most vendors take cash and a few take credit cards.

So come on down and enjoy the fun at this year’s City of Orlando Blues B-Q. For more information go to www.cityoforlando.net .If you like this article, then like it on our Otownfun WordPress account. For more great events and places please check us out at www.otownfun.com .


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