Exciting news from one of our favorite summer events! 


New sights, sounds, and spicy flavors are making their debut at this year’s Decatur BBQ Blues and Bluegrass Festival. The festival is pleased to announce Louisiana’s own TABASCO® Brand as our presenting sponsor in 2017.

“The festival’s primary goal will always be fundraising for the Community Center of South Decatur and with TABASCO Brand’s partnership we are on a great path to that goal in 2017,” said festival director Michael Vajda. “We can’t wait to work with this great brand to spice up the activities and programs for our BBQ vendors and attendees.”

One of those programs will be the 1st ever People’s Choice Award which will be presented to the BBQ vendor who best incorporates TABASCO Sauce into their signature BBQ dish that day. Attendees will vote throughout the day to crown the People’s Choice Champion.

“We are excited to join the fun at this year’s Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival,” said Jose Espinoza, Marketing Lead at McIlhenny Company, maker of TABASCO Brand Sauces. “We are proud to support the Decatur community and look forward to flavoring their world with a little TABASCO Sauce.” A new festival logo incorporating TABASCO Brand’s sponsorship has been created.” 

Now in its 17th year, the festival will celebrate all things blues, bluegrass, and bbq on Saturday, August 12th from 2 pm – 9 pm. There will be fun for the entire family with a kid’s area and, for the second year, a multi-stage experience with more than 14+ hours of music from eight artists. We will simultaneously announce our festival lineup and ticket sales in several weeks.

For more information on all things Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass festival log onto www.decaturbbqfestival.com or call us at 678 778-2000.

About McIlhenny Company: McIlhenny Company produces TABASCO® brand products, which are sold in more than 185 countries and territories around the world and labeled in 22 languages and dialects. The 149-year-old company makes a line of pepper sauces, including its world-famous TABASCO brand Original Red SauceGreen Jalapeño SauceChipotle SauceSWEET & Spicy SauceHabanero SauceGarlic Pepper SauceBuffalo Style Hot Sauce, and Sriracha Sauce.

About the Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival: Decatur’s 17th Annual Decatur BBQ, Blues, & Bluegrass Festival is brought to you by the Community Center of South Decatur www.thesolarium.com , and managed by Synertia Partners www.synertiapartners.com



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