St. Augustine’s favorite festival is back with a vengeance! 2017 Rhythm & Ribs will run from Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2, during which nationally adored musicians and singers will be commanding the stage for the delight of music lovers and barbecue aficionados alike.
The event is produced by the St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club and includes barbecue vendors, a BBQ competition, live music, arts and crafts vendors and a kids zone including rides and games. All net proceeds are donated to national charities and local St. Augustine organizations like the Alpha Omega Miracle Home, Betty Griffin House, St. Francis House and many more listed here.
Galactic headlines the show on Saturday night. The American jam band from New Orleans, LA is known playing sounds from organic New Orleans funk to a modern style of hip hop, electronica, fusion, and jazz.
2017 Rhythm & Ribs Music Schedule
Following is a complete music lineup for the entire weekend. Don’t miss out on the stellar lineup of the Ancient City’s favorite music festival.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31
- Laura Reed, 5:30pm
- Hip Abduction, 8pm
SATURDAY, APRIL 1
- Take Cover Band, 11:30am
- Go Get Gone, 1:30pm
- Kilwein Family Tree-O, 3:30pm
- Andy Frasco & the U.N., 5:30pm
- Galactic, 8pm
SUNDAY, APRIL 2
- Eager Beaver, 12pm
- Biscuit Miller & the Mix, 2:45pm
Admission is $10 on Friday from 5-10pm and on Saturday from 11am-10pm. Sunday’s admission is $5 from 11am-6pm. Children 16 and under are free. There are no advance tickets sales; admission is pay-at-the-gate only. Re-entry is allowed with a hand stamp only.
Before you start the party, make sure you know the important details. A valid ID is required for all purchase of alcohol. Guests wishing to consume alcohol must first visit a Legal Drinking Age Verification Center (which are located at each gate). Pets are prohibited. There are no coolers, no overnight camping or parking, and no tents. Feel free, however, to bring a couple of lawn chairs or spread a blanket on the grass.
For more information on the festival, visit www.rhythmandribs.net.