& 11th
Great New Location!
Newly Renovated
McKechnie Field.
Free Event!
Live Entertainment
Kid's Fest
Friday Oct. 9th 5pm - 10pm
Saturday Oct. 10th 11am - 10pm
Sunday Oct. 11th Noon - 8pm

Free Event!

Featuring the top rib teams from across the nation.

Concert Series

Featuring National Recording Artists

Gulf Coast Rhythm & ribs Music Fest

October 9 through 11 at McKechnie Field

A Party with a Purpose

Free Event! October 9th - 11th at McKechnie Field

Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs
Music Fest.

Free Admission

New for this year… A Great new location! This year’s event will be held at the newly renovated McKechnie Field, located in Beautiful Downtown Bradenton!

Also don’t miss our concert series featuring National Recording Artists!

2015 Lineup

And MORE! See the complete lineup.


Festival Dates:

Friday, October 9th from 5pm to 10pm
Saturday, October 10th from 11am to 10pm
Sunday, October 11th from Noon to 8pm

Festival Location:

McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth Street West Bradenton, FL 34205


Please consider volunteering your time at the 9th Annual Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest. You will not only have fun volunteering at the event, but are able to stay before and after your shifts to enjoy the music and food. It will truly be a great weekend!
Registration Form


“Greatest Ribs in America”, “Golden Ribs Award”, “Best Sauce in the Nation” and numerous “People’s Choice Awards” are just a few of the Titles and Awards, the attending Rib Masters share amongst them. Last year’s winners of the “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce” Awards will attend again and are ready to defend their titles.

Kids Fest

Families will find plenty to do and will enjoy Games, Rides, Prizes, Thrill Shows, and Live Entertainment in our Interactive Kid’s Fun Zone.


Don’t miss your opportunity to place your products and services in front of the THOUSANDS that will attend Gulf Coast Rhythm and Ribs Music Fest. Sponsorship levels range from $500 up to $15,000 and we can even customize a sponsorship package that is perfect for your company!

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