Twin City RibFest Begins New Decade of Hot Ribs, Cool Music

"On June 11-14 the Twin City RibFest will once again herald the coming of summer in Winston-Salem.The downtown event will feature nine national BBQ teams including three new ones, Jack on the Bone (Ohio), Sin City BBQ (Florida) and The Texas Smokehouse, from where else, Texas. Allen McDavid the producer of the Texas Pete Twin City RibFest is excited about the music line-up as well, “We have Artimus Pyle, Lynard Skynard's longtime drummer, The British Invasion Experience and New York City's best bluesman, Blind Boy Paxton.”

In his ongoing effort to expand the RibFest and also appeal to a broader audience, McDavid is once again bringing in the Squidling Brothers Side Show, Lucha Libre Wrestling and the Shady Ladies' Saloon. The RibFest will also have a singer/songwriter stage, karaoke, a marketplace and Kids Zone.
The cost of admission is $7 for adults, kids $1 except for Thursday and Friday between 11 AM and 5 PM when everyone gets in for $1. Thursday evening also has a special deal, when admission for adults is just $4.

The Sponsors
The Winston-Salem Journal is once again the presenting sponsor. Other major sponsors include Salem Smiles Orthodontics, Foothills Brewery, Larceny Bourbon and Pepsi.

About AKA Entertainment & Media, LLC.
Allen McDavid, owner of AKA Entertainment & Media, LLC. is an experienced marketing professional. In a 22+ years advertising career, Allen has worked for many major clients and  brands including Hanes, Jefferson-Pilot Financial, AIG, eDiets, VoiceGlo, NoNonsense Hosiery, Purolator, Regal Boats, Burlington Socks, NC State Athletics, and more.  Allen co-founded and helped build four companies prior to forming AKA Entertainment & Media - McDavid & Holbrook Advertising, SpyderByte Communications, Stratapult Studios, and Emisare, Inc.  

AKA produces four BBQ festivals across the state. In addition to Winston-Salem and Greensboro AKA will put on festivals in Wilmington (third year), Asheville (eigth year), and Greensboro (fourth year)."

- A Press Release

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