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On Saturday, September 15 from 11am-6pm SPARC (Richmond’s non-profit home for youth performing arts) will team up with Regency, WRIC TV-8 and Boomtown Richmond radio for Regency’s Rockin’ Ribfest, an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for SPARC’s local and national performing arts programs.

The event will feature some of the best Ribs and BBQ in town with operators who will compete for first, second and third place trophies and cash prizes ranging from $250-$1,000!

* Free entry
* Food and beverages available for purchase
* Rain or shine
* Bring chairs and blankets
* Family-friendly event
* Kids play area
* Vendors
* Free parking

A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $50 per person and may only be purchased at the gate on the day of the show on a first-come, first-serve basis. This special ticket includes a catered food and drink area with seating near the entertainment.

Several established and up-and-coming bands will perform on two stages!

On Longwood University’s main stage (emceed by various WRIC TV-8 personalities):

* The KOS Band
* Snarfing Charlie and the Sea Dawgs (Jimmy Buffet tribute band)
* Lakehaus
(classic rock band)

On the Boomtown Richmond stage (emceed by Jeff McKee of Jeff & Jeff fame):

Steve Effinger
Hank Selby
Avondale (classic rock)
Westhampton Citybillies
Jack Ruby (blues classic rock)
Chris Branch LIVE RUST (Neil Young)
Pistol Sister

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