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BBQ & Barrels Preview

The second weekend of May is legendary in Owensboro!

For years, home to the International Bar-B-Q Festival, the event has transformed into BBQ & Barrels. Dave Kirk of Visit Owensboro provides a preview.

Expect more food vendors, five church cooking teams, live music, a car show, arts and crafts festival, kids carnival, and backyard cook-off.

General Admission tickets remain for the bourbon experience at the Owensboro Convention Center. Country music star Chris Janson will perform a free show on Saturday, May 11.

For a complete list of activities and information, visit

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