Blackberry Smoke, 38 Special etc. at Rock, Ribs and Ridges Festival (SEE SCHEDULE)

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Blackberry Smoke will perform at the Rock, Ribs and Ridges Festival, June 25.

Blackberry Smoke, 38 Special (known for hits such as “Hold On Loosely” and “Caught Up in You”) and the Artimus Pyle Band (led by the former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer) will co-headline the 13th annual Rock, Ribs and Ridges festival, taking place June 23-25 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta.

Other performers will include the Devon Allman Project (led by the son of Allman Brothers Band co-founder Gregg Allman), Samantha Fish (featuring guitarist Jesse Dayton) and The Weight Band (featuring Jim Weider of The Band)

As the festival’s title implies, both music and barbecued food will be featured. The “Ridges” refers to the festival’s scenic location.

Overnight camping will also be available.

Here is the schedule:

7:15 p.m.:
Dead on Live (Grateful Dead tribute)
8:30 p.m.: Artimus Pyle Band

1 p.m.:
Matt Coffy Band
2:15 p.m.: Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown
3:45 p.m.: The Weight Band
5:30 p.m.: Devon Allman Project
7:30 p.m.: 38 Special
9:45 p.m. (for campers only): Preacher Stone & Friends

1 p.m.:
Sugar Mountain (Neil Young tribute)
2:30 p.m.: Preacher Stone
4:30 p.m.: Samantha Fish featuring Jesse Dayton
6:30 p.m.: Blackberry Smoke

For tickets and information, visit


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