The 2014 Buckeye BBQ Fest promises to be epic! Along with the KCBS-sanctioned Buckeye State BBQ Championship, this annual charitable event features great food, great music and great fun for the whole family. Bring a chair, a blanket and a friend. No coolers or pets please.

Blues & Brews

Kids Zone

Rest of the Fest

2014 Blues Bands 

Friday Night Headliner

Noah Wotherspoon Band

The Noah Wotherspoon Band features Noah on guitar & vocals, Rob Thaxton on bass and Brian Aylor on drums. In 2012, the NWB were finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN. and have made appearances at blues/venues all over the country. With their inspired live performances, the NWB continues to electrify audiences wherever they play. For more info visit: .

Friday Night Lineup

The Heaters with Ben Levin                             6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
The Brad Hatfield Band                                     7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
The Noah Wotherspoon Band                          9:00 pm - 11:pm

 Saturday Night Headliner 9:30 pm-11:00

Scotty Bratcher Band

Back from making a big splash on the Delbert McClinton Sandy Beaches Cruise 2014 as Jimmy Hall's guitar player, Scotty Bratcher returns to Cincinnati on our stage Saturday night. Scotty is a 2014 CEA Awards Nominee for the "Best Blues Artist of the Year". In addition to playing guitar for Delbert, Bratcher has opened for big time acts like Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy, Lonnie Mack and many others. Scotty plays in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Kenny Wayne Shephard, with a little Duane Allman thrown in for good measure.

Saturday Lineup

RICKY NYE INC.                                                    11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Doug Hart Band                                                  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Greg Schaber Band                                               2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Chuck Brisbin & Tuna Project                            3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Tempted Souls Band                                            6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
G Miles & The Hitmen                                         7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Scotty Bratcher Band                                           9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

              Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project
      Tempted Souls

                                 G Miles & The Hitmen
 The Heaters with Ben Levin
The Brad Hatfield Band
Doug Hart Band
Greg Schaber Band

Since 1990, the Cincy Blues Society has been "Keeping the Blues Alive" through performance and education. For two decades they have hosted the world-renowned Cincy Blues Fest in the city nicknamed “Porkopolis.” Now they bring the best Blues in Cincinnati to West Chester for the Buckeye BBQ Fest.

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Kid's Zone

The Kid's zone will have lots of fun activities for the kids including a petting zoo from Kentucky, face-painters and much, much more.

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Rest of the Fest

This year activities will take place at The Square in Union Centre, West Chester, Ohio.

Enjoy the festival in The Bud Light Portable Bar. Complete with Big Screen TV's and a balcony VIP Lounge.

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