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BBQ and Blues All Day Long

August 15, 2011

at the 3rd Annual Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Glenwood Avenue Parking Lot at Crescent Avenue in beautiful downtown Glen Ellyn
Admission is FREE!

2011 Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Event Schedule:
7:00 a.m. – BBQ Competitors arrives

10:00 a.m. – BBQ and Beverage open

10:30 a.m. – Bags Tournament

The Bill Ande Band12:00 noon – Bill Ande Band – The band’s music ranges from traditional to modern, hard rocking Blues. The whole band is made up of veteran players with various influences from Blues,Jazz, Rock, and Gospel music. 

Amy Kelly

1:00 p.m. – Amy Kelly – Hang onto your hats and buckle your seatbelts as local favorite Amy Kelly, who has electrified audiences in Chicago’s hard-core blues clubs such as Buddy Guy’s Legends, B.L.U.E.S on Halsted, and Lee’s Unleaded Blues, performs live blues and soul at Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Cook-Off. Is it September yet?

The Bluz Brothers4:30 p.m. – The Bluz Brothers – Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, The Bluz Brothers – Chicago’s premier tribute to Jake and Elwood – will play live at Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Cook-Off. The Bluz Brothers is an eight piece band dedicated to the great R&B sounds made popular by Jake and Elwood Blues of Calumet City, Illinois.

6:30 p.m. – Winners Announced for the following categories:
Bags Tournament Champions – register at
Best Dish
Best ribs

For more info, visit  Questions? Email

Bridge Communities is honored to be the beneficiary of the Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off.

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