Blues, Brews and BBQ

Blues, Brews, & BBQ - July 7

Friday, July 7, 2022

7pm - 10 pm

ArtsConnect Front Lawn

9158 Winton Road

Featuring Ralph & The Rhythm Hounds

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ArtsConnect once again partners with the Cincy Blues Society to bring you a night of award-winning entertainment. The event rained out last year, so we are bringing back Ralph & the Rhythm Hounds! Delicious barbecue and tasty craft brews will be waiting for you when you arrive. Intermission will feature BITS – the Blues in the Schools band and the Cincy Blues Society is bringing back the chance to WIN an electric acoustic guitar, amp, case and lessons, just by being there and registering to win! (Must be present to win. Drawing will be around 9:30 p.m.)

The Blues

Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds, winner of the 2021 Cincy Blues Challenge and the 2019 Dayton Blues Challenge will be headlining the night. 

Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds Blues/Blues Rock/soul blues group is from the Greater Cincinnati area and plays a combination of original material and covers. The group has played and headlined at numerous festivals and venues since 2003.

Check out their album, Mesmerized on Spotify.

The Brews

High Grain Brewerwill be on tap with a few of their top sellers. The list of drinks will be coming soon! 

Also available in bottle will be Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra and Miller Lite. A small selection of White Claw will be available as well. 


You can find Nick's BBQ with a line along Winton when it is parked at Citrus Tree. Their menu for the event will be extensive with all kinds of BBQ options for you to enjoy!


Your only chance to win an acoustic electric guitar, amp,  guitar strap, case AND 4 free private lessons is if you attend the Blues, Brews and BBQ event on July 8th!  Simply register at the Cincy Blues tent . You must be present to win.  The drawing will take place at 9:30 PM. No purchase necessary.

The Intermission Show

The Cincy Blues Society created the Blues in Schools program. Current students of  the program will perform a 20-minute show during intermission.