Bedford Labor Day Blues & BBQ Festival is a two-day Texas throwdown of good eats and bluesy beats. Featuring a performance from Buddy Guy and the people's choice competition for best barbecue, this is one event even Momma wouldn't miss. The finger-licking festival starts at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Bedford City Hall Complex, 2000 Forest Ridge Drive. Tickets range from $5 to $10, which includes poker chips used to vote for your favorite barbecue team's dish. For more information or details about the feast, visit bedfordbluesbbq.com.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 4, 2 p.m., 2011