2023 Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival Date Announced!

The 12th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival is set for April 29, 2023 at DeBardeleben Park located in downtown historic Bessemer, Alabama.  The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bar B Q from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. Be sure to bring your chair or blanket and…

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The Story of Bob Sykes Bar B Q “From The Pit To The Plate”  is now available to purchase at Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant located in Bessemer, Alabama or order online at

Purchase Book Online The Bob Sykes Bar B Q is a true family business. The Sykes Story is the quintessential saga of hard working resulting in success. Bob Sykes grew up on a tobacco farm in Tennessee where he learned the exalted art of cooking true Southern barbecue, Bob Sykes dreamed of someday owning his…

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