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11th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival:

May 6, 2021

Bessemer, Alabama Barbecue and Blues are a great combination so start planning for the 11th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival set for Saturday, April 30, 2022 presented by City of Bessemer and Premiere Chevrolet. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bar B Q from 12-8pm. Gates…

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Dom Eats Local’ Celebrity Chef Dom Tesoriero visits Bob Sykes Bar B Q

October 25, 2019

Owner Van Sykes had a great time showing New Yorker Chef Dom Tesoriero  the way we do BBQ for a video that is on aldotcomnews.com and other digital media outlets around the country. A big thanks to our friend and Bob Carlton from al.com for choosing Bob Sykes to show the yankees how we do BBQ here in Bessemer,…

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Bob Sykes BBQ Famous Grilling and Dipping Sauce

August 7, 2020

Bob Sykes BBQ Famous Grilling and Dipping Sauce is a family recipe since 1957. Voted number one BBQ Sauce in Alabama. New label, new look, same delicious taste! Available in supermarkets near you or order online or visit Bob Sykes Restaurant.Purchase Online:https://www.paypal.com/webapps/shoppingcart?mfid=1596470773457_53cde570a5ac&flowlogging_id=53cde570a5ac#/checkout/shoppingCart

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11th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival – April 24th, 2021
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August 4, 2020

The Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival presented by the City of Bessemer and Premiere Chevrolet has been rescheduled for April 24, 2021. Barbecue and blues are a great combination so it will be a great time to come together and celebrate. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes…

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11th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival – September 12, 2020

July 1, 2020

The Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival presented by the City of Bessemer and Premiere Chevrolet is set for September 12th, 2020. Barbecue and blues are a great combination so it will be a great time to come together and celebrate. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bbq…

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Cooking Channel-Man Fire Food Visits Bob Sykes Bar B Que

July 1, 2020

https://www.cookingchanneltv.com/shows/man-fire-food/episodes/southern-sizzle-and-smokeChef Roger Mooking from Cooking Channel’s Man Fire Food made a pit stop for a little sizzle and a lot of smoke at Bob Sykes Bar B Q in Bessemer, Alabama for classic, open brick-pit barbecue on May 20, 2020. Seasoned pitmaster Van Sykes, who has been stoking coals since he was 8 years old…

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Bob Sykes Private BBQ Tour and Demo Available Every Month!

January 8, 2020

Come hungry and enjoy an unforgettable finger licking time when you visit the legendary pitmaster and restaurateur Van Sykes as he explains the history of Bob Sykes and creating southern bbq. Take your bbq skills to the next level and elevate your bbq game after attending this event! The $60 ticket per person includes 3 rounds of entertaining bbq tips, bbq history and delicious bites form the pit to the plate. All you have to bring is your BBQ appetite! To purchase tickets and to view dates visit Eventbrite.
For More information call 205-426-1400.

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Bob Sykes Pies and Cakes History!

November 5, 2019

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Sights and Scenes from the 10th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival

October 25, 2019

Sights and Scenes from the 10th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival https://www.thecutoffnews.com/bessemer/sights-and-scenes-from-the-th-annual-bob-sykes-bbq/collection_22754152-6a3e-11e9-9d7a-a77750938a9e.html?fbclid=IwAR3WrVpX1SL6MPwl_hbJ_DM4MoDPpp0CJQug6EprZHpInfLHI9I9scprXGw#49

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A Portrait of Birmingham at Work

October 25, 2019

A collection, titled “A Portrait of Birmingham at Work” is on display at the Birmingham Public Library.  Southern Foodways Alliance commissioned Birmingham artist Celestia Morgan to create a series of portraits documenting restaurant labor across the city.  Bob Sykes Bar B Q pie and cake maker Sharon Mayes and Pitmaster Martin Vaca are featured in…