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, Alabama! https://youtu.be/PAayIeW2xdk
Owner Van Sykes is happy to give yearly to the Bessemer Academy School in memory of his Mother who was owner and founder of Bob Sykes Bar B Q.
Mark your calendars for a day full of great blues music and delicious BBQ!
April 25, 2020
Purchase Festival Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-annual-bob-sykes-bbq-blues-festival-tickets-61712322217
For more information visit:https://bobsykes.com/blues-festival/
Bob Sykes Private BBQ TOUR & Demo
Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:30am-10:30am Located at Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant: 1724 9th Avenue North in Bessemer, AL To reserve a spot visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bob-sykes-bbq-tour-tickets-74873497647or visit Bob Sykes Bar B Q 205-426-1400 Limit 12 per class
Since 2010, the Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival has provided funding for local
charities and this year we’re happy to announce that a portion of the festival
proceeds will benefit Red Mountain Grace a non-profit organization that
provides housing to families of patients receiving long term medical care at
hospitals throughout the City of Birmingham. #HospitalityLodging #Hope
#ForTheLoveOfPeople https://www.redmountaingrace.com General admission tickets
can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bob-sykes-bbq-blues-festival-tickets-41257737002 or visit Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant in Bessemer, Alabama.
Proud to announce the City of Bessemer has signed on for another year as the
Presenting Sponsor of the 10th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival set
for April 27th. The City of Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley says "The Bob
Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival has been a great event for the city of Bessemer.
It brings visitors to our city from across the state, southeast and even
internationally. We're proud that this festival will continue to be held in
Bessemer and we're looking forward to many more great years of barbecue and
blues music in downtown Bessemer. The festival is set for Saturday, April 27th
2019 at DeBardeleben Park located at 1623 2nd Avenue North in 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. Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival is
still accepting sponsors and vendors. Visit here to learn more about
sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 festival. https://bobsykes.com/blues-festival/#sponsors
Call ahead to place your holiday meal orders that are ready to eat!
- Holiday Meal includes:
- Smoked or fried turkey breast
- Homemade Cornbread dressing
- Turkey giblet gravy
- Cranberry sauce
- Feeds 6-10
- The Bob Sykes natural hickory smoked ham and turkey breast are smoked to perfection
- Sweeten up the holidays with our homemade desserts made fresh everyday!
- Red Velvet Cake
- Lemon Cake
- Caramel Cake
- Chocolate Cake
- Pecan Pie
- Lemon Ice Box Pie
- Chocolate Pie
- Coconut Pie
when the chill arrives so does our delicious homemade chili. Bob Sykes chili is made fresh daily. Served on the menu daily.
Brisket Wednesday is a Bob Sykes Favorite! Every Wednesday we serve Texas Style Smokehouse Beef Brisket. Order it by the plate, sandwich, potato or salad!
Bessemer, Alabama Barbecue and Blues are a great combination so start planning for the 10th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival set for Saturday, April 27th, 2019. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bbq at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in historic downtown Bessemer, Alabama from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. You can expect to hear talented award winning local and national blues musicians. Be sure to bring a chair or blanket and set-up your spot for the day.
Since 2010, the event has been filled with thousands of festival goers. Attendees of the festival range from youth to adults. 2nd generation owner and pit master of Bob Sykes Bar B Q Van Sykes says “Each year the festival grows and we couldn’t do it without our sponsors and the support of the community.” City of Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley says “The Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival has been a great event for the city of Bessemer. It brings visitors to our city from across the state, southeast and even internationally. We’re proud that this festival will continue to be held in Bessemer and we’re looking forward to many more great years of barbecue and blues music in downtown Bessemer.”
The festival has been chosen for numerous years as one of the top food festivals in Alabama. There is something to do for the entire family including a large kids corner with activities and games. Children twelve and under are free with a ticketed adult. Besides great music and bbq the festival offers a variety of booths including arts and crafts, outdoor exhibits, and a diverse selection of vendors selling tempting offers.
General admission tickets can be purchased at www.bobsykesblues.com or visit Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant. Since 2010, the festival has provided funding for Alabama charities including Children’s of Alabama, Bessemer Education Enhancement Foundation, Clay House, Hands On Birmingham, and Latch and Live Foundation.
1623 2nd Avenue North
Bessemer, AL 35020
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