The BCNB Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival is a nationally recognized two-day event that takes place in the heart of downtown Columbia. The festival features tasty BBQ and musicians from all over the world performing a variety of eclectic, roots, country, bluegrass, gospel, folk, and soul music. A KCBS sanctioned barbeque contest is also hosted at the festival with over 50 competitors. Festival attendees can enjoy the delicious BBQ from the best local and regional vendors. The BCNB Roots N Blues N BBQ festival is a fun, true and unique celebration of music, food, and culture for all ages.