2008 American Royal Rib America Festival
Presented by AEG Kansas City and Festival Partners
Live Performances by Dennis DeYoung (the Music of STYX), Jo Dee Messina, Los Lonely Boys,Blue Oyster Cult, Soul Asylum, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & many more (complete list below)!
AEG Kansas City and Festival Partners present the 2008 American Royal Rib America Festival at Kemper Arena for four delicious days June 19-22, 2008. The 2008 American Royal Rib America Festival is a fun filled family event featuring award winning barbeque, music, and more! This event is open to the public and food and beverage can be purchased on-site.
June 19-22, 2008
- Thrs, June 19: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
- Fri, June 20: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
- Sat, June 21: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
- Sun, June 22: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Kemper Arena is located at 1800 Genessee in Kansas City.
Free admission before 5:00 pm on Thrs and Fri, and before 1:00 pm on Sat and Sun.
$5.00 for general admission will be charged upon entry after 5:00 pm on Thrs. and Fri and after 1:00 pm on Sat and Sun. Children 12 & under are free. Food, beverage and game tickets will be available for purchase on-site.
Reserved VIP Seating Area:
Reserved tickets for seats in front of the stage go on sale this Wednesday, April 23 at 10:00 am at all Ticketmaster outlets.
2008 Award-Winning Rib Vendors:
Pigfoot BBQ, Willingham’s World Champion BBQ, Famous Dave’s BBQ, Texas Outlaws BBQ, Joey’s Texas Thunder BBQ, Coyote Roadhouse BBQ, Buddy’s BBQ & Mojo’s BBQ *BBQ participants subject to change.
Thursday, June 19 - Event Opens at 4:00 pm
- Silver Bullet (Bob Seger Cover Band) 5:00-6:00 pm
- Rick Derringer 6:30-8:00 pm
- Blue Oyster Cult 9:00-10:30 pm
Friday, June 20 - Event Opens at 4:00 pm
- Kingbilly 4:30-5:30 pm
- The Outlaw Junkies 6:00-7:00 pm
- Jason Jones 7:30-8:30 pm
- Jo Dee Messina 9:00-10:30 pm
Saturday, June 21 - Event Opens at 11:00 am
- The Elms 12:00-1:00 pm
- The Fabulous Motown Revue 1:30-3:00 pm
- The Alan Parsons Live Project 4:00-5:30 pm
- Soul Asylum 6:30-8:00 pm
- Los Lonely Boys 9:00-10:30 pm
Sunday, June 22 - Event Opens at 11:00 am
- The Lee Boys 12:00-1:30 pm
- Kenny Wayne Shepherd 2:30-4:00 pm
- Blackfoot 5:00-6:30 pm
- Dennis DeYoung (the music of STYX) 7:30-9:00 pm