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May 1, 2021 – Downtown Tyler, Texas

Tickets are sold out!

The seventh Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival, presented by I20 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Canton, returns to Downtown Tyler on Saturday, May 1, 2021, featuring Parker McCollum, Josh Abbott Band, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Charley Crockett, Chris Colston and more than 30 of the best BBQ joints in Texas.

 

Refunds are being offered to anyone who purchased tickets to the 2020 festival. Please fill out the form HERE. If you do not request a refund then your tickets will be transferred to the 2021 date. There’s nothing more you need to do if you already have tickets & want to attend the 2021 festival.

101.5 KNUE, Radio Texas, LIVE! With Buddy Logan, and I-20 Dodge in Canton, proudly present the seventh annual Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival!

The seventh annual Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival, presented by I-20 Dodge in Canton, is happening on a rescheduled date of Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Downtown Tyler, Texas. This year’s festival features more than 30 of the most celebrated barbecue joints in Texas and live music all day, including a five-act show featuring Parker McCollum, Josh Abbott Band, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Charley Crockett, and Chris Colston. The festival, which has sold out every year of existence, features four ticket levels (VIP, General Admission, Concert-Only, and an Ultimate VIP Package) with three different gate times.

VIP: 12:00 PM gate time. Tickets include hour-earlier entry into the festival, samples from all BBQ restaurants, a festival t-shirt, two free beverage coupons, a private VIP seating area, and a private standing-room-only area in front of the stage.

GA: 1:00 PM gate time. Tickets include samples from all BBQ restaurants and access to the concert. There will be a dedicated area for standing guests and plenty of room for chairs in the GA area.

CONCERT-ONLY: 3:45 PM gate time. Tickets include access to the concert. There will be a dedicated area for standing guests and plenty of room for chairs in the GA area. Local food trucks and vendors will have food available starting at 4:00 PM, as well as any BBQ restaurants that choose to sell food after the BBQ part of the festival has completed.

ULTIMATE VIP PACKAGE: 12:00 PM gate time. The Ultimate VIP package includes 4 VIP tickets (and all VIP amenities, as well as two additional drink coupons per ticket), a custom-wrapped festival guitar signed by the artists and a meet & greet with artist for each ticket. Specific artist determined with the festival promoter the week of the festival.

BBQ Joints

  • BBQ on the Brazos
  • Black’s Barbecue
  • Bodacious Bar-B-Q
  • Brett’s Backyard Bar-B-Que
  • Brisket Love BBQ & Icehouse
  • Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue
  • Country Tavern
  • Dayne’s Craft Barbecue
  • Evie Mae’s Barbecue
  • Feges BBQ
  • Hutchins BBQ
  • Kreuz Market
  • LeRoy And Lewis
  • Lockhart Smokehouse
  • Louie Mueller Barbecue
  • Meat Church
  • Micklethwait Craft Meats
  • Miller’s Smokehouse
  • Opie’s Barbecue
  • Pinkerton’s Barbecue
  • Riverport BBQ
  • Roegels Barbecue Co.
  • Schmidt Family Barbecue
  • Snow’s BBQ
  • Stanley’s Famous Pit BBQ
  • Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
  • Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue
  • The Slow Bone
  • Truth BBQ
  • Tyler’s Barbeque
  • Zavala’s Barbecue

Red Dirt is an all ages event. Kids 5 and under will be admitted free. Anyone over the age of 5 will require a ticket.

Visit reddirtbbqfest.com for more information on the festival, policies, directions, parking, and more. Cheers! We’ll see you on the brick streets.

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