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Marc's Great American Rib-Cook Off 2011 winners

10:34 AM, Jun 1, 2011

AND THE 2011 WINNERS ARE....

CLEVELAND'S ANNUAL BBQ SHOWDOWN MOVES TO JACOBS PAVILION & NAUTICA ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX IN FLATS

4:03 PM, Apr 25, 2011

CLEVELAND -- The ribs are sweeter and the bands are hotter ... downriver! 

A MEATY MUSICAL MENU TO ROCK YOUR BONES

10:40 AM, May 23, 2011

In addition to saucy slabs, the 20th Annual Marc's Great American Rib Cook Off & Music Festival presented by Time Warner Cable, The Plain Dealer, WKYC-TV3 and MinuteMenJobs.com offers a meaty menu of finger-lickin' live music.


All musical entertainment is FREE with your paid general admission!

CUT COSTS WITHOUT SACRIFICING

9:39 AM, Apr 25, 2011

The single largest expense for any Memorial Day weekend feast is the meat that hits the grill. Whether you prefer ribs, steak, hamburgers or chicken, it's easy to rack up a hefty grocery bill on meaty holiday barbecue staples.

Bullet For My Valentine with special guest Halestorm to perform Sunday, May 29 at Rib Cook Off

10:53 AM, May 23, 2011

JUST ANNOUNCED AND ON SALE NOW!

LOCAL "GLEEKS" HIT THE RIB COOK OFF FOR SHOW CHOIR SHOWDOWN PRESENTED BY 102.1 WDOK-FM AND LIVE NATION

5:36 PM, Apr 28, 2011

The pop culture phenomenon, "Glee," put high school music education and the camaraderie of performing in a glee club in the limelight.

GREAT AMERICAN RIB COOK OFF CONTESTS

5:01 PM, Apr 28, 2011

Have a perfect sense of taste for ribs?  Want to be a VIP or create your own BBQ masterpiece.  Here's your chance.

THE HEART OF 'ROCK AND RIBS' IS IN CLEVELAND!

4:06 PM, Apr 25, 2011

CLEVELAND - The "rock and ribs" experience is a Memorial Day weekend tradition in downtown Cleveland.

GIVE YOUR GRILL A TUNE-UP FOR A SAFE, SIZZLING SUMMER

3:57 PM, Apr 25, 2011

Before you enjoy a good ribbing, give the backyard grill a basic tune-up to be sure it's safe and functional.

PIT MASTERS TURN UP THE HEAT

9:40 AM, Apr 25, 2011

CLEVELAND -- Only one competitive sport ends with a winner covered in barbecue sauce and charcoal!

BBQ FUN FACTS

9:40 AM, Apr 25, 2011

The Marc's Great American Rib Cook Off & Music Festival presented by Time Warner Cable, The Plain Dealer, WKYC-TV3 and MinuteMenJobs.com is celebrating 20 years of smokin' ribs, fond memories and hot rock bands. Nearly two decades worth of saucy Memorial Day Weekend traditions culminate May 27-30, 2011 at the newly named Jacobs Pavillion and Nautica Entertainment Complex on the West Bank of the Flats.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

10:08 AM, May 9, 2011

The 20th anniversary of the Marc's Great American Rib Cook Off & Music Festival is produced by Live Nation and co-presented by Time Warner Cable, The Plain Dealer, WKYC-TV3 and MinuteMenJobs.com.

Festival Info

Admission

Adult general admission is ONLY $5 with coupon from Marc’s or online coupon from WKYC.com.
Kids 12 and under are FREE everyday, all hours. Entertainment continues to be FREE with your paid general admission.

Directions and Parking

Downloadable Directions and Parking Guide available by clicking HERE

Advance general admission tickets

Advance general admission tickets and a limited number of Front-of-Stage General TICKETS: Admission “BBQ PIT” passes for Seether, Bullet For My Valentine and prime reserved seats for Collective Soul and Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, which include admission to the Rib Cook Off, are on sale now at www.livenation.com and all Ticketmaster locations. There are no discounts on advance general admission tickets or prime reserved seat tickets. Tickets will also be available at Jacobs Pavilion box office during festival hours.

Entertainment Headliners

Seether: FRI -- May 27 -- 9:15 p.m.; Ohio Sky 7:30 p.m.
Collective Soul: SAT -- May 28 -- 9:15 p.m.; Red Sun Rising 7:30
JUST ANNOUNCED! Bullet For My Valentine.: SUN – May 29 – 9:00 p.m., Halestorm 7:15 p.m.
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemaker: MON -- May 30 -- 6:15 p.m.; Matt Schofield 4.p.m.

*all showtimes subject to change