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9th Annual Event!
9 years and growing

Each year Rhythm & Ribs gets bigger and better, this year is no exception. Hold on to your hats, Cottonwood will never be the same! We are expanding to a 2 day event with over 25 KCBS BBQ teams descending on Cottonwood. You will have to opportunity to sample ribs from the best!

Not only are we expanding the Ribs competition, we are bringing in more micro-breweries for you to test and taste.

Come join us September 5 & 6, 2014 at the Cottonwood Kids Park in Cottonwood, AZ. The park is located on 12th Street next to the Verde Valley fairgrounds.

Stay tuned - you won't want to miss it!

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The Competition
The Ribs Competition is Fierce

Not only is the ribs competition going to be fierce, we have added additional competitions for your enjoyment! The Ribs Cook-Off is still the featured event, but who wants more food to savor?

For the second year, the Rhythm & Ribs cook-off is a KCBS-sanctioned event. This year expect to see over 25 professional BBQ teams and sample to best ribs in the Southwest.

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The Entertainment
It all happens in Cottonwood AZ

Are you ready for one of the best line-up in the history of Rhythm & Ribs? This year's two-day event is like no other! Check out the schedule.

Entertainment Schedule


  • 4:30pm: Gates Open
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Madeline Deveroux
  • 6:30pm - 6:50pm: Welcome by City Councilman Terrance Pratt
  • 7:30pm - 8:00pm: Austin Webb
  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm: Sam Hunt


  • 11:00am: Gates Open
  • 11:00am - 11:30am: Welcome by City Councilman Terrance Pratt and more...
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm: Stolen Boulevard
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Jed Morrison
  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm: Logan Brill
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm: Briana Payne & the Boys
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Ashley Wineland
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm: Benton Blount
  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm: Kristian Bush of Sugarland

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