(PHOTOS) 2018 Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival

Posted by Decaturish.com August 11, 2018

Howard Hsu (left) and Brian Smith flip ribs and chicken on the smoker for Sweet Auburn Barbeque during the festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

By Jonathan Phillips, contributor 

For the past 18 years, Decatur has brought together some of Atlanta’s favorite things: barbeque, blues and bluegrass.

This year is no different. The Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival, held Aug. 11, brought out the neighborhood to enjoy ribs, chicken, pulled pork, live music and more.

Sara Becker pours a fresh beer for a thirsty festival-goer on Saturday.
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Tom Phillips Miller (left) chows down on a hot dog as he sits with his mother Jenny Phillips during the festival on Saturday.
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The sun shines down on Becca Everett as she sits in Harmony Park during the festival on Saturday.
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Sheryl Morrison (right) checks tickets for Moe Aung and Sam Stewert as a line snakes its way down the sidewalk for the 18th annual BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival on Saturday.
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Henry Hamilton rides on his father James’ shoulders as they make their way through the festival.
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Julio Aras turns racks of ribs on the smoker for Williamson Brothers Barbeque on Saturday.
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Kate Coleman performs with her band during the festival on Saturday.
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Corey Coleman (left) and Joseph E. Reed perform on stage during the festival on Saturday.
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Kaylee Baty (left) and her daughter Quinn listen as Kate Coleman performs on stage on Saturday.
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Joey Robertson plays the drums as Tyler Porch Band performs on the main stage on Saturday.
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Jason Watts (left) and Kiki Mua sit in the sun listening to the Tyler Porch Band perform on the main stage on Saturday.
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Lead vocalist Tyler Porch performs on the main stage with his band of the same name on Saturday.
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