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Dave Bauer

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Art + Soul was voted Best Music Festival in the 2014 East Bay Express’ Readers Poll.

Art + Soul Oakland is excited to announce the inaugural Oaktown Throwdown BBQ competition to the festival.
logo for Oaktown Throwndown BBQ Competition presented by Kingsford

Professional and backyard smokers from all over the region will compete for cash prizes a
nd the honor of being awarded “Grand Champion.” Many of these professionals are multi-award winning chefs from other regional barbeque competitions.

The weekend will include “You-Be-the-Judge” People’s Choice Awards, bbq cooking
demonstrations, bourbon and wine tastings, whole hog roast, and sales of barbeque-related merchandise. And the best part…enjoying hot-off-the-smoker samples from seasoned professionals.

The BBQ competition takes place on Saturday, August 2, as part of Art + Soul Oakland.

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