TICKETS AND INFORMATION-DON’T MISS
MADISON’S PREMIER MUSIC FESTIVAL!
2014 WRISTBANDS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE at the Madison Visitor’s Center for $20.
Wristbands available at the gate beginning 5:00 pm on Friday Aug. 15th
We are looking forward to having you back here this year! We had the biggest crowd to date last year – and we know YOU make our festival successful! Thank you all.
For more information, call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956. Remember, all wristband sales are nonrefundable.
Children 12 years old and younger are admitted free to Ribberfest when accompanied by a paying adult. Be sure to check out the Piglet Pen as well!
Things to leave at home:
These items will not be allowed into the gate during the event weekend: Coolers, food, beverages, pets, umbrellas, canopies, pets, golf carts, bikes,roller blades, or skates.
We will have additional camping available in Madison again this year. In addition to camping at Clifty Falls State Park, there will be camping at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Spots will again be $15 per night with water & electric. There will also be showers available. For further information call
Lonnie at 812-265-8919.
We are sorry for the inconvenience but there will be NO SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM FAIRGROUNDS THIS YEAR. Hopefully our campers at the Fairgrounds will have an extra vehicle to get downtown. Due to a scheduling conflict the trolley will be unable to offer shuttle service. Our local taxi service is Hilltop Taxi — 812-265-3337.
KCBS Teams may begin registration at noon on Thursday, August 14th
Vendors may begin set-up Thursday, August 14th — check with Elizabeth for set-up time.
FRIDAY — August 15th
6:00 AM — BACKYARD BBQ BLAST Competitors may arrive.
9:00 AM — KCBS Registration teams/judges
3:00 PM – KCBS Cooks meeting (required)
4:30 PM – Queen City Riverboat rides begin — every 2 hours
5:00 PM — GATES OPEN
5:30 PM — Welcome, Scott Davidson emcee
6:00 PM – Piglet Pen children’s supervised play area opens
6:00 PM – The DEANNA BOGART Band takes the stage
6:00 PM — Pig Toss (cornhole tournament) first of 2
7:00 PM — Backyard BBQ Blast judging begins
7:30 PM — Mayor Welch/Sponsors welcome
8:00 PM – ROD PIAZZA and the MIGHTY FLYERS take the stage
9:30 PM — Backyard BBQ Blast awards at stage
10:00 PM — Piglet Pen children’s play area closes
10:00 PM — Headliner TAJ MAHAL TRIO take the stage
SATURDAY — August 16th
6:00 AM — 5K-Ribber-Run Registration begins
7:00 AM — KCBS “Rise N Shine” Breakfast
7:50 AM — Madison Bicycle Club -RibberRide begins
8:00 AM — 5K-RibberRun Walk/Run begins
9:00 AM – Kidz Q cooking competition begins
9:30 AM — KCBS Judges Meeting/Brown Gym (required)
11:00 AM — Kidz Q judging begins
11:00 AM — GATES OPEN
11:00 AM — KCBS Judging begins
11:00 AM — Announcements, Scott Davidson emcee; female & male overall winner of 5 announced
11:30 AM — POWERPLANT BLUES BAND take the stage
12:00 PM — Piglet Pen children’s supervised play area opens
12:00 PM — Announcements, Scott Davidson emcee
12:30 PM – Queen City Riverboat rides begin — every 2 hours
1:00 PM — Pig Toss (cornhole tournament) second of 2
1:30 PM – The KINGBEES take the stage
3:00 PM – Good to the Bone Rib Eating contest
3:30 PM — KELLY RICHIE takes the stage
4:00 PM — Piglet Pen children’s play area closes
4:00 PM — KCBS/ Kidz Q Awards Ceremony at Brown Gym
5:00 PM – Announcements, Scott Davidson
5:30 PM — PAUL THORN takes the stage
6:00 PM — Piglet Pen children’s supervised play area opens
7:00 PM – Mayor’s Thank You for coming
7:30 PM – The WEST COAST BLUES ALL-STARS featuring Junior Watson & Fred Kaplan take the stage
9:00 PM – Pigmania winner announced
9:30 PM — The incomparable ROY ROGERS and the Delta Rhythm Kings take the stage
11:00 PM – Festival Closes — see you next year AUGUST 21-22, 2015.
Thank you for joining us!
Madison Ribberfest, 601 W. First St., Madison, IN 47250