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KC Live: 25 Years of Blues and Barbecue

Kansas City Live

Joel Nichols from Kansas City Live on KSHB talks with BB’s Lawnside BBQ owner Lindsay Shannon about serving barbecue and blues to Kansas City for 25 years.

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October 15, 2015

GRAMMY-Nominated Blues Bands to Headline 25th Anniversary Bash

Known as the best place to see live blues music in Kansas City, BB’s Lawnside BBQ will honor its 25-year heritage with four days of premier blues bands from Thursday, Oct. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 18 at its historic location at 1205 E. 85th St. “When my wife Jo and I started BB’s 25 years…

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September 22, 2015

Pit Master Mike Nickle Makes Chili on KC Live

BB's pit master Mike Nickle makes chili on KC Live

On Friday, Sept. 11 2015 BB’s Lawnside BBQ Pit Master appeared on KSHB’s morning show Kansas City Live and demonstrated how to make Tampa Red’s Chili. The perfect dish for making or taking to a football tailgate this fall.

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September 12, 2015

The Sky is Crying: Remembering B.B. King

B.B. King at Arrowhead Stadium

B.B. King is a big part of this barbecue joint. Of course, we all know he is on the infamous mural, right next to Muddy Waters. In remembering the great bluesman, here are a few photos of B.B. King performing at the Uptown Theatre in the early 1980’s. And one photo of B.B. King at…

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May 22, 2015

Grace Harris Helps KCK School Kids

Amazing Grace Harris

The Amazing Grace Blues Festival is on Sunday, May 17 from 2 pm to 11 pm. Admission is $10, with all proceeds going to the Kansas City Kansas Public Schools Foundation for Excellence, a 501(c)3 that is administered by USD 500. A raffle and a silent auction will also be a part of the benefit. The…

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May 12, 2015
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