By Walter Geiger
The ninth annual BBQ & Blues Festival held in downtown Barnesville over the weekend was among the best ever with nothing but positive reports, according to event chairman T.J. Imberger.
New to the festival this year was the filming of an episode of the hit television program BBQ Pitmasters. Feedback from the cast and crew was overwhelming.
The BBQ Pitmasters set at The Herald Gazette (top) drew crowds of onlookers all during BBQ & Blues. Event chairman T.J. Imberger reported the cast and crew said Barnesville was the best location they have ever visited to film an episode. Pictured are stars (l-r) Tuffy Stone, Myron Mixon and Danielle Dimovski during taping Saturday afternoon.