about the festival

EF / EBF Entertainment 
Post Office Box 50123
Midwest City, OK 73140
Tel: 877-415-7258
Fax: 877-485-3554

Everybody’s Favorite BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival is an inviting diverse event that highlights the aroma of America’s best barbecue vendors while bringing together a multi-cultural outdoor social setting that is sure to evoke a spirit of love, unity and memories among all those in attendance. The festival is a 3-Day event honoring musical legends each day. FRIDAY: “COUNTRY, ROCK & POP” SATURDAY: “R&B, LATIN and FUNK” SUNDAY: SUNDAY BRUNCH, JAZZ & BLUES

The BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival is a Celebratory Platform Commemorating Local Teachers each day from K-12 who will be awarded a “Metal of Honor” for their amazing Journey of work. 

The Festival will be broadcast via radio transmitter and live streaming which would allow one to tune in from their vehicle while patronizing curbside service or watching from the comfort of their home. The event is sure to bring incredible attention to City attractions while highlighting festival participates which includes the interviewing of City Officials, Sponsors, Teachers, Local Businesses, Entertainers, Celebrities and Athletics who will be on location promoting their sauces or perspective food product. 

We would like to invite everyone to join us for this momentous occasion as we show our appreciation to our teachers who have been too often unappreciated.

This exciting experience will be beyond spectacular. In fact, we expect the festivities to be the best ever.

The festival Community Impact

  • Employment

    The festival employs over 400 community citizens to assist in the areas of set up & breakdown, staging, sound & lights, event staffing, transportation, ground promotions, police, security, EMS, clean up, etc. 
  • Information Booths

    Promoting awareness in the field of education, nutrition, housing, health and wellness, family intervention, financial literacy and professional career building.
  • Economic Impact

    The festival will average a $1.5 million economic impact in each hosting city. An average of 3500 out of town attendees spends a minimum of $450 patronizing city attractions such as restaurants, shopping malls, department stores, grocery stores, hotels, gas stations, beauty and barber shops, car rental agencies and many other City attractions.
  • Local Participation

    Many of the local Restaurants & Businesses will have an opportunity to showcase their business in the following manner; On-site banner placement - Participate as a vendor – Become a ticket outlet in which your place of business will generate traffic through media advertisement in which your business will receive $2 per ticket sold.
  • Music Therapy

    Musical therapy for the mind, body and soul. Music is the universal language and plays such an important and meaningful role in the lives of many people. Experts on health and welfare suggest that music could be prescribed as a treatment because of the enormous positive impact it has on mental health and well-being. According to Music and Health, music has been used to support those suffering from Dementia and brain injuries by mental health service providers around the world.

    In the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, conducted a pilot study to determine whether group music therapy is effective in improving depression, anxiety and relationships in psychiatric patients. They found that both active involvement (participating in playing of the instruments) and passive involvement (attending a music festival) provided a calming effect and invited the patients to visualize reassuring thoughts producing a state of mental relaxation. Numerous scholarly journal articles highlight the positive effects of music therapy. Used in various settings with different patient types, entertainment has been shown to reduce anxiety, relieve tension, alleviate stress and enhance one’s mood.
  • Affordable ticket prices

    Prices range from $0 - $75