The Rib-Off closes out the summer of its thirty-first year with
BBQ alongside performances by War and Dennis DeYoung,
a founding member of the band STYX.
“We are excited to present the Rib-Off again,” says Mike Mori,
director of sales for The Blade and coordinator of the event.
“This is one of the highlights of the summer in Northwest Ohio,
and we’re proud to be able to bring it to our readers.”
Nothing goes better with savory BBQ than a rocking band.
Thursday night will showcase American funk band, War;
Friday features Detroit native, rock legend Ted Nugent;
and Saturday’s highlight will be Dennis DeYoung and the
Music of STYX.
Tickets went on sale April 12, 2014. Seating for all concerts is
limited, so pre-purchasing Rib-Off tickets is advised. Tickets
for War are $6 in advance and $10 at the gate. VIP Seating
Tickets for War are $22.50 in advance. Tickets for Ted Nugent
are $8 in advance and $12 at the gate. VIP Seating Tickets for
Nugent are $29.50 in advance. Tickets for Dennis DeYoung and the
Music of STYX are $7 in advance and $10 at the gate. VIP Seating
Tickets for DeYoung are $25.00 in advance.
General Admission tickets can be purchased in person at any
TIREMAN or Andersons location, the Stranahan Theater Box Office
in person or via phone at 419-381-8851, or at www.etix.com. The
VIP Seating Tickets are available in person at the Stranahan
Theater Box Office or via phone at 419-381-8851, or on-line at
www.etix.com. Tickets are only available at the Fairgrounds gate
the day of each of the show.
Hours for the Rib-Off are Thursday, August 7, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.;
Friday, August 8, noon to 11 p.m.; Saturday, August 9, noon to
11 p.m.; and Sunday, August 10, noon to 7 p.m. Friday and
Saturday admission is free until 3:00 pm. Sunday admission is
free all day, and is sponsored by Cedar Creek Church,
which will also provide the music for the day.