BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie 2023

April 14, 2023 in Venice
BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie
The food is the big star attraction at the BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie. Publicity photo

Event Details:

The 3rd annual BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie will offer a three-course BBQ dinner prepared by national champion pitmaster Dana Hillis. The event supports the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children. Bluegrass entertainment is provided by the five-time IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor of the Lonesome River Band.

Insider scoop: The BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie is an offshoot of the Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash that went on hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic.


5-6 pm 
• Social hour 
• Entertainment by The Swinging Bridge Bluegrass Band. 
• Appetizers: pulled pork sliders, BBQ brisket tacos and buffalo chicken dip with crackers and celery 

6-7 pm 
• Welcome, acknowledgments, and call to action 
• BBQ dinner by Big Papa’s Country Kitchen: St. Louis ribs, 1/4 chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, mac ‘n cheese and cornbread. 

7-7:30 pm 
• Live auction and wooden nickel raffle 
• Dessert: apple cobbler 

7:30-9 pm 
• Entertainment by Lonesome River Band 


April 14, 2023


Fox Lea Farm
800 N Auburn Rd
Venice, FL 34292

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BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie

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