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    Rib America

    Anyone planning on going to this?
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    I'm excited for the first night, Shannon Curfman is really good and Cowboy Mouth is really good.

    i wanna try to make it to Buddy Guy on Sat and Beatlemania on Sun.



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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    Anyone planning on going to this?
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    I'm excited for the first night, Shannon Curfman is really good and Cowboy Mouth is really good.

    i wanna try to make it to Buddy Guy on Sat and Beatlemania on Sun.
    I had no idea that Cowboy Mouth was still together. I would consider going only if they promised to play Jenny Says at least 3 times.


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    Re: Rib America

    yeah Jenny Says freakin rocks



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    Re: Rib America

    Rib America is the single biggest rip-off in the history of mankind.



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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    Rib America is the single biggest rip-off in the history of mankind.
    I'd have to closely agree. I did go 2 years ago when you could get in the door free to watch some of the shows but otherwise its expensive.



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    Re: Rib America

    I just read somewhere that during Johnston Green Days they are having some special rib event.



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    Re: Rib America

    http://www.desmoinesdowntownchamber....ohnstonbah.pdf

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    Re: Rib America

    BTW-I wouldn't mind seeing Buddy Guy



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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    Rib America is the single biggest rip-off in the history of mankind.
    Ding ding ding! We have a winner!


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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    Rib America is the single biggest rip-off in the history of mankind.
    Never heard of this event, but it looks like the tickets are $5--what am I missing? I would gladly pay $30+ for Cowboy Mouth alone.



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    Re: Rib America

    Go to Johnston. I am a BBQ fiend, and I am enamored with the concept of large scale BBQ & Music Festival. But I have never been ****** off about something more than Rib America, I am making it my personal crusade to spare everyone the pain I endured.

    The BBQ is crap. It's the same "teams" every year. When I went two years ago, the hands down best BBQ there was Famous Dave's. Which you can get at two convenient locations in the Des Moines metropolitan area, and not pay $9 for a three-rib "sampler" after paying $5 to get in.



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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by saf View Post
    Never heard of this event, but it looks like the tickets are $5--what am I missing? I would gladly pay $30+ for Cowboy Mouth alone.
    I don't mind paying money at events, I know they will always be expensive but this was a little more than that. I know 2 years ago it was 7 tickets for $10. Beer was 4 tickets apiece. A lot of the Rib meals were 10-12 tickets. Just kind of a pain to do all of that. You'll go home with tickets left over, while they keep the money.



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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by saf View Post
    Never heard of this event, but it looks like the tickets are $5--what am I missing? I would gladly pay $30+ for Cowboy Mouth alone.
    If you're going for the concert enjoy! At least you've been forewarned.

    They use "tickets" that are not pegged at one to one. The first year I went it was $10 for 7 tickets. This year it's $5 for 4 tickets / $10 for 8 tickets. Hot Dog, 5 tickets! I'm not paying $7 for a hot dog, or $9 for three ribs.



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    Re: Rib America

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    The BBQ is crap. It's the same "teams" every year. When I went two years ago, the hands down best BBQ there was Famous Dave's. Which you can get at two convenient locations in the Des Moines metropolitan area, and not pay $9 for a three-rib "sampler" after paying $5 to get in.
    So it's like BBQ Roundup in CR during Freedom Festival (which we still go to because there aren't many decent BBQ places in CR).



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    Re: Rib America

    Went two years ago and it was great food and entertianment. Went last year and they had jacked up the prices and served re-heated BBQ. I will be skipping this year. Rip-Off



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