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4th Annual Cuegrass Festival Returns to The Pit BBQ – April 21, 2012


Pit Master Ed Mitchell checks on the smoker at Cuefest!

For some reason there hasn’t been much buzz about this as in previous years, but I want to make sure word gets out this fun event.  The 4th Annual ‘Cuegrass Festival is set to return to the The Pit BBQ in Raleigh on Saturday April 21st from 12-6pm. The action will take place along Davie street in front of restaurant with a jam-packed day full of great ‘cue, local brews and toe-tappin’ bluegrass music! The folks at The Pit will have the pig cookers fired up to serve plenty of their famous Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue and offer a selection of local brews.

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Ed Show's The Musicians hot it's done ~ 'Cuefest 2010

Musical acts planned for this year’s event are Mandolin Orange, Delta Rae, Old Habits, and American Aquarium.


The crowd settles in for some great music ~ 'Cuefest 2010

Make sure you bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a day filled of relaxing with great food and music. Proceeds from the $5 gate donation go to the North Carolina 4-H Youth Development.


Filed under Events, Music

Picture of the Week – Clyde Cooper’s BBQ in Raleigh

Clyde Cooper's BBQ

Clyde Cooper's BBQ ~ 109 East Davie Street Raleigh, NC

I snapped this picture of Clyde Cooper’s BBQ  yesterday afternoon while walking along Davie Street in downtown Raleigh.  Clyde’s is a Raleigh institution famous for their Carolina-style barbecue. They have been serving area residents with their slow cooked top lean pork shoulders and hams since 1938. While there are many great BBQ places in the Triangle, no BBQ tour is complete without a visit to Clyde’s.  To view their full menu visit their website: http://clydecoopersbbq.com/

(Every week I feature a photo of a local business or event taken during the past seven days.  If you would like to submit a photo for consideration please email met at triangleexplorer@gmail.com. If your photo is selected proper credit will be given along with a link back to your website.  Thanks!)


Filed under BBQ, Picture of the Week, Restaurant Reviews