Barbecue vendors began serving at Friday night, July 7, with music at City Park by Brian Naughton Band, Rachelle Coba and 2013 Blues Hall of Fame inductee Joe Moss Band.
Bicycle racing began in earnest Saturday morning, with time trials, criterium races and a free kids race. There were also workshops with the Lickety Split Blues Society under their tent in the park. Blues continued in the evening with Chicago blues masters, The Cash Box Kings.
The party also featured the second annual Brews on the Beach craft beer festival Saturday near the Sea Wall..
The weekend with Sunday's road races and awards.
The 2018 event is set for July 6-8. Visit bicyclebluesbbq.com for updates.