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The Rotary Club of Moncton West and Riverview is pleased to present our annual Rotary Ribfest Moncton—a community fundraiser and family event. Admission to the Festival is free, with donations gratefully accepted. We have a great lineup of Ribbers and Entertainers to make this a summer event you won’t want to miss!

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JUNE 20-23, 2024 LOCATION: RIVERFRONT PARK, MONCTON N.B.

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ROTARY RIBFEST MONCTON

THREE DAYS OF RIBS AND ENTERTAINMENT
JUNE 20-23 2024.
RIVERFRONT PARK, MONCTON N.B.

Hours of Operations

Thursday:  4:00pm – 8:30 pm.  Friday: 11:30am – 10:00pm Saturday: 11:30am – 10:00pm Sunday: 11:30am – 6:30pm
 

The City of Moncton and Riverfront Park will be host to RibFest, where you pay for the food and beverages you want. Each ribber has their own menu posted on a giant board in front of their mobile kitchen and smoker on wheels.

Top professional ribbers from the US and Canada will compete in a cook-off for trophies and bragging rights with the smell of delicious barbecue wafting through the air.

*Dogs and Bicycles will not be permitted on site. 

 

THE RIBBERS

TEXAS RANGERS

Texas Rangers BBQ has been competing since 2006 and has won hundreds of awards. With our slow and low cooking process and our sauce that has a sweet heat flavour we’ve become a big contender. Everything’s bigger in Texas.

Camp31

Camp 31

Camp 31 was founded in 1908 as a “Saw Mill” general store outside Brewton, Alabama. Camp 31 BBQ was established by Larry Murphy in 1985, and we’ve been serving up mouth-watering authentic southern BBQ ever since.

In 1986, the Brewton Police Dept. helped us enter our first BBQ cook off in Pensacola, Florida. There we won 3 first place trophies, and since, touring the U.S. and Canada has not stopped.

We are still one of the highest productive BBQ teams on the road today, cooking the best Southern Style Bar-B-Que around – Slow smoked over hickory logs ensuring the tenderest meat and the most flavourful rib experience.

Crabbys

CRABBY'S BBQ Shack

After 20 years in business and a long standing track record of award winning barbecue, Crabby’s has proven to be one of the best on the grill, from the East Coast to the West. We specialize in food and catering services for any occasion. We do corporate events, picnics, stag & doe’s, parties and any other outdoor events. Anywhere in Ontario we can host events from 100 – 1000 people. Big or small, we can grill for them all! 

Billy Bones

BILLY BONES BBQ

Celebrating over 30 years of excellence! Billy Bones BBQ & crew have traveled the entire United States, Canada and even Ireland winning state and national barbecue competitions. Billy Bones BBQ sauces have won over 250 awards plus fifty first place finishes. Billy bones BBQ offers BBQ sauces, BBQ rubs, hot sauces, competition dry rubs for ribs and pork, chicken and more.

PistolPetes

Pistol Pete's

EXTRA EATS

Tater King

The Tater King

Alabama Lemonade

Alabama Lemonade

ENTERTAINMENT

LIVE MUSIC & MORE

Thursday - June 20 , 2024

  • 11:30am -3:59pm

    Recorded Music

  • Ivan Daigle

    4:00PM - 6:00PM

    Ivan Daigle

    Over the last few years Ivan Daigle has emerged as one of Eastern Canada's stellar country artists. His strong work ethic and his genuine desire to entertain ALWAYS leaves his fans wanting more. As a  Finalist on the Nationally Televised  “Canada's Got Talent" Ivan was thrust into the National Spotlight as the ONLY representative of Country Music to make it to the Finals. 

     

  • 6:30PM - 8:30PM

    Thirsty Rangers

    The Thirsty Rangers are a HIGH ENERGY 5-piece band of local talented musicians that really know how to HAVE FUN! The band originated 25+ years ago with founder Jimmy and has been delighting audiences all over the Maritimes ever since.

    The Rangers pride themselves on being known as a “Party Band” that keeps their fans on their feet from start to finish. Their song list has incredible variety and appeals to a wide range of audiences!

    From Country to Rock, and from Top 40 Hits to Party

    Classics,

    The Thirsty Rangers play it all!

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    Biographie du groupe

    Les Thirsty Rangers sont un groupe de 5 musiciens locaux talentueux qui savent vraiment comment s'amuser !Le groupe a été créé il y a plus de 25 ans avec le fondateur Jimmy et depuis, il ravit le public partout dans les Maritimes.

    Les Rangers sont fiers d'être connus comme un « groupe de fête » qui tient leurs fans debout du début à la fin. Leur liste de chansons est incroyablement variée et séduit un large éventail de publics !

    De la country au rock, et des 40 meilleurs hits aux classiques

    de la fête,

    Les Thirsty Rangers jouent à tout !

Friday - June 21 , 2024

  • Steve Maillet

    11:30am - 1:30pm

    Steve Maillet

  • 1:30pm - 3:59pm

    Recorded Music

  • 4:00pm - 5:45pm

    Maree Haute

    Marée Haute is a new energetic band consisting of Myriam Breau on vocals, Samuel LeBlanc on guitar, Emilie Bastarache on bass and Miguel Pitre on drums. Native from Kent County, New Brunswick, the group has entertained crowds at various events during the past two years. With their different genres ranging from country, rock, pop and Acadian music, these young musicians are sure to get people moving!

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    La formation Marée Haute est un groupe de jeunes musiciens qui vous divertiront avec différents styles de musique tels le country, l'acadien, le rock et le pop. Ils chantent en français et en anglais. Le groupe est constitué de Myriam Breau à la voix, Samuel LeBlanc à la guitare électrique, Emilie Bastarache à la basse et Miguel Pitre à la batterie. Ces jeunes originaires du comté de Kent ont joué à différents événements dans les deux dernières années tout en faisant bouger les foules.

  • The Pat Gillespie Band

    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    The Pat Gillespie Band

    The Pat Gillespie band is Moncton-based cover band made up of members from some of the Maritimes' most well-known cover bands - Pat Gillespie (Nine Mile River), Ricky Breau (Nine Mile River), Joel Chavarie (Mixtape, Zack Lane Band, Outliers), Maxime Forbes (Spoiled Rotten, Zack Lane Band) and Chris Melanson (Mojo, Glower, Jean Comeau). The boys pride themselves on being an act that delivers first-rate musicianship paired with top-notch vocals that adapt to the crowd they are performing to. Those attributes allow the band to perform hits from various genres from artists that are rarely heard on cover band stages such as Adele, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Christ Stapleton. 

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    Le Pat Gillespie Band est un group de Moncton composé de membres des groupes de reprises les plus connus des Maritimes - Pat Gillespie (Nine Mile River), Ricky Breau (Nine Mile River), Joel Chavarie (Mixtape, Zack Lane Band, Outliers), Maxime Forbes (Spoiled Rotten, Zack Lane Band) et Chris Melanson (Mojo, Glower, Jean Comeau). Les gars sont fiers d'être un groupe qui offre une musicalité de premier ordre jumelée à des voix de haut niveau et qui s'adaptent à la foule à laquelle ils s'adressent. Ces attributs permettent au groupe d'interpréter des chansons de différents genres d'artistes que l'on entend rarement sur les scènes de groupes de reprises, comme Adele, les Red Hot Chili Peppers et Christ Stapleton.

  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Spoiled Rotten

    Spoiled Rotten is an incredibly talented dynamic and versatile band of 5 experienced musicians who bring first class entertainment to any event small or large. Based out of Moncton with a classic rock repertoire spanning 4 decades, they have performed all major cities across Canada.  They will surely wow you with their talents and make you want to get up and dance.

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    Spoiled Rotten est un orchestre dynamique de 5 musiciens sur scène qui amené divertissement première classe au évènements petits et grands. Du nouveau Brunswick ils amenés un répertoire de 4 décennies de rock classiques, et on effectuer des spectacles dans toutes les villes majeures de la canada. Ils vous épateront sûrement par leurs talents et vous donneront envie de vous lever et de danser.

Saturday - June 22 , 2024

  • 11:30am - 1:00pm

    Pierre & JF

    Performing on stages around the province throughout Summer, Pierre & JF is a fun loving Moncton base acoustic duo with a French and English repertoire.

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    En spectacle sur des scènes à travers la province cet été, Pierre & JF est un duo acoustique amusant basé à Moncton avec un répertoire Français et Englais. 

  • Bad Reputation

    1:15pm - 3:15pm

    Bad Reputation

    With a passion for live music, Bad Reputation have graced the stages of various bars and festivals, winning over crowds. Their music will get people moving to the classic rock hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s. Bad Reputation formed 2 years ago in Riverview, NB and consists of Claudia Roy and Greg Daley on vocals. Tim Robichaud and Steve Stewart on guitars, Sam Magee on Bass with Duane LeBlanc on drums. 

    You will tap your toes, clap your hands and get on your feet once you see Bad Reputation perform.

    Drawing from inspiration from legendary acts as Journey, AC/DC, and Joan Jett, Bad Reputation have earned a reputation for their electrifying performances and high energy music.  Playing their 1st Ribfest Festival, you can expect this group to leave a lasting impression with those who witness BAD REPUTATION and have them wanting them back year after year!

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    Passionné de musique live, Bad Reputation a foulé les scènes de divers bars et festivals, conquérant les foules. Leur musique fera bouger les gens sur les tubes rock classiques des années 70, 80 et 90. Bad Reputation s'est formé il y a 2 ans à Riverview, au Nouveau-Brunswick et est composé de Claudia Roy et Greg Daley au chant. Tim Robichaud et Steve Stewart aux guitares, Sam Magee à la basse avec Duane LeBlanc à la batterie.

    Vous taperez du pied, taperez dans vos mains et vous relèverez une fois que vous verrez Bad Reputation jouer.

    S'inspirant d'artistes légendaires comme Journey, AC/DC et Joan Jett, Bad Reputation s'est forgé une réputation pour ses performances électrisantes et sa musique pleine d'énergie. Présentant leur 1er Ribfest Festival, vous pouvez vous attendre à ce que ce groupe laisse une impression durable auprès de ceux qui sont témoins de BAD REPUTATION et qu'ils veuillent qu'ils reviennent année après année !

  • Pier 19

    3:30pm - 5:30pm

    Pier 19

    Pier 19 is a dynamic and versatile musical group that blends the nostalgic sounds of 90's rock, country, folk, and pop. With influences ranging from the iconic Tragically Hip to the soulful Chris Stapleton and the energetic Foo Fighters, Pier 19 has created a unique and captivating musical style that resonates with audiences of all ages.

    Pier 19 has been making waves in the Moncton music scene with their exceptional talent and unparalleled dedication. Creating memorable setlists and captivating performances has earned them a reputation as a must-see live act.

    With a rich blend of rock-infused riffs and incredible harmonies, Pier 19 has crafted a sound that is both nostalgic and fresh. Their ability to seamlessly transition between genres and capture the essence of each style sets them apart from the crowd.

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Spandixx

    The leather pants—the eyeliner, the gravity-defying hair, the cherished rock ballads and an amazingly powerful nostalgic 80’s sound is what makes up Spandixx. 

    Nikki Dixx. Biftek, Richie Shrambora, Tracy Starr and Terry Lee Roth…. will  bring you back to a time when headbangers ruled!. 

    Relive the music conceived during the glory days of LA’s Sunset strip and go back to a time of the biggest 80’s rock gods.    

    They have the look, they have the sound,  they’ll give you a powerful electric vibe we’ve been missing for decades.   Experience non-stop 80’s Rock……..experience Spandixx!!!!

  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Aboiteau 

    Through its new show, ABOiTEAU tells its stories and legends in a musical universe that amalgamates folk, trad, keltic and rock!

    The members of ABOiTEAU have a lot of fun playing together and can't wait to go and present the new show!

    Come have fun with us!!

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    À travers son nouveau spectacle, ABOiTEAU raconte ses histoires et ses légendes dans un univers musical qui amalgame le folk, le trad, le celtique et le rock!

    Les membres d’ABOiTEAU ont beaucoup de plaisir à jouer ensemble et ont hâte d’aller présenter le nouveau spectacle!

    Venez fêter avec nous!!

Sunday - June 23 , 2024

  • Kraken

    12:00pm - 1:30pm

    Kraken

    Kraken is Acadian and from the village of Scoudouc. Playing a mix of rock, acadian, country, folk , funk and pop, he’ll have you either toe tapping, dancing or laughing once he hits the stage . Life is short so let’s all have a good time. Release The Kraken!

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    Un Acadien du village de Scoudouc Kraken qui joue un mélange de rock, acadien, country, folk, funk et pop. Vous allez soit taper du pied, danser ou rire une fois qu'il montera sur scène. La vie est courte alors allons avoir un time et libérons le Kraken !

  • Randomz Band

    2:00 PM - 4:00PM

    Randomz Band

    Randomz Band is a dynamic and energetic dance party band that's ready to bring the heat to Rotary Ribfest Moncton this summer! With five seasoned and diverse performers, including both male and female singers, we specialize in delivering upbeat, fun music from yesterday and today that will keep everyone dancing and singing along.
    Randomz Band guarantees to keep the party atmosphere alive and kicking with our rock-solid rhythm section and infectious energy. Our repertoire features a mix of classic hits and modern favorites, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy at Rotary Ribfest Moncton.
    Get ready to groove to the music and indulge in delicious ribs!"
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    Randomz Band est un groupe de danse dynamique et énergique prêt à enflammer le Rotary Ribfest Moncton cet été ! Avec cinq interprètes expérimentés et variés, comprenant à la fois des chanteurs et des chanteuses, nous nous spécialisons dans la livraison de musique entraînante et amusante d'hier et d'aujourd'hui qui fera danser et chanter tout le monde.
    Randomz Band garantit de maintenir l'ambiance de fête en vie avec notre solide section rythmique comme le roc et notre énergie contagieuse. Notre vaste répertoire comprend un mélange de succès classiques et de favoris modernes, assurant qu'il y en a pour tous les goûts au Rotary Ribfest Moncton.
    Préparez-vous à danser au rythme de la musique et à vous régaler de délicieuses côtes !

    Social Media Links:

    https://randomzband.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/RandomzBand

    https://www.tiktok.com/@randomzband

    https://www.instagram.com/randomzband/

  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM

    Prizes & Trophies Presentations

  • 4:45PM - 6:15PM

    Eddie Chase & Graffiti Four 

    Jive an bop with Atlantic Canada's most authentic 50's & 60's rock and roll band From Elvis to Roy Orbison hits; this quintet has layered harmonies, guitar riffs and all the golden notes of days gone by. For families and baby boomers alike, they have performed for The City of Moncton, Town of Riverview, Town of Quispamsis and Town of Dieppe municipal events and festivals, the highlight being a regular main stage act for The Atlantic Grand Nationals Car Show consecutive years. This classic era is recreated by recognized musicians who packed the original sock hops and continue to delight audiences today.

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