Good food, good music, good time


(Posted Aug. 7, 2023)

By Jeff Pfeil, Staff Photographer

London’s Rhythm & Rib Fest took place Aug. 4-5 in downtown London.

Carlos Hood adds barbecue sauce to racks of baby back ribs after they come off the smoker at Big Pappy’s BBQ stand. When asked how long it took the ribs to cook, he replied with “a long time.”
Ahni Crawford is ready to dive in to her apple loaded funnel cake.
Kat Marriott and Lisa Jackman volunteer their time to sell tickets at the beer booth.
A large crowd gathered on Friday night on South Main Street to listen to live music, eat dinner, and visit craft booths.
Old Skool performs on the main stage at the Rhythm & Rib Fest.
Hank the Tank and Jamal Dinkelberry, who claimed to be the assistant boss, hold up racks of ribs ready for their customers at the Off The Bone BBQ stand.
Maddox Closser takes aim at the dunk tank as he attempts to hit the target to dunk his dad, London Mayor Patrick Closser. On this try, his dad was still sitting high and dry.
London Mayor Patrick Closser takes his turn on the dunk tank at the Rhythm & Rib Fest held Aug. 4-5 in downtown London. Proceeds from the dunk tank benefited the London Music Boosters.
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