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Musical acts set for Blues and BBQ
Eric Culberson - photo by Photo provided.
Liberty County’s own Eric Culberson has signed up to headline the sixth annual Blues and BBQ.
The Bradwell Institute graduate now owns Savannah Blues Nightclub, where you can find him playing most nights he’s not on tour.
The annual celebration of spicy sounds and sauces in downtown Hinesville takes place Sept. 19 in Bradwell Park around the Liberty County Courthouse. Activity is from 4-11:30 p.m, featuring a barbecue contest that includes a people’s choice award, from 4-5.
The music starts at 4:30 with Brenda Metoyer and A Touch of Class. Metoyer, a Louisiana native, currently lives in Hinesville. The group has opened for such acts as Al Green, The Whisperers, Patra and The Chi-Lites.
The Eddie Kirkland Band takes the stage at 7. Known as the “Gypsy of the Blues” Kirkland has a powerful and expressive voice. During the 1960s Kirkland lived in Macon, where he met and toured with Otis Redding for three years.
Find more about Kirkland online at
Culberson plays from 9-11:30. Organizer Vicki Davis said, “Culberson has an impressive lineup of original songs, a razor sharp sound, and a down-home natural voice.”
You can hear some of his music and learn more about him at
The family-oriented evening is co-sponsored by the Hinesville Area Arts Council and Fort Stewart MWR. Other sponsors include the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, Target, The Heritage Bank, the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Keep Liberty Beautiful and Woodmen of the World.
They are looking for barbecue cookers to join in the contest and sell food through the night.
For more information, call 877-4332, e-mail or visit

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