Michigan Rock ‘n Rib Festival features Michigan bands and BBQ. Thirteen Celebrity Judges will vote for Best Michigan Ribs and a “People’s Choice Award” voted on by patrons throughout the weekend. Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17, 2013, 11am to 11pm, and Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11am to 4pm. General admission tickets will go on sale Friday, June 7, 2013 at The Dow Event Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, Charge-by-Phone (800)745-3000 and all Ticketmaster Outlets including Wal-Mart Stores. Admission is $5 and includes parking. Event held at the new FirstMerit Event Park; 300 Johnson Street, Saginaw, Michigan (across the street from The Dow Event Center).