This years Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival, presented by Hyundai of Longview, sold out in record time. In just over three hours every single ticket for sale was sold. But just when you thought your opportunity to attend East Texas' coolest celebration of live music and BBQ was gone our friends at Hyundai of Longview have your chance to take a spin and win your tickets.

Everyone who test drives a vehicle at Hyundai of Longview this month will be entered to win FREE ticket to our sold out Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival. That means you've got 'till Tuesday April 30th to get by and get qualified. Don't miss out on one of your very last chances hang with us May 4th.

This year the legendary Randy Rogers Band will headline the festival on the brick streets of downtown Tyler, TX on Saturday, May 4th. They'll be joined by Wade Bowen and Stoney LaRue, legends in their own right. And a couple of the hottest bands in the Texas scene,  American Aquarium and Mike and the Moonpies will get the party started.

In addition to live music the festival will also feature 26 of the state’s most celebrated barbecue restaurants that will provide samples of their smoked meats to attendees.

Participating restaurants include: Stanley’s Famous Pit BBQ (Tyler), Louie Mueller Barbecue (Taylor), The Slow Bone (Dallas), Black’s Barbecue (Lockhart, Austin, San Marcos), Hutchins BBQ (McKinney, Frisco), Schmidt Family Barbecue (Bee Cave), Lockhart Smokehouse (Dallas, Plano), Kreuz Market (Lockhart), Joseph’s Riverport Bar-B-Q (Jefferson), Opie’s Barbecue (Spicewood), Roegels Barbecue Co. (Houston), Meat Church (Waxahachie), Micklethwait Craft Meats (Austin), BBQ on the Brazos (Cresson), Bet the House BBQ (Denton), Buzzie’s BBQ (Kerrville), The Original Bodacious Bar-B-Q (Longview), Truth BBQ (Brenham, Houston), Miller’s Smokehouse (Belton), Tyler’s Barbeque (Amarillo), LeRoy and Lewis (Austin), Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue (Pflugerville), Evie Mae’s Barbecue (Wolfforth), Country Tavern (Kilgore), Pinkerton’s Barbecue (Houston) and Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew (Austin).

The Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival is presented by 101.5 KNUE, East Texas’ No. 1 country music station, Radio Texas, LIVE! With Buddy Logan, and Hyundai of Longview. A portion of the festival’s proceeds benefits The Heart of Tyler/Tyler Main Street, a non-profit organization dedicated to the economic, cultural and historic revitalization of Downtown Tyler, and The Boot Campaign, whose mission is to ignite the inner patriot in all Americans and provide life-improving programs to military families nationwide.

The festival is also sponsored by Stonewater Roofing, Tyler Home Mortgage, Dr Pepper, Cavenders, Choctaw Casino-Grant, Oklahoma, and 281 Lodging Group.