The Riverfront area of downtown Nashville will be full of flavor and music on August 23 & 24 at the annual Music City Festival and BBQ Championship. NOTE: there is an entry fee. Check out Groupon for a discounted ticket. Also there is a kids zone, car show and live music. Friday the event runs from 4pm to 11pm. Saturday is from 11am to 11pm. Parking is wherever you can find it. Groupon ticket is discounted 50% and fee is $30 for both days and $20 per day otherwise.