By Heidi Glaus
St. Louis (KSDK) -- Big name bands, barbecue and beer are what you'll find this weekend at Soldier's Memorial as the Rib America Festival gets underway.
This morning, NewsChannel 5's Heidi Glaus learned the secret might not be in the sauce, but rather the dry rub. To watch her interviews with Jon Willingham from Willingham's click on the video players.
Puddle of Mudd, Kansas, Collective Soul, .38 Special, Molly Hatchet and Loverboy will be performing. It's free to enter the festival before 5:00 p.m. Friday and before 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. All other times the fee is $7.
Tickets do not include food and drink. A rib sampler is about $10. The gates open at 11 a.m.
To learn more click on the Rib America Festival visit its website.