Bites, Brews & Beats | Ground Zero 20th Anniversary Music Festival

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Ground Zero is turning 20!

Come help us celebrate. This fun-filled event will feature concerts by AM/FM, Flannel Channel, Floor is Lava and Tenacious Moon along with food trucks, brews in the Triple B Beer Garden, our local amateur Grillmaster competition and outdoor vendor festival area!

Watch for the 2018 top 5 Bites, Brews & Beats grilling nominees to be announced on August 10th in Ground Zero and on our Facebook Event page! They will compete in our LIVE grill-off competition from 4-6:30pm at The Royal Grove festival lot. Each competitor will have a maximum of 2 hours to create an entire meal (appetizer, entrée, and dessert) all on their grill of choice for 4 local area restaurant chefs, owners and guest judges. Winners will be crowned at 7pm and streamed live via Facebook. The top Grillmaster will receive a prize package valued at $2500!

Festival lot opens at Noon. BBQ grills are lit at 3:30 pm with the competition starting promptly at 4pm. The Frontier Harley indoor stage with our feature bands starting at 2pm.

Thank you to our event sponsor, Frontier Harley-Davidson

2pm - 3pm Tenacious Moon (Classic Rock)

3:30pm-5:30pm Flannel Channel (Grunge)

6:00 - 7:45pm Floor Is Lava ( 80's, 90's, 2000's)

8:00 - 10:00pm AM/FM (80's classics)

Contestant nomination submissions will be accepted through July 21! Visit to submit your favorite family griller to compete in this year's event!

Interested in sponsoring or becoming a vendor? Contact Gretchen Arroyo, Lincoln Journal Star's Event Specialist at

Congratulations to Last Year's Grillmaster Adam Torres!

More to come.........

Kids 10 & Under are FREE

FREE Parking

The Royal Grove


The Royal Grove is a historic live music hall & event center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Originally established in 1933, The Royal Grove...