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Owensboro Pitmasters to appear on TV show

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OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

The TV show "BBQ Pitmasters" will shine the spotlight on Owensboro during an episode that features two local men and their talents.

Gambrinus Libation Emporium in downtown Owensboro will hold a community viewing party on Sunday night to watch the show.

The episode will feature John Forman of Old Hickory Barbecue and Roy Henry, owner of Henry's Boogalou BBQ.

Gambrinus and the Convention and Visitors Bureau will host Sunday's party.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and tickets are $10.

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and you'll get barbecue cooked by Roy Henry and two sides.

Drinks will also be available for you to buy.

At 6:30 p.m., Dr. Wes Berry from Western Kentucky University will speak about his book titled "The Kentucky Barbecue Book."

Berry spent three years traveling throughout the state visiting 160 barbecue restaurants, festivals, and more.

A special documentary about Owensboro barbecue will be shown at 7 p.m. before the actual episode airs at 8 p.m.

The party will also feature giveaways, including t-shirts and Boogalou BBQ sauce.

According to the CVB, tickets are going fast, so you don't have much time left if you'd like to attend Sunday's party!

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