ABOUT THE EPISODE
Guests Nathaniel Allured and Adam Fontenot, the founders of Smoke & Barrel LLC, join host Brady Renard on Louisiana’s Playground to discuss the upcoming Smoke & Barrel Festival and what the process of starting a festival is like. From the initial idea to the why behind their charity partner, the trio discuss the behind-the-scenes as well as the bourbon and BBQ event itself.
ABOUT THE GUESTS
Friends Nathaniel Allured and Adam Fontenot joined forces in 2018 to form Smoke & Barrel LLC to enrich the lives of Southwest Louisiana residents through a fun festival that raises money for a charitable cause. Smoke & Barrel LLC now hosts two festivals each year in Lake Charles with Rum Revival in March and Smoke & Barrel in December.
Paul's Rib Shack Barbecue Is a unique BBQ establishment that offers Texas style with Louisiana flair. They provide guests with delicious smoked craft barbecue, cooked over a live wood fire with fun sides to enjoy in an outdoor seating area beneath majestic Oak trees. Paul’s mission is to bring people together through barbeque that celebrates both cultures while helping gather families, friends, and neighbors around the dinner table!