Blues, Bandits & BBQ, J.D. Tippit, Sex Pistols and more things to do this weekend

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Blues, Bandits & BBQ kicks off Friday night with an overnight barbecue at Kidd Springs Park. The party starts on Saturday when 30 teams compete to see which team smokes the best ‘cue. Tickets to sample barbecue cost $20, and proceeds go to KNON. The festival is free to attend.

The Texas Theatre shows “D.O.A.: A Rite of Passage,” a 1980 documentary about punk rock that includes footage from the Sex Pistols’ infamous 1978 show at the Longhorn Ballroom, on Friday at 7 p.m. That’s followed by a screening of “Sid and Nancy” and a punk rock show behind the screen.

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The Vandoliers perform at the Kessler Friday with Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner and Jake Paleschic.

Kids in the Cliff storytelling starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wild Detectives. This month’s book is “Dragons Love Tacos.”

Top Ten Records remembers officer J.D Tippit, who was killed by JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, with an exhibit from the Dallas Municipal Archives and DJ sets from 2-9 p.m.

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