PHOTO GALLERY: Blues festival attendees brave the rain
Saturday, September 26, 2009 | 10:14 p.m. CDT;
updated 11:25 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 26, 2009
Scott Baxley cooks up weiners at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Saturday. Baxley covered the hot dogs with an umbrella to save them from the rain before serving them to customers.
Visitors to the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ festival braved stormy weather to attend the festival Saturday. James Hand, Rory Block and Booker T were among the artists who played today.
People take cover under a tree and under ponchos at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Saturday in Peace Park. Many people came prepared for the possibility of rain and brought umbrellas and rain gear. They ended up needing it around 4 p.m. when the rain finally fell.
A group of people walk down 5th St. with BBQ and beers at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival in Columbia on Saturday, Sep. 26.
Claire Rash, 3, waits to be helped into her parent's car downtown at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival. Her mother Jacqueline Rash said the rain was not the reason for leaving, as they were only heading home for a few hours and would return to the festival for dinner.
Greg Kreek watches Junior Brown play his set at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Saturday. Kreek and his four friends took cover under a giant yellow umbrella, but his glasses still got rain drops all over them.
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