Friday, September 9, 2011 | 10:14 p.m. CDT;
updated 11:48 a.m. CDT, Monday, September 12, 2011
COLUMBIA — The annual Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ began Friday evening and continues through Saturday night.
Friday's musical performances included Dr. Ralph Stanley and his band, who played in Peace Park. Stanley, 84, has been playing music for 65 years.
Saturday's performances include David Wax Museum, Los Lobos and Love: Roots 'N' Blues Style Wedding.
For the full line-up, check out Vox's festival coverage.
Kathleen Brown shakes hands with Dr. Ralph Stanley after a concert at Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ on Friday at Peace Park. "We have been his fans forever and ever and ever," Brown said.
Festival attendees take in the sights and sounds of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival on Friday night.
Frank Cherrito and his mother, Annice Cherrito, cook sausages during the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival Friday night. This is the first time the pair — who own a handmade sausage business in Kansas City — has participated in the annual festival.
Lea Pummill cooks burgers for Lutz's BBQ, a Jefferson City restaurant, at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Friday night. This year was Lutz's first year at the festival.
Jimmy Cameron shows off his bass skills while playing alongside Dr. Ralph Stanley during a Roots 'N' Blues performance Friday night in Peace Park. Cameron is also the band's bus driver.
Jimmy Cameron plays bass with Dr. Ralph Stanley during a concert on the first night of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Friday at Peace Park. He joined Stanley's band in June 2009.
Otter Bowman listens to Dr. Ralph Stanley and his band on the first night of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Friday in Peace Park. "He is priceless," Bowman said. "I came just to see him."