Grant Elementary School children practice for Roots 'n' Blues 'n' BBQ

October 3, 2011 | 2:14 p.m. CDT
Charlessa Elliott, Madison Adkins, Sophie Bones, Ean Rice and Amiah Terrana throw their hands up during rehearsal Sept. 8 at Grant Elementary School for their performance at Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival. The performance is part of the Blues in the Schools program. T.J. Wheeler, a blues performer and educator with the program, had a three-week residency at Grant, West Boulevard and Paxton Keeley elementary schools.

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