7th Annual Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival

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COLUMBIA, MO (KTVI) – The 7th Annual Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival will be held the weekend of September 20-22, in picturesque Stephens Lake Park, just 1.5 miles east of downtown Columbia.

Richard King, from The Blue Note & Mojo's, stopped by to tell Tim Ezell about this year’s event.

The largest festival in Columbia, Roots N Blues is an internationally recognized event featuring more than 27 musicians and bands from all over the world performing a variety of eclectic roots, blues, country, bluegrass, gospel, folk and soul music on two main stages.

Aside from the great live music, festival goers will also enjoy some of Missouri's best barbecue, which will be available for purchase during the fest.

The 2013 lineup includes the ever-soulful rhythm and blues legend Mavis Staples, and contemporary blues rock giants The Black Crowes, pioneering alt-country troubadour Steve Earle, the venerable John Hiatt, blues legend Johnny Winter, Grammy winning banjo extraordinaire Bela Fleck, Grammy winning pop quintet Blues Traveler and more.

Roots ‘n Blues ‘n BBQ Festival
Stephens Lake Park, Columbia
September 20-22
Tickets Range From $40-$250 For The Whole Hog
http://rootsnbluesnbbq.com