Posted: Jun 26, 2014 9:28 AM by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jun 26, 2014 11:12 AM
COLUMBIA - Thumper Entertainment announced Thursday additional artists for The 2014 Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival as well as the stage lineup schedule. The three-day festival will be held at Stephens Lake Park. It begins Friday, September 26 and will run through Sunday, September 28, 2014.
Jason Isbell will headline Friday night's Missouri Lottery Stage, and Los Lobos will headline Friday's Shelter Insurance Stage. Also performing on the Friday of the festival are Blackberry Smoke, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Jay Farrar & Gary Hunt, and The Flood Brothers.
The Avett Brothers will headline the Missouri Lottery Stage Saturday, September 27. Amos Lee will also offer up folk, rock, and soul talents at the festival as Saturday's Shelter Insurance Stage headliner. Also performing Saturday will be American songwriter John Prine and country legend Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny Cash. Lake Street Dive, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, David Wax Museum, Chump Change, The Hooten Hallers and Todd Day Wait's Pigpen are also among Saturday's lineup.
Tj Wheeler is scheduled to appear in The Blues in the Schools performance, which is free at Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater at noon that Saturday.
Bettye LaVette, a festival alum, will take the spotlight on Sunday's Shelter Insurance Stage. The Minnesota roots music hybrid Trampled By Turtles will appear on the Missouri Lottery Stage. Hot Rize with Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers will also be performing Sunday, along with Music Maker Blues Revue and Tj Wheeler.
The festival officials plan to reveal Special Sunday Gospel Artists for the Shelter Insurance Stage soon.
Tickets for each day of the festival or entire weekend passes can be purchased at The Blue Note box office or online.
To keep up on all of the latest festival information visit the Roots N Blues website.
Posted 5:53 PM 11/21/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The dust is settling on one of the most eventful Novembers mid-Missouri has seen.
Implications are abound for MU in its recruiting of students and athletes in the wake of the events on campus that garnered it national attention - in particular, the (More)
Posted 5:39 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer has shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
Police on Thursday identified the man who was killed as 23-year-old Magnum E. Phillips, of Springfield. Police said in a news release that the shooting (More)
Posted 5:34 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
FORT LEONARD WOOD (AP) — Fort Leonard Wood dished out more than five tons of turkey for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
The south-central Missouri installation said in a news release that it celebrated the holiday with a traditional meal served in (More)
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Posted 2:08 PM 11/26/2015 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Reporter and Nicole Cooke, Sedalia Democrat Reporter
COLUMBIA - A fire in Sedalia gutted two homes and heavily damaged at lest two others Thursday on the 500 block of 4th Street. Dramatic pictures and video from the scene show flames and heavy smoke.
No one was injured in the fire, according to Sedalia Fire (More)
Posted 1:55 PM 11/26/2015 by Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA – An expected 650 people were fed a full Thanksgiving meal today thanks to the annual “Everybody Eats” program.
There were 59 turkeys and 11 hams prepared the day before Thanksgiving to feed the crowd, head chef Bill Sullivan said.
For two of the many (More)
Posted 12:09 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
Police on Thursday identified the man who was killed as 23-year-old Magnum E. Phillips, of Springfield. Police said in a news release that the shooting happened (More)
Posted 10:31 AM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Arrests for drunken boating on Missouri waterways have fallen by 63 percent since the Missouri State Water Patrol merged with the Highway Patrol.
State records show that arrests for boating while intoxicated fell from 352 in 2010, the last year before the merger, to (More)
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Posted 10:22 AM 11/26/2015 by Annisa Budiman, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - As people are preparing for their Thanksgiving feast, shoppers are planning to get the best deals for Black Friday. Many stores are again starting Black Friday sales early on Thursday this year.
KOMU 8 talked to shoppers at Walmart and Best Buy about their plans for (More)
Posted 9:40 AM 11/26/2015 by Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
BOONE COUNTY - An early morning fire broke out in a house at 6399 Old Village Road Thursday.
Battalion Chief Gale Blomenkamp of the Boone County Fire Protection District said a couch caught fire in the living room, causing smoke and heat damage throughout the room. The woman living there and her two dogs were able to escape without injury.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.