More Artists Announced for 2014 Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival

Posted: Jun 26, 2014 9:28 AM by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jun 26, 2014 11:12 AM

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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.

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