Blues fill the air on Sunday

While other band members take a break at the end of a song, Chickenskin Junkies guitarist Robert Duckworth wails on for a few more notes at the end of a song at Blues Sunday, an annual event at McClung Park in Jefferson City.

While other band members take a break at the end of a song, Chickenskin Junkies guitarist Robert Duckworth wails on for a few more notes at the end of a song at Blues Sunday, an annual event at McClung Park in Jefferson City. Photo by Gerry Tritz.

It wasn’t just the blues fans who were appreciative of a Sunday event featuring free blues music and barbecue. The bands also expressed appreciation for playing to a blues-loving crowd.

“For us musicians, it’s just awesome,” said Justin Boswell, bass player with Headley Grange, a blues/rock band. “You play a lot of places where it just goes over their heads.”

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But the crowd, he said, “got” their music, making it ....

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