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Good crowd turns out for Blues, Brews and Brats

Good crowd turns out for Blues, Brews and Brats

June 26th, 2011 in News

Baker, Pelzer, Reichart lead singer and guitarist David Baker, right, looks over the crowd while performing during the first annual Blues, Brews and Brats Festival on Saturday.

Photo by Kris Wilson

It had all the makings of an outdoor festival: grills cooking brats, vendors doling out pulled pork sandwiches, adults drinking adult beverages, kids marveling at hula-hoop dancers, and a soulful blues band picking out tunes.

Blues, Brews and Brats kicked off its first of hopefully many festivals in the second festival district on Saturday in Jefferson City.

Crowds were a little light in the 100 block of Dunklin Street during the first hour, but by 5 p.m. more festival-goers were ....