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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Art at RBBQ

The experience

Parker Boone October 2, 2019

Parker Boone talks about his experiences at Roots N Blues Sept. 27-28. He explores the varying activities to do in this festival such as social projects, speaking with vendors and listening to talented...

Zöe and Lux Payne share all their outfits, and they are inspired by their mom who picks them out.

The festival’s most fashionable

Audrey Snyder October 2, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the final day of Roots ‘n Blues, attendees walked around hot and sweaty, exhausted in the humid 93°F day. In the dog days of summer, most of Columbia wore whatever outfit they could...

Sights and sounds

Sights and sounds

Maddie Marrero October 2, 2019

What was your favorite part of RBBBQ? Let us know in the comments below.

Mavericks vocalist and guitarist Raul Malo performs at Columbia MO Roots N Blues N BBQ festival Saturday night, Sept 28.   Photo by Sophia Eaton.

Mavericks’ performance provides exceptional music, brings patrons together

Amira McKee October 1, 2019

As the sun set on the second day of the Roots N Blues festival, fans flocked to the Great Southern Bank Stage to watch the Mavericks perform their hour and a half long setlist of latin-country-rock fusion...

The Lacewings from the Roots N Blues website.

The Lacewings tranquilize a worried heart

Anna Xu October 1, 2019

Walking up the paved road alone, I really felt like I was maneuvering into a different world, guided by a soft, angelic voice I could only somewhat hear. When the outdoor stage came to view, I stood in...

Calvin Street Band guitarist and lead singer Robert Wallace and violinist and backup singer Erica Kallis perform Saturday afternoon at the Roots N Blues N BBQ festival. Band members also include bass player Gregory Gortmaker and nylon string classical guitarist David Nealey. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Calvin Street Band captivates crowds

Bailey Stover September 29, 2019

Listen to the Calvin Street Band's original song "When We Met": Used with permission. During the Roots N Blues N BBQ festival Sept. 27-29, various local musicians came out to perform at different stages...

The Bacon on a Stick food truck from Broadway Brewery saw eager festival-goers. Try it, its really good, a customer said. Photo by Anna Xu.

Booths galore

Anna Xu September 28, 2019

Leaving one’s wallet behind would be the greatest shame at Roots N Blues. Various vendors, booths and tents line the grassy plains of Steven’s Lake as the smell of bacon, fries and kettle corn waft...

Columbia Art League collaborates with Roots N Blues

Anna Xu September 28, 2019

With the sunshine poking out from the trees, splattering in the form of splotchy, cotton clouds, Education Director of the Columbia Art League takes shelter under a tree decorated with endearing, lackadaisical...

Columbia Art Sign by Bailey Stover

7 Grammy-winning artists to come to Roots N Blues

Anna Xu September 26, 2019

The annual Roots N Blues BBQ Festival kicks off tomorrow at 3:45 p.m. at Stephens Lake Park and continues until 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets to the anticipated featured performances are available for purchase...

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