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BRIEF: 8th Annual Back Alley Bandfest in Keokuk

May 22, 2014

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa

May 22--KEOKUK -- The eighth annual Back Alley Bandfest will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday on the streets of downtown Keokuk

Festivalgoers will walk, ride a bike or even take a bus between North Fourth, North Third, North Fifth, Concert, High and Blondeau streets to listen to 10 local bands.

This year's performers include Tuck's One Man Band, Bullis-Rutter Big Band, Silver Streak Band, 13 Stitches, Jesse Mazzoccoli, PBJs and the Islanders, A Pair of Jokers, Out on Bail, Soul Crush and Noah McNally.

The bands range from folk and classic rock to county and oldies to heavy metal.

Hy-Vee will have a stand at Fifth and Concert streets selling soft drinks and sandwiches.

The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to tip the performers.

No seats will be provided, so use of a lawn chair is encouraged.

The Back Alley Bandfest is sponsored by the Keokuk Cultural and Entertainment District.


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