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Are you interested in tasting barbecue as a judge at BBQ-n-Blues?

You won’t need a secret recipe to enjoy an evening of live blues music and drinks at BBQ-n-Blues 2019. The annual event is Friday, Sept. 6 in La Salle.

Also, judges can have a front row seat and taste all of the creations. To sign up or be nominated as a judge, visit

Teams from around Northern Illinois will showcase their barbequing skills with a rib cook-off starting at 7 a.m. on First Street in La Salle. Winners will be announced at 8 p.m.

Jazz’n Street 2019 is the next day, also on First Street, featuring music, food and dancing under the lights. The wine and music begins at 4 p.m. The night culminates with fireworks at 10 p.m. Admission and parking are free.. More information is at

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