Area residents and outside visitors can expect more, more, more this weekend from the annual "Jazz'N the Street" festival.

"More art, more food vendors, more wine," said Mike Barrie, vice president of the La Salle Business Association, which organizes the event each year.

The downtown festival Saturday "piggybacks" on the weekend of the annual Burgoo Festival on Sunday in Utica, with the intent of keeping tourists in the area longer and providing more activities for locals.

"It benefits the whole area," Barrie said.

The event features fine art and a farmers market noon-7 p.m. Saturday, as well as wine tasting and a microbrew garden from 1-10 p.m. on First Street in La Salle, but those aren't necessarily the top attractions.

"Obviously, the music is the biggest draw," Barrie said.

This year's lineup includes the Illinois Valley Community College Jazz Band, Double Dave Trio, Dr. Swing, Dan Leahy Quintet featuring Dave Hoffman and John Miller & the Romaniacs.

Music is also 1-10 p.m., and the night ends with a firework display, provided by the city.

"It's a nice end to the day," Barrie said.

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