This last weekend marked Champaign-Urbana's 11th annual Folk and Roots Festival. This year's festival overtook the city, providing tons of free workshops and events, as well as shows at venues all around Urbana. Check out our reviews of Thursday and Friday night's events after checking out these highlights. 

— Benjamin Holbrook

All photos by Eric Frahm

Candy Foster and Shades of Blue @ Blackbird 

The Jug Band Jam with the Steel City Jug Slammers @ The Iron Post

The Country Jam @ Rose Bowl Tavern

The Whiskey Bent Valley Boys @ The Iron Post

Cobalt Blues Band @ Blackbird

Bluegrastronauts @ Blackbird