Roots N Blues festival to host vaccination event Aug. 21

Columbia Daily Tribune

The Roots N Blues festival will host a vaccination event Aug. 21 in the parking lot of Rose Music Hall, 1013 Park Ave. 

Billed "Return to Live Music," the event will run in coordination with MU Health Care and Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services from 6 to 9 p.m. Health-care workers will administer Pfizer vaccines for anyone 12 or older; or Johnson and Johnson vaccines for anyone 18 or older. Parental consent forms will be required for those younger than 18. 

Anyone who receives the vaccine will be entered to win a live music package the festival values at over $1000. The package includes VIP passes to Roots N Blues, held Sept. 24-26 in Stephens Lake Park, and concerts at The Blue Note and Rose Music Hall. 

Learn more at a Facebook event, which can be accessed via the festival's page at