SowerFest 2015 at Duffy’s Tavern | Photo Coverage

Duffy’s Tavern was alive Saturday with the sounds of roots music and the smells of rain and barbecue, as SowerFest 2015 drew a steadily growing crowd for its all-day, 24-act concert blowout. HN contributor James Dean was on hand throughout to capture the festivities. See photos of each musical act below.

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Prairie Creek Ramblers

Prairie Creek Ramblers at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Cattywhompass

Cattywhompass at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Matt Cox

Matt Cox at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Kalin Krohe and Jeremy Fifield

Kalin Krohe and Jeremy Fifield at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Little Marais

Little Marais at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Dr. John Walker and the New Hokum Boys

Dr. John Walker and the New Hokum Boys at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

SAS

Sas at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Hangin’ Cowboys

Hangin Cowboys at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Bootheels

Bootheels at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

The McGovern Stringband

The McGovern Stringband at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Marty Steinhausen

Marty Steinhausen at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Magma Melodier

Magma Melodier at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Root Marm Chicken Farm Jug Band

Root Marm at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Scott Severin

Scott Severin at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Jack Hotel

Jack Hotel at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Evan Bartels at The Stoney Lonesomes

Evan Bartels at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

The Wildwoods

The Wildwoods at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

The Allendales

The Allendales at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Gabe Nelson with Pants

Gabe Nelson with Pants at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Gerardo Meza

Gerardo Meza at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

The Bottle Tops (& Friends)

The Bottle Tops at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Brad Hoshaw and the Seven Deadlies

Brad Hoshaw and The Seven Deadlies at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

blét

blét at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

Bud Heavy and the High Lifes

Bud Heavy and The High Lifes at Duffy's Tavern | May 16, 2015

  • Pat England Littrell

    This was an incredible music experience! Such a comradre among musicians and fans–all friends. I think the rain even energized people all the more. Can’t wait to do it again! Love all you guys!! So glad to see all of these great pics