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Photos: Summer fun at the Burnaby Blues and Roots festival

Check out a photo gallery of the Blues + Roots show at Deer Lake Park.

Concert-goers revelled in music this Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Burnaby Blues and Roots festival.

It was a day of jamming to tunes both old and new, with half a dozen performers including: headliner indie-folk band Fleet Foxes; Grammy-nominated artist Allison Russell; pop, rhythm and blues group The Dip; hymn-jammer Boy Golden; Arctic soul band The Trade Offs with lyrics blending Inuktitut and English, and vintage-rock songstress Bebe Buckskin. 

This was the first Blues and Roots festival in its 22-year history to have free admission.

Buffy Sainte-Marie, who was originally slated to headline the show, announced her retirement from live performances earlier this month.

Attendees could enjoy from a variety of food trucks, community booths and a family zone. 

See photos from photographer Jennifer Gauthier in the gallery above.