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Title: Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River


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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
There is an amazing, almost magical event at the
river every Sunday - blues and bbq invades the
quiet riverside campground at Katfish Katys in
Huntsdale, Missouri.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
It begins on the first warm days of Spring,
endures the heat of Summer, swells in the cool
Fall . . . and ends when the winter chill is too
cold for the musicians nimble fingers.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Every Sunday, a crowd arrives for the afternoon
of blues and bbq, bringing their chairs, coolers,
blankets . . . their friends, families, dogs . .
. arriving by boats, motorcycles, cars, trucks,
bicycles and RVs . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
To spend a few hours on the banks of the Missouri
River, listening to sounds of a jam session from
a mix of local musicians . . . feasting on
grilled burgers and brats from the Naked Hippies
BBQ . . . sharing a beer with a friend . . .
laughing, dancing, relaxing . . . enjoying the
atmosphere of fun.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Music, family and therapy all in one place . . .
all in one afternoon.   This blues and bbq event
transforms and transfixes everyone who attends.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Musicians of all ages, from all walks of life,
take turns getting on the stage to share their
talents at the blues and bbq event.  Some of them
are there every Sunday . . . some show up every
now and then . . . some have their first
experience of jammin with the veterans!
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Arlan Gaus is the leader of this blues and bbq
party.  His passion is the blues . . . his dream
became real when he helped build the stage that
would provide the beautiful setting at Katfish
Katys campground in Huntsdale, Missouri.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
The stage becomes a melting pot for band members
from various local bands who come because they
love playing the music . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
The stage offers an open invitation to anyone
yearning to join in the fun . . . to a nervous
singer who has never performed with a band . . .
or a young guitarist who is just beginning to
master the chords . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
The stage is a school . . . where the seasoned
musicians become mentors to the young . . . to
those who know the value of learning from the
masters.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Like young Colin Guill, who has evolved over the
past few years into a mighty presence on stage .
. . playing lead guitar, bass, drums and keyboard
. . . and belting out the blues as if hes
suffered years of heartbreak and loss in his
short span of sixteen years.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Its not just the musicians that are blended by
the melting pot . . .  people from all walks of
life come together . . . they talk and laugh,
dance and cheer, eat and drink . . . as the music
plays and the burgers sizzle.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
 Some are there every Sunday no matter what.
 Others come now and then, as their schedules
allow.  Some make the trip down to the river for
blues and bbq for the first time, not sure what
to expect, but always grateful they made the trip
because . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
 A magical transformation occurs every time you
come to the river for blues and bbq . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Once you cross over the levee, all the names and
titles and professions and status that separates
us in society disappears. Everyone becomes
family . . . everyone is welcomed . . . everyone
connects on the same level . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Everyone knows that spending an afternoon at this
blues bbq event will result in feeling like
youve come home.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Its becomes like the TV show Cheers where
everyone knows your name.  All the stigma and
stuffiness of the outside world falls away.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
You are a stranger only for an instant.  The
crowd takes you in, makes you feel like you
should just take your shoes off and stay a
while.  And you do. The blues and bbq event
provides the best kind of therapy . . . and
its FREE!
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
It happens every Sunday . . . someone remarks how
much they needed to be here . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
to let go of all the stress and worries of the
week as they sit at the rivers edge, under the
shade trees, stretched out in their chairs or on
a blanket, a breeze blowing across their face . .
. releasing everything that troubles them,
letting it all wash away with the rivers
constant flow.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
For a few hours on Sunday, the crowd at the blues
and bbq is fully present in the NOW.  Yesterday
is gone, tomorrow isnt yet here . . . right now
is all that matters.
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
Its a glimpse of how we should live every single
day -  in the present moment not just at the
river on Sunday
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
After the final song on Sunday afternoon, the
blues and bbq dismantles.  The band packs up its
instruments, amps, microphones and chords  . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
The Naked Hippies BBQ packs up the ice chests,
puts away the grill, gathers the condiments and
chips, the menu, the leftovers . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
The crowd disperses to return home . . .
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
And the river waits for the next Sunday  . . .
when the blues and bbq will work its magical
powers again . . . and for a few hours . . . all
will be good and perfect . . . and fun!
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Any given Sunday . . . blues and bbq at the River
Life is Too Short To Wait For Someday!
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