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 width=This weekend will prove to be a busy one for the Taylorville Main Street and the city of Taylorville as the annual Barbecue Blues And Cruise returns to the Christian County Fairgrounds. 

Taylorville Main Street interim executive director Gary Merker explains that there will be two types of competitions this weekend; the professionals and the amateurs.


Merker explains that the pros will be competing in four different categories this weekend. 

[audio:gmerk727a.mp3]Listen to Merker's comments here.[/audio]


Merker says that the amateurs, also known as the Backyarders, will be competing in two categories. 

[audio:gmerk727b.mp3]Listen to Merker's comments here.[/audio]


In addition to barbecue this weekend, festival goers will be treated to live blues and jazz music all day long on the main stage.

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