The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will benefit Highline Music4Life and other local non-profits supported by the Rotary. Bands featured at this year’s festival included the CD Woodbury Trio, Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method, the Randy Oxford All Star Slam Band and the Rafael Tranquilino Band. Below are photos from the event by Elston Hill (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): aBlues_0034 aBlues_0011 aBlues_0174 aBlues_0013 aBlues_0061 aBlues_0125 aBlues_0184 aBlues_0135 aBlues_0049 aBlues_0025 aBlues_0005 aBlues_0196 And more from Scott Schaefer (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): P1210543 P1210558 P1210679 P1210671 P1210711 P1210602 P1210590 P1210569 P1210563 P1210717 P1210538]]>