Rainy weather isn't stopping an end-of-summer festival
in downtown La Crosse.
Today kicks off the annual Great River Folk Festival
at riverside park.
Rain or shine.
there are performances all weekend.
And when the musicians are not on stage.
they're actually putting on musical workshops for
Organizers say it's an experience you won't get anywhere
It's really music you won't here to often in many
It's americana, it's spontaneous and it's the close
proximity you have to the artist.
As soon as they're done with the workshop you can
just walk up and talk to them.
The first act goes on at 7-30 tonight down at riverside
The festival runs through Sunday.