Kern River Rock N Blues Fest kicked off this past Thursday, September 26 in Kernville. A weekend long event with food, pub crawls, Sarge’s ‘Wreaths 4 Vets’ Cornhole Tournament, great vendors, and live music from 13 Southern California bands. The pub crawl kicked off Friday night with Crooked Eye Tommy at the Kern River Brewing Company and ended Saturday night with Left Coast Groovies at The Hut. Seven bands played at different bars throughout the weekend. The first annual Sarge’s Cornhole Tournament was a hit. There were 12 teams. The final two teams were Dan & Mary vs. Ray & Tawna. The champions were Ray & Tawna, they won $120. In second place was Dan & Mary who won $60.