Old Time Music Festival drops the beat for the 16th time

Musicians performing at the 16th Annual Old Time Music Festival on Saturday

Country, Gospel, Rock, Bluegrass; you name the music genre and it was played at the 16th Annual Old Time Music Festival at the Wapello County Fairgrounds in Eldon on Saturday.

Sponsored by the Wapello County Fairgrounds, the free festival started Friday night and ran through Saturday evening.

This yearâ??s hosts were Lila and Rex Richardson who said the music festival brings back a lot of the same musicians each year.

â??Itâ??s a wonderful day out here and we have some real good musicians, good music. We have some musicians that's been here for all 16 years of our festival starting the first time. We just go, we go until as long as we have people that want to play,â?? said Lila Richardson.