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Danbury Crowd Kicks Up Their Heels At Food Truck Rally

Line dancing is a big part of the scene at the Country Music and Food Truck Rally in Danbury. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Danbury celebrates the summer with country music and food trucks. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Food trucks are becoming increasingly popular Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
There are many food trucks on site to satisfy every craving. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Favorite seafood options are available. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Dad's Food Truck is there, serving up its famous hamburgers, Bacon Mac Dog, and bowls of mac and cheese. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Food trucks are always worth following, because you never know what they may be serving up that day. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Meat the Press is always around to serve up its unique creations. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
People scatter the walkway in search of food to satisfy their cravings. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
JK Shuffles and others gather together for a line dance. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
It may be hot and humid, and nearly to the point of nasty thunderstorms, but that didn't stop Kim Morrissey from coming out and dancing to some country tunes. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Even the youngest of country music fans attempt the line dancing. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
The line dancing continues. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
107.3 is one of the area's country radio stations Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris

DANBURY, Conn. -- It may have been hot and humid Saturday, but the steamy conditions didn't stop crowds from celebrating at the Country Music and Food Truck Rally on the Green in Danbury.

Food trucks lined up, offering up choices galore: burgers, gyros, cheese fries, mozzarella sticks, wraps, salads, and even mac and cheese bowls. 

They came from all over Connecticut for the special event, including Admiral Gyros, Dads Food Truck, Meat the Press LLC, Nosh Hound, and Szabo's Seafood Take Out.

There was plenty of entertainment to be had as well, with line dancing on the green and live musical performances to keep everyone going.

JK Shuffles got everyone out in their cowboy boots as they lead everyone in dancing around by the stage with some guidance and some beat of their own as well.

"I never really knew how to line dance, but I guess if they teach you, you could learn it," says Kim Morrissey. "It looks like fun."

After the line dancing, there was music from Whitewood, known for its soaring guitar harmonies, fast solos, and the occasional screaming violin.

Another performance came from Rhode Island native Tim Charron, a country rock performance artist who divides his time between Nashville and Florida.

The night was celebrated by country music fans with a heart for music and an appetite for good food.

"I had a really good time between the good food and watching of the line dancing," said Nancy Smith.

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