Nine local acts took the stage at Taste of Fort Collins.

The performers ranged from musicians playing all sorts of genres to circus performers doing aerialist routines with brass backing band.

The entertainment helped prepare the crowd for national headliners Lovelytheband, Rick Springfield, Dreamers and Uncle Kracker.

Taste of Fort Collins local performers

Note: A 10th act of band Pacific Nerve was scheduled to perform but was cancelled due to the Saturday weather delay.