Photos: On the Waterfront entertains

Rockford’s downtown On the Waterfront festival Sept. 1-4 featured live musical performances, entertainment, food, carnival rides and other special attractions. Pictured are festival headliners the Stone Temple Pilots. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Here Come the Mummies perform at On the Waterfront. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Jeff Laynge (left) and Phil Pilcher perform with Dean Moriarty Jazz Band at On the Waterfront. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Octavia Walker, 17, provides face painting at On the Waterfront. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Moulada Sanamixay stirs the wok at the Thai Wok booth at On the Waterfront. (Photo by Jon McGinty)

From the Sept. 7-13, 2011, issue