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2015 BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan


Saturday May 16
Noon-8:00 p.m.
Whirlpool Centennial Park

Celebrate spring and get ready for summer! Enjoy live music, craft beer, regional wines, and local BBQ! This event will be located in Whirlpool Centennial Park, just below the bluff from downtown St. Joseph.

Book Your Hotel Stay Today! Stay with us for a night or the weekend!

Tickets are $10 in Advance; $15 Day Of
All tickets give access to the event grounds, no assigned seating. Bring your chair and/or blankets. Some seating will be available.

Online Purchases:

By Phone or In Person
Tickets can also be purchased by phone or in-person at the Mendel Center (2755 E. Napier Ave., Benton Harbor, MI) during their normal hours M-F 2pm-6pm. Phone: (269) 927-1221

In addition, tickets can be purchased in-person at the Welcome Center (301 State Street, Downtown St. Joseph, MI). We are looking forward to an AMAZING event!

Drinks and festival fare will be available for purchase. This event is RAIN OR SHINE - so plan to hang out for the day no matter what the weather!

Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. No furry friends please.

Your 2015 Band Lineup
(Please note, times are approximate and subject to change)
12:30-1:45 The HillBenders
2:00-3:15 Coco Montoya
3:30-4:45 Slim Gypsy Baggage
5:00-6:15 The Infamous Stringdusters
6:45-8:00 Buddy Guy

BBQ Flavors
Bistro on the Boulevard
Coach's Bar & Grill
Charlie's Piggin' N' Grinnin'
Greenbush Brisket Van
Harbor Dogs and Sliders
Lark's Bar-B-Que
Rays On The Green
Silver Beach Pizza

BBQ Beverage Menu
Craft Beer
Perrin Brewing Company, Rochester Mills Beer Co., Round Barn Brewery, Saugatuck Brewing Company, Tapistry Brewing.

Additional Beverages
Bud Light and Crane's Hard Cider

Round Barn and Tabor Hill

Enjoy three different flavors of Goose Island Soda, sold by the bottle. Water also available for purchase.

Hotel Shuttle
Details TBA

Parking in Downtown St. Joseph
Recommended parking options include:
- Silver Beach County Parking Lot $
- Berrien County Courthouse Parking Lot (Free)
- Lot at Broad Street and Main behind Edgewater Bank

Presenting Sponsor - Chemical Bank
Music Sponsor - Paul & Rose Suchovsky Charitable Trust managed by the Neumann Financial Group of Hilliard Lyons
Beverage Tent Sponsor - Bud Distributing, Inc.
Additional Sponsors: 97.5 Y-Country, Rock 107 WIRX and Beaudoin Electrical Construction

Special thanks to the City of St. Joseph!