5th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan

Published by St. Joseph Today

Saturday 20th of May 2017

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

St. Joseph, MI

2017-05-20 12:00:00 2017-05-20 20:00:00 America/Detroit 5th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan 5th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan Sponsored by Chemical Bank and the Paul & Rose Suchovsky Charitable Trust St. Joseph, MI St. Joseph Today

5th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan
Saturday May 20
Time: Noon-8pm
Location: 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.

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Tickets $20 in Advance; $25 Day Of
Kids 8 & Under are Free
No pets please
All tickets give access to the event grounds, no assigned seating. Bring your chair and/or blankets. Some seating will be available.

Click here for a BBQ FAQ sheet!

Online Purchases (closes at 4pm on Friday May 19):

By Phone or In Person (closes at 4pm on Friday May 19):
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 Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm. Phone: (269) 927-1221.

Tickets are now available at the Welcome Center (301 State Street in downtown St. Joseph) during regular business hours! Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 10am-5pm

WILL CALL TICKETS will be available for pick up:
Friday May 19 from 6-8pm at the Welcome Center (301 State St.)
Saturday May 20 starting at 11am at Whirlpool Centennial Park (330 Broad St.) **Please note that gates will not open until Noon**

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. No outside food, beverages, or coolers allowed.

2017 Band Lineup: 
(Please note, times are approximate and subject to change)

6:45pm - Jonny Lang
5pm - The Steeldrivers
3:30pm - The Marcus King Band
2pm - Slim Gypsy Baggage wsg Matt Rollings
12:15pm - The Lil' Smokies


BBQ Flavors: 

BIGGBYH      Bistro.on.the.Boulevard    charliespigginandgrinnin     coach s bar grill

Greenbush Logo Green     LarksBBQ      SilverBeachPizza    Wood Stock Grill


BBQ Beverage Menu: 
(Please note, menu is subject to change)

12 Corners Logo   Blakes Hard Cider Co Logo Black   Bud Light Logo    Cranes Winery    Lazy Ballerina

Perrien      RB Brewery    RBWinery    Roak   rochestermills

Saugatuck     Silver Harbor    taborhill logo


Thank you to our AWESOME BBQ Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:                                                             Music Sponsor:
Chemical Bank Logo Mobile Web                paul and rose suchovsky no managed by

Beverage Tent Sponsor:

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Special Thanks to:

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