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Brighton's Smokin' Jazz and Barbecue Blues Festival


  • Downtown Brighton Mill Pond Lane Brighton, MI, 48116 United States (map)
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The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce and 1st National Bank are pleased to present our 13th Annual Brighton’s Smokin’ Jazz & Barbecue Blues Festival in downtown Brighton.

Award-winning barbecue will once again be smokin’ up Main Street from Grand River to First Street; serving up ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork tenderloin, sweet treats, specialty mac n’ cheese and more. Vendors will be open on Main Street 5-11 p.m. Friday and noon-11 p.m. Saturday.

Jazz and blues will be live at the beer tent located on Mill Pond Lane (in the municipal parking lot behind Great Harvest Bread Company) both Friday and Saturday, 6-11 p.m. Cover is just $5.00. Ages 21 and over is requested after 9 p.m. Beer, wine, ale and hard cider are also just $5. ATM’s are available on Main Street and at the entrance to the beer tent.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

6-7 Hank Mowery & The Hawktones

7:15-8:15 Paul Carey Group featuring Cee Cee Collins

8:30-9:30 Michael Charles

9:45-11 JC & The Royal Keys 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

6-7 organissimo

7:15-8:15 Greg Nagy

8:30-9:30 Chris Casello Combo with Tammi Savoy

9:45-11 Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

Earlier Event: August 10
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