July 22, 2023

From 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Barbecue and live music at the 308 Brass Rail!

This is a family-friendly event with family-friendly live entertainment

Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for Center Stage Jackson’s 2023-24 Season!

2023 Competitors –

$600 1st Place Prize
$300 2nd Place
$100  3rd Place

$200 entry fee for contestants – Deadline to Enter: June 30th, 2023

To participate in this event, please click on the link below:

2023 Participant form

Email [email protected] to enter. Businesses and individuals are welcome to compete.

Tasting Tickets & Drinks

You’ll get tickets to sample each competitor’s barbecue, one vote for your favorite, one drink ticket (beer, pop, or water), and entry into raffles! Tasting tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 with cash, credit or debit.

Live Entertainment

The band Alibi with Center Stage Jackson’s own Karen Kidder-Barrett and Steve Barrett will be performing classic and contemporary family-friendly rock LIVE on an outdoor stage from 4:00pm-8:00pm.


Most of the 308 Brass Rail parking lot will be taken up by the band’s stage and barbecuing area. Additional parking can be found nearby, either across the street or at the church next door.

Contact for Competitors & Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Wendy Lake at 517-745-0491 or [email protected] today.

To download the form, please click on the link below:

2023 Sponsorship form