July 16, 2022


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 2022-23 Season!

2022 Competitors – $500 1st Place Price

$50 entry fee for contestants – Deadline to Enter: 7/5/22

Download the Participant Form

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

Tasting Tickets & Drinks

For $10 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! A portion of drink sales will also be donated to Center Stage Jackson. Tasting tickets will be sold at the door only, with cash, credit or debit.

Live Entertainment

The band Alibi with Center Stage Jackson’s own Karen Kidder 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.

2022 Sponsors

Title Sponsor – Cook Foundation Flatwork

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

  • Performance Automotive Northwest
  • Cook Foundation and Flatwork, Inc.
  • Avery Oil & Propane, Inc
  • Autopilot lawncare
  • Lammers Heating and Air Conditioning
  • OmniSource, LLC
  • PC Solutions
  • Jackson Radio Works
  • Emmons
  • Mackey’s Auto
  • Mack Chiropractor

Contact for Competitors & Sponsors

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

Download the Sponsorship Form