July 22, 2022

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! 

$200 entry fee for contestants 
First place by blind judging vote will receive $600. 

Email wd17123@gmail.com to enter. Businesses and individuals are welcome to compete. 

2023 Competitors: 

  • Detroit City Smoke 
  • Chilango’s Burito Bar 
  • Chilango’s Chop House 
  • Grand River Brewery 
  • JPS Schools 
  • Jennerations BBQ 
  • Kibby Kobb / Iron Bark Brewery 
  • NW Schools 
  • The Legit Tip Exclusive 
  • West Texas BBQ 

Tasting Tickets & Drinks: 
For $15 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. 

2023 Sponsors 

  • Title Sponsor Cook Foundation Flatwork 
  • Avery Oil & Propane 
  • Bailey Excavating 
  • Emmons 
  • Lammers Heating & Cooling 
  • Omnis Source 
  • PC Solutions 
  • Performance Automotive NW 
  • Superior Industrial Sales

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Wendy Lake at 517-745-0491 or WDL7123@gmail.com today. 

Download the 2021 BBQ Sponsor Form 

Contact for Competitors & Sponsors 
Wendy Lake, 
(517) 745-0491