Bayou in the Barn: Blues & Zydeco Party

This evening fundraiser celebrates the cultural connections Louisiana and Michigan share through music, food, and community leisure. National and local musicians perform blues and zydeco music, while the menu stirs Louisiana & Michigan together: jambalaya, andouille, redskin potatoes/corn/greens, shrimp poboys, cajun fish tacos, sweet potato fries, BBQ pork sandwiches, crab & corn fritters, cornbread, Grow Benzie salads, beignets, strawberry shortcake, sweet tea and lemonade. Ticket prices include admission to the event and auctions- food, alcohol, beverages and merchandise will be available for purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes. Yard games including bocce ball, bean bag toss, ladder ball, and disc golf will be available. All funds raised will benefit Grow Benzie’s community center, youth and educational programs (

Friday, July 7th, 2017

4:00pm: Doors Open
4:45pm: Barefoot
6pm: Peter “Madcat” Ruth (Grammy Award Winner) & the Midnight Blues Journey
7:30: Community Toast & Recognition
7:35: Live Auction
8pm: Chubby Carrier (Grammy Award Winner) & the Bayou Swamp Band
10pm: K. Jones & the Benzie Playboys

St. Ambrose Cellars
841 S. Pioneer, Beulah, MI 49684
19 miles from Chum’s Corners (US-31/M-37)
4 miles from Honor (US-31)
8 miles from Crystal Mountain (M-115)
36 miles from Manistee (US-31)

Everyone is welcome!

How much?
Advance Tickets: $20
General Admission: $25
Age 14-18: $10
Ages 13 and under: Free

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