Cascades Park Special Events - Jackson County Parks Special Events

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Little Caesar's Pizza Carry-outs of Jackson
and
Jackson County Parks Department
Proudly Presents

Three Giant Summer Firework Shows
and the
2013 The Cascades

Family Night Schedule

 

 

 

 

Sat., May 25:   Giant Fireworks Show featuring The Steve Stokes Band, playing a variety of country music emphasizing the new rockin’ country music while still recognizing country classics.  7:00 p.m. show. Admission $6.00 per person; age 10 & under free when accompanied by an adult.

(Rain Date: Sunday, May 26)

 

Wed., Jun 19:  Big Foot Bob and the Toetappers have been thrilling audiences in Jackson for over 30 years with a powerful, soulful sound. 7:30 p.m. show.  Characters will greet the children.

 

 

Wed., Jun 26:  Jackson county native, Don Middlebrook and The Pearl Divers will be returning to the stage for an evening of Parrot Head rock. You won’t want to miss this. 7:30 p.m. show.  Characters will greet the children.

 

Wed., Jul 3:    Our Independence Day Fireworks show will be featuring Wynwood.  Wynwood has been thrilling audiences in Jackson for over 20 years. The powerful vocalists and rhythm will make you want to get up and dance. 7:00 p.m. show.  Admission is $6.00 per person; age 10 & under free when accompanied by an adult.

(Rain Date: Thursday, July 4)

 

Wed., Jul 10:  Taking the stage is The Blue Hawaiians.  This band is driven by Joel Bye, embracing the blue collar sound7:30 p.m. show. Characters will greet the children.

 

Wed, Jul 17:  TOPPERMOST is the most widely recognized BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND in Michigan. Not only does this tribute band look and sound like the Beatles but they relate to the audience the same was as well. 7:30 p.m show. Characters will greet the children.

 

Wed, Jul 24:   Jackson Artist Steve Berkemeier will bring the sounds of John Denver, Neil Diamond, James Taylor and more! 7:30 p.m. show.  

 

Wed., Jul 31:  Halloween Celebration at The Cascades featuring Showdown will be performing magic for the kids and characters will be on hand as well. Break out your Halloween costumes early and join us show begins at 7:30 p.m.

 

Wed. Aug 7:   GEMINI writes and plays acoustic music for children and families with rousing sing-alongs, folk tales, and music from around the world. 7:30 p.m. Characters will greet the children.

 

Wed., Aug 14:  The Cascades Disney Night Extravaganza comes to The Cascades again this year. Music will be featured by Karen Kidder and The Alibi Band. The band will be on the stage to share the magical sounds of Disney. 7:30 p.m. showtime, Characters will greet the children.  

 

Wed., Aug 21:   Airtight, led by arranger and keyboardist, Phil Tagland, features a wide variety of early Motown beats that shaped the future of music in America. 7:30 p.m. 

 

Sat., Aug 31:  End of Summer Fireworks Show with live entertainment by ACT III, who have been popular in the Jackson area for over 30 years. This variety band promises fun for all ages.  7:00 p.m. show.  Admission is $6.00 per person; 10 & under free when accompanied by an adult.

(Rain Date: Sunday, September 1)

 

  

Rotary Bandshell Summer Concerts

(All Bandshell Concerts are Free to the Public)

  

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Saturday, June 1: Bob Schultz is an accomplished keyboardist, saxophonist, and arranger. His greatest strength, however, is relating to audiences with his powerful, soulful voice. His voice tells a thousand stories. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 8: Airtight, led by keyboardist, Phil Ragland, delivers the sounds of Motown like no other. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 15: Wynwood is a local artist that has been entertaining Jackson for over 20 years, they will be covering the top 40 scene. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 22: The Greg Nagy Band, featuring writer and arranger, Greg Nagy, plays the guitar and redefines classic blues with a contemporary flair. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 29: The Trent Harris Jazz Quartet with Trent Harris headlining this eclectic group of musicians playing cool standards and newer, complex pieces. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 6: Sassy, from Adrian, Michigan, will be performing new country with a flair while paying strict attention to the classics. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 13: Ian Stewart has taken Michigan by storm with his incredible acoustic guitar and a voice that captures the grit and beauty of his homeland, Wales. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.    

 

Saturday, July 20: The Brian Tucker Duo is bringing to the bandshell a ton of original material and a new hip twist to some of your favorite classics. They will not disappoint. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 27:  Johnny and the Aimcriers is a slice of a new line of music, known as “Americana”. Their traditional harmonies and electric flair promise to get you up and moving.  Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday Aug. 3:  Blue Tuesday rocks like no other blues/rock band in the area. Whether you love great guitar or want to dance, this night belongs to you. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday Aug. 10:  Songwriters in the Round with John Voelz This event features original compositions by Jackson County singers and songwriters, a wide variety of musical tastes and genres featuring John Voelz. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, Aug. 17:  ACT III will have everyone dancing with their rock and roll sound. Show begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

FALLS ADMISSION FEES

Senior: $3.00 for 65 and up. Excluding Firework Shows.

Regular Nights: $4.00 per person

Family Nights: $7 for entire Family Group

Firework Shows: $6.00 per person

Children 10 and under always FREE with Paid Adult
Groups Rates - 12 or more people at $3.00 per person with

one person paying for entire group. Excluding Firework Shows.

Falls Season Passes: Single (1) $40.00, Double (2) $60.00 or Family (limit 8) $90.00*

*Family nights and Fireworks are included

 

Cascade Falls is a wheelchair and stroller accessible facility with

free parking, snack bar, gift shop, museum and restrooms.

 Pets prohibited inside The Cascades

No coolers allowed inside The Cascades

 

Clean, well-maintained picnic and playground areas are adjacent to the Falls.

Alcohol is not permitted in the park

  

FAMILY NIGHTS
All shows weather permitting only

 All shows subject to last minute changes

Look at Schedule for when Characters will greet the kids
Concessions on site
 

BANDSHELL CONCERTS
All shows weather permitting only

All shows subject to last minute changes

Bring lawn chairs or blankets as seating is not provided

Alcohol is not permitted in the park

No pets please

For Additional Information:   Call (517) 788-4320

Cascades Park, 1400 S. Brown Street, Jackson MI 49203

 

 

Little Caesars Pizza

 

These concerts are proudly sponsored by:

 Little Caesar' Carry-outs of Jackson

Entertainment Coordinator: Steve Tucker of Lochmoor Entertainment

This page originated on September 13, 2010 and was last modified on February 4, 2014

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