Winter Delights Festival
2755 E Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 927-8700
Contact: The Mendel Center Box Office
Phone: (269) 927-8700
Leap year may serve up an extra day of winter, but don’t despair, EMBRACE IT! Make the most of your once-every-four-years bonus day by with non-stop live music on two stages, craft beers, crisp ciders, local wines, tasty food, and a bit of shopping in a carefully curated pop-up artisan market…all under one roof during Winter Delights at The Mendel Center. All-ages Mainstage lineup: JigJam, The Reminders, Six Appeal. Grand Upton Hall Taste Stage headliner: Bryan Lubeck. Sponsored by the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council and The Boulevard Inn & Bistro.
All-Ages Mainstage Lineup
Six Appeal are a world-renowned vocal ensemble that combines musical prowess and sharp comedic timing with the energy and vitality of a rock band. The award-winning a cappella group will take you on a journey that spans multiple decades and genres of music, from classic hits to current chart toppers and catchy original tunes – using only their vocals.
The Reminders are a rare and remarkable musical duo seamlessly blending soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics. The group consists of Brussels-born emcee Big Samir and Queens-born emcee/ vocalist Aja Black, a collective creative force that’s hard to beat.
JigJam are a multi-award-winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as 'I-Grass' (Irish influenced Bluegrass), their onstage energy along with their virtuosic musical ability has captivated audiences throughout the world.
Grand Upton Hall Taste Stage Headliner
Bryan Lubeck’s live shows are his forte with his high-energy, fiery Spanish guitar and smooth urban grooves. His latest album Tuscan Sky has spent more than 14 weeks on the various adult contemporary instrumental charts. Bryan has been named as a Critics’ Choice by Billboard Magazine and has recorded with five Grammy Award winners and performed with 12 Grammy Award nominees and winners.
Grand Upton Hall Taste Faire & Stage and All-Access tickets include $10 in beer, wine, and cider tastes. Must be 21 to attend the Grand Upton Hall Taste Faire & Stage. Mainstage lineup is all ages. This special engagement is not eligible for standard Mendel Center discounts.