It is sure to be exciting this weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) where Michal Bailey will entertain Friday night with his awesome Detroit Blues and then the RedCoats Saturday night with their tribute to the Beatles!
Summer is almost over so this is the perfect time to book a beautiful cabin for the weekend and give the family a vacation they’ll love on the banks of the famous Suwannee River.
Friday night, Aug. 7, the Music Hall will be rocking with one of Detroit’s premier guitar players, Michal Bailey and his Detroit blues! Bailey and his band play about 200 shows a year around the country. He’s had several CDs, including a re-release of Devil’s Ride and two releases last year. Bailey began playing in Detroit’s west Side clubs in 1985 at the tender age of 15 and went on to form his own band in the early 90s. Some of the finest musicians in Michigan play in this band. The Music Hall is sure to be rockin’ Aug. 7 when Michal Bailey and his band come to the SOSMP! Doors open at 6 p.m., Show begins at 7 p.m. Admission Friday night is $5. However, on FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY, the $5 admission fee can be applied to your evening meal and beverages.
Saturday night, Aug. 8, it’s a change of pace from Detroit blues to Beatle’s music that will have you singing along and up on the dance floor remembering the Fab Four. Mike Hanson, John Link, Jim Melvin and John Washburn form the band and provide the vocals with perfect execution of some of the best pop music ever written. These four will perform a lot of Beatle’s music with passion and love every minute of it! And, yes, they might even wear red coats! Or not!
The RedCoats also will provide other Invasion gems from the likes of The Kinks and The Who to name just a few. It’s sure to be a night of pleasure as you revert back to your own Beatle days. Doors open at 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m. $15 admission Saturday night.
Sunday evening, Aug. 9, in the Music Hall it’s Extreme Wrestling with The Wrestling Freak Show. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the show beginning at 7 p.m. There will be six extreme and bizarre matches featuring clowns, midgets and drag queens. A hair vs. hair match and fans bring the weapons match is sure to get the most enthusiastic wrestling out for this one! Admission is $10.
As always, the SOS Café and Restaurant will have available delicious food and beverages at regular prices every night during events.
If you can’t make it out this weekend, stop by Monday and Thursday nights when Teddy Mac hosts karaoke or Tuesday night when Herold White and the Country Masters get you in the mood to take a spin around the dance floor. Herold White also hosts open mic every Tuesday night for those aspiring singers who are a cut above karaoke. Bring your own CD to sing with or the band will back you up while you perform.
For more information about the SOSMP, the many exciting events scheduled for the coming months, to make reservations for the weekend or to find out more about this weekend’s events, call 386-364-1683 or go to www.musicliveshere.com. We’ll be looking for ya’ll!