August 21 - 23, 2020
Paradise, Michigan
Wild Blueberry Capital of Michigan


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SPECIAL NOTE: The schedule below is actually the 2019 Jamboree schedule. The 2020 schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.

Updated 10.14.19

Music permeates the air of the Festival all day long, whether it is live on stage at the community center or entertainers strolling through the Arts & Crafts Fair. When evening draws nye, you have an opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy even more music at the Blueberry Jamboree. No we aren't talking about Blueberry Jam but a Wild Blueberry Music Jamboree. A celebration at the end of the long day, reflecting and sharing time with family, friends, and music. The Jamboree is held at Sawmill Creek Park, about two miles north of the festival grounds. Parking is available in several locations. Please watch for signs.

Friday, August 21, Jamboree

Buggy Down Carriage Company    6:00 PM - Dusk
Wyatt & Shari Knapp, a Vocal & Acoustic Guitar Duo    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Deep Fried Pickle Project    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Friday Blueberry Jamboree music festival, starts at 6:00 PM. The stage is just north of the blinking light in Paradise at Sawmill Creek Park.

Gracing the stage at6:00 pm is Wyatt & Shari Knapp, a Vocal & Acoustic Guitar Duo. Shari's rhythm guitar and Wyatt's finger-style and flat-picking guitar leads are combined with their sparkling vocals and lush harmonies in a diverse genre of bluesy folk, "high lonesome" bluegrass, and timeless classics of the 1940's

At 7:30 PM, from the great Depression to the Great Recession, the Deep Fried Pickle Project runs the gamut of old timey styles, even grabbing anoccasional 80ís pop tune and turning it into a flap happy chicken scratchy 78 RPM tune. Don't miss this foot-stump'n good time!

Saturday, August 22, Jamboree

Buggy Down Carriage Company    6:00 PM - Dusk
The Overtoneís    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mustardís Retreat    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Saturday night jamboree begins at 6:00 pm. The stage is just north of the blinking light in Paradise at Sawmill Creek Park. .

Starting at 6:00 P.M. horse drawn carriage rides through the area are available sponsored by the Buggy Down Carriage Company.

The Overtoneís will take the stage at 6:00 PM Saturday evening. Returning as one of the Jamboree's favorite groups; this six man accapella group sings a variety of Doo-Wop, Jazz, Religious, and Contemporary songs, without the assistance of intruments.

Beginning at 7:30 PM, a talented and entertaining folk trio, Mustard's Retreat, provides "Music to cure what ails you" with a joyful and uplifting repertoire.Mustardís Retreat

Sunday's Jam Session

Music Sunday, August 23, Afternoon

The Blue Water Ramblers
Gospel Music    1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Songs of the Great Lakes    2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Tunes of the Michigan Experience    3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Sunday's Music festivities are held at the Whitefish Township Community Center on the bay-side of the building. Beginning at 1:00 with Gospel Music performed by the Blue Water Ramblers. After a short break, the Blue Water Ramblers will perform Songs of the Great Lakes from 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM then finish the afternoon with Tunes of the Michigan Experience beginning at 3:00 PM until 3:50 PM. Bring the entire family, your lawn chair for comfort, and toss out a blanket and enjoy festivities.

We'll see you at the festival August 21, 22, & 23, 2020!

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs

The Wild Blueberry Festival is another
event sponsored by the Paradise Area Chamber of Commerce.

Michigan Humanities Council