Nothing pairs with a plate of tasty barbecue quite like a cold beer and some rockin’ tunes. 45 North Media invites you to Treetops Resort in Gaylord for Beer, Blues & BBQ. The Northern Michigan event is Sunday, September 2. Bring your appetite and lawn chairs.

Hang out along the slopes and enjoy some stellar blues-rock featuring North Carolina’s Justin Cody Fox, regional favorite the Jon Archambault Band, Cold Shot: A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the Silver Tongued Devils.

  • Gates open at 3 p.m.; Show starts at 4  p.m.
  • Free parking
  • Chairs/blankets are welcome. No coolers.

Tickets are $20 in advance.


Justin Cody Fox – Justin is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Wilmington, NC. Justin gained regional notoriety for his guitar skills at the age of 15 and has been performing professionally since. Over the years he has written and recorded multiple albums and shared the stage with many great national acts including: Damon Johnson (Brother Cane, Alice Cooper, Whiskey Falls & Thin Lizzy), Vince Neil (Motley Crue), David Lee Roth, Blackfoot, Cowboy Mouth, Joe Bonamassa, The Steepwater Band, The Trews, Will Hoge, Hubert Sumlin, Sonny Landreth, Chris Duarte, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Three Doors Down, Rusted Root, Marshall Tucker Band, Blackberry Smoke, Buddy Guy, Tab Benoit, and many others.

Jon Archambault Band – Jon bills the band as a “Michigan Blues Band That Rocks” and has been inspired by all of the great performers who live in the moment. Audiences experience timeless classics along with original music, including an infusion of blues-rock, soul, Motown, funk, and swing.

Coldshot: A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan – Based in the Detroit-area, Coldshot clearly devotes itself to the catalog of music that has become synonymous with the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Silver Tongued Devils – S.T.D. for short, has become a fan favorite across Southern Michigan having been invited to performing at NASCAR events at the Michigan International Speedway. The band incorporates everything from southern rock favorites like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Marshall Tucker Band to the gritty blues-rock of the Allman Brothers Band and ZZ Top.

Photo(s) by Matt Carissimi