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Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights

August 15, 2015

The Hottest Festival in Town celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a night of fun for the whole family.   Once again named as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for the month of August by the Southeast Tourism Society, Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights is an end-of-the-summer tradition that celebrates all things that make Greater Belhaven special including art, music, children’s activities and food.  Festivities took place in the Belhaven Neighborhood on Carlisle Street, Kenwood Place and Belhaven Park.

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FESTIVAL MAP

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON BECOMING A VENDOR

 

Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights featured

  • Five stages of live music: Blues, Jazz, Celtic, Indie Rock and Acoustical music.
  • Children’s Area
  • Food from Greater Belhaven area restaurants
  • Handcrafted items from merchants and artisans from Greater Belhaven and the MS Farmer’s Market
  • Silent auction of signature festival artwork by Laurin Stennis
  • Raffle of items from area merchants

 

2015 MUSIC LINEUP

Pyron Group Inc. Stage

(Whitworth Street in front of New Stage)

Bill & Temperance : 5:30-6:40

The Hustlers : 6:55-8:10

The Vernon Brothers: 8:25-9:30

 

Trustmark Bank - Belhaven Park Stage

(Belhaven Park on Poplar)

4 Heart 1 Beat : 5:45-6:45

Risko Danza : 7:00-8:00

The Weeks: 8:15-9:30

 

BankPlus Stage

(McDade’s Market Parking Lot)

Southern Komfort Brass Band : 5:45-6:45

The Cut : 7:00-8:00

Vasti Jackson : 8:15-9:30

 

New Stage Theatre - Celtic Stage

(inside New Stage)

Jackson Irish Dancers: 6:00-7:00

Spirits of the House : 7:10-8:15

St. Brigids: 8:25-9:30

 

GI Associates & Endoscopy Center Stage

(front porch of 1020 Carlisle Street)

Howard Jones Jazz: 5:30-6:15

Taylor Hildebrand: 6:30-7:30

Charlie Mars : 7:45-9:00

 

BLBN 2015 Festival Artwork

By Laurin Stennis

2015 FESTIVAL SPONSORS

Many thanks to those who have already committed to sponsoring!

TITLE SPONSOR

Southern Beverage Company

 

STAGE SPONSORS & OTHER MAJOR SPONSORS

Community Foundation of Great Jackson

BankPlus

Baptist Health Systems

Being Belhaven Art Series

GI Associates & Endoscopy Center

McDade's Market

New Stage Theatre

Pyron Group, Inc.

The Manship

The Radio People: Mix 98.7, Y101, US 96.3 and 100.9 The Legend

Trustmark Bank

University of Mississippi Medical Center

YELP!

 

BELHAVEN STARS

Capital Orthopaedic Clinic and Sports Medicine

City of Jackson

Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons

First Commercial Bank

First Presbyterian Church

John R. Lewis Real Estate Services

Neighbor House

Old House Depot

The Fairview Inn

 

BRIGHT LIGHTS

Belhaven Improvement Association

Cabot Lodge - Millsaps

Drago's Seafood Restaurant

First Presbyterian Day School

Greater Jackson Arts Council

Hallmark Cleaners

Kats Wine & Spirits

Mississippi Army National Guard

Nix-Tann & Associates

TempStaff

The Overby Company

 

2015 Festival Photos will be uploaded soon!

To see festival photos from past years, click here and more photos.

 

 

 

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