Where can I get tickets?
You can buy weekend passes or Unity Park BBQ Day Passes by clicking the photo above.
What is it?
This is essentially the ultimate #KelloggtownVIP experience, but whereas #Kelloggtown is a meet and greet for 15-25 minutes before a show, the #SKFamilyBBQ takes place over an entire weekend. "In 2010 I asked myself the question of what would I want to do with my favorite artists? The answer I kept coming back to was, grab a burger, play some lawn games, hang out, ask them a few questions, hear a few stories, maybe hear some tunes that I wouldn’t get to hear at a normal show.” So that’s what we’ve curated here.
A weekend worth traveling in for. A weekend with many of our core fans from around the globe and in some cases, their growing families. The event has been held in Washington DC three times and Western MA twice. We are thrilled to announce the Family BBQ's return to Southern CT where Stephen lives with his family. It’s our first time in CT since it’s inception in 2010.
What does my ticket price include?
-Each ticket includes entrance to Friday and Saturday Night Concerts
-BBQ Lunch and attendance to Game Day & Kids Concert at Unity Park
-Commemorative Signed Event Poster
-3 Votes per ticket on the Saturday Night All Request Set
-Access to Friday’s Lyric Writing Seminar with SK
-Discounted Rate at the Host Hotel Trumbull Marriott
-Photo and official Meet and Greet with SK and the South, West, North, East
-10% off promo code at the Online Kellogg Family Store
When and Where is it?
June 16th and 17th, 2017 at the Acoustic in Bridgeport, CT.
June 17th (Day) at Unity Park in Trumbull, CT
The host hotel is The Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, CT and we have a specific discount for our event. All scheduled events are within about 10 minutes of each other.
What’s the schedule of events?
2pm: Lyric Writing Seminar at the Trumbull Marriott (must have weekend pass to attend)
6pm: Doors, Photos with SK & SWNE, Cocktail Hour
7:30 Concert #1 at the Acoustic in Black Rock, CT:
“Glassjaw Boxer” 10 year Anniversary set. The album will be played in order, in it’s entirety. Next up we’ll hear a set from very special guests Native Run. Then for their second set, we’ll hear a “Greatest Hits” offering from SK & SWNE.
11AM: BBQ, Lawn Games & Kids Concert at Unity Park in Trumbull, CT
-Lawn Games will include Corn Hole Tournament, Water Balloon Toss, Wiffle Ball Home
Run Derby and Ultimate Frisbee Accuracy Contest
-BBQ Lunch (Burgers, Dogs, Veggie Burgers, Chips, Drinks, etc)
-Acoustic Kids Concert (this show is geared towards giving the younger ones a bit of music)
-Prize Ceremony (the winners of the events will win exclusive SK memorabilia)
6pm: Doors, Voting on the “All Requests Set”, Cocktail Hour
7:30pm Concert #2 at the Acoustic in Black Rock, CT: For their first set, Stephen and the band will be fielding a 100% fan voted on set. They will play the top selections of deep cuts and B-Sides as voted on by the Saturday Night audience. The second set will be another “Greatest Hits” offering from SK & SWNE.
Is it All Ages?
Yes it is. All children are different and we’ll leave it to you to gauge if it’s something you think your kids would be into. The Venue this year is a bar that we have rented out and each night there are two sets so it may go later than some kids would be up for. The night shows are traditional SK shows so it’s something for everyone. Only you know your family and they may want to attend the day show, and have a Mom and Dad’s night out in the evening to enjoy drink specials. SK’s family will be there taking part in the weekend festivities and it’s one of our great joys to see families come out together
Will there be day passes?
Currently you can buy a day pass to the BBQ, Lawn Games and Kids Performance. This doesn’t include any of the other weekend perks or admission to the night time shows. If there is still space available on Memorial Day, we will release passes for the remaining tickets on Friday and Saturday night. This is a very intimate venue experience and we’ve currently sold 1/3 of the tickets with two months to go, so it’s a gamble if you’re hoping to be part of the weekend, but if there are day tickets available that’s when we’ll be putting them on sale via the event link and our website.