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Labor Day Jazz Weekend

Arrive Friday, September 2 • Depart Sunday, September 5, 2022


For the experience of it, for the joy of it: Escape to America’s Summer Place for Labor Day Weekend and immerse yourself in fabulous jazz music, played by some of the country’s top performers. Interact with the artists during Q&A sessions, then take in late-night performances at the Cupola Bar and The Jockey Club at the Grand Stand. This package includes concerts, receptions, cookout luncheons, breakfast and dinner daily, and all entertainment. Make your reservation early, so you don’t miss out on this unforgettable weekend!

2022 Jazz Weekend Line-Up

John Pizzarelli, Cecile’ McLorin Salvant, Diego Rivera, Aaron Diehl, Kat Edmonson, and Paul Keller

Calvin University Gospel Choir

The Calvin University Gospel Choir has been labeled as the most diverse musical ensemble on campus. It is an enthusiastic, engaging, upbeat, and inspirational ensemble comprised of persons from various locations, races, and creeds. The choir offers musically talented individuals the opportunity to form an encouraging community reflective of the diverse interests and ethnicities within the school community. Led by Nathanial Glasper Jr., the choir’s mission is to proclaim the word of God and hope in song, uniting believers for this common purpose. While fulfilling this mission, the choir represents Calvin and its varied worship styles. The repertoire consists of spirituals, African music, anthems, contemporary, jazz, and African American gospel music.


Package Includes:

  • Grand Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Cookout luncheons in the Tea Garden Saturday and Sunday
  • Friday evening Welcome Reception, and evening Theatre performance
  • Saturday and Sunday morning Q&A sessions with Jazz artists
  • Saturday afternoon Tea Garden concert, and evening Theatre performance
  • Saturday evening 2 complimentary tickets included for cocktails
  • Sunday morning gospel performance by Calvin University Gospel Choir
  • Sunday afternoon Tea Garden concert
  • Sunday afternoon How to Listen to Jazz workshop
  • Sunday evening reception
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening late night performances
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets

This jazzy Labor Day Weekend package can also be booked by calling Grand Hotel Reservations at 1-800-334-7263.

Performance Dates

Friday Evening: John Pizzarelli, Kat Edmonson, Paul Keller

Saturday Afternoon: Cecile’ McLorin Salvant

Saturday Evening: Diego Rivera, Kat Edmonson, Paul Keller

Sunday Afternoon: Aaron Diehl

Sunday Evening: Paul Keller

See photos from past Labor Day Jazz Weekends on the Grand Hotel Facebook page.

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*Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and a $10.00 per person, per stay, baggage-handling charge. No tipping required within Grand Hotel. Regular children’s rates apply. Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy rates. Dates are subject to availability. A 30-day cancellation policy applies.

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