Bands at Blandford

Bands at Blandford | The Caribbean Soul Experience
Registration Begins
7/18/2022 8:00 AM
Last Day To Register
8/20/2022 9:00 PM
1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US
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August 20th we welcome The Caribbean Soul Experience!

The Caribbean Soul Experience

Join us for LIVE music surrounded by nature at our annual Bands at Blandford Outdoor Concert Series! This year, we will have beer available for purchase & local food trucks at each show. We recommend arriving early to find the perfect spot to sit in the schoolyard and to enjoy the opening youth band (students of Red Rose Music Lab). 

Headliner: The Caribbean Soul Experience

Opener: Students of Red Rose Music Lab

Food Truck: El Caribe

Where: Blandford Nature Center (1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504)

Date: Saturday, August 20th

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Cost: $3 Non-Members, FREE for Members and Children 12 & Under
Optional Donation: $10 
Your contribution will support our Bands at Blandford Outdoor Concert Series and other opportunities that enhance our community’s connection and access to nature. 

Pre-registration is not required. Tickets will be available at the concert.


This group consists of three award winning powerhouse performers that include: King Mellowman - Lead Vocals, Ten - Keyboards and Vocals, and Nikki Gio - Lead Vocals. The key element of this group is that they combine the essence of diverse genres that include Reggae, Soul, Pop, Calypso, R&B, and all variations in between. This combination provides an extremely unique experience that connects an entire audience with a positive energy. Overall, here is the essentials of these amazing performers.


King Mellowman is a multi-talented, accomplished musician who is an award-winning legend in Detroit that since the 1980s has recorded, released and performed original and cover music with the absolute best of Reggae and Soul genres. King Mellowman has also entertained many audiences all around the world!

Ten on Keyboards and Vocals. Ten is an extremely intense vocalist and instrumentalist since the 1990s has also recorded, released, and performed original and cover music with the absolute best of Reggae and Soul genres. Ten has also directed many different groups and produced many events internationally!

Nikki Gio on Leead Vocals. Nikki Gio in an extremely captivating vocalist who has also won many awards for her eclectic mix of performance. Since the late 1990s, she has recorded, released, and performed original and cover music with the absolute best of Neo Soul and Reggae genres.  Nikki is also an extremely accomplished choir director and show producer.

Together these three combine their gifts and form an experience that captivates and energizes any audience that has ever seen them. THIS is the Caribbean Soul Experience!

Live Sound Provided by Red Rose Music Lab
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$3.00 per Non-Member
$10.00 per Optional Donation
Cancellation Policy
There will be No Refunds available for this years concert series. If you are unsure you will be able to attend, please plan to buy tickets at the show.

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