Friday, 10 August 2018 - 7:30pm


Silver Beach, St. Joseph, MI

Friday, August 10, 2018, 7:30pm Performance



“Ten tremendous local women performing tunes from ten women singers through time, it’s a show not to be missed!“ is how Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra’s Board president, Norma Tirado, describes the RESPECT performance atShadowland Pavilion, 101 Broad Street, St.   Joseph, Michigan, Friday, August 10th at 6:00pm.


A show hosted by the 8-piece ensemble band, The Big Paybeck, R-E-S-P-E-C-T highlights music written and performed by female artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to Beyoncé. Musical talent for the evening includes Debbie Carew as Dolly Parton, Candice Elders as Sheryl Crow, Meredith George as Alanis Morissette,Beth Haire-Lewis as Ella Fitzgerald, Morgan Ingle as Janis Joplin, Charlene Jones as Aretha Franklin, Julee Laurent as Gwen Stefani, Jenna Mammina as Joni Mitchell, Kim Pedersen as Adele, and Leah Tirado as Tina Turner.


Songs for the evening include “All I Wanna Do”by Sheryl Crow,Someone Like You”by Adele, “Proud Mary” by Tina Turner,RESPECT” and other well-known pieces by the female artists.


The concert is part of a two-day, (August 10 and August 11), “Sips & Sounds” wine festival at Silver Beach, St. Joseph, MI hosted by the SMSO. Local and international wines will be available for tasting on both days.


Ticketsare $15 ($5 higher day of) and include entrance to event, live music and souvenir wine tasting glass. Children ages 12 and under are free. Proceeds from the event support the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra’s mission of Transforming Lives Through Music.


Event details are as follows:

What:Sips & Sounds R-E-S-P-E-C-T

When:Friday, August 10, 2018 6:00-10:00 pm

6:00 pm - Wine Tasting

7:00 pm - Performance

Where: Shadowland Pavilion, 101 Broad St, St Joseph, MI 49085

Tickets: $15 - Lawn seating/ Children 12 & under FREE/ Tickets will be $5 higher the day of the event. Tickets available online at www.smso.org, by calling 269-982-4030 or in person M-F 10am to 5pm at 513 Ship Street, St. Joseph, MI


Program  (subject to change)

Sheryl Crow/Candice Elders

All I Wanna Do

Soak Up the Sun

If It Makes You Happy


Ella Fitzgerald/Beth Haire-Lewis


Dream A Little Dream of Me

Mack the Knife


Gwen Stefani/Julee Laurent


Just a Girl

Don’t Speak


Joni Mitchell/Jenna Mammina

Big Yellow Taxi

Help Me

A Case of You


Adele/Kim Pedersen

Someone Like You


Right As Rain



Tina Turner/Leah Tirado

What’s Love Got To Do With It

Proud Mary

River Deep, Mountain High


Dolly Parton/Deb Carew

Nine to Five


Baby I’m Burnin’


Janis Joplin/Morgan Ingle


Move Over

Piece of My Heart


Aretha Franklin/Charlene Jones


Baby I Love You

Natural Woman


Alanis Morissette/Meredith George

You Learn

You Oughta Know





Our Generous Sponsors

The Symphony is only able to perform these concerts with support from our community.  While that support takes many forms, we are particularly grateful to our sponsors for this concert:Bud Distributing, Lake Michigan College, Farmer’s Insurance, Four Winds Casino, Babe’s Lounge, Ellen & John Goff, DK Boutique, Doug & Anne Petersen, Silver Beach Pizza, CMG Financial, The Lakehouse, and the Wygonik Family.


About the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra

The SMSO has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of our community since 1951. We strive to cultivate and inspire a diverse audience through professional musical experiences. We embrace the responsibility to be a dynamic and vibrant part of southwest Michigan by offering innovative programming, broader venues and increased educational opportunities, while balancing artistic growth with financial soundness. Your participation and support is vital to our mission of Transforming Lives Through Music.

For more information, contact the Symphony office at 269-982-4030 or visitwww.smso.org


Sheryl Crow/Candice Elders
Ella Fitzgerald/Beth Haire-Lewis
Gwen Stefani/Julee Laurent
Joni Mitchell/Jenna Mammina
Adele/Kim Pedersen
Tina Turner/Leah Tirado
Dolly Parton/Deb Carew
Janis Joplin/Morgan Ingle
Aretha Franklin/Charlene Jones
Alanis Morissette/Meredith George

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