Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concerts in the Village
Celebrating 18 seasons, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is proud to announce the 18th Annual Concerts in the Village kick off on May 2 with the Fountain City Players. The ten-week series will take place every Thursday evening through June 27 at 7:00 p.m., followed by a concert finale on Wednesday, July 3 for an American Patriotic Tribute.
Concerts in the Village will be held in Destin at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village near Grace Lutheran Church at the new permanent stage, the Dugas Pavilion. The concert series includes a mix of local musicians and bands as well as regional touring artists, performing music of many genres.
May 2 | Fountain City Players - Motown, R&B, Pop, Reggae & Jazz
May 9 | Michael Stacey Band - Modern Country
May 16 | Ron Adams "Reflections" - Historical journey of American music
May 23 | China Grove - Doobie Brothers Tribute Band
May 30 | Déjà Vu - Classic/Modern Rock, 70's to 90's Dance Music
June 6 | The Mike Veal Band - Stump the Band from over 200 top artists
June 13 | The Craig Woolard Band - Carolina Beach Music
June 20 | Heritage - Hawaiian, Pop & Reggae
June 27 | Alter Eagles - Eagles Tribute Band
July 3 | David Seering performs "An American Patriotic Tribute"
Local featured restaurants, Jim & Nick's Bar-B-Q and Carrabba's Italian Grill, will alternate weekly serving fresh, affordable cuisine prepared on-site, and will offer a kid’s menu. Concert fans are welcome to bring their own chair, picnic dinner and wine or beverage of choice. Bottled water and soft drinks are available to purchase on-site with proceeds benefiting the MKAF's cultural and education mission. Admission is $8 per adult and children under 12 and MKAF members are free. For sponsorship and volunteer opportunities or more information, visit www.MattieKellyArtsFoundation.org or call 850-650-2226.