Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents the 21st annual Concerts in the Village series. Nine local and regional music acts will perform on Thursday evenings from May 5 through June 30 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin, Florida.
Some of the finest local and regional touring artists will hit the Dugas Pavilion stage to perform everything from Motown to rhythm & blues, jazz and funk to classic and modern rock. This year’s showcase roster includes a variety of talented bands paying tribute to music legends from Santana and Joe Cocker to Journey and Johnny Cash — even Elvis is expected to make an appearance!
Mattie Kelly Concerts in the Village | 2016 Season Schedule
Gates open at 6pm. Music starts at 7pm.
May 5 The House Rockers
Mississippi Blues Band notorious for it’s non-stop, high-energy performances.
May 12 Moos Bros.
The Emerald Coast's premier party band.
May 19 Emerald Gold
Get ready for an amazing Motown showdown.
May 26 Supernatural
Santana Tribute Band including mega hits such as "Black Magic Woman" to "Smooth."
June 2 Lava Lamp
An entertaining mix of ‘70s Soul, Funk, & Disco. This band puts the "yes" in polyester!
June 9 Faithfully: Journey Tribute Band
A “faithful” tribute to one of the most popular rock bands in the world.
June 16 The Joe Band
This band promises a powerhouse tribute to Joe Cocker — one of the greatest rock icons of all time.
June 23 The Maxx
Be dazzled by energetic choreography and an eclectic sound that ranges from the classic oldies to today's pop music.
June 30 Todd Allen Herendeen: Legends in Concert
Come see several legends on stage in one amazing show including Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly & Elvis Presley!
Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts start at 7 p.m. for this come-as-you-are family-friendly outdoor concert series.
Bring a lawn chair, picnic and wine or purchase soft drinks and dinner prepared by a featured restaurant or food trucks on site. Admission is $12 for adults; children (12 and under) and MKAF members are free. Sorry, no pets.
A limited number of VIP Tables are available to MKAF members for the nine-week concert season for $950 (includes admission, reserved table and seating for up to eight guests). These are sold on a first come, first served basis. Call (850) 650-2226 to inquire about membership or to purchase a VIP Table.
The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is a multi-use complex providing entertainment, festivals, outdoor concerts, and other cultural events in Destin, Florida. You'll love the beautiful Village Green and Dugas Pavilion stage.