CONCERTS IN THE VILLAGE
Event Date: Thursdays Through July 3
Event Time: 7;00p.m.
Location: Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, Destin, FL.
Concerts in the Village is a 10-week outdoor concert series in Destin featuring musical performances in a variety of genres, including Motown, R&B, jazz, blues, classic and modern rock, country, reggae and golden oldies.
Held at the new Dugas Pavilion and Village Green at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in the heart of Destin, this live outdoor music event is fun for the whole family. Seating is first-come, first served so bring your lawn chairs, picnic dinner and beverage of choice, and enjoy live entertainment in a scenic outdoor setting under the stars.
Fresh, affordable cuisine – including kids’ fare - is also available, and prepared on-site each week by a featured local restaurant. Bottled water and soft drinks are also available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting MKAF’s cultural and educational mission.
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
•Location: Cultural Arts Village
•Cost: Non-Members: Adults $8/$15 Per Couple
(Free for MKAF members and children under the age of 12)
•Contact: (850) 650-2226
May 23rd - China Grove
A tribute to the Doobie Brothers
Among the premier Doobie Brothers tribute bands, China Grove’s repertoire spans the many decades and styles of the legendary California group. From the jammin’ rock of Long Train Runnin’ to the jazzy Takin’ it to the Streets, to the bluesy Dark Eyed Cajun Woman and Grammy award-winning pop of What a Fool Believes, this group blazes through a sizzling set of memory-jarring classic hits with stunning accuracy and passion.
May 30th - Dejá Vu
Classic & Modern Rock, 70’s, 80’s & 90’s, Dance & Beach Music
With the right mix of showmanship and musicianship, this entertainment powerhouse delivers a wide genre of music including today’s best hits with a finesse and energy that leaves audiences wanting more. Featuring Carolyn Majure on vocals, Déjà Vu has established itself as the band of choice for those wanting foot-tapping tunes and a fun music experience.
June 6th - The Mike Veal Band
Stump the Band from over 200 of your favorite artists
The Mike Veal Band performs a hot combination of blues, rock, funk and fun! Diverse musical backgrounds and regional influences color each member's contribution to the tight sound for which the band is loved. Audiences throughout the Southeast have made the Mike Veal Band a favorite.
June 13th - Craig Woolard Band
Carolina Beach Music
With one of the most diverse repertoires and original crowd participation shows in the industry, the Craig Woolard Band has become one of the most highly sought after bands in the Southeast. Craig’s distinctive vocal style and riveting stage presence provides audiences a lively performance of non -stop entertainment.
June 20th - Heritage
Hawaiian, Rock & Reggae
Formed in 2007 as three guys in a backyard with a ukulele and a set of bongos, Heritage quickly turned into one of the most popular band’s in Northwest Florida. Hailing from Hawaii, California, Florida and Texas, band members bring a cultural and musical blend to the stage, with an upbeat, fun-loving positive vibe felt by audiences. Very active in their community, Heritage believes in spreading a positive message to others through their music.
June 27th - Alter Eagles
A Tribute to The Eagles
Conveying the subtle complexities of instruments and vocals of their Eagles namesake, the Alter Eagles pay tribute to this legendary group with precise musicianship and tight harmonies. Desperado, 7 Bridges Road, Heartache Tonight, One of these Nights and Hotel California (which boasts Rolling Stones 8th greatest guitar solo ever) are just a few of the beloved Eagles classics in Alter Eagles’ repertoire.
July 3rd - David Seering
A Patriotic Tribute to America
Let Freedom Ring! David Seering will take to the stage to perform an evening of spectacular patriotic favorites like God Bless the USA in celebration of Independence Day and honoring the military men and women who serve our country. His concert will also feature the spirit of Americana music from a variety of composers and musicians.