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MKAF Concerts

Destin Florida - MKAF - May 7th through July 2nd - Annual Outdoor Concert Series

Voted one of the top ten things to do in Northwest Florida by Florida Travel & Tourism Guide, this nine-week outdoor concert series features musical performances in a variety of genres, including Motown, R&B, jazz, blues, classic and modern rock, reggae and golden oldies.

20th Annual Concerts in the Village Nine-Week Outdoor Concert Series
Thursday Nights - May 7th through July 2nd

VIP Event Tables are "SOLD OUT FOR THE 2015 SEASON".
Sorry, no pets allowed.

2015 Concert Performance Schedule

Mingo Fish Trap
May 7th – Mingo Fishtrap visit website
Melodic Pop meets gritty Memphis Soul with a twist of N’awlins Funk
Deja Vu
May 14th – Déjà Vu visit website
R&B, 70’s to 90’s Dance Music
Shades of Blue
May 21st – Shades of Blue visit facebook
Smooth blend of Jazz, Blues, Hits from the 70’s & Signature Pop Songs
The Mulligans
May 28th – The Mulligans visit website
The Emerald Coast's Premier Special Events Band playing classic 60's & 70's dance music.
Pieces of Eight
June 4th – The Pieces of Eight visit website
Soul, R&B & Beach Music with lots of brass


The Max
June 11th – The Maxx visit website
Energetic choreography and eclectic sound with Classic Oldies and Today’s Pop Music
Mr. Big
June 18th – Mr. Big & The Rhythm Sisters visit website
Jazz, Motown & Top Hits from the 80’s
Tyn Tymes
June 25th – Tyn Tymes visit website
The South’s Favorite Party Band
David Seering
July 2nd – David Seering
visit website
A Celebration of American Music

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 or food trucks.   Beer, wine, bottled water and soft drinks are also available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting MKAF’s cultural and educational mission.

VIP Event Tables

VIP Event Tables are "SOLD OUT FOR THE 2015 SEASON".

  • VIP Event Tables are included in the Platinum Level Memberships and are then sold on a first come - first served availability for the nine-week Concerts in the Village season and separately for special concerts/events.
  • Tables are limited, please order early.
    (If additional tables become available, they can be purchased by event.)
  • VIP Event Tables include: 6 or 8 Chairs, Admission, Table and Reserved Seating Card.
To become a sponsor.... contact Marcia Hull 850.650.2226.

Charity Benefit DrawingEnter to win an 8-Day, 7-Night Holiday Markets Cruise for Two – Danube, Rhine or Seine River Cruises.

Purchase tickets through MKAF office 850.650.2226 or MKAF board member.

Valid on embarkations for 2015 November and December River Cruise Sailings only. Benefit Drawing will be held on July 7, 2015. Do not need to be present to win. Proceeds benefit MKAF’s cultural arts and education programs.