2017 - 22nd Summer Concerts in the Village
Every Thursday night May 4th through June 29th.
7 to 9 pm (doors open at 6 pm)
Buy Tickets at the Door
All ticket and table sales final – no refunds.
- Free for MKAF members
Age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Age 12 and under are free
- $15 general admission
- VIP Event Tables are sold out
NOT Allowed: Pets (with the exception of services dogs), drones, and tables larger than two feet.
2017 Summer CIV Band Lineup
Emerald Gold, Niceville, FL
Lead vocalist, Rodney Wilson, performs his popular Motown Revue, including other genres of R&B, classic rock, and blues
Flow Tribe, New Orleans, LA
This group of rising artists performs second line brass and Cuban-Caribbean rhythms meld with R&B, soul, rock, and hip-hop beats in a high-energy performance.
Fountain City Players, Columbus, GA
This top notch group of musicians perform a wide range of music from Motown, Top 40, Pop, classic rock, oldies to variety songs.
Alter Eagles, Largo, FL
The best of The Eagles! As one instant fan noted, "I've seen the Eagles 3 times, and these guys sounded so close to the original it was scary!"
The Embers featuring Craig Woolard, Raleigh, NC
Known as the heart and soul of beach music, their top quality showmanship and musicianship has earned them multiple industry awards, including Inductee in South Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame and North Carolina's Official Ambassador of Music to name just a few!
The Maxx, Atlanta, GA
This amazing group brings the audience to their feet! Energetic choreography and eclectic sound with classic oldies to today's pop music that is just infectious.
Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces, Ponchatoula, LA
This emerging and dynamic group of musicians are making their mark with their energetic style of R&B and Funk! Yet it also taps into those umbrella categories of Jazz, Soul, World, Pop, Latin, Blues, and Folk.
Triggerproof, Gulfport, MS
Back by popular demand, Triggerproof's brings a style that puts pop, rock and hip-hop, Top 40 to dance through the musical blender to recreate both popular and classic radio friendly hits that appeal to everyone!
The Joe Band – Joe Cocker Tribute, Ann Arbor, MI
Paying homage to rock and roll Joe Cocker's distinctive voice of classic soul and big power ballads that recapture the frenetic spirit of his live performances. This band brings a nostalgic feeling for times gone by and a relentless energy that transcends the past and embraces the present.
Family event held at the Dugas Pavilion and Village Green at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.
- Learn More >> what you can bring, restrictions (drones - pets), parking, directions.
What You Can Bring
Make yourself comfortable on our open seating grass lawn... bring your lawn chairs, blankets, small tables (under two feet), coolers, picnic and drinks (alcoholic beverages allowed).
Restrictions - What is NOT Allowed
Pets (with the exception of services dogs), drones, and tables larger than two feet.
Where To Park
Free On-Site Parking
168 on-site grass seeded parking spaces.
Additional 309 parking spaces available next door at Grace Lutheran Church.
A handicap parking permit is required to park in the on-site handicap parking spaces (located by the office and event entrance).
Directions and Map
Cultural Arts Village directions & parking
Food and Drinks - Available for Purchase
Fresh, affordable cuisine, including kids' fare is prepared on-site by a featured local restaurant or food trucks. Bottled water and soft drinks are also available for purchase. Sweet treats are also available.
Sold Out Summer CIV - VIP Event Tables
- VIP Event Tables include: 8 chairs, admission, table and reserved seating
- All ticket and table sales final – no refunds
How You Can Help
- Become a sponsor, call 850.650.2226.
- Support our events and programs by making a donation.