2024 Kokomo Summer Concert Series

Join us in Kokomo this summer for a series of
free concerts, bringing live music to Kokomo.

All concerts take place at the Kokomo Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park. These shows are family friendly, ideal for a date night or spending time with family and friends. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket for these evenings packed with fantastic entertainment. Generally, music starts at 6:00 p.m. All concerts are free!

Saturday, June 8:

Material Girl & The Fame Monster with opener Moon Beau

Billed as the greatest Madonna tribute show in the U.S. and a Lady Gaga experience taken to another level of fun, the spot-on vocals are backed by a full live band.

Saturday, June 15:

Binky Griptite Super Soul Revue with opener Maximum Groove

Concert is part of the 2024 Carver Center’s Juneteenth Summer Celebration. A founding member of The Dap-Kings, Binky Griptite has shared the stage with Amy Winehouse, Sharon Jones and more. Enjoy a fun-filled day of food, beer, wine, and music to benefit the center’s programs, including local restaurants and some of the best barbecue in the city.

Saturday, July 13:

Firefighter’s Jeep Jam, featuring Check Your Head: A Beastie Boys Tribute with opener Action Jackson DJ

Based out of Asheville, N.C., this trio offers audiences a chance to relive the legendary Beastie Boys’ hits live in a high-energy show.

Saturday, July 27:

Rhumfest

Rhumfest is a day of live music highlighting the talented students and instructors from the Rhum Academy of Music. The festival will run from 2 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10:

Kokomo Symphony Orchestra with The Piano Men Generations: The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John

The Piano Men celebrate the musical influence of Billy Joel and Elton John brought to you by the amazing pianists Terry and Nick Davies. They will be joined by the KSO. This performance is rescheduled from 2023’s rained-out evening.

Saturday, Aug. 24:

Hank Ruff with opener Grace Scott Band

Born and raised in southern Indiana, Hank Ruff has been playing country music around the state since the age of 11. His music melds a traditional country sound with modern influences. The Grace Scott Band hails from Logansport.

Saturday, Sept. 7:

Uncle Kracker with opener RVSHVD

Uncle Kracker is a MULTI-PLATINUM selling artist, with massive #1 hits such as “Follow Me,” “Smile,” and his collaboration with Kenny Chesney “When The Sun Goes Down.” His cover of Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away” set a Billboard record for the most weeks at #1 on any chart, at a staggering 28 weeks atop the Adult Contemporary radio charts. This Detroit-native and well-known former member of Kid Rock’s band fully embraced his Country side with 2012’s critically acclaimed album Midnight Special. Continuing to create new music, recent releases include “Sweet 16,” “Reason To Drink” and “Cruising Altitude,” with a brand-new album expected to drop later this year.

RVSHVD: Rising country singer-songwriter RVSHVD (pronounced RA-SHAD) hails from the small town of Willacoochee, Ga. Ten years ago, he heard Keith Urban’s “Sweet Thing” and dove headfirst into writing and recording country music, finding the genre more personal and rewarding. RVSHVD, recently touted by Billboard as the magazine’s Country Rookie of The Month, will be touring with stops at Stagecoach and CMA Fest. His latest release, “Deal with the Devil,” features singer Danny Worsnop of the band Asking Alexandria.

About the venue

The Kokomo Performing Arts Pavilion, located downtown in Foster Park at 721 W. Superior St., provides quality, free entertainment for our community and Central Indiana. The outdoor pavilion is home to the Kokomo Summer Concert Series and other events throughout the year, and it is conveniently located within walking distance of many restaurants, shops and trails in downtown Kokomo.

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Make the most of your trip to Kokomo!

Live music, festivals, local dining, eclectic nightlife and unique shopping. Set against a backdrop of historic buildings and public art spaces, the city center is home to unique experiences and tastes.

Authentic Italian favorites, burgers, barbecue, craft beer and cocktails, and of course, the Indiana favorite – the breaded tenderloin. You’ll find it all here in Kokomo!

Plan to stay in Kokomo after the concert! Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of Kokomo’s many hotels. There are rooms and suites to fit any budget, just minutes from downtown.

While you’re here for the Summer Concert Series, make sure to check out all the other awesome things happening in Kokomo. Visit our calendar for fun things to do for you and your family.

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