2017 Summer Concerts in the Village Every Thursday night

The Mattie Kelly Arts Village gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts start at roughly 7 p.m.

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.

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.

May 4th

Emerald Gold

Lead vocalist, Rodney Wilson, performs his popular Motown Revue, including other genres of R&B, classic rock, and blues

May 11th

Flow Tribe

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.

May 18th

Fountain City Players

This top notch group of musicians perform a wide range of music from Motown, Top 40, Pop, classic rock, oldies to variety songs.

May 25th

Alter Eagles

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!”

June 1st

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

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!

June 8th

The Maxx

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.

June 15th

Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces

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.

June 22nd


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!

June 29th

The Joe Band – Joe Cocker Tribute

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.



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