2014 Kokomo Summer Concert Series Brings Fantastic, Free Entertainment to Downtown

Kokomo Summer Series Arts Pavilion

The 2014 Kokomo Summer Concert Series kicks off on June 7th.  All concerts are FREE and located at the Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Downtown Kokomo’s Foster Park.  Headliners include well-known bands and musicians representing many genres.  Here is the 2014 line-up:

June 7 – Dr. Hook featuring Ray Sawyer with special guests Pete Flores Band

June 14 – Ribfest featuring Booker T. with special guests Token Blue, Inside Out, Jason Skaggs Band, and Rewind

June 20-21 – Kingdom Come Festival – visit http://www.KingdomComeFestival.com to see full list of bands

June 28 – Kokomo Symphony Orchestra with special guests Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show

July 3-5 – Haynes-Apperson Festival with parade, rides, car show, food & concerts:
July 3 – Molly Hatchet with special guests Roger’s Ritual
July 4 – Here Come the Mummies with special guests 26 West
July 5 – 38 Special with special guests Flyin’ Blynd (with fireworks after the show!)

July 19 – Stray Cat, Lee Rocker and Band with special guests Tony Funk and the Homewreckers

July 26 – The Family Stone with special guests 26 West

Aug 1 – Young Country Night with Chris Cavanaugh, Drew Baldridge, and Chris Lane

Aug 2 – Weberfest with Cracker and special guests Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel, Anthems, Easthills, and The Ready Stance

Aug 9 – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and Caravan of Thieves

Aug 16 – Taste of Kokomo with American Idol David Cook, Andrew Young, and special guests Paul Stout, The Pummels, and South Side

Aug 23 – The Flying Toasters

For a full schedule of concerts and band information, visit www.KokomoSummerSeries.com.

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NEW Mustang Exhibit Now Open at the Kokomo Automotive Museum

Mustang exhibit 1

A new exhibit, “Wild Horses – Celebrating 50 Years of the Ford Mustang” is now on display at the Kokomo Automotive Museum through September 5, 2014.  The museum is open Tuesday – Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The new exhibit features five Mustangs, including a 1964 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Pace Car replica, two additional 1964 coupes, a 1967 convertible, and a 1979 Cobra coupe.  Three additional Mustangs are part of the museum’s permanent collection, which also includes over 100 vintage cars and other unique auto-related exhibits.  For more information, call (765) 454-9999 or find more information at www.KokomoAutomotiveMuseum.org.

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Mustang exhibit 3

 

May Brings an Abundance of Great, Family Events in Kokomo!

The Greatest Spectacle in Tasting

The Greatest Spectacle in Tasting

May is brimming with great, family-friendly events all month long!  From concerts and car shows to racing,  farm markets and comedy, there is something going on for all interests and ages.  Here are a few highlights that you won’t want to miss:

  • First Friday “Art Explosion” and Kokomo Family YMCA Beyond the Bricks Kick-Off Celebration in Downtown Kokomo – May 2, 2014
  • IU Kokomo Crescendos Spring Musical “The Producers” – May 2-4, 2014
  • 2014 Designers’ Showhome at 2517 Brookshire Drive, Kokomo – May 4-25, 2014
  • Kelly Miller Circus (2 performances) – May 9, 2014
  • Greatest Spectacle in Tasting – May 17, 2014
  • Kokomo Klassic at Kokomo Speedway – May 25, 2014
  • Red White and Blue Memorial Day Cruise In – May 26, 2014
  • Kokomo Downtown Farmers’ Market – every Saturday 9am-1pm in Downtown Kokomo

To see ALL events going on during the month of May, go to www.VisitKokomo.org/events or download the FREE Kokomo mobile app.