Free Summer Concert Series & Festivals Rock Downtown Kokomo (Revised)

Downtown Kokomo will be rockin’ this summer with free concerts throughout the season!  Most performances will take place at the Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park (located at the corner of Washington & Superior Streets in Downtown.)  All concerts are family-friendly and perfect for a date night or spending time with family or friends.  Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and even a picnic for a free activity packed with fantastic entertainment.  For more details, visit KokomoSummerSeries.com.

Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park


Concert headliners include:

June 22, 2012 – Poco with special guest Paul Stout Country (Foster Park)

June 23, 2012 – Kokomo Symphony Summer Fun Concert (Foster Park)

June 28, 2012 – Here Come the Mummies with special guest Shiny Penny and the Critical Shoes (Courthouse Square)

June 29, 2012 – Foghat with special guest Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of Boston (Courthouse Square)

June 30, 2012 – Dennis DeYoung: Music of Styx with special guest InsideOut (Courthouse Square)

July 6, 2012 – An Intimate Evening with Rik Emmett of Triumph with special guest Pete Flores & Friends Local Talent in Concert  (Foster Park)

July 20, 2012 – John Waite with special guest Pink Torpedoes (Foster Park)

July 28, 2012 – Pat Travers Band with special guest Misfit Toys (Foster Park)

August 3-4, 2012 – Weberfest featuring Shiny Penny and the Critical Shoes and Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, along with over ten other bands and performers (Foster Park)

August 17, 2012 – Pink Droyd Laser Light Spectacular with special guest Dave DeMaggio (Foster Park)

There are also many unique festivals in Kokomo for visitors to experience this summer.  All ages will enjoy celebrating Kokomo’s automotive heritage with food, arts & crafts, sports, car show, daily cruise-ins, parade, carnival, and live music at the Haynes-Apperson Festival in Downtown Kokomo on June 28-30, 2012.  Also, visit one of Indiana’s largest county fairs at the Howard County 4-H Fair held at the Howard County Fairgrounds on July 9-14, 2012.

Experience the best of Kokomo cuisine at the Taste of Kokomo, an annual favorite in Downtown on August 18, 2012. Sample local food & drinks from hometown restaurants and enjoy live music, food contests, and kid’s activities throughout the event!  Bluegrass lovers will want to mark their calendars for August 24-26, 2012 to attend the Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival in Wildcat Valley (Western Howard County) for a multi-day music festival with bands performing the best in bluegrass throughout the weekend.

For more information about concerts, festivals & events in Kokomo, go to www.VisitKokomo.org or download the Visit Kokomo Mobile App!

Don’t Miss the 2011 FREE Summer Concerts in Downtown Kokomo

If you enjoy music, you will definitely want to visit Kokomo this summer!  The 2011 line-up includes a large variety of bands and performers providing fun for the entire family throughout the summer season.  Make plans now to attend one or all of the great concerts coming to Downtown Kokomo!  All concerts listed are FREE!

Firefall

An Evening with Firefall – June 24, 2011 
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 6:30-10:00 p.m. 
www.KokomoSummerSeries.com

Kingdom Come Festival 2011 – June 25, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
www.KingdomComeFestival.com

InsideOut in Concert – June 30, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 6 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

Here Come the Mummies

Here Come the Mummies – June 30, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 8 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

Jessie Brown – July 1, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 6 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

Paul Stout Country – July 1, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 7:30 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

LoCash Cowboys – July 1, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 9 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

Joe Cameron Band – July 2, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 6:30 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men – July 2, 2011
Courthouse Square in Downtown Kokomo – 8:15 p.m.
www.HaynesAppersonFestival.org

Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real – July 8, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 6:30-10:00 p.m.
www.KokomoSummerSeries.com

The Finest Concert – July 15, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 6:30 p.m.

An Evening of Bluegrass with The Grascals – July 22, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 6:30-10:00 p.m.
www.KokomoSummerSeries.com

Sounds of Boston with Fran & Anton Cosmo – July 29, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 6:30-10:00 p.m.
www.KokomoSummerSeries.com   

Confederate Railroad

Confederate Railroad – August 12, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 6:30-10:00 p.m.
www.KokomoSummerSeries.com

Michael Kelsey – September 3, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 4 p.m.

Parrots of the Carribean – September 3, 2011
Kokomo’s Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park – 8-10 p.m.

For more information on Kokomo concerts, festivals, attractions, lodging, or dining, contact the Kokomo Visitors Bureau at 800-837-0971, information@visitkokomo.org, or visit www.VisitKokomo.org.