Don’t Miss WeberFest 2013

weberfest 2013

WeberFest 2013 returns to Kokomo on August 2-3, with Kid’s Day on August 4.  Hours: Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday 4-11 p.m. & Sunday 1-8 p.m.  Foster Park in Downtown Kokomo will be filled with non-stop music, entertainment, food & family fun.  All concerts are FREE!

Headliners include: Rich Mahan & the Cocktail Heroes (Aug. 2),  The Original Wailers (Aug. 3), and Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players (Aug. 4.) For the complete list of bands, visit www.KokomoSummerSeries.com. Rock on!

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!

Kokomo’s 2012 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Weekend During RibFest


The Kokomo Summer Concert Series will kick off this weekend with The Average White Band headlining the concert on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park.  The Pavilion is located at the corner of Superior and Washington Streets in Downtown Kokomo.  The concert on Saturday will be held in conjunction with Kokomo RibFest, also in Foster Park from 4-11 p.m.   Music starts at 4 p.m.  Admission is free.
Other concerts coming to Kokomo this summer include: Poco with special guest Paul Stout Country (June 22), Here Come the Mummies with special guest Shiny Penny and the Critical Shoes (June 28), Foghat with special guest Fran Cosmo former lead singer of Boston (June 29), Dennis DeYoung: Music of Styx with special guest Inside Out (June 30), An Intimate Evening with Rik Emmett of Triumph (July 6), John Waite (July 20), Pat Travers Band (July 28), Shiny Penny and the Critical Shoes (August 3), Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band (August 4), and Pink Droyd Laser Light Spectacular (August 17.)

All concerts throughout the season are free!  For complete details, visit www.KokomoSummerSeries.com.