2 Awesome Concerts in Destin FL This Summer

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Do you love live music? This summer, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is hosting two excellent outdoor concerts in Destin FL that you don’t want to miss. Featuring renowned saxophonist Ike Bartley and the infectious Almost Styx, these concerts are the perfect evening activity for couples staying at the Henderson Park Inn.

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Ike Bartley

On July 17th, former Destin resident Ike Bartley will perform songs covering several music genres on his beloved saxophone. Bartley has the ability to belt out jazz favorites, then slow down the mood with soulful rhythm and blues selections. Also an accomplished vocalist, Bartley’s smooth singing style is just right for couples looking to enjoy their time together.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10. Foundation members are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased on the night of the concert. The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is located at 4323 Commons Drive West in Destin, FL 32541.

Almost Styx

If your getaway falls at the end of the summer, plan to visit the Cultural Arts Village to see Almost Styx on August 31st. Whether you are a long time fan of the original group, Styx, or a newcomer to its music, this tribute band will have you singing along as night falls over Destin. What a fabulous way to spend an evening!

Concert tickets are available online for $21 or $16 for Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation members at http://www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org/destinfloridaeventsart.html via PayPal, or they may be purchased just prior to the concert’s 7 p.m. start for $20 or $15 for members.Guitarist on stage with red guitar

The Henderson Park Inn is right around the corner from these awesome concerts in Destin FL! Voted the most romantic hotel in North America, our Destin bed and breakfast features complimentary wine and grapes upon arrival, a gorgeous private beach, and balconies overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. To start planning your vacation, visit our Contact page or give us a call at 888-836-1105.

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