Who's excited about attending live concerts in 2022? Announcements of performers that will be taking the stage in Morgan County have taken place and we've got all the info you need to plan your 2022 schedule of outdoor live music shows. Each concert series listed below is planned to take place between May and October this year. Several are free, but even those with admission charges are affordable and very family friendly, with kids age 12 and under free for most shows!
All events are subject to changes. This post will be updated with any changes as soon as they take place.
DRINK AT THE CREEK CONCERT SERIES
The Drink at the Creek Concert Series is back in 2021 and better than ever, with even more shows than previous years! This is becoming a popular signature event series for Martinsville's Cedar Creek Winery, Brew Co and Distillery. Admission to these shows is $15 per person in advance. There is no admission charge for children age 12 and under for these family-friendly performances. Adult beverages from Cedar Creek are served along with onsite food options. Be sure to bring your own seating as well as sunscreen and bug spray. A free shuttle is available from the overflow parking area at Hoosier Harvest Church. There's a show for just about every taste in this series, or if you like it all be sure to purchase a season pass! Tickets and season will be available online. This year's Drink at the Creek Concert Series schedule is below.
May 7, 5 pm
Latin American Fiesta Night
Pavel & Direct Contact
Son De Esquina
May 14, 5 pm
Resurrection (Journey Tribute)
June 11, 5 pm
Boy Band Review
June 25, 5 pm
Henry Lee Summer
Mellencougar (John Mellencamp Tribute)
July 23, 5 pm
August 6, 5 pm
Earth to Mars (Bruno Mars Tribute)
August 27, 5 pm
Freebird (Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute)
Eliminator (ZZ Top Tribute)
September 3, 2 pm
Country Rockin' Blues Fest - Day 1
*$15 per person or $25 for two day pass
The Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute
An Innocent Band (Billy Joel Tribute)
September 4, 2 pm
Country Rockin' Blues Fest - Day 2
Kid Kentucky (Kid Rock Tribute)
Gene Deer & Gordon Bonham Blues Band
The Phil Pierle Trio
October 1, 5 pm
"Cedar Creek Winery Anniversary Party"
Beatles vs Stones
October 8, 5 pm
The Big 80s
MOORESVILLE FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Mooresville's annual free summer concert series is back! The series will continue to take place at beautiful Pioneer Park. Shows are free and music begins at 7 pm. This fun and relaxed series will have refreshments available on site. There will be five free shows this year, ranging from May through July. Please bring your own seating, sunscreen and bug spray. (See also Rockin' Out at Pioneer Park, a new event this year, listed below.)
Back in the Day
Jayne Bond & The Pink Martinis
Tastes Like Chicken
CITY OF MARTINSVILLE DOWNTOWN FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
This year's downtown summer concert series in Martinsville will feature five free live music events. Concerts will be held this year on the courthouse square on Jefferson Street as a permanent downtown performance venue is under construction at the corner of Jefferson and Pike Streets, adjacent to the Art Sanctuary of Indiana. Food is available from downtown eateries and admission is free. Bring your own seating. Music begins at 7 pm; any onsite food and drink vendors open at 6 pm.
Stella Luna & The Satellites
Big Rosco & The Hammers
MORGAN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS SUMMER COUNTRYCONCERT
The Morgan County Fairgrounds will be the site of this year's big country music concert featuring three headlining acts, plus two local opening acts! Tickets will be available online. Ticket pricing and seating will be by section. Admission will range from $25 to $100 per person. Audience seating will again be set up in the midway area of the fairgrounds, giving concert goers a nice grassy area to enjoy. Tickets go on sale April 2 at Greg Hubler Chevrolet in Camby. These in-person ticket sales will be available from 10 am to 2 pm; online ticket sales will begin after the in-person event at rdproductionsllc.com. Concert date is Saturday, June 18.
This year's country concert will feature three popular country acts: Trace Adkins, Lonestar and Diamond Rio! Opening the show will be local favorites Bigg Country and current American Idol contestant Rose O'Neal. There will be three areas of festival seating, Platinum, Gold and Silver. Gates will open for Platinum level seating at 3:30 pm; for Gold level seating at 3:45 pm and for Silver level seating at 4 pm. Music begins at 5 pm. Bring your own seating. There will be concessions on site, including locally crafted beverages from Cedar Creek Winery and Cedar Creek Brew Co.
CITY OF MARTINSVILLE FREE 4th of JULY ENTERTAINMENT
Entertainment for the City of Martinsville's annual Independence Day celebration at Jimmy Nash City Park will feature live music from seven performers. This is a free show. Entertainment will begin at 5 pm. Food vendors will be available onsite; bring your own seating. Music will conclude prior to fireworks beginning at approximately 10 pm. For those who may wish to watch from a distance, fireworks are launched from the top of the large hill inside the park, so they should be visible from a variety of locations outside the park as well. Live entertainment schedule is listed below
July 4th Entertainment
Tastes Like Chicken
Fireworks Show at Jimmy Nash City Park, 10 pm.
MOORESVILLE 4th of JULY ENTERTAINMENT
Mooresville will also host their annual July 4th celebration at Pioneer Park featuring live music from three performers. Food vendors will be available on site as well. Please bring your own seating. Music begins at 6 pm, with fireworks following at dusk. Live entertainment schedule is listed below. This is a free event.
July 4th Entertainment
The Filter Kings
Fireworks Show at Pioneer Park, 10 pm.
ROCKIN' OUT AT PIONEER PARK
A brand-new event for 2022, Rockin' Out at Pioneer Park brings a fun, family-friendly concert to Mooresville's beautiful Pioneer Park on Saturday, September 24. Music featuring two fun tribute bands will begin at 6 pm. Ticket will be available online ($15) in advance or at the gate ($20) on the day of the show. There will be onsite food and drink vendors including locally crafted beer and wine. Attendees should bring their own seating. All ages are welcome.
September 24, 6 pm
Absolute Queen (Queen Tribute)
The Ultimate Def Leppard Tribute