Enjoy a night under the stars at the most beautiful outdoor music venue on the Emerald Coast. Bring a bottle of wine, your favorite craft beer, some delicious snacks, and a blanket or chair. Food and drinks are available for purchase! 6:00 pm – Doors open 7:00 pm – Pickled Pickers Tickets can be purchased at the Door: General Admission $15 per adult, FREE to MKAF members and kids under 12. Want to become a MKAF member? Learn more here: https://mkaf.org/membership/ Pickled Pickers
The Pickled Pickers are based out of Santa Rosa Beach Florida with a mix of blues, funk, R&B, country, bluegrass, feel good to the soul kinda tunes. The members are made up of lead guitarist and mandolin player Mark Gillespie, who recently returned to the gulf coast after a 20-year stint in Nashville playing with artists such as Trace Adkins and Keith Urban. On rhythm guitar is Tim Jackson, who has been nominated for a grammy in his songwriting and just released his solo album “Heartstrings”. On bass guitar, John Hoorman has lived and played in the area since 1990. John was the heart of Mike and The Micros at AJs on the Harbor for 21 years. Tim Bali on drums, who also has lived and played in this area his whole life, Tim was also part of Mike and The Micros. Lead vocalist is Krissa Gillespie, who moved to the area from Atlanta Georgia six years ago and has been entertaining with Jabbo Stokes at Cabana Cafe in Miramar Beach for the past 8 years. Everyone in the band sings lead and contributes their own unique style with well-blended harmonies. They perform a mixture of cover tunes and originals. You can catch The Pickled Pickers at AJs Grayton Beach every Sunday afternoon from 4-8.