Summer On The Square

Summer on the Square is part of the Performing Arts Initiative presented by the KAA. This series runs every Friday night from June through August and is held on the lawn of the Adair County Courthouse in downtown Kirksville. Musical artists from the community and surrounding area preform and entertain community members of all ages. The performances are FREE to the public.

Every Friday Evening in June, July and August

Performances are 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
South side of the square, downtown Kirksville
Rain Venue: Wrong Daddy’s, 301 W. McPherson

For a printable schedule please visit the Downloads tab.

2020 Summer on the Square Postponed

Regrettably Kirksville Arts has Postponed “Summer on the Square” until July. KAA is looking into ways to bring back the concerts while protecting the health of performers and audience members. Stay tuned to Facebook and local media for further info.

Call (660)665-0500 or Visit

2020 Summer Line-Up Calendar


05 – Keota – Acoustic With Attitude – Macon

12 – New Blue Velvet – Big Band Era Standards – Macon

19 – New Kirksville String Band – Celtic/Blues – Kirksville

26 – Hootin’ Annies & Jimmy Campbell – Bluegrass – KC


03 – Aaron Russell – Country – Springfield

10 – Romani Blue/RaQs Fusion Bellydancers – Middle Eastern – Columbia/Kirksville

17 – Kirksville Community Band 

24 – New Artie’s Univibe – Classic Rock – Columbia 

31 –  NewMercy’s Bridge – Country Gospel – Knox City


07 – New The Ragged Blade Band – Ragtime Era/Early Blues – St. Louis

14 – New Two Percent Combo – Jazz – Kirksville/Kansas City

21 – Deadwood – Rock/Blues – Kirksville 

28 – Truman Steel – Steel Drum Orchestra – Kirksville

We Enthusiastically Thank our sponsors

Kirksville Arts Association

Fort Chariton Food and Spirits

International Eye Care


City of Kirksville

DuKum Inn

Chariton Valley Association


Pepsi Cola Memphis Bottling

Missouri Arts Council (sponsored in part)