Community Concert Association of Knox County

The Community Concert Association of Knox County has been providing
the Knox County community with quality LIVE entertainment for over 95 years!

  • Community Concerts, first started in Mount Vernon in 1919, was called “Community Music Club.”  For 25 years, many artists were brought to our community.
  • 1933-34 season tickets were $1.00 for 3 concerts. Each year the club provided tickets for school children. The recipients were winners in a contest conducted by the music supervisors.
  • 1936-37 season tickets up to $2.50, and 1941 $3.00.
  • No concerts during the war years.
  • 1946-47 season the “club” became “Community Concert Association.”
  • 1965 our name was changed to “Mount Vernon Concert Association.”
  • 1980 to 1990 there were no concerts.
  • 1990 first season of the renewed “Community Concert Association of Knox County”.
  • Students admitted FREE with accompanied by a ticket holding adult.
  • Free Outreach concerts are provided for all schools in the county and home schooled students.
  • Free tickets to schools for students and parents today just like in 1933!

Pictures provided compliments of the Mount Vernon News