Summer Concert Series @ Camp Dodge

  • | Johnston, IA 50131
  • Presented By: Iowa National Guard
  • Dates: 5/23/2019, 5/30/2019, 6/6/2019, 6/20/2019, 6/27/2019, 7/11/2019, 7/18/2019
  • Location: Camp Dodge Pool Complex
  • Start/End Time: 7:00 PM
  • Event Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    The Iowa National Guard Adjutant General’s summer concert series returns this month to the historic Camp Dodge pool complex in Johnston. This is the ninth season for the free concert series! 

    Seven concerts will be held on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. All concerts start at 7 p.m. 

    The lineup includes: 

    • May 23: Cloud Ten featuring Heath Alan (classic rock)
    • May 30: The Candymakers (team spirit night)
    • June 6: Gladys Kravitz (classic car night) 
    • June 20: Dirt Renegade 
    • June 27: The 34th Army Band’s Sidewinders group will play pop/classic rock (military heritage night; wear red, white and blue)
    • July 11: Faculty Lounge (suicide awareness and remembrance night) 
    • July 18: Abby Normal (Johnston 50th anniversary celebration) 

    The first concert on May 23 will include a tribute to Maj. Gen. Tim Orr, the founder of the concert series. Orr recently stepped down as commander of the Iowa National Guard after 10 years as adjutant general.


    Concessions will be available for all the shows, but coolers, picnic baskets and tailgating are welcome. 

    Bring a lawn chair. In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be moved indoors to the Camp Dodge Freedom Center.