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Apollo 11 Celebration Concert with Duran Duran

Jul 16, 2019 08:00 PM Rocket Garden

Join iconic British rock band, Duran Duran, in the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a once-in-a-lifetime concert celebrating the historic Apollo 11 launch. Doors open at 8:00 PM, followed by a set from DJ Evalicious. Duran Duran will begin a full performance at 10:30 PM. For this special tribute, part of their set will accompanied by a breathtaking drone art performance by Studio Drift. 



New! General Concert Admission 
The visitor complex is now offering a new ticket option for Duran Duran fans interested in concert viewing only. 

General Concert Admission - $99

  • Ticket includes general concert admission only. 

Celebration Concert Elite PackageThe visitor complex invites guests to experience Duran Duran with a Celebration Concert Elite Package, complete with new inclusions.

Celebration Concert Elite Package* - $300

  • Concert admission
  • Elite concert viewing location
  • One (1) visitor complex daily admission ticket
  • One (1) complimentary drink ticket
  • One (1) Apollo 50th commemorative gift

This package includes one complimentary daily admission ticket to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Concert ticket holders are invited to use their daily admission ticket to the visitor complex, valid for one use, between the day after the concert through July 16, 2020. All shows and attractions, such as Space Shuttle Atlantis®, the newly transformed Apollo/Saturn V Center, the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® and IMAX® Theater space films, are included with admission. All guests will receive the daily admission ticket upon arrival to the concert.

*Those who purchased a concert ticket previously will automatically be upgraded to this elite package.

 

Various food trucks will be on site, and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets for the grass lawn, but no chairs of any kind will be permitted. It is also recommended that guests bring bug spray for this event.

The World's Largest Space Shop will remain open, but all other attractions and exhibits will be closed for the duration of the concert. Please note that the concert ticket does not permit early admission to the visitor complex the day of the concert. Parking is still included with both tickets. 

 

Formed in Birmingham, England as punk, glam rock, and art-pop gave way to a new and exciting genre of music, Duran Duran quickly became a household name around the world. Four decades later, the multi-platinum, two-time GRAMMY award-winners have sold over 100 million records, had 18 American hit singles, 20 UK chart toppers, won innumerable awards for their continued contribution to music and consistently perform to huge concert audiences around the globe.

 

A portion of the proceeds from the concert will support the STEAM education programs of the non-profit Aldrin Family Foundation.

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