Arts Beat: February 2018

Music

Feb. 1: Bloodmoney, Wit’s End, Bite. 7 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 2: The Brazilionaires “Live at the Five Spot: 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

Feb. 3: “Kickin’ & Pickin’ at Pour Bros.” 8 p.m. Pour Bros. Craft Taproom. 670.0430.

Feb. 4: Cyzak and Seybert faculty recital. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 4: Polterguts, Pickwick Commons & more. 6 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 5: “Brazilionaires Unplugged.” Peoria Symphony Guild Musical Monday with vocalist Dove Benoit and guitarist Rico Johnson. 9:30 a.m. First Federated Church. 699-7422.

Feb. 8: Hyeyeon Jung piano recital. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 9: Full Flavor “Live at the Five Spot: 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

Feb. 9: DJ noDJ, with Ridge Racer. 10 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

Feb. 9: “A fine evening of five entirely different musics,” featuring The Great Division, Night Mother, Our Landmark, Isaac Arms & the Extremities, and H.O.M.E.S. (“the artists formerly known as PRINTS”). 7 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 9-10: Howlin’ on Water Dueling Pianos Valentine’s Special featuring Walter Mellon and Robert “Frisbee” Coleman. Dinner buffet 6:30 p.m., dessert 7:30 p.m. and show 8-11 p.m. The Waterhouse. 494-9100.

Feb. 10: “Romance.” Peoria Symphony Orchestra, featuring violinist Marcia Henry Liebenow and the Brazilionaires. 7:30 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

Feb. 10: GEM & Sound Motion Entertainment present “The Breakout Tour 2018” featuring Bandlez and XaeboR. 7 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 11: Duo piano concert by Chee Hyeon Choi and Hyeyeon Jung. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 11: Grindmother, with Stye, Speak & Blind Equation. 6 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 15: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, with Still Shine. 8 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

Feb. 16: John Miller & the Romaniacs “Live at the Five Spot: 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

Feb. 17: Jared Grabb. 7:30 p.m. Pour Bros. Craft Taproom. 670.0430.

Feb. 18: “Sunday Evening with Growing.” 7 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 18: Ellen and Derel Monteith, with the Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band. 6 p.m. Trailside Event Center. 243-1582.

Feb. 20: Bradley Jazz Festival Guest Artist Concert. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Michel Student Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 21: Super Happy Funtime! 9 p.m. RAIL II. 966-2971.

Feb. 22: Bradley Chorale Talent Show. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 23: Rooster Alley “Live at the Five Spot: 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

Feb. 24: Cabin Fever with Jammsammich. 7 p.m. Five Points Washington. 444-8600.

Feb. 24: The Schwag. 10 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

Feb. 24: Peoria Symphony Guild’s Young Artist Competition. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall. 712-8175.

Feb. 25: “Music in the McKenzie” with Flatland Harmony Experiment. 2 p.m. Peoria Public Library’s North Branch. 497-2100.

Feb. 25: Bradley Symphonic Winds. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 27: Quink, Netherlands a cappella vocal ensemble. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

Feb. 27: Peoria Heights Community Band winter concert, featuring guest conductor Mike Mathews. 7 p.m. Peoria Heights Congregational Church. 692-3166.

Theater

Feb. 2-4 & 8-11: “Sunset Boulevard.” 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Peoria Players Theatre. 688-4473.

Feb. 6-7: “The Sound of Music.” Broadway Series. 7:30 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

Feb. 9-10, &15-18: “The Curious Savage” comedy. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Corn Stock Theatre Center. 676-2196.

Feb. 15-18 & 22-25: “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” by Bradley University Theatre Arts Department. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sundays. Hartmann Center Theater. 677-2650.

Feb. 15: “Menopause the Musical.” 7:30 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

Feb. 21: “Nunsense.” Dinner theater by Metamora Thespian Society. 7:30 p.m. Metamora Fields Golf Club. 367-4000.

Feb. 23-25 & March 2-4: “And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank.” ICC Theatre Program. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

Other

Feb. 2-3: Etta May. 7 & 9:15 p.m. Friday & Sat. Jukebox Comedy Club. 673-5853.

Feb. 3: Opening of the four-month exhibit “Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years in the Land of Lincoln.” Opens 10 a.m., with more than 100 Illinois artifacts from throughout the state. Through June 3. Peoria Riverfront Museum. 686-7000.

Feb. 8: “The Art and Loves of Picasso, Matisse and Chagall” by Kristan H. McKinsey, director of the Illinois Women Artists Project. Presented by the Fine Arts Society, 10 a.m., Peoria Riverfront Museum. 692-1858.

Feb. 9: Comic Bill Engvall. 8 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

Feb. 16: Cirque d’Or, featuring acrobatics, contortionists, aerial artists, jugglers and other entertainers. 7:30 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

Feb. 18: “Celebrate Peoria: Black History Month,” celebrating black history through performances, art projects, food and more. Noon. Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. 323-6900.

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