Arts Beat | April 2018

MUSIC

April 3: “Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” Irish dance, 7 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

April 6: Cousin Eddie “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 7: Sun Stereo, with People Brothers Band. 9 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 8: “Apples and Oranges: Sonatas by Bach and Telemann,” from the Peoria Bach Players. 3 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church. 676-4609.

April 8: Four Other Brothers with Todd Kelly. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 9: Edorra & Sleepers. 6:30 p.m. The RAIL II. 966-2971.

April 9: ICC Chamber Singers. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall. 694-5136.

April 10: KROSIS (Unique Leader), Silent on Fifth Street & Terraform 6 p.m. The RAIL II. 966-2971.

April 10: Bradley Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 11: The Decemberists. 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

April 12: Brendan Bayliss Solo Acoustic. 8 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 13: Galactic Cowboy Orchestra “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 13: Soap’s Down on the Farm Pre-Party. 9 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 14: The Grass Is Dead. 9 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 15: “Encore! Songs of Stage and Screen,” from the Peoria Area Civic Chorale. 3 p.m. First United Methodist Church. 693-6725.

April 15: Pianist Kinza Hagerup and guest soprano Tracey Furling. 6 p.m. University United Methodist Church. 688-3486.

April 15: Illinois State University Jazz Ensemble and the Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band. 6 p.m. Trailside Event Center. 243-1582.

April 15: Bradley Community Chorus. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 15: Bradley Preparatory School Guitar Recital. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 16: Peoria Lunaire concert. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 17: “Moods a la Mode,” featuring flutist Abigail Walsh and pianist Pei-I Wang. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall. 694-5136.

April 19: ICC Vocal Jazz concert. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall. 694-5136.

April 19: PRTY TOUR. 8 p.m. The RAIL II. 966-2971.

April 19: Bradley Saxophone Ensembles. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 20: 4/20 Celebration with Terrapin Flyer. 10 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 20: Dorann & the Soul Mystics “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 20: John Davis Choral Festival. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 21: “Jazz in Spring,” from the Heartland Festival Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Five Points Washington. 444-8600.

April 21: Good Morning Bedlam. 9 p.m. The RAIL II. 966-2971.

April 21: Ifdakar, with Willie Waldman & Brainchild. 10 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 22: Bradley Symphonic Winds and Band. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 22: Extortionist, By The Thousands, Errabyss, and Chalk. 6 p.m. The RAIL II. 966-2971.

April 23: Peoria Symphony Guild “Musical Monday,” featuring “Roman Holiday: an Italian Serenade” with principal flutist John McMurtery and pianist Liang-yu Wang. 9:30 a.m. First Federated Church. 671-1096.

April 24: Hard Bop Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall. 694-5136.

April 24: Bradley Junior-Senior Honor Band. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 25-26: John Rutter’s “The Gift of Life,” combined choir concert featuring the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir and ICC Chamber Singers and festival orchestra. 7 p.m. Foster Gallery for Christianity & the Fine Arts, First United Methodist Church. 673-3641.

April 25: Bradley String Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 26: “Last Thursdays,” featuring contemporary Big Band sounds from the Illinois Central Jazz Train. 7 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 27: Peoria Symphony’s Annual Student Concerts, “Rome: A Symphonic Adventure,” for 3rd through 12th grades, 10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. Reservation deadline March 27. 369-3724.

April 27: The Band Porter “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 27: Youth Music Illinois/CIYS ensemble. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

April 27: Bradley Women’s Choir. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 28: Bradley Chorale and Chamber Singers. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 28: Bradley Jazz Ensembles. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Michel Student Center. 677-2595.

April 28: Peoria Symphony Orchestra presents “Great Cities: Rome.” 7:30 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

April 29: Orpheus Club of Peoria Spring Concert. 3 p.m. First Federated Church. 692-5330.

April 29: Bradley Symphony Orchestra. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 29: Bradley Guitar Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 30: Collegium Musicum. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

THEATER

April 12-14: “Stay Tuned for Something Awesome.” 7:30 p.m. Eureka College Pritchard Theater. 467-6363.

April 13: “Ballet to Broadway,” from the Peoria Ballet. 7 p.m. Five Points Washington. 690-7990.

April 13-17 & 19-21: “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” presented by ICC Theatre Program. 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 15 and 22. ICC’s Performing Arts Center Studio Theatre. 694-5136.

April 19-22 & 25-29: “Picnic,” presented by Bradley University Department of Theatre. 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. April 22 and 29. BU’s Hartmann Center. 677-2650.

April 25-26: “The Wizard of Oz” Broadway musical. 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

OTHER

April 6-7: Jimmy Pardo. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Jukebox Comedy Club. 673-5853.

April 15: Owen Muelder of Knox College will lecture on Illinois’ Underground Railroad. 2 p.m. Peoria Riverfront Museum Auditorium. 686-7000.

April 16: The 6th annual “Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois.” 6:30 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

April 18: “ICC’s Got Talent,” 6 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

April 19: Comedian Paula Poundstone. 7:30p.m. Five Points Washington. 444-8600.

April 21: 14th annual Earth Day festival. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Forest Park Nature Center. 686-3360.

April 23: 26th annual Clean Water Celebration. This two-day, three-event program from the Sun Foundation will occur at the Peoria Riverfront, the
Trailside Event Center, and Peoria Civic Center. 246-8403.

April 26: Comedian Kevin Hart. 7 p.m. Civic Center Arena. 673-3200.

April 26-28: Deon Cole. 8p.m. Thursday, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Jukebox Comedy Club. 673-5853.

April 27: 12th annual “Passage to India: An Experience to Remember,” an evening of authentic Indian culture benefiting Easterseals of Central Illinois. 5:30 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. dinner. Peoria Civic Center. 686-1177.

Students’ “Arts in Education” launches April 16

The 2018 Gerald M Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration takes place each weekday starting April 16 and continuing through May 18. Performances and displays take place on three stages at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza: the Circle, the Monument, and Main & Jefferson. For further information, phone project director Mary Rouse, 672-6906.

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