Arts Beat | April 2019

MUSIC

April 5: Dexter O’Neal and the Funk Yard “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 5: Hyryder – Grateful Dead tribute. 10 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

April 6: Berchtold & Steer. 7 p.m. Rhythm Kitchen. 676-9668.

April 7: Peoria Area Civic Chorale’s spring concert, “Astonishing,” 3 p.m. First United Methodist Church. 693-6725.

April 7: Bradley Preparatory School guitar recital. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 7: “Music in the McKenzie” with Fox Crossing Stringband, 2 p.m. Peoria Public Library North Branch. 497-2100.

April 7: For King and Country’s “Burn the Ships World Tour.” 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

April 8: Peoria Lunaire. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 8: Illinois Central College Chamber Singers, 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall at the East Peoria campus. 694-5136.

April 12: The Deep Hollow “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 13: Heartland Festival Orchestra presents “Heartland Portraits,” 7:30 p.m. Five Points Washington. 444-8222.

April 13: Sigma Alpha Iota Recital, 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 14: Bradley Community Chorus’s Music Scholarship Concert Series. 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 14: Second Sunday Jazz Vespers. 4 pm, “Swing a New Song unto the Lord!” with David Hoffman and other Central Illinois jazz performers. Westminster Presbyterian Church. 673-8501

April 14: Music in the Museum presents “50,000 Notes Presto, Encore!” featuring French piccolo player Jean-Louis Beaumadier, pianist Veronique Poltz, and flutist Kyle Dzapo, 6:30 p.m. Peoria Riverfront Museum lobby. 686-7000.

April 15: Doug Stone Jazz Quartet, 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 15-May 17: Gerald M. Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Peoria County Courthouse Plaza. 672-6906.

April 16: Bradley Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 16: The Doobie Brothers. 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

April 18: Bradley Saxophone Ensembles. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 18: Following Maundy Thursday service (7 p.m.), a complete presentation of Gabriel Fauré’s beautiful setting of the “Requiem” Mass, featuring soloists Ashlie Schlatweiler and David Kortemeier. Westminster Presbyterian Church. 673-8501

April 19: John Miller and the Romaniacs “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 20: Steve Martin and Martin Short live, with their comedy show “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t.” 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

April 21: Alice in Chains. 8 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

April 22: Peoria Symphony Guild “Musical Monday,” with conductor George Stelluto’s multi-media presentation “New York.” 9:30 a.m. coffee; 10 a.m. performance. PSO Cube. 671-1096.

April 22: Flutist Sami Junnonen and pianist Tatiana Shustova, 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 23: Peoria Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Student Concert: “Music Moves!” featuring the winner of the Symphony Guild’s Young Artist Competition. 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

April 23: ICC Hard Bop Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall at the East Peoria campus. 694-5136.

April 25: Bradley Women’s Choir, 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 26: John Davis Choral Festival, 10 a.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 26: Sarah and the Underground “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

April 26 and 28: Youth Music Illinois. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. ICC’s Performing Arts Center at the East Peoria campus. 694-5136.

April 27: Peoria Symphony Orchestra presents “Great Cities: New York,” featuring pianist Geoffrey Duce, 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 671-1096.

April 27: Apostolic Christian LifePoints Gospel Sing, 5:45 p.m. Five Points Washington. 444-8222.

April 27: Zac Brown Band. 7 p.m. Carver Arena. 673-3200.

April 28: Bradley Symphonic Winds and Band, 3 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

April 28: Metamora High School Jazz Ensemble, with the ICC Hard Bop Jazz Band. music starts at 6 p.m. Trailside Event Center. 692-5330.

April 28: Orpheus Club of Peoria presents its spring concert. 3 p.m. First Federated Church. 692-5330.

April 29: ICC Concert Choir. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Lecture/Recital Hall at the East Peoria campus. 694-5136.

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

April 30: International Jazz Day, part of the Arts in Education Spring Celebration, will feature area student bands including the Peoria Jazz All Stars, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Peoria County Courthouse Plaza. 672-6906.

THEATER

April 4-7: “Romeo, You Idiot!” Corn Stock for Kids production, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 2:30 Saturday and Sunday. Corn Stock Theatre. 676-2196.

April 5-6: Peoria Ballet presents “Alice in Wonderland” and “Paquita,” 7 p.m. both nights, plus 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Five Points Washington.690-7990.

April 12-14 and 17-20: “Blue Window,” 7:30 p.m. nightly, with a 2:30 p.m. performance April 14. ICC’s Performing Arts Center Studio Theatre at the East Peoria campus. 694-5136.

April 25-27 and May 2-5: “Sense and Sensibility,” presented by BU’s Department of Theatre. 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus 2 p.m. matinees April 28 and May 5. BU’s Hartmann Center. 677-2650.

April 25-26: “Rent,” the Broadway musical, 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

OTHER

April 6: “Spring Loose” Benefit for Drew’s Plots, features “live arts” with free entertainment and interactive learning/demonstrations. 2-8 p.m. (with music until 10 p.m.). Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe. 231-7043.

April 15: Jim Maloof’s “Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois,” a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 6:30 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center at the East Peoria campus. 694-5136.

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