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600 N. East Street, Bloomington, 61701
309.434.2777 /

The Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, formerly the Scottish Rite Temple, has been an epicenter for the performing arts in Bloomington-Normal for decades. It is the home of the American Passion Play and hosts numerous concerts and shows each year.

Upcoming Shows

Million Dollar Quartet
Wednesday, April 13 | 7:30 pm
This Broadway musical is based on the recording sessions that brought together rock and roll icons Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins.

Johnny Lang
Thursday, May 19 | 7:30 pm
A notable blues and gospel guitar player, Johnny Lang has shared the stage with Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, B.B. King and Sting.


Illinois State University Bone Student Center
100 N. University Street, Normal, IL 61761
309.438.5444 /

With its 3,457 seats and inventive stage design, Braden Auditorium is a great place to see a Broadway show, comedian, ballet or concert!

Upcoming Shows

An Evening with Matt Bellassai
Monday, April 4 | 8:00 pm
Matt Bellassai is a writer, comedian, and Internet personality, who writes frequently about pop culture, humor, and the struggles of daily life as a twenty-something man-child. He is the writer, producer, and star of BuzzFeed’s Whine About It, a comedic web series that draws a weekly audience of over 5,000,000 viewers on Facebook.


209 E. Washington Street, Bloomington, 61701
309.820.0352 /

Located in the heart of downtown Bloomington, the Castle Theatre is a majestic and ornate venue that holds every variety of concerts, from a hardcore rock show to a laid-back, bluegrass performance.

Upcoming Shows

The Lone Bellow
Thursday, March 3 | 8:00 pm
This Southern-born, Brooklyn-based indie-folk trio has opened for the Civil Wars and the Avett Brothers.

The Band of Heathens
Thursday, April 21 | 8:00 pm
Originated in Austin, Texas this rock and roll band has a reputation for being one of hardest-working touring groups in the business.


101 S. Madison Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2843 /

The Grossinger Motors Arena has a fixed seating capacity of 2,900 – 8,000 and is home to the Bloomington EDGE and Thunder. Located in Downtown Bloomington, the Arena is a great venue to see a concert or show.

Upcoming Shows

Tuesday, May 24 | 8:00 pm
The 40th Anniversary Tour: BOSTON first hit the music scene with the release of their debut album in 1976. Fans can expect to hear all their classic songs, including “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” and “Smokin’.”

Keith Urban
Saturday, November 12 | 7:30 pm
Keith Urban will bring his 2016 ripCORD World Tour to Bloomington-Normal, with Brett Elderidge and a special appearance by Maren Morris.

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