Music & Theater
The Acorn Theater, located approximately 70 miles from Chicago and 60 from Kalamazoo, is an intimate performance space featuring rock, folk, indie, jazz, opera, open mics, drama, and comedy. Housed in a turn-of-thecentury former corset stay factory, this beautiful building is now a venue for performers of incomparable talent who delight patrons with audience proximity and outstanding acoustics. A funky-industrial-chic atmosphere complete with full bar, the Acorn is within walking distance to Three Oaks restaurants and boutiques.
Citadel Dance & Music Center
The Citadel provides comprehensive dance and instrumental/vocal music instruction year round in a professional environment taught by qualified, experienced instructors. Our mission is to develop the skills and character of individuals of every age and ethnicity through dance and music education and performance.
Howard Performing Arts Center
The Howard Performing Arts Center is an elite acoustical facility designed for the performance of classical music, and southwest Michigan's home for an exceptional concert experience.
Lake Michigan College Mainstage
The Lake Michigan College Mendel Center is the region's premier location for performing arts and events. Located on the Lake Michigan College Napier Avenue Campus in Benton Harbor, the Mendel Center hosts more than 40,000 annual visitors. Patrons enjoy world-class performances in the 1,517-seat Mendel Center Mainstrage, performances by LMC music and theater students in the intimate setting of the Hanson Theatre, and a wide range of trade shows, meetings, weddings, and events in the Grand Upton Hall and surrounding meeting rooms.
Southwestern Michigan Symphony Orchestra
Every concert season, the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra brings eight great evenings of music. From the soaring melodies of the great classics to romantic evenings of Broadway and pops, these concerts will uplift the spirit, enrich the soul and tickle the fancy of every music lover
The Oak Room at the Citadel
The Oak Room at the Citadel hosts the Friday Night Performance Series. Series productions include improvisational comedy, live music, theatrical performances, poetry readings, stand-up comedy, talent shows, art films and more!