3470 Freedom Dr.
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (217) 787-6200
Fax: (217) 787-6200
Come check out a scheduled stand-up act or strut your stuff at open mic night. You can also rent out the venue, officially called Doghouse.
Popular among the locals for concerts and other events, the Warehouse holds a prominent place in the cultural scene of Springfield. Visitors to the city can checkout this venue and discover musicians and other artists from the city and beyond perform and share their talents with an eager audience. Do visit the venue to get information on events.
Grab your tickets early! Enjoy films in the oldest theater in Springfield, Legacy Theater. Also, you may submit your films on the festival's website and you might be selling out tickets in the fall!! This event is held annually every fall. See the website for more details.
Located across East Lawrence Avenue, the Legacy Theatre is a hub of all creative activities in Springfield city. Replacing the Springfield Theatre Centre, it has been completely refurbished and renovated, thereby making the theater-going experience for its patrons more comfortable. Drama, comedy shows, musicals and many other entertaining events are a regular feature here. For event schedule and other details, check website.
The Hoogland Center for the Arts is a former Masonic Temple and is one of the city's esteemed entertainment venues. Spread across 80,000 square feet (7432.24 square meters), this beautiful building is equipped with the best of technology and is home to fabulous theater shows, art exhibitions and musicals.
Sangamon Auditorium has been the pulse of performing arts in the city of Springfield since its opening in 1981. Introducing entire generations of youngsters to the magic of the stage and cultivating an appreciation for the arts, Sangamon Auditorium has become an integral part of the cultural life of the city. Home to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and the Springfield Ballet Company, its stage has been graced by the best names in theater, comedy, dance and opera. The auditorium is located within the University of Illinois at Springfield. Ticketed performances here are worth attending for the guarantee of quality and for the opportunity of being a part of a discerning audience.
Come enjoy a weekend of Bluegrass! Not only will you get to see alot of performances but you will have the option of doing some instrument and band workshops. Also, there will be a Bluegrass talent show and an open stage for all! This event is held annually every November.
Located across the West Birch Street is the Sangamon County Fair Grounds. This local venue plays host to variety of cultural and entertainment events throughout the year. Sangamon County Fair is one of the important regional fests held here. Be a part of the celebrations and enjoy the cheerful local life. Abuzz with food stalls, contests and host of fun activities, there is never a dull moment at the grounds. For more details, call ahead.