Quality Inn & Suites
1803 East Empire St.
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: (309) 662-7100
Fax: (309) 834-0808
Located in downtown Normal, the Connie Link Amphitheater is buzzing with events all year round. This amphitheater plays a prominent role in the cultural life of the city, being the host of events like concerts, film screenings, musicals, and the Summer Theater program of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. Do see the website for more information.
One of Bloomington's most sought-after destinations for live music, The Castle Theatre first opened as a move theater in 1916. Its architectural beauty has been well-preserved, with the art-deco inspired style, complete with chandeliers and gilded columns, but it does boast excellent modern technological upgrades. Usually a +21 venue, the theater does host all-ages or +18 events now and then. Do see the website to know more.
Laugh Comedy Club is known for its rib-tickling shows by traveling and local humorists. The affordable food and drinks are an added bonus to enjoy the stand-up performances. It won't be a surprise if you are laughing all through the show and wanting to stop but can't because of the amazing funny gags.
Six Strings Club is a 21-and-over venue that brings musical sensations from all over the country to the city of Bloomington. There's a lot of country music to be enjoyed at this Downtown venue; fans of the genre have been delighted to see the likes of Ashley Buchart and Brother Trouble perform here. Regular open mic nights are organized, and you can even sign up for country dancing lessons.
Located inside the Illinois State University, the Illinois State University Center For The Performing Arts was inaugurated in the year 2002. The center has a 450-seat theater and 800-seat concert hall that stage cultural events, musicals and theatricals by students of the university. Besides, the place is also used by the College of Fine Arts to showcase their presentations and other shows. If you are interested in fine arts, Illinois State University Center For The Performing Arts makes an interesting visit.
The Braden Auditorium belongs to, and is part of Illinois State University. This complex hosts various events and services. Come catch various cultural shows and events, like symphony orchestra performances, Broadway shows, arts and crafts exhibitions, and comedies among others. Call the box office or check their website to get tickets for all performances of your interest.
Ever since the first game in 1963, Hancock Stadium offers the fans a great football experience. The 15,000-seat multi-purpose stadium is home to the Illinois State University Redbirds football team.