1010 East Columbian N Blvd
Litchfield, IL 62056
Phone: (217) 324-9260
Fax: (217) 324-3757
Located at Argosy Casino, Argosy's Music Hall is one of the premier entertainment venues in the city. Over the years, the hall has witnessed and staged music greats like Chuck Berry, Air Supply and also Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more. The stage has also entertained with comedy acts like Bob Zany, Gilbert Gottfried and others. Even the Chippendales have had their wild nights here. For more information and ticket details, do call or check their website.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bissell Mansion has been dubbed St. Louis' Oldest "Hysterical" Landmark. Built in the 1820s as the home of Captain Lewis Bissell, it features period decor along with many of the original furnishings. Comedy/mystery dinner theater shows are produced throughout the year. A five-course dinner is served between acts. Guests receive an identity upon arrival, with the murderer and suspects being randomly chosen. The menu consists of a choice of appetizer, soup, garden dinner salad, entree, and three glasses of wine and beverage. It is topped off with a chocolate mousse. Meals are included in the Mystery Theatre.
The Ainad Shriners Temple has been standing strong on the St. Louis Avenue since its opening in 1912. From its humble beginnings, the temple has grown to be an integral part of the spiritual and cultural life of the city's residents. The temple was originally built as a venue for the Masonic Fraternity meetings, but it has grown to be much more than that. Today, it is a venue for various cultural events of the city, including the Pageant of Progress. As an event facility, the temple has banquet room with a capacity for 1000 people, and even a lower level that can be used for events. For more information please see the website.
Casino Queen offers a room, board, and gambling in East St. Louis. The Casino features a variety of games and has a reputation for liberal slots payouts. The Gateway Arch of St. Louis is directly across the river, and is visible from hotel room windows.
Each day brings something different to Laughs on the Landing; an open mic night, improv, and a variety of comedians are accompanied by a full service bar and a menu offering traditional bar snacks. Box Office hours are available on the website.
St. Louis is a city that is proud of its professional sports teams. If you are a football fan, you can catch some great National Football League games at the Trans World Dome when the Rams are playing at home. Fans pack the 66,000-seat arena to cheer for the Rams, who moved here from Los Angeles in 1995. As you might expect, traffic can be a nightmare around the downtown arena during home games. No parking is allowed in front of the Broadway central entrance.