Music & Theater

Acorn Theater

Live performance venue. Music, theater, comedy, storytelling, weddings, private parties and corporate events.

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!