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Jersey Boys
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

Presented by Grinnell Mutual

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS, playing two performances, November 19 and 20. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story – a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. The show features all their hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.”
Chamber Thanksgiving Luncheon
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 10:45 A.M.
The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce hosts it annual Thanksgiving Luncheon in the PCC Ballroom on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Doors open at 10:45 am with lunch served at 11:15 am. Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal, while reflecting on 2019 and all that we can be grateful for in Peoria. Plus annual award winners will be announced!
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Radford University
Friday, November 22, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Radford University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Oak Ridge Boys
Friday, November 22, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
For almost thirty years, Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys have been a part of their fans' holiday seasons with their annual Christmas tour. This year, the Grammy Award-winning group will play their Downhome Christmas show at the Peoria Civic Center on Friday, November 22.

A mixture of traditional and contemporary songs—including religious, romantic and fun holiday tunes—makes up the set list, which includes songs from the Oaks’ seven bestselling Christmas CDs. A highlight of the evening is the much-loved ‘rocking chair’ segment where each BOY rocks by the fireplace and shares personal thoughts about Christmas.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad-city Storm
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the QUADCITY STORM inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Third Eye Blind
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Going strong for over two decades, Third Eye Blind has broken their own attendance records with 2019’s Summer Gods tour, with Jimmy Eat World and Ra Ra Riot. (Third Eye Blind has offset the tour’s carbon footprint by donating a portion of each ticket sold to a US-based carbon offset project managed by ClimeCo.)

The follow up to 2018’s EP Thanks for Everything, Screamer finds Third Eye Blind collaborating with Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells (“Screamer”), Ryan Olson of Marijuana Death Squad and Poliça (“Who Am I” and “Got So High”), and the album’s musical consigliere, Billy Corgan.

“We have always been so insular,” says lead singer Stephan Jenkins, “and on Screamer we adopted an open door policy -- come in, be musical, and follow the song where it takes us.”

“It’s an incredible feeling to be in a good rock band,” adds Jenkins. “The gift that’s been given to me is that people view my music as enlivening them.”
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Friday, November 29, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the HUNTSVILLE HAVOC inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Saturday, November 30, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the HUNTSVILLE HAVOC inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Greater Peoria Farm Show
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9:00 A.M.
The Greater Peoria Farm Show returns for its 38th year!  All the latest in agriculture will be 'playing in Peoria'  December 3, 4 & 5, 2019 at the Peoria Civic Center. As Illinois’ largest indoor farm show with over 150,000 square feet of agricultural exhibits, the Greater Peoria Farm Show is a great end-of-year opportunity to view all the latest in agriculture.
Larry the Cable Guy
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Comedian and actor Larry the Cable Guy plays the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Tuesday, December 3 at 7:30PM.
Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country. He has his own line of merchandise and continues to sell out theatres and arenas across the United States. Larry has created The Git-R-Done Foundation, which was named after Larry’s signature catchphrase, and has donated more than 7 million dollars to various charities.
Greater Peoria Farm Show
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9:00 A.M.
The Greater Peoria Farm Show returns for its 38th year!  All the latest in agriculture will be 'playing in Peoria'  December 3, 4 & 5, 2019 at the Peoria Civic Center. As Illinois’ largest indoor farm show with over 150,000 square feet of agricultural exhibits, the Greater Peoria Farm Show is a great end-of-year opportunity to view all the latest in agriculture.
Greater Peoria Farm Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9:00 A.M.
The Greater Peoria Farm Show returns for its 38th year!  All the latest in agriculture will be 'playing in Peoria'  December 3, 4 & 5, 2019 at the Peoria Civic Center. As Illinois’ largest indoor farm show with over 150,000 square feet of agricultural exhibits, the Greater Peoria Farm Show is a great end-of-year opportunity to view all the latest in agriculture. ​​​​​​​
Lindsey Stirling
Friday, December 6, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, singer and songwriter. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007. Stirling performs a variety of music styles, from classical to pop and rock to electronic dance music.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina A&T
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on North Carolina A&T.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Chris Janson
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Country music star Chris Janson plays the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Saturday, December 7 at 7:00pm.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad-city Storm
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the QUADCITY STORM inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Five Finger Death Punch
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 6:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA

2018 was a massive year for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH who became the #1 most-played artist on U.S. Rock Radio in year-end radio reports. The group which Billboard described as “a revitalized band with a renewed focus,” released their seventh studio album, AND JUSTICE FOR NONE which debuted at #4 overall on the Top 200 Chart and KERRANG! hailed as “…an album that delivers, ticking the boxes of what a modern metal album should be."

AND JUSTICE FOR NONE has generated 225 million U.S. on-demand streams, over 360,000 U.S. digital song sales and became the #1 streaming Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album of 2018. It marked the group’s fifth consecutive Top 5 album release.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Maryville University
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Maryville University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Midwest Open Indoor Archery Tournament
Friday, December 13, 2019, 12:00 P.M.
Join us for the 13th annual PSE Midwest Open Pro/Am Indoor Archery Tournament at the Peoria Civic Center December 13-15, 2019 (Friday thru Sunday). The weekend competition includes the NFAA 5 Spot 360, Vegas 330 round and a Perfect Score Challenge.
Midwest Open Indoor Archery Tournament
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 6:00 A.M.
Join us for the 13th annual PSE Midwest Open Pro/Am Indoor Archery Tournament at the Peoria Civic Center December 13-15, 2019 (Friday thru Sunday). The weekend competition includes the NFAA 5 Spot 360, Vegas 330 round and a Perfect Score Challenge.
Peoria Ballet Nutcracker
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 2:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

THE NUTCRACKER has been a tradition for generations of Peoria families. Put on by the Peoria Ballet, THE NUTCRACKER will delight the audience in dazzling all new choreography, spectacular sets and costumes, graceful dancers from the famous Joffrey Ballet, and the timeless music of Tchaikovsky performed live by the Heartland Festival Orchestra. This is the first year the show will be included in the Ameren Illinois Broadway Series, with three performances December 14 and 15.
Peoria Ballet Nutcracker
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

THE NUTCRACKER has been a tradition for generations of Peoria families. Put on by the Peoria Ballet, THE NUTCRACKER will delight the audience in dazzling all new choreography, spectacular sets and costumes, graceful dancers from the famous Joffrey Ballet, and the timeless music of Tchaikovsky performed live by the Heartland Festival Orchestra. This is the first year the show will be included in the Ameren Illinois Broadway Series, with three performances December 14 and 15.
Midwest Open Indoor Archery Tournament
Sunday, December 15, 2019, 6:00 A.M.
Join us for the 13th annual PSE Midwest Open Pro/Am Indoor Archery Tournament at the Peoria Civic Center December 13-15, 2019 (Friday thru Sunday). The weekend competition includes the NFAA 5 Spot 360, Vegas 330 round and a Perfect Score Challenge.
Peoria Ballet Nutcracker
Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

THE NUTCRACKER has been a tradition for generations of Peoria families. Put on by the Peoria Ballet, THE NUTCRACKER will delight the audience in dazzling all new choreography, spectacular sets and costumes, graceful dancers from the famous Joffrey Ballet, and the timeless music of Tchaikovsky performed live by the Heartland Festival Orchestra. This is the first year the show will be included in the Ameren Illinois Broadway Series, with three performances December 14 and 15.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Georgia Southern University
Sunday, December 15, 2019, 4:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Georgia Southern University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Jerry Seinfeld Live
Thursday, December 19, 2019, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois, to perform his signature stand-up routine on December 19. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 4th at 10:00AM!

Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and his Netflix special Jerry Before Seinfeld. Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally.
A Magical Cirque Christmas
Friday, December 20, 2019, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad-city Storm
Saturday, December 21, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the QUADCITY STORM inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical
Sunday, December 22, 2019, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical the beloved tradition that continues to capture the hearts of children and their families everywhere comes to the life stage for the first time ever in this all-new musical and premiere stage production. The musical opens with a friendly Elf on the Shelf named Tater Tot speaking directly to the audience. When Tater Tot, top Scout Elf of his graduating class is sent to a disconnected, multi-generational family struggle to rediscover Christmas spirit, he’s got to find a way off the shelf and into their hearts.

This toe-tapping, heartwarming story of one small elf’s big impact on his adoptive family includes an exclusive invitation to Santa’s North Pole and engages audiences with a glimpse into the magical lives of Scout Elves. Featuring an original story and score, dazzling sets and costumes, and wondrous moments that make even the most cynical believe, this momentous celebration of the season leaves spirits high and captivates all with the splendor of Christmas.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Roanoke R.Y. Dawgs
Friday, December 27, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the ROANOKE R.Y. DAWGS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
DeRay Davis
Friday, December 27, 2019, 9:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The stand-up comedian and actor is a Chicago, Illinois native who began his career in comedy clubs. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, he won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition and appeared on the Cedric the Entertainer Tour. Known for his role as Ray, (Ray the Hustle Guy in Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business), Davis has also appeared in other films, including Semi-Pro and 21 Jump Street.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. University of Toledo
Saturday, December 28, 2019, 1:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on University of Toledo. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Roanoke R.Y. Dawgs
Saturday, December 28, 2019, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the ROANOKE R.Y. DAWGS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Full 2019-2020 Rivermen game and promotions schedule, visit www.Rivermen.net


TICKETS: Single game tickets can be purchased at the Toyota Box Office inside the Peoria Civic Center or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about Rivermen season tickets or group outings, call the Rivermen office at (309) 676-1040 or email info@rivermen.net.
Chris D'Elia - Follow the Leader Tour
Sunday, December 29, 2019, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia will perform in the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Thursday, September 12 at 8PM. D’Elia has become one of the most in-demand performers in the comedy scene.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Drake University
Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Drake University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Central Illinois Auto Show
Friday, January 10, 2020, 12:00 P.M.
NEW JANUARY DATE! Get out of the cold and come inside the PCC to see the HOTtest vehicles on the market! January 10-12, 2020. Show hours are Fri 12noon-8pm, Sat 11-8pm, Sun 11-5pm.
Central Illinois Auto Show
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 11:00 A.M.
NEW JANUARY DATE! Get out of the cold and come inside the PCC to see the HOTtest vehicles on the market! January 10-12, 2020. Show hours are Fri 12noon-8pm, Sat 11-8pm, Sun 11-5pm.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Southern Illinois University
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Chicago State. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Central Illinois Auto Show
Sunday, January 12, 2020, 11:00 A.M.
NEW JANUARY DATE! Get out of the cold and come inside the PCC to see the HOTtest vehicles on the market! January 10-12, 2020. Show hours are Fri 12noon-8pm, Sat 11-8pm, Sun 11-5pm.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Fab Four
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. This incredible stage show includes three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. This loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences all over the world, including Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil. Hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Penny Lane," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude."
Peoria Rivermen vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
Friday, January 17, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. University of Northern Iowa
Saturday, January 18, 2020, 5:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on University of Northern Iowa. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Peoria Rivermen vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
Sunday, January 19, 2020, 3:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon
Monday, January 20, 2020, 11:00 A.M.
Florida’s first African-American nominee for governor Andrew Gillum will be the keynote address at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon to be held January 20, 2020 at the Peoria Civic Center.  Doors open at 11:00am, and Gillum will give the keynote address at 12 noon. 
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Illinois State University
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Illinois State University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Book of Mormon
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.
The Book of Mormon
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Macon Mayhem
Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the MACON MAYHEM inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Book of Mormon
Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.
The Book of Mormon
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.
Peoria Riverman vs. Macon Mayhem
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the MACON MAYHEM inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Book of Mormon
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.
The Book of Mormon
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.
Sesame Street Live!
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Elmo is inspired to learn a magic trick when he meets magician extraordinaire Justin, who has come to Sesame Street to perform a magic show. But there’s one problem…Elmo doesn’t know how to do magic!
Sesame Street Live!
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 6:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Elmo is inspired to learn a magic trick when he meets magician extraordinaire Justin, who has come to Sesame Street to perform a magic show. But there’s one problem…Elmo doesn't know how to do magic!
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Valpraiso University
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 6:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Valpraiso University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2020
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
Christian music’s premier multi-artist annual outing, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, steps into a new decade with a fan-favorite headliner, GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Crowder. Winter Jam, which is hallmarked annually by its musical diversity, the central focus on the Gospel, and a "no ticket required"/$15 donation at the door, will hit a total of 42 cities around the country next year.
Black & Blue Ball
Friday, February 7, 2020, 5:30 P.M.
Black Tie, Blue Jeans, Have a Ball!   
The 15th annual Black & Blue Ball, benefiting Easterseals Central Illinois will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. in the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom, featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine & soft drinks, and a cash bar.  Live and Silent Auction. Music & Entertainment throughout the night!
Luke Combs
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
ACM, CMA, CMT and Billboard Music Award-winner Luke Combs is a multi-platinum, No. 1 Country singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC. With brazen songwriting talent and grizzled, soul-infused vocals, Combs stormed onto the music landscape as one of country’s brightest stars with the release of his critically-acclaimed, RIAA double Platinum, No. 1 debut album, This One’s For You on River House Artists/Columbia Nashville
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Evansville
Sunday, February 9, 2020, 6:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Evansville. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
The Illusionists
Sunday, February 9, 2020, 6:00 P.M.
Peoria Civic Center Theater

THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ is produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace Entertainment. Conceived by Simon Painter, the show’s creative team also includes executive producer Tim Lawson. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Indiana State University
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Indiana State University.  Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the EVANSVILLE THUNDERBOLTS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Dancing with the Stars
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
America’s favorite dance show is going back on tour this winter with “Dancing with the Stars – Live Tour 2020.” The longest tour to date will be dancing through Peoria on February 13, 2020 at the Peoria Civic Center. The all-new production will feature fan-favorite professional dancers wowing audiences with every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Friday, February 14, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the EVANSVILLE THUNDERBOLTS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Kiss
Saturday, February 15, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
After an epic and storied 45-year career that launched an era of rock n roll legends, KISS announced their final tour ever, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD.

Waitress
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

WAITRESS makes its Peoria debut for two performances on February 16. Inspired by the beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town. A baking contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start, but Jenna must summon the strength to rebuild her own life. The show features music from Grammy award winner Sara Bareilles. Don’t miss this uplifting celebration of friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Evansville Thunderbolts
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 3:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the EVANSVILLE THUNDERBOLTS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Waitress
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 6:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

WAITRESS makes its Peoria debut for two performances on February 16. Inspired by the beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town. A baking contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start, but Jenna must summon the strength to rebuild her own life. The show features music from Grammy award winner Sara Bareilles. Don’t miss this uplifting celebration of friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.
Bradley Men's Basketball vs. Missouri State University
Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
Join the excitement inside Carver Arena as the Bradley Braves Men's Basketball team take on Missouri State University. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Monster Jam
Saturday, February 22, 2020, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment featuring some of the most famous trucks in the world. World-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits that promise to put families on the edge of their seats in this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event!
Monster Jam
Saturday, February 22, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment featuring some of the most famous trucks in the world. World-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits that promise to put families on the edge of their seats in this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event!
Monster Jam
Sunday, February 23, 2020, 1:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER ARENA
Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment featuring some of the most famous trucks in the world. World-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits that promise to put families on the edge of their seats in this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event!
Peoria Rivermen vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers
Friday, February 28, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Joe Bonamassa
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock sensation Joe Bonamassa today announces U.S. tour dates for spring 2020, as he gears up for his summer tour embarking on major venues across the East Coast and Midwest in North America. For the newly announced dates next year, Bonamassa leaves no fans behind, making stops through the South and Midwest with performances scheduled for multiple cities in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Idaho and Washington. Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Birmingham Bulls
Friday, March 6, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the BIRMINGHAM BULLS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Get the Led Out
Friday, March 6, 2020, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Birmingham Bulls
Saturday, March 7, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the BIRMINGHAM BULLS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Full 2019-2020 Rivermen game and promotions schedule, visit www.Rivermen.net


TICKETS: Single game tickets can be purchased at the Toyota Box Office inside the Peoria Civic Center or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about Rivermen season tickets or group outings, call the Rivermen office at (309) 676-1040 or email info@rivermen.net.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Roanoke R.Y. Dawgs
Sunday, March 8, 2020, 3:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the ROANOKE R.Y. DAWGS inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Baby Shark Live!
Saturday, March 14, 2020, 2:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The live show is based on Pinkfong’s viral earworm and global dance phenomenon, Baby Shark. Fans of all ages will delight as Baby Shark joins up with his friend Pinkfong to take an adventure into the sea, singing and dancing through new and classic songs including Five Little Monkeys, Wheels on the Bus, Jungle Boogie, Monkey Banana Dance and of course, Baby Shark!
Foreigner
Monday, March 16, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 80 million.
Blue Man Group
Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

Presented by PNC

Over 35 million people on our blue planet have experienced the exciting and spectacular show that is BLUE MAN GROUP. And now, the Blue Men return with a new touring show — BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR.

SPEECHLESS will feature new and original compositions, acts, and instruments alongside iconic Blue Man Group moments based in joy, art, music, comedy, social commentary, and profound absurdity.

We see fun in your future. If you like normal, think again — ‘cause Blue Man Group is a rollicking rave of a good time. Join us in your city and experience a new blue.
Blue Man Group
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

Presented by PNC

Over 35 million people on our blue planet have experienced the exciting and spectacular show that is BLUE MAN GROUP. And now, the Blue Men return with a new touring show — BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR.

SPEECHLESS will feature new and original compositions, acts, and instruments alongside iconic Blue Man Group moments based in joy, art, music, comedy, social commentary, and profound absurdity.

We see fun in your future. If you like normal, think again — ‘cause Blue Man Group is a rollicking rave of a good time. Join us in your city and experience a new blue.
Illinois Deer Classic
Friday, March 27, 2020, 3:00 P.M.
The Illinois Deer Classic is coming to Peoria and will fill the PCC Exhibit Halls Friday-Sunday, March 27-29. Big buck and shed contests, seminars, great exhibit booths to shop hunting gear, accessories, clothing, blinds, tree stands and more!  Bring your antlers for official measuring, bring your bow for our 300 and 3D shoots, attend world-class seminars plus activities for kids. For more information, visit www.illinoisdeerclassic.com
Bert Kreischer
Friday, March 27, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Bert Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and host who performs to sold out crowds across the country.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Friday, March 27, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the HUNTSVILLE HAVOC inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Peoria Rivermen vs. Huntsville Havoc
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the HUNTSVILLE HAVOC inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
One Night of Queen
Sunday, March 29, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN
Performed by GARY MULLEN AND THE WORKS
One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK you!
Peoria Rivermen vs. Quad-city Storm
Friday, April 3, 2020, 7:15 P.M.
Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the QUADCITY STORM inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.
Beautiful
Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

BEAUTIFUL finishes the Broadway season, with two performances April 7 and 8. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice. BEAUTIFUL tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Beautiful
Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 8:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER

BEAUTIFUL finishes the Broadway season, with two performances April 7 and 8. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice. BEAUTIFUL tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Cole Swindell
Friday, April 10, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Since he launched his career in 2014, the Warner Music Nashville recording artist has been on some of the biggest tours with some of the biggest superstars in country music including Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Dierks Bentley. The Georgia native first headlined in 2018 with his Reason To Drink Tour and co-headlined the Reason To Drink….Another Tour with Dustin Lynch.
Riverdance
Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 7:30 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Riverdance - The 25th Anniversary World Tour is an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures. Riverdance - The 25th Anniversary World Tour has set design by Alan Farquharson, lighting design by Andrew Voller, costume design by Joan Bergin, sound design by Michael O’Gorman and video design by Cosmo AV.
TobyMac
Thursday, April 30, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
Fall of 2019 will mark the return of the “TobyMac The Theatre Tour.” Known for selling out arenas, last year marked the inaugural year for the trek which offers fans an unprecedented, intimate music experience. The unique offering will visit a dozen markets in November with special guest Cochren & Co. "TobyMac The Theatre Tour" is in partnership with Awakening Events, Awakening Foundation and Food for the Hungry.
Celtic Woman
Sunday, May 31, 2020, 5:00 P.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER
The four fantastic CELTIC WOMAN soloists – Tara McNeill on fiddle and Irish harp who weaves her magic around the spine-tingling voices of Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon and Megan Walsh – touch the hearts of a global audience with the centuries-old Irish tradition of telling stories through song: stories of the land, stories of love, and stories of dancing that bring a piece of Ireland to audiences everywhere.

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