RSO: Holiday Pops ::

RSO: Holiday Pops Date: Saturday December 16, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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The nationally acclaimed vocal group Five by Design, whose style embraces unforgettable melodies, lush harmonies, and swinging rhythms, joins the RSO for a unique take on classic holiday favorites and brand new originals.

Featuring: Happy Holidays/Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Baby, Its Cold Outside, The New 12 Days of Christmas, Sleigh Ride, Holly Jolly Christmas, Let It Snow, Winter Wonderland, Home for the Holidays, Silent Night, and more!

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RSO: Holiday Pops ::

RSO: Holiday Pops Date: Sunday December 17, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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The nationally acclaimed vocal group Five by Design, whose style embraces unforgettable melodies, lush harmonies, and swinging rhythms, joins the RSO for a unique take on classic holiday favorites and brand new originals.

Featuring: Happy Holidays/Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Baby, Its Cold Outside, The New 12 Days of Christmas, Sleigh Ride, Holly Jolly Christmas, Let It Snow, Winter Wonderland, Home for the Holidays, Silent Night, and more!

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Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular ::

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Date: Friday January 12, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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The Elvis Tribute is a concert celebrating the music of Elvis Presley, the greatest entertainer of all time. The show begins with the early rock-a-billy years and continues era by era ending with the Las Vegas concert years. This year's lineup consists of the best Elvis entertainers in the world, Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, Dean Z, and Ryan Pelton.  Special Guests include Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, The Sweet Inspirations from the 2014 R & B Hall of Fame, eight time Grammy award winning vocal group, The Blackwood Quartet, and The Fabulous Ambassadors Band. This is s a show you won't want to miss!

Public Onsale : Mon, 14 Aug 2017 at 11:00 AM

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RSO: The Sorcerer's Apprentice ft. Hector Olivera ::

RSO: The Sorcerer's Apprentice ft. Hector Olivera Date: Saturday January 13, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Start 2018 with an evening of music performed by the RSO and special guest, Hector Olivera.

On the program:

  • Paul Dukas -The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Joseph Jongen - Symphonie Concertante for organ and orchestra
  • Camille Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony)

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Broadway: Jay Owenhouse - The Authentic Illusionist ::

Broadway: Jay Owenhouse - The Authentic Illusionist Date: Saturday January 20, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artists and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, will appear in Rockford for one night only in “Dare to Believe!”, an illusion spectacular. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America”. Jay has amazed millions on T.V. in “Masters of Illusions” and ‘Magic on the Edge’. The Salt Lake Tribune calls him “Simply Amazing!” and The Tokyo Times calls the elaborate production “Truly Magic, a Must See!”. Jay welcomes you into his mysterious world of wonder and the impossible. You will experience a night of grand illusions with the most amazing magic in the world, Bengal tigers up close, dangerous escapes, and inspiring storytelling. Seeing Owenhouse live is an evening that will leave you breathless with a feeling of childhood wonder that “anything is possible!”

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Internet Presale: Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT

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REO Speedwagon ::

REO Speedwagon Date: Wednesday January 24, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon is a band where the main constant over the decades is a never-ending desire to give their all to their fans, year in and year out.
 
Formed loosely in the late ‘60s at college in Champaign, IL, REO (named after the precursor to the light truck) rode to gigs in station wagons, hopping from small gigs to even tinier gigs, just to get their name out.
 
On Sale: Sept. 22, 2017 @ 10AM

'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Light Up The Night' Tour ::

'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Light Up The Night' Tour Date: Tuesday February 06, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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THE HOTTEST DANCE SHOW ON TV TOURS AMERICA THIS WINTER IN

DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!Light Up the Night

TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America this winter in Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Light Up the Night. Fans of the show have the opportunity to see the best ballroom dancers in the business perform live in their hometowns. This all-new production showcases ballroom and contemporary dances from ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, including sizzling group numbers, steamy duets and over the top original pieces.

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RCCA: Yamato - The Drummers of Japan ::

RCCA: Yamato - The Drummers of Japan Date: Thursday February 08, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Yamato was founded in Japan’s Nara Prefecture in 1993. The troupe has given over 2,500 performances in 51 countries. Every year, Yamato tours the world, creating and presenting original Yamato compositions. As a result of this relentless schedule, pursued for more than 10 years, audiences around the world await Yamato’s arrival every year in growing numbers, sustaining and encouraging the troupe’s efforts more than words can express. For the players of Yamato, every encounter with their listeners is a unique and precious experience.

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RSO: Beethoven featuring Simone Gomez Gallego ::

RSO: Beethoven featuring Simone Gomez Gallego Date: Saturday February 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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On the program:
Sergei Prokofiev
Lieutenant Kijé Suite

James MacMillan
Veni, veni, Emmanuel
Simón Gómez Gallego, percussion

Kamyar Mohajer
Bliss

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 8 in F Major

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Paw Patrol Live! "Race To The Rascue" ::

Paw Patrol Live! Date: Wednesday February 14, 2018
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” based on hit preschool series PAW Patrol, which airs on Nickelodeon and is produced by Spin Master Entertainment, will visit the Coronado Theatre on Feb. 14, 2018. PAW Patrol Live!, presented by Pedigree, brings everybody’s favorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure. When Mayor Goodway goes missing during the day of The Great Adventure Bay Race, the pups come to the rescue. Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest when they visit Rockford!

Tickets for both performances can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000 starting on 9/22/17.

VIP package are available and includes:
Be a VIP – Very Important Pup! The VIP package includes a premium seat, special souvenir gift and exclusive access to a Meet & Greet with Ryder and two PAW Patrol Characters after the show. Each adult & child (age 1 & up) in a group must have a VIP ticket. Pick up your VIP Packet at the VIP Check in area prior to the show. 

Show times: 10:00AM & 6:00PM 

On Sale: Friday, Septmber 22 @ 10:00AM

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Broadway: Riverdance ::

Broadway: Riverdance Date: Sunday February 25, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in RIVERDANCE – THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR. 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 in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song.  Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland - in rock, music, theatre and film - nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of RIVERDANCE.

On sale: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST
Internet Presale: Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST

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GET THE LED OUT ::

GET THE LED OUT Date: Thursday March 01, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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(Rockford, IL) – 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 musician’s intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. When you hear three guitars on the album...GTLO delivers three guitarists on stage. No wigs or fake English accents, GTLO brings what the audience wants...a high-energy Zeppelin concert with an honest, heart-thumping intensity.

Dubbed by the media as "The American Led Zeppelin," Get The Led Out offers a strong focus on the early years. They also touch on the deeper cuts that were seldom, if ever heard in concert. GTLO has amassed a strong national touring history, having performed at major venues across the country, including Colorado’s legendary Red Rocks.

Tickets for Get The Led Out will go on sale Friday, November 10 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, the BMO Harris box office, and by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information, please visit coronadopac.org.

 

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Rockford Laugh-A-Thon ::

Rockford Laugh-A-Thon Date: Saturday March 03, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Line up order: Rickey Smiley Guy Torry Damon Williams Comedian J.J. Tiffany Love Note: Lineup is subject to change

Sale Dates and Times:

Public Onsale : Fri, 8 Dec 2017 at 10:00 AM

 

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RCCA: The Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra ::

RCCA: The Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra Date: Thursday March 08, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Performing Three Works by Johannes Brahms:

  • Academic Festival Overture
  • Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
  • Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

Established in 1491, the Staatskapelle Weimar is one of the oldest, most illustrious orchestras in the world. Its history is closely associated with some of the world’s best-known musicians and works including Johan Hummel, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss and many others. This orchestra has never previously toured in North America.

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RSO: Country Legends ::

RSO: Country Legends Date: Saturday March 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Featured music by famed singers/songwriters like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, and Faith Hill. Nashville performers Rachel Potter (The X Factor) and Patrick Thomas (The Voice) are guest performers in a tribute to the greatest stars in country music.
Classics such as Crazy, Jolene, and Ring of Fire will leave your country soul content.

On sale: Thursday, August 8, 2017 10:00 AM CDT
Internet Presale: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT

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FOREIGNER 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR ::

FOREIGNER 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Date: Friday April 06, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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Iconic rock band FOREIGNER turned forty this year with one of the summer’s most popular tours. Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) rocked crowds while headlining amphitheaters and arenas around the world. With ten multi-platinum albums, sixteen top thirty hits, and worldwide album sales exceeding 75 million, songs like “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” and “Juke Box Hero” continue to top the charts forty years into the game.

For tickets to this incredible event and for more information, please visit

www.coronadopac.org or www.foreigneronline.com .  Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 12PM noon. You can purchase tickets online, in person or over the phone (815) 968-0595. The Coronado Performing Arts Center box office hours are Monday-Friday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. You can also your purchase your ticket at the BMO Harris Bank Center box office, hours are Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM and Saturday 10:00AM-2:00PM.

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary, FOREIGNER released a 40th anniversary album that features forty FOREIGNER tracks throughout the years entitled 40 – Forty Hits From Forty Years (RHINO). This album is a comprehensive compilation of original hits and several tracks from the current lineup featuring Kelly Hansen on vocals including “Can’t Slow Down,” “Too Late,” and the Top 20 AC hit “When It Comes To Love.” The album also features two new songs, “The Flame Still Burns,” and “Give My Life For Love,” a brand new song by Jones.

Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold As Ice, Hot Blooded,” “Waiting For A Girl Like You,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Long, Long Way From Home” and the worldwide #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” FOREIGNER continues to rock the charts more than forty years into the game with massive airplay and continued Billboard Top 200 album success.  FOREIGNER also features strongly in every category in Billboard’s Greatest of All Time listing.  Catalog sales often eclipse those of Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Aerosmith and most of their Classic Rock peers.  (Source: Nielsen SoundScan week ending 8/3/17). 

 

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RSO: Brahms Violin Concerto ::

RSO: Brahms Violin Concerto Date: Saturday April 07, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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On the program:
Antonín Dvořák
Prague Waltzes

Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto in D Major
Joshua Brown, violin

Scott Joplin, arr. Gunther Schuller
The Entertainer
Maple Leaf Rag

Igor Stravinsky
Suite from The Firebird (1919)

On sale: Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT
Internet Presale: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT

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Sour Radio presents 2nd Soar Radio Gospel Awards ::

Sour Radio presents 2nd Soar Radio Gospel Awards Date: Monday April 09, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

The 2nd Soar Radio Gospel Awards features the best in Gospel/Inspirational as well as highlighting local community leaders. 

 

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Broadway: Jersey Boys ::

Broadway: Jersey Boys Date: Saturday April 21, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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“TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30!  JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” cheers The New York Times. The JERSEY BOYS creative team comprises two-time Tony Award®-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Please note:  JERSEY BOYS contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+

On sale: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST
Internet Presale: Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST

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Broadway: Jersey Boys ::

Broadway: Jersey Boys Date: Saturday April 21, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center

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“TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30!  JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” cheers The New York Times. The JERSEY BOYS creative team comprises two-time Tony Award®-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Please note:  JERSEY BOYS contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+

On sale: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST
Internet Presale: Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST

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