Local Events Community Events hosted at the EPC

Arts Connection of Central Illinois has been established for the citizens of Effingham County and beyond to showcase arts and entertainment, to encourage interaction with and appreciation of live performance, to endorse the educational process and to enhance the quality of life and cultural vitality of the region. To support our mission, in addition to our season events we also offer a wide variety of local events and educational performances. There is something for everyone to enjoy at the Effingham Performance Center. In the interest of arts education, we also provide our Summer Theater Camp for students, a unique learning opportunity teaching a variety of performance and communication skills. For the highest quality arts and entertainment experiences in Central Illinois, look to the EPC.

You may also keep up to date with the local events on our EPC Facebook page.

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Honky Tonk Man
Shake, Rattle & Roll

Thursday, March 24 at 7pm


He is the "Greatest Intercontinental Champion of All Time"
He is bold, outspoken and controversial.

He is the legendary Honky Tonk Man.


With his long, chop sideburns and his black, slicked back hair, the Honky Tonk Man is one of the most recognizable and popular WWE Legends ever! He has sold out arenas all over the world, facing off against the biggest and baddest stars in wrestling history. His outspoken demeanor and bold opinions have made him one of the most controversial and captivating names in professional wrestling.

The Honky Tonk Man is coming to The Effingham Performance Center for his “Shake, Rattle and Roll One Man Stage Show.” This is a complete audience interactive event mixing comedy, stories from the road, and “shoot-style” opinions and observations on the world of professional wrestling.

This show is a MUST SEE for all wrestling fans, but is also highly entertaining for non-wrestling fans as well. Every show will conclude with a meet and greet session allowing fans to meet the “Greatest Intercontinental Champion of All Time".

Purchase your tickets today at the EPC Box Office during regular hours

Disclaimers about the event:
Produced by Main Event Promotions - Not an EPC season event
Normal EPC discounts, coupons, gift certificates and offers are not available on this event.
All seating is general admission and all patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Purchase tickets at the EPC Box Office. Purchase not available online.

Nick Toombs
Comedy Hypnotist

Saturday, April 23 at 8:00 pm

Prepare for a hypnotic ride like no other, because you never know what will happen when Nick has someone in a hypnotic trance. He is the master at taking a hypnotic situation and making it laugh out loud hilarious.

Don't just come see the show, you truly can be the show!

Purchase your tickets today at the EPC Box Office during regular hours

Tickets are $15 General Admission / $20 for VIP seating

Disclaimers about the event:
Produced by Nick Toombs - Not an EPC season event
Normal EPC discounts, coupons, gift certificates and offers are not available on this event.
All seating is general admission and all patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Purchase tickets at the EPC Box Office. Currently, purchase not available online.

Three Chicks & a Stage - Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 2016

Tickets Available April 2016.

Additional information or questions, please reach out to
the EPC Box Office during regular hours.
217-540-2788 ext. 222 or email at boxOffice@TheEPC.org

SHOJI TABUCHI
Branson's #1 Entertainer

Saturday, August 13 with shows at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Just what is the Shoji Tabuchi Show that everyone loving American music is raving about?

It's about playing music, singing, and dancers that encompasses all the wholesome values of truly great family entertainment. With his sense of musical perfection, Shoji searched long and hard for the right professional musicians to form his band. The company's extraordinary vocalists exemplify that joy with lovely ballads, songs of the 50's and 60's, gospel,...all to the toe-tapping delight of the audience.

Purchase your tickets today at the EPC Box Office during regular hours

Purchase reserved seating tickets today
Top Tier: $47
Level A: $40
Level B: $35

Group discounts available - email Groups@TheEPC.org for more information

Disclaimers about the event:
Produced by Randy Newman - Not an EPC season event
Normal EPC discounts, coupons, gift certificates and offers are not available on this event.
All seating is reserved seating and all patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Purchase tickets at the EPC Box Office. Currently, purchase not available online.