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Decatur Area Entertainment

Movie Theaters

The Avon Theater

3 Screens
426 N Water St
Decatur’s biggest screen in a downtown historic theater
(217) 422-8151 Movie Info Hotline

AMC Classic Decatur 10

10 Screens
2360 S. Mount Zion Road

(217) 864-4272 for show times

AMC Classic Hickory Point 12

12 Screens
150 Hickory Point Mall

(217) 875-1618 for show times

Live Performances


Theatre 7

Decatur’s Community Theatre for over 50 years! Live performances are held at the Richland Community College Shilling Auditorium during the season. For show listings and ticket information, go to www.theatre7.net.


Kirkland Fine Arts Center & Pipe Dreams Studio

On the Millikin University Campus see live theatre arts performances including concerts, plays, dance and more. For show listings and ticket information, go to Kirkland’s website or the Pipe Dreams Studio website.


Richland Community College Theatre & Dance

Shilling Auditorium is the location for theatre productions each fall and spring; dance recitals held in spring and winter. For more information go to www.richland.edu/arts


Decatur Underground TheaterDecatur Underground Theater

Performs only well-known Broadway musicals, starring  local singing talent. For show listings, locations and ticket information, go to www.decaturunderground.com


Live Music and Karaoke/DJ’s

AIW Lounge

2882 N. Dineen St.
(217) 875-2416
Entertainment Thu/Fri/Sat

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Port Royal Gastropub

2880 N. Oakland Ave.
(217) 875-2746
Call for karaoke schedule

Curly’s Sports Bar & Grill

2683 N. Water St.
(217) 875-9800
Entertainment Wed-Fri

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Donnie’s Homespun Pizza

126 S. Oakland Ave.
(217) 424-4344
Open Mic Night every Wed, Karaoke every Thur

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Lock Stock & Barrel

129 S. Oakland Ave.
(217) 429-7411
Karaoke every Wed

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Sol Bistro

237 N. Main St.
(217) 330-6483
Live Music

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The Pour House

3925 Faries Pkwy.
(217) 330-6292
DJ/Karaoke every Sat

Pop’s Place

4335 W. Main St.
(217) 330-6546
Karaoke every Thur

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5995 E. US Rt. 36
(217) 864-9227
Live Bands

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Spare Time Lanes/11th Frame Lounge

2870 N. Jasper St.
(217) 875-3141
Live Entertainment every Fri

Timbuktu Saloon

5842 E. US Rt. 36
(217) 864-2826
Live Bands Fri/Sat

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1190 W. South Side Dr.
(217) 791-6663
Live Bands Fri/Sat

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