Arts Directories

Artstour Roster

Artstour Roster
The Artstour Roster features Illinois touring artists, companies, and groups working in dance, mime, interdisciplinary performance, music, performance poetry, spoken word, storytelling, and theater. Artstour Roster artists are professional performers who demonstrate high artistic skills, creative programming, and efficient management. The Artstour Roster is used by Illinois presenters including schools, libraries, park districts, arts and community organizations, and performing arts presenters to identify artists, companies and groups to perform in their communities. 

Artists (238)

Barrel of Monkeys

Barrel of Monkeys (BOM) is an arts education theater program that teaches creative writing workshops using drama games, group story writing, and individual writing activities. At the end of a residenc...

Barry G. Cloyd

Barry Cloyd is a Midwestern-based singer/songwriter/guitarist/storyteller who has spent a lifetime creating a performance style that weaves the genres of folk, blues, roots, and celtic music into a un...

Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael

Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael offer a unique blend of whimsy, nostalgia, and unquestionable talent that translates into pure entertainment. Their imaginative musical twists on jazz favorites, stand...

Bella Voce

Since 1982, Bella Voce’s mission has been "to entertain, to inspire, and to educate through the performance of choral music." Hailed as "Chicago’s premier chamber choir" by the Chicago Tribune, th...

Beth Horner

Beth's vivacious approach to all tales - traditional, musical, literary, historical, and hysterical - makes her the perfect emissary into the world of stories! Entertaining, empowering, and nationally...

Bill McFarland & The Chicago Horns

Award-winning trombonist/composer/arranger Bill McFarland leads The Chicago Horns, a jazz band that demonstrates a high level of artistic merit and is cohesive and improvisational in its concert perfo...

Bradford Newquist

Bradford Newquist is a crooner with credentials and panache, offering audiences a special mix of entertainment and musicality. Whether serious or light-hearted, Bradford is at ease with a repertoire s...

Bucky Halker

Bucky Halker is a celebrated performer, songwriter, and author with thirty years on the folk, country, and rock scene; a dozen recordings; and reams of touring, television, film, lecture, radio, and c...

Callisto Ensemble

Founded in 2003, the Callisto Ensemble erases boundaries between antique and modern music. Ensemble members Stefan Hersh and Robert Waters (violin), Roger Chase (viola), and Julian Hersh (cello) brin...

Capriccio

“A stand-out treasure” - Westport News, CT ”Passionately controlled” - Chicago Reader, IL “Impressive playing”; “wonderfully nimble” - Chicago Tribune, IL “Capriccio was stunning ...

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