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)

Dennis Stroughmatt and Creole Stomp

Swallow recording artist Dennis Stroughmatt, a nationally touring Cajun/Zydeco and Creole fiddler and accordionist, brings the best in "upper" and "lower" Louisiana French music to listeners and dance...

Diane Delin

Downbeat Magazine prints, "(Jazz) Violinist Diane Delin moves through musical ideas with such grace," while Neil Tesser, author of The Playboy Guide to Jazz, writes, "She can light a real fire under b...

Diane Ippel

Diane Ippel - BS Ed., accomplished vocalist, and hammered dulcimer virtuoso - is a performer, teacher, and recording artist. She is a founder of Hammers and Noters Dulcimer Society of Illinois; Gebha...

Dois no Choro

Formed in 1997, Dois no Choro (Brazilian guitarist/vocalist Paulinho Garcia and Chicago-area flutist Julie Koidin) interprets a variety of Brazilian/Latin-American genres (choro, bossa nova, samba, ta...

Donald Neale & Lingua Musica

Lingua Musica is a remarkably unique ensemble that combines many influences into what is truly a universal musical language. The musicians who make up the ensemble come from the Western classical tra...

Donna Dettman

"You could have heard a pin drop." "Donna allows us to laugh in the face of cancer." "Every chair was filled. You had the audience in the palm of your hand." Donna has been wowing audiences since 1...

Dvorak

People remember what Mark Dvorak sings. His roots are in Chicago, but since 1981 he has been criss-crossing the country, performing, teaching, and learning all the while. He has visited big cities whe...

Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Located just forty minutes by car or train from Chicago’s downtown loop, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO), with an annual budget of $2.3 million, is Illinois’ largest orchestra outside the city ...

Elizabeth Doyle

Singer/pianist Elizabeth Doyle was the magnet for many years at Chicago's famed piano bars including the Pump Room, the Fairmont’s Metropole, and the Drake Hotel's Coq d'Or. Whether working in solo,...

Elsenpeter Marionettes

The Elsenpeter Marionettes, headed by Mr. Richard Elsenpeter, are a professional full-time performing Marionette company who has entertained millions of school children in live shows for over 138 year...

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