The Acorn Theater | Upcoming Events

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OPEN MIC Host: Newports' Blues/Rock All Star Band

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  Free Event

NewportsBill Bielby and Sonny Lee Tritt head up the Newports' Blues/Rock All Star Band for this very exciting evening. Music will range from Chicago blues to 'frat rock' ("Louie Louie," "Gloria," "Shout"...).  NO COVER. FULL BAR. Performer sign up info - click register button

Available Spaces: 195

Exit Strategy

Sat, Jul 26, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $35.00

Three Oaks Theater FestivalA Three Oaks Theater Festival Event. 8:00pm ET, Tickets $35

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Exit Strategy

Sun, Jul 27, 2014 @ 1:00 pm  |  from $30.00

Three Oaks Festival, Presented by the Pokagon FundA Three Oaks Theater Festival Event.1:00pm ET, Tickets $30

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Singer Songwriter Finals!

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 @ 7:30 pm  |  from $10.00

Singer SongwriterLast year's first annual singer songwriter contest at the Acorn was a huge success. The finals were one of the highlights of the 2013 season bringing in talent from Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.  Come be a part of the excitement this year and participate in the audience vote for the winner of the 2014 Acorn Singer Songwriter Competition.

Winner will receive the following: 1) A cash prize. 2) open for Andrew Salgado at the Acorn, August 15th, and 3) studio time for winner's single to be produced.

Song Submission Deadline July 1st.  For details click here: SUBMISSIONS

Available Spaces: 249


Fri, Aug 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $40.00

crackerAlt-rock icons Cracker have signed with 429 Records and are preparing to unleash a collection of new songs, SUNRISE IN THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY. Long-time musical co-horts DAVID LOWERY David and JOHNNY HICKMAN have teamed up again with drummer FRANK FUNARO . . .(read more)  Note: VIP tickets are SOLD OUT.

Available Spaces: 90

Classic Silent Film with Live Accompaniment

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm  |  from $15.00

Safety Last

Safety Last

The classic silent film, Safety Last will be accompanied by Chicago's leading theater organist and president of both the Chicagoland Theatre Organ Society and Silent Film Society of Chicago, Dennis Scott, on the Acorn's magnificent Barton Theater Organ! Safety Last is a romantic comedy starring Harold Lloyd. It includes one of the most famous images from the silent film era: Lloyd clutching the hands of a large clock as he dangles from the outside of a skyscraper above moving traffic.

Available Spaces: 100

Improv Games in the Lounge

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm  |  from $10.00

Donna BlueEmmy Award-winning Donna Blue Lachman has been improvising in theater for longer than most of her students have been alive. Come join us in our New Leaf Lounge for a night of improvisation featuring local, seasoned performers and curated and directed by Donna Blue, playwright, actor and a (sometimes-good) improviser. Willing participants can play along in this highly interactive and entertaining evening.

Dinner Option: BYOF! The New Leaf Lounge is ready for entertaining! So come early and bring your own picnic and enjoy the show!  Front bar will be open. (Please do not bring your own alcohol). The fun starts at 7:30PM ET

Available Spaces: 200

The Signal: A Doo Wop Musical

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm  |  from $25.00

The SignalStarring Live: Rhythm & Blues Pioneer Award Winners, The Spaniels, (Goodnight Sweetheart, Baby It’s You, Peace of Mind), Hall of Fame inductee, Willie Rogers of The Soul Stirrers, (A Change is Gonna Come, Chain Gang, If I Had a Hammer), and the nation’s premier a cappella group, Stormy Weather (Sweets for my Sweet, Sh-Boom, For Your Precious Love).

Available Spaces: 271

David Lahm Open Mic

Tue, Aug 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  Free Event

David LahmDavid Lahm graces our stage once again and offers his impressive accompanying skills to anyone wishing to sing a song on the Acorn stage! David will rehearse with singers from 6 - 8 PM ET followed by the performances.  Please reserve your slot with David ahead of time by emailing  No Cover. Donations Encouraged.

Available Spaces: 200

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The Acorn in Three Oaks Michigan is a live performance venue where audiences experience everything from concerts to traditional theater to children’s series, weekly open mics and community based educational programs. We explore new ways to cater to, delight and entertain our audiences.

The Acorn is also an awesome venue for private rentals such as weddings, fundraisers, parties and performing groups. To learn more about what we offer, you can email

Join our email list and check our facebook page. Our regular full season runs from late May to December.

Acorn Open Mic: for more information email

2014 Singer Songwriter Contest: submissions are being taken. For more info, email

Thank you for your continued interest in and support of The Acorn Theater.