The Acorn Theater | Upcoming Events

Crystal Bowersox

Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $30.00

Crystal BowersoxCrystal's emotive folk-rock-country style has been catapulted from cramped coffeehouses and subway tunnels of Chicago to millions of homes across America when she placed second Season 9 of American Idol. Her 'old soul' voice, care-free style and 'don't mess with me' attitude set her apart from the other contestants and eventually landed her performances with Joe Cocker, Harry Connick, Jr., and Alanis Morrissette.

Available Spaces: 201

Guitars of Spain, Flamenco Dancing & Otis Redding Tribute

Sat, Oct 4, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $25.00

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Acorn favorite, The Guitars of Spain, will start off the concert with traditional Spanish Guitar music and the thrilling Flamenco dancing of Marisela Tatia. The second half of the evening features Gerald McClendon 'Soul Keeper', who sounds just like Otis Redding, singing some of the most memorable Soul/R&B tunes ever recorded.

Available Spaces: 228

Charles Troy: The Creation of Chicago

Sun, Oct 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm  |  from $15.00

Charles TroyThis 1975 musical was shaped by its director, Chicago native Bob Fosse. The show was subtitled “A Musical Vaudeville” because many of the numbers in the memorable score were pastiches of a particular vaudeville performer or type of act.

Available Spaces: 198

OPEN MIC with host Mike Maimone!

Tue, Oct 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  Free Event

Mike MaimoneMike Maimone of The Mutts returns to open mic to enthrall everyone with his amazing piano skills (Billy Joel crossed with Elton John), heart felt vocals (Tom Waits crossed with Randy Newman), and stunning musical originality. If you want him to accompany you or join you for a number, email as soon as you can with the song(s) titles and she will forward them to Mike. NO COVER, donations appreciated, FULL BAR.

Performer Sign Up: email

2 song/10 minute limit to let everyone have a chance to perform. 

Bo Deans

Thu, Oct 9, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $30.00


Please call our box office to check availability.  269-756-3879


Fri, Oct 10, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  from $30.00

BabilonasLive from Lithuania!!! Two guest artists: ARINA -  Lithuanian R&B blues Queen and ALDEGUNDA- Lithuanian World jazz/pop female vocalist. Babilonas is a world music project that incorporates Lithuanian, Eastern European, American jazz, R&B, Gospel and latin influences into one performance piece. Youtube Aldegunda  Youtube Arina 

Available Spaces: 241

Joel Frankel: Award Winning Children's Songwriter and Entertainer

Sat, Oct 11, 2014 @ 3:00 pm  |  from $5.00

Joel Frankel 3Joel Frankel's music has won numerous awards including the Dr. Toy Award, inclusion on the Scholastic Top Ten Children’s Music list, the Children’s Music Web Award and the highly coveted Parent’s Choice Award. His hit song “We Go Together,” was featured in the classic Tom Hanks motion picture “BIG.”

Available Spaces: 250

Things Are Looking Up: Unsung Gershwin featuring Justin Hayford

Sun, Oct 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm  |  from $18.00

Justin HayfordGeorge and Ira Gershwin have earned an indelible place in the history of jazz and popular music, writing some of the best-known and best-loved songs in American history.  But the hits only scratch the surface.  Join Chicago cabaret performer Justin Hayford - “A superb Chicago talent.” – Chicago Tribune -  as he digs deep into the Gershwin archives and takes you on a guided tour of their rarely heard gems.



Available Spaces: 191

Country Themed Open Mic with host Patti Shaffner

Tue, Oct 14, 2014 @ 8:00 pm  |  Free Event

Patti Shaffner

Go find a couple country tunes and make them into your own for this open mic, hosted by Patti Shaffner, runner up in Acorn Theater's 2014 Singer Songwriter Contest with her song "I Don't Do Country." Performers should email to reserve a slot. 2 Song or 10 minute limit to give everyone a chance to perform.

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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.