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Tribute Concert to be Held for Ken Smouse

Tribute Concert for Ken Smouse

Festival Arts of Antioch presents a Tribute Concert for Ken Smouse on Saturday, October 15th, at 7:00 p.m., in the auditorium of Antioch Community High School, 1133 Main Street, Antioch, IL 60002.


This special evening of music and memories, featuring a cast of talented artists who studied or performed with Ken, will honor the contributions he made to performing arts in Northeast Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin. Antioch Community High School, District 117 Antioch, IL, Steps Performing Arts Center, and PM&L Theatre have graciously donated time, money and resources for this event.

The community can participate in this event by attending the event. Tickets will be available at the door ($8.00) or in advance ($5.00) in the lobby of PM&L Theatre, 877 Main Street, Antioch, IL beginning Tuesday, August 30th between 6 and 8 p.m.

Tickets will also be available by mail by sending a personal check to:

     Festival Arts of Antioch
     P.O. Box 741
     Antioch, IL 60002

and should be made out to Festival Arts of Antioch, noting “Ken Smouse Tribute Concert” in memo section at the bottom of the check.

Community members who worked, performed, or studied with Ken can participate by sharing anecdotes, stories or memories of Ken Smouse at the link below. Select stories or memories will become part of the performance event. When sharing your story, please provide as much detail as possible and your contact information so we can contact you if needed.


Director Ken Smouse—pre-white hair.

Event Sponsor: Festival Arts of Antioch
Contact Name: Chris Heilgeist
Contact email:
Contact phone: 262.308.4729

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