Peoria is famous for fantastic performances of all kinds! Two performance stages will be showcasing talent during IGNITE Peoria. Our IGNITE Performance Stages will be filled with music, dance, and drama.
IGNITE Peoria Main Stage: Located just inside of the Exhibit Hall, the Main Stage will showcase 16 different groups ranging from theatrical performances, to dance groups!
WTVP’s State & Water Stage: Located right outside the Exhibit Hall in the Triangle Lobby, this stage is all about local bands with a singer/songwriter feel.
2018 Performance Schedule
9:00am - 9:30am
Kick off IGNITE with a performance by Peoria’s high-energy clogging group!
9:30am - 10:00am
Corn Stock Theatre
Straight from under the big top, Corn Stock brings you their best performances!
10:30am - 11:15am
Nitsch Theatre Arts – Rising Stars
These kids are so talented they’ve performed at Radio City Music Hall!
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Nitsch Theatre Arts – Lion King Jr.
Hakuna Mata! There are no worries when you watch these talented kids!
12:30pm - 1:00pm
These professional belly dancers perform Middle Eastern, Gypsy, and Indian-fusion dances!
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Peoria Chinese Association
One of the most beautiful and colorful cultural performances around!
2:00pm - 2:30pm
They’re not just ballet! See these talented dancers perform jazz and tap as well!
2:30pm - 3:00pm
John plays a wide collection of rock, folk, and singer-songwriter music from artists like Nathaniel Rateliff, Iron & Wine, George Ezra, as well as some original tunes.
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Get a taste of Filipino culture through dance and a fashion show!
State & Water Stage
9:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 11:30am
Washburn Jazz Combo
12:20pm - 12:50pm
Guitar, Improvisation, Jazz, Blues
1:40pm - 2:10pm
2:20pm - 2:50pm