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Civic Live Events

Summer @ The Civic: Patio Concert Series

Join us Fridays during the run of Night Watch and The 39 Steps from 5 – 10 pm for live music on our patio!

Fresh and locally sourced food from Grand Rounds Brewing Company available for purchase from 5 – 7 pm

Our Summer Line up:

June 10: LP & the 45’s
Menu: Chili dogs and house-made potato chips

June 17: Swing Street
Menu: Crepes with savory and sweet fillings

June 24: The Gopher Tones
Menu: Jambalaya

July 15: Booksie & the Pages with The Shift
Menu: Beliezian chicken with beans & rice and coleslaw

July 22: Dianna Parks
Menu: Chicken or steak and vegetable kabobs

July 29: LP & the 45’s
Menu: Beer brats with house-made sauerkraut and house-made potato chips

Women on Wednesdays


Dates: October 26, 2016; January 25, February 22, and March 29, 2017
Complimentary appetizers and cash bar at 5:00pm
Presentation and discussion at 5:30–7:00pm
Admission free but reservations are requested.
To make your reservation, please email info@rochestercivictheatre.org by the Monday before each Wednesday’s event.

Rochester Civic Theatre is proud to be recognized for its relentless commitment to diversity, inclusiveness, and social well-being. Join us throughout the year for evenings of thoughtful discussion as we celebrate the resilience, diversity, and contributions of women.

Session Themes for 2016-2017 Season:

To Be Announced

Admission free but reservations are required.
To make your reservation, info@rochestercivictheatre.org by the Monday before each Wednesday's event.

Americana Showcase

Fall 2016 Dates: October 14, November 18, December 14
Spring 2017 Dates: February 17, April 14, May 5

Rochester Civic Theatre Main Stage

Americana Showcase celebrates the rich musical heritage of the American Midwest by connecting artists with music lovers of all ages. This community gathering creates a vibrant conversation between artists and listeners alike in a unique and intimate environment.

Fall Lineup To Be Announced

Jazz Jam with The D'Sievers

Dates: October 16, November 20, 2016 and February 19, 2017
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Rochester Civic Theatre Lobby Stage
Admission Free

John Sievers and the D’Sievers host a jazz open mic night at the Rochester Civic Theatre. Bring your instrument or your voice and sign up to play or sing along with a live jazz rhythm section. Musicians of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Come with tunes in mind and bring changes for the rhythm section if you are playing an unusual song or in an unusual key.


This event is always free and open to the public.