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Our Mission


Friends of the Lincoln Square Theater is a Not-for-Profit organization dedicated to reinventing the historical, downtown Lincoln Square Theatre as a sustainable, community arts, education and entertainment center through strategic partnerships and focus on tourism to promote Decatur economic revitalization, historical preservation and community enrichment.


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ACE FREHLEY with special guests: SIIN

June 29, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm


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Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents

PABLO CRUISE w/special guests Solid Gold

July 26, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm


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THE BELLAMY BROTHERS w/special guests: The Elderly Brothers

June 9, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm




























JONNIE W. is a comedian

June 6, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm


























Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents

TOAST - The Ultimate Bread Experience

April 29, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm
































Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents

Twitty & Lynn: A Salute To Conway & Loretta w/special guests: The Southern Boys

April 20, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm
































Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives w/special guests Battlecreek

April 19, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm
































Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

80's vs 90's Showdown w/Decade of Decadence & Josh Holland Band

April 13, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm
































Historic Lincoln Square Theater Presents

HEARTACHE TONIGHT - A Tribute to the Eagles

April 12, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm
































Hickory Point Bank & Trust Presents

"That's What She Said"

April 6, 2024

Doors Open 5:00pm




































Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents

The Reunion Beatles

March 22, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm




































St Patrick’s Day Party with Broken Brogue Irish Band

March 16, 2024

Doors Open 6:00pm




































Valentines with The Ivory Brothers

February 10, 2024


























105.1 THE JACK Presents

Echoes Of Pompeii

January 20, 2024
























New Years Eve with REVEL IN RED

December 31, 2023

Doors Open 6:00pm




















Lincoln Square Theater Presents Night #18

Fields of Gold - The A.E. Staley Documentary

December 26, 2023






















Comfort Inn & Suites of Decatur Presents

The Fabulous Motown Review

December 16, 2023

Doors Open 6:00pm



















Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Present

Scott Wattles & The Blue Suede Crew Christmas Concert

December 9, 2023

Doors Open 6:00pm
























Beautiful Noise Productions Presents

JAY WHITE as Neil Diamond - The Sweet Caroline Tour

December 2, 2023

7:00pm





















Sidewalk Prophets - Great Big Family Christmas

Decemeber 1, 2023

7:00pm - 10:00pm



















The Historic Lincoln Square Theater Presents

JACKYL

Special Guests: Garden of Eden

November 22, 2023

7:00pm





















The Historic Lincoln Square Theater Presents

Noise Pollution & Son of a Gun

Special Guests: Jonny Vodka

November 18, 2023

7:00pm

















FNB of Decatur & BeckTech Present

April Wine

Special Guests: Grand Theft Audio

October 15, 2023

7:00pm





















Lincoln Square Theater Presents

Friday the 13th

October 13th, 2023
























LEONID & FRIENDS

September 14, 2023

7:00pm





















Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Present

Scott Wattles & The Blue Suede Crew

October 1, 2023

Doors Open at 2:00pm


















THE REUNION BEATLES

August 20, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm



















Echoes of Pompeii

July 22, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm



















Stripmasters Services presents

Moonshine Bandits 

Special Guests: Good Ol' Boyz, Dusty Leigh & Who TF is Justin Time?

July 5th, 2023

7:00pm





























Twitty & Lynn: A Salute To Conway & Loretta

With Special Guests: Gabriel & Holmes

May 11th, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm














SERVPRO of Decatur/Forsyth Presents

Eliot Lewis from "Live From Daryl's House"

With Special Guests: Harlem Hayfield

May 5th, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm












Scott Wattles & The Blue Suede Crew

April 22nd, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm










Glenn Miller Orchestra

April 21st, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00 pm


















Little River Band w/ special guests: Solid Gold

March 24th, 2023

Doors Open at 5:00pm





















St Patrick’s Day Party with Broken Brogue Irish Band

March 17th, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm




















The Fabulous Motown Revue

March 11th, 2023

7:00pm
















Casino Night at the Lincoln Square Theater

February 11th, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm















Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

January 28th, 2023

Doors Open at 6:00pm
























SPEEDLUBE Presents Lee Greenwood

American Spirit Tour... Once and for All

With special guests The Greg Bickers Band

December 8, 2022






















Highway 615's Christmas 2022

With special guests Solid Gold & Revel in Red

December 10, 2022



















JACKYL with special guests Jonny Vodka

Concert Nov. 20th - 7:00pm















We are Messengers

Concert Oct. 15th - 7:00pm








Our Goals

  • Identify, prioritize, budget and plan for building renovation needs
  • Develop business plan for initial fundraising to repair the building and for long-term self-sustainability
  • Recruit volunteers to help with clean up and renovations
  • Implement flexible design ideas for new and creative events
  • Align with key partners of non-for-profits and business
  • Create a calendar for entertainment and rental bookings
  • Spur the economic growth of Downtown Decatur as a destination location

History and Vision for the Future!


The historical 1916, downtown Lincoln Square Theater provides a unique atmosphere for an experience unmatched by the surrounding area venues. Utilizing strategic partnerships, The Lincoln Square Theater will leverage its’ regional and national centralized location to optimize the tourism potential of Decatur, Illinois. A wide variety of entertainment catering to the diversity of our audience and the envisioned expanded, flexible layout will allow for multiple tailored events simultaneously.