‘the Listening Room’

 ‘the Listening Room’ – At The Dole was voted 2014 and 2016 Best Place to Listen to Live Music in McHenry County by the Northwest Herald Readers’ Choice Awards!


“An atmosphere that is as intimate as a house concert, with the production value of a large performances venue.”

Click Here  for upcoming performances in ‘the Listening Room’ at the Dole

Lakeside Arts Park – At The Dole is proud to present its new endeavor ‘the Listening Room’ – At The Dole a destination to be enjoyed by both the performer and the audience. Lakeside Legacy Foundation dedicated this beautiful venue on September 13, 2012, and was made possible by the generosity of a special group of individuals from Beach Cite, Inc.

  • Accommodating audiences up to 100
  • Professional sound, lights, and production equipment
  • Endless Entertainment Possibilities generated by audience demand, musicians, actors, directors, authors & ensemble groups
  • Patrons of the Arts and Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Private rental for corporations and recitals.
  • Contact us at 815-455-8000 for more information and for the Box Office for tickets.
  • Contact ‘the Listening Room’ At The Dole at thelisteningroom@LakesideArtsPark.org


…if we touch your emotions by the display of artistic expression at any event in this facility we shall  have achieved success… ~Anonymous