‘the Listening Room’ – Facility Rental


‘the Listening Room’ At The Dole is also available for rental on a case-by-case basis by businesses, music teachers, non-for-profits, and performers. Utilize this beautiful intimate venue for your corporate training meetings, strategic planning, and public speaking. If your business reception or non-for-profit event or fundraiser has a private performance as its main feature, contact us for rental rates for private usage of this amazing venue. Below is a list of potential performances that can be hosted in this unique space!

Are you a music teacher or part of a music school? Contact us to learn about rates and the availability to hold a recital, concert or small ensemble or repertoire in ‘the Listening Room’. Recitals can also be booked in the Sage or Dole Galleries.

Contact Robin Allen the Events & Gallery Assistant at Rallen@LakesideArtsPark.org for more information.

Are you a musician or performer interested in playing ‘the Listening Room’? If you are a promoter or performer that is interested in renting the venue, contact us for more information at 815-455-8000. The place has professional lights, sound, a Steinway Piano, and recording capabilities. See the below list of performances that are perfect for this venue.

Are you a musician or performer interested in playing ‘the Listening Room’? Send your press kit, website, and resume to ‘the Listening Room’ at thelisteningroom@lakesideartspark.orgThe Foundation will review performance requests on a case-by-case basis.



  • Singing-Songwriter “unplugged”
  • Classical Music Concerts
  • Open Mic Performances
  • Jazz Nights
  • Poetry Reading
  • Book Signings
  • One-Act Plays & Play Reading
  • Comedy Show
  • Improvisational Theatre
  • Speakers  Series
  • Recitals
  • Sponsor a performance
  • Choral Ensembles/A Capella
  • Private Performances
  • Corporate Meetings

Contact  ‘the Listening Room’ at 815-455-8000 for a tour and more information.

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.