The 7th Annual Southern Illinois Music Festival will take place from June 5-25 and feature dozens of performances in venues across Southern Illinois, including Southern Illinois University in Carbondale – the heart of the festival.

This year’s theme is Bach to the Classics and will feature works by Bach, Mozart and Brahms, as well as Adolphe Adam’s Ballet Giselle and Pietro Mascagni's Opera Callaveria Rusticana. The Festival also includes an extensive chamber music series, performances by the New Arts Jazztet and more than a dozen events. For more information, call 618-453-2776 or visit
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