Wilson Center Auditorium

Enjoy the mysticism and magic of a theatrical performance.

The Wilson Center Auditorium is a unique live venue that brings art and entertainment to St. Johns and the mid-Michigan area. Named in honor of a 17-year-old St. Johns student who died of the flu in 1918, the Wilson Center Auditorium hosts a myriad of events, including concerts, theatre productions, school band performances, and more. 

Wilson Center Events

  • November 13: Singers on the Grand present “Yesterday” a 60’s musical review.  Performance at 7:00 PM.  Ticket prices to be determined. See below for more details.
  • December 3-4:  Homegrown Productions Annual Christmas Show.  7:30-9:00 each evening.  Ticket prices to be determined.

YESTERDAY: The 60s in Song

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Wilson Center Auditorium

7:00 PM

For over 20 years, the popular “Singers on the Grand” have been entertaining mid-Michigan audiences with their high-quality shows. This year will be no exception as the group presents “YESTERDAY: The 60s in Song” at the Wilson Center Auditorium (101 W. Cass St., St. Johns) on Saturday November 13 at 7:00 p.m. The twelve singers and seven band members will take you on a musical journey through your favorite songs of the decade.

Enjoy iconic music from the 1960s like songs from The Beatles, Motown, The Fifth Dimension, Sonny & Cher, The Beach Boys, Barbra Streisand, Simon & Garfunkel, The Mamas and the Papas, and many other favorite performers. Don’t miss the opening performance of their 2021-2022 season.

All tickets are $12, general seating. Purchase tickets at the Clinton County Arts Council’s Art Gallery (215 N. Clinton Ave. in St. Johns), online at https://sotg.bpt.me, or at the door. Social distancing for safety in the auditorium is available and encouraged. For more information, visit the event link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/383900399949859

The Singers on The Grand ensemble vocalists are Mike Barger, Kelly Bitz, James Hall, Ellen Hoard, Charlie Martin, Katy Brandon McDonough, Rachel Paxton, Kaley Rahl, Kelly Sandula-Gruner, Darryl Schmitz, Dave Sincox, and Dan Templin. The Grand Band instrumentalists are John Dillingham, Don Farnum, Bill Holda, Jim Kasprzak, Pete Murthum, and John Ross.

Live Streaming at the Wilson Center

Miranda and the M80s

Miranda and the M80s have been making waves all around Michigan with their energetic show featuring 80s cover songs. Playing Pop/Rock by artists like Prince, Journey, Pat Benatar, Madonna, Cindy Lauper, and Harder Rock by artists like Ozzy, AC/DC, and Def Leppard.

Miranda and the M80s were broadcast on Facebook live at the Wilson Center on March 6, 2021. If you missed the show or want to enjoy the experience again, you can click here.

To learn more about Miranda and the M80s you can follow them on Facebook or visit their website.

The Wilson Center is available to rent for both for- and non-profit organizations. To learn more about our fee structure or to reserve a space, please contact Tom Webb.  

Parking for the Wilson Center is available behind the county courthouse, on the street, or in the lot behind the Wilson Center.

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