Local ensembles to play Jazz at the Egyptian Feb. 5

DeKALB – Jazz at the Egyptian is back for its fifth encore.

The show features performances by Jazz in Progress, the DeKalb and Sycamore high school jazz ensembles, and the Northern Illinois University Jazz Orchestra. It will be held at 7 p.m Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb.

Proceeds from this one-of-a-kind concert will support local music programs at the high schools and NIU.

Tickets cost $17 for adults, $12 for students and ages 65 and older, and $7 for children age 12 and younger.

Tickets can be purchased at the Egyptian Theatre box office during box office hours (3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday), online at or by calling the box office at 815-758-1225.

The Egyptian Theatre, located at 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb, is owned and operated by Preservation of Egyptian Theatre Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.