Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment is an event and entertainment company established in 1971 to promote major live music concerts and to produce and develop festivals and special events. Beginning with the early days of rock n’ roll, JGEE has had the pleasure of working with many of the top names in the live music industry and have developed strong relationships with all of the major talent agencies. While rock n’ roll has been a strong focus of this company, Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment has diversified and now presents entertainment in many genres including but not limited to:


Rock & Roll • Country • Comedy • Jazz • R&B • Blues • World Beat • EDM • Variety


With strong entertainment industry relationships, there is no limit to the size or scope of production that can be produced and presented by Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment.

With offices based in Urbana, Peoria & Chicago, Illinois, SW Florida and South America, Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment has produced concerts and individual events throughout the Midwest and entire United States to Buenos Aires, Argentina. We have access to all major markets and are able to facilitate any project. We are always interested in looking at new entertainers and venues to work with, and are proud to discuss a possible working relationship.

Our Team

Ian Goldberg – President, CEO,Talent Buyer
Arlan Goldberg – Executive Vice President, CFO
Jay Goldberg – Director, Florida Operations, Talent Buyer
Jannell Justice – Vice President Operations & Events
Jack Manis – Vice President, Talent Buyer, Production
Jason Miles – Talent Buyer, Event Coordination, Production
Toffer Christenson – Talent Buyer
Ian Strasser – Marketing Manager
Leslie Galambos – Marketing Associate
Taylor Maxwell – Administrative Assistant
Brad Pierson – EMS and Safety Manager


Tickets for most Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment shows can be purchased online through Etix or by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX.

Tickets can be purchased at:
Kenny’s Westside Pub
112 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602 Only outlet with no service fees

Co-Op Records of Pekin
3253 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554

The Co-Op Shop
155 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611


Our Venues


Adler Theater (Davenport, Iowa) www.riverctr.com
Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park (Bean Blossom, Indiana) www.beanblossom.com
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (Bloomington, Illinois) www.artsblooming.org
Blackbird Urbana (Urbana, Illinois) www.blackbirdurbana.com
The Canopy Club (Urbana, Illinois) www.canopyclub.com
The Copper Dragon (Carbondale, Illinois) www.pinchpennypub.com
Exposition Gardens (Peoria, Illinois) www.expogardensinc.com
Kenny’s Westside Pub (Peoria, Illinois) www.kennyswestside.com
Monarch Music Hall (Peoria, Illinois) www.monarchmusichall.com
Peoria Civic Center (Peoria, Illinois) www.peoriaciviccenter.com
Riverfront Festival Park (Peoria, Illinois) www.peoriariverfront.com
Seminole Casino Hotel (Immokalee, Florida) www.seminoleimmokaleecasino.com
Three Sisters Park (Chillicothe, Illinois) www.threesisterspark.com
U.S. Cellular Coliseum (Bloomington, Illinois) www.uscellularcoliseum.com

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