The Light Up The Queen Foundation is dedicated to supporting our local community through direct financial support of high-quality programs in arts and music education. A series of live performance events throughout the year, including our flagship Shine a Light concert, raises money to support the great work of a number of existing organizations.
Check back here for more information about upcoming events, fundraisers and experiences we want to share with you in the future, as well as information about the success of the organizations and programs we support.

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March 5, 2022 – at The Queen, Wilmington, DE


It’s back! Join us in 2022 to hear local artists cover the top hits of the last 10 years of Shine a Light. Celebrate 10 years of music, resilience, and community with Shine a Light while giving back to arts education in Delaware.

2020 Events

Shine A Light® Concert

Shine A Light® Concert

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00pm

Rewatch the Shine A Light on 1980 concert from this past February 29th 2020! We hope you enjoy this video and will consider making a donation of any amount to our organization!


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Allison Miller

Allison Miller

Monday January 27, 2020 6:00pm

Join us for a multi-media musical experience at The Queen Theater on Monday, January 27th, 2020 at 6:00pm

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LUQ Hosts Many Events Year-Round

All events are in some way related to giving back, an important foundation of our mission statement.

Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship Fund

Light Up The Queen’s Annual Appeal

Because you believe…

The Queen is Made Possible

by gifts from our many generous donors.

The Queen Thank You to our Donors

Look Inside The Queen

Interior photos from opening weekend of the Queen Theater

View Our History

Glimpse into the past and see how The Queen became the theater you know and love…