Jazz Events and Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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  • Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

  • Upcoming Jazz Events in Champaign-Urbana

    Upcoming jazz events in the Champaign-Urbana area. List updated as time allows. To have your event included, please send email to champaignurbanajazz@gmail.com.

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    Month of May, 2019

    Week of May 12, 2019

    • Tuesday, 5/14/2019
      • PETER TIJERINA NONET w/SUZY NICHOLS
        Suzy Nichols (vocals), Justin Dyar (trumpet), Peter Tijerina (trombone), Reginald Lewis (saxophone) Howard Weiss (saxophone/clarinet) John Curry (saxophone), Chris Hartley (guitar), Kurt Reeder (piano), Crystal Rebone (bass), Kevin Cruse (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 5/15/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL ORGAN TRIO
        Chip McNeill (saxophone), Kurt Reeder (organ) Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Thursday, 5/16/2019
      • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
        Carlyle Johnson (clarinet/saxophone) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 5/17/2019
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Paul Mock (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
    • Saturday, 5/18/2019
      • THE BRYAN HOLLOWAY SOMETHIN'
        Bryan Holloway (keyboard), Ben Taylor (bass), Jay Ferguson (drums)
        at THE BRASS RAIL (15 E. University Ave., Champaign)
        9pm-12am, no cover

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    Week of May 19, 2019

    • Sunday, 5/19/2019
      • POST BOP ORGAN 4TET
        Ben Nichols (saxophone), Robert Sears (trumpet), Kurt Reeder (organ), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 5/21/2019
      • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6:30-8:30pm, cover charged
    • Wednesday, 5/22/2019
      • MATT STORIE QUARTET
        Matt Storie (saxophone), Andrey Gonçalves (bass), Kurt Reeder (piano)
        at ROSE BOWL TAVERN (106 N. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover (donations encouraged)
      • LARRY GRAY GUITAR TRIO
        Larry Gray (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 5/23/2019
      • WEST OF STALEY
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 5/24/2019
      • BRAD WHEELER GROUP
        Brad Wheeler (saxophone) et al.
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • DERICK CORDOBA ORGAN QUARTET
        Kurt Reeder (organ), Derick Cordoba (guitar), Jenelle Orcherton (alto sax), Kevin Cruse (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
    • Saturday, 5/25/2019
      • DERICK CORDOBA ORGAN QUARTET
        Kurt Reeder (organ), Derick Cordoba (guitar), Mike Fenoglioo (alto sax), Kevin Cruse (drums)
        at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING COMPANY (208 W Griggs St., Urbana)
        8-10pm, no cover

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    Week of May 26, 2019

    • Wednesday, 5/29/2019
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 5/30/2019
      • CHRIS HARTLET/LARRY GRAY
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 5/31/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL/MELINDA ROSE
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5pm, cover charged

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    Month of June, 2019

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    Week of June 2, 2019

    • Tuesday, 6/4/2019
      • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
        Tom Birkner (cornet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (sousaphone)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Week of June 9, 2019

    • Tuesday, 6/11/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Week of June 16, 2019

    • Tuesday, 6/18/2019
      • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 6/21/2015
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of June 23, 2019

    • Tuesday, 6/25/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Week of June 30, 2019

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    Month of July, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/2/2019
      • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
        Tom Birkner (cornet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (sousaphone)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Week of July 7, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/9/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Week of July 14, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/16/2019
      • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 7/19/2015
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of July 21, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/23/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Week of July 28, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/30/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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