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 September, 2019

    Week of September 15, 2019

    • Sunday, 9/15/2019
      • CRAIG RUSSO LATIN JAZZ PROJECT
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Monday, 9/16/2019
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS / GRAY-TAYLOR-DOKIC TRIO
        Larry Gray (piano/guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Nikola Dokic (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 9/17/2019
      • 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
    • Wednesday, 9/18/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone), et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • SIMPLY THIS QUINTET
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8-10pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 9/19/2019
      • AFRO-CARRIBEAN JAZZ COLLECTIVE
        at KRANNERT UNCORKED (KCPA lobby, Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • KATIE FLYNN GROUP
        at HOULIHAN'S (1900 S 1st St, Champaign)
        6:30-8:30pm, no cover
      • UIUC JAZZ COMBO (Stephens)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 9/20/2019
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Chip Stephens (piano), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ TBA

        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • JOSÉ GOBBO/REGINALD LEWIS DUO
        José Gobbo (guitar), Reginald Lewis (saxophone)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        8-10pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 9/21/2019
      • AFRO-CARRIBEAN JAZZ COLLECTIVE
        at URBANA FARMERS MARKET (Lincoln Square, Urbana)
        11am, no cover

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    Week of September 22, 2019

    • Sunday, 9/22/2019
      • AFRO CARRIBEAN PROJECT
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Monday, 9/23/2019
      • JIM PRYOR TRIO
        Jim Pryor (piano) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 9/24/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
      • MOCK 5 FUSION BAND
        Paul Mock (guitar) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Wednesday, 9/25/2019
      • JOAN HICKEY TRIO
        Joan Hickey (piano) et al.
        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, 9/26/2019
      • UIUC JAZZ BAND #3
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 9/27/2019
      • CHIP STEPHENS ORGAN TRIO
        Chip Stephens (keyboard), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Jay Ferguson (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JOSÉ GOBBO/REGINALD LEWIS DUO
        José Gobbo (guitar), Reginald Lewis (saxophone)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        8-10pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 9/28/2019
      • PETER TIJERINA NONET
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged

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    Week of September 29, 2019

    • Monday, 9/30/2019
      • IRON POST BIG BAND
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8-10pm, cover charged

    Month of October, 2019

    • Tuesday, 10/1/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 10/3/2019
    • Friday, 10/4/2019
      • JAZZ TBA
        Band TBA
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • JOSÉ GOBBO/REGINALD LEWIS DUO
        José Gobbo (guitar), Reginald Lewis (saxophone)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        8-10pm, no cover
      • SHAWN MAXWELL'S NEW TOMORROW
        feat. Shawn Maxwell (saxophone), Chad McCullough (trumpet)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8:30-10:30pm, cover charged
    • Saturday, 10/5/2019

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    Week of October 6, 2019

    • Sunday, 10/6/2019
      • SARA McDONALD DUO
        at NEIL ST. BLUES (301 N Neil St., Champaign)
        11am-1pm
      • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
        Jose Guseman (guitar), Brian Stark (saxophone), Roberts Sears (trumpet), Luisa Ruge-Jones (timbales), Stephen Busath (congas)
        at URBANA FREE LIBRARY (Race St., Urbana)
        2-3pm, free admission
    • Tuesday, 10/8/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 10/11/2019
      • JAZZ TBA
        Band TBA
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • JOSÉ GOBBO/REGINALD LEWIS DUO
        José Gobbo (guitar), Reginald Lewis (saxophone)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        8-10pm, no cover

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    Week of October 13, 2019

    • Tuesday, 10/15/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 10/18/2019
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), TBA (piano), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ TBA

        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • JOSÉ GOBBO/REGINALD LEWIS DUO
        José Gobbo (guitar), Reginald Lewis (saxophone)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        8-10pm, no cover

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    Week of October 20, 2019

    • Tuesday, 10/22/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 10/24/2019
      • KEVIN HART TRIO
        Kevin Hart (keyboard) et al.
        at BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE (100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign)
        6-9pm, no cover
    • Friday, 10/25/2019
      • CHIP STEPHENS ORGAN TRIO
        Chip Stephens (keyboard), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Jay Ferguson (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ TBA
        Band TBA
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • JOSÉ GOBBO/REGINALD LEWIS DUO
        José Gobbo (guitar), Reginald Lewis (saxophone)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        8-10pm, no cover

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    Week of October 27, 2019

    • Tuesday, 10/29/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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