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 October, 2019

    Week of October 13, 2019

    • Tuesday, 10/15/2019
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • 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, 10/16/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone), Paul Mock (guitar), Andrew Binder (bass), Joel Spencer (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, 10/10/2019
      • UIUC JAZZ COMBO (McNeill)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 10/18/2019
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Josh Bell (piano), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
        Carlyle Johnson (saxophone/clarinet) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
        5:30-7:30pm, 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

    • Sunday, 10/20/2019
      • TACO BELLES
        Crystal Rebone (bass, vocals), Melinda Rose Rodreguez (vocals/bass), Emma Taylor (bass, vocals)
        at URBANA FREE LIBRARY (Race St., Urbana)
        2-3pm, free admission
    • Tuesday, 10/22/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wedmesday, 10/23/2019
      • HICKEY/SPENCER/GRAY TRIO
        Joan Hickey (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (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, 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
    • Thursday, 10/10/2019
      • UIUC JAZZ BAND #4
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • 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
      • PRYOR/GRAY/STITELY TRIO
        Jim Pryor (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Jeff Stitely (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 10/30/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone), Paul Mock (guitar), Andrew Binder (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 10/31/2019
      • UIUC JAZZ TROMBONE ENSEMBLE
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged

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    Month of November, 2019

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    Week of November 3, 2019

    • Tuesday, 11/5/2019
      • PARKLAND JAZZ COMBO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8-9:30pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 11/8/2019
      • JAZZ FRIENDS QUINTET
        Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), George Turner (guitar), TBA (bass), Ricardo Flores (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 November 10, 2019

    • Tuesday, 11/12/2019
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 11/15/2019
      • 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
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
        5:30-7:30pm, no cover

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    Week of November 17, 2019

    • Tuesday, 11/19/2019
      • 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 November 24, 2019

    • Monday, 11/25/2019
      • PARKLAND JAZZ COMBO
        at PARKLAND SECOND STAGE THEATER (Parkland College, Champaign)
        7pm, free admission
    • Tuesday, 11/26/2019
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

    Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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