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 March, 2019

    Week of March 10, 2019

    • Sunday, 3/10/2019
    • Tuesday, 3/12/2019
      • GLASSMAN/REBONE DUO (solo piano)
        at HOULIHAN'S (1900 S. 1st St., Champaign)
        5:30-7:30pm, no cover
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut 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
    • Wednesday, 3/13/2019
      • HICKEY/GRAY/SPENCER TRIO
        Joan Hickey (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6:30-8pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 3/14/2019
      • PAUL PARRILLO COMBO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • UIUC REPERTORY JAZZ ORCHESTRA
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 3/15/2015
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Paul Mock (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • TMB PLUS TRIO
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 3/16/2019
      • MATTHEW MILLER COMBO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • TITO CARRILLO SEPTET
        Tito Carrillo (trumpet) et al.
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        9-11pm, no cover

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    Week of March 17, 2019

    • Sunday, 3/17/2019
      • DAVE 'N' LISA
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        2pm, no cover
    • Monday, 3/18/2019
      • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
        Morgan Powell(trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 3/19/2019
      • 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)
        7pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 3/20/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL QUARTET
        Chip McNeill (saxophone) 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, 3/21/2019
      • DERICK CORDOBA ORGAN QUINTET
        Derick Cordoba (guitar), Kurt Reeder (organ),Jenelle Orcherton (saxophone), Andrey Gonçalves (bass), Jamie Ryan (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-10pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 3/22/2019
      • CHIP STEPHENS ORGAN TRIO
        Chip Stephens (keyboard) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Saturday, 3/23/2019
      • HOT CLUB OF URBANA
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • KATIE FLYNN GROUP
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        9-11pm, no cover
      • THE BRYAN HOLLOWAY SOMETHIN'
        Bryan Holloway (keyboard), Ben Taylor (bass), Jay Ferguson (drums)
        at THE BRASS RAIL (15 E. University Ave., Champaign)
        9:00pm-midnight, no cover

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    Week of March 24, 2019

    • Monday, 3/25/2019
      • IRON POST BIG BAND
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 3/26/2019
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • WOMEN COMPOSERS IN JAZZ
        Crystal Rebone (bass), James Sims (drums), et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-10pm, free admission
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 3/27/2019
      • HICKEY/GRAY/SPENCER TRIO
        Joan Hickey (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6:30=8pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 3/28/2019
      • UIUC JAZZ BAND #3
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 3/29/2019
      • JOEY GLASSMAN GROUP
        Joey Glassman (vibraphone) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • BRAD WHEELER GROUP
        Brad Wheeler (saxophone) et al.
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
        5:30-7:30pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 3/30/2019
      • SIMPLY THIS QUINTET
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        9-11pm, no cover

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    Week of March 31, 2019

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    Month of April, 2019

    • Tuesday, 4/1/2019
      • PARKLAND JAZZ COMBO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 4/2/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/3/2019
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover

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    Week of April 7, 2019

    • Tuesday, 4/9/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/19/2019
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover

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    Week of April 14, 2019

    • Tuesday, 4/16/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/17/2019
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover

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    Week of April 21, 2019

    • Tuesday, 4/23/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/24/2019
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover

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    Week of April 28, 2019

    • Monday, 4/29/2019
      • PARKLAND JAZZ COMBO
        at PARKLAND SECOND STAGE THEATER (Parkland College, Champaign)
        7pm, free admission
    • Tuesday, 4/30/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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