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.


    Month of December, 2018

    Week of December 2, 2018

    • Sunday, 12/2/2018
      • GUZMAN/GONÇALVES DUO
        José Guzman (guitar), Andrey Gonçalves (bass) (bass)
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        2-4pm, no cover
    • Monday, 12/3/2018
      • UIUC JAZZ COMBO (Gray)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 12/4/2018
      • 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
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut St., Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 12/5/2018
      • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
        Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (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
      • LAMONTE PARSONS GROUP
        Lamonte Parsons (guitar) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 12/8/2018
      • JEFF HELGESEN / SCOTT FRILLMAN QUINTET
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Jim Pryor (piano), Jon Small (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • MITCHELL MAFTEAN QUINTET
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        9-11pm, no cover

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    Week of December 9, 2018

    • Sunday, 12/9/2018
      • BROOKS/HARTLEY DUO
        Robert Brooks (saxophone), Chris Hartley (guitar)
        at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
        2-4pm, no cover
    • Tuesday, 12/11/2018
      • PRYOR / GRAY / SPENCER TRIO
        Jim Pryor (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Wednesday, 12/12/2018
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        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, 12/13/2018
      • JOSÉ GUZMAN CARRIBEAN COMBO

        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 12/14/2016
      • CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND
        John Curry (director)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
    • Saturday, 12/15/2016
      • KURT REEDER TRIO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged

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    Week of December 16, 2018

    • Sunday, 12/16/2016
      • ANDREW WALITS GROUP
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 12/18/2018
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at CRUDO (116 N Walnut 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, 12/19/2018
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2018 / PIANO/GUITAR TRIO
        Larry Gray (piano/guitar), Crystal Rebone (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
      • RODRIGUEZ / TAYLOR / REBONE TRIO
        Melinda Rodriquez (vocals), Emma Taylor (vocals/bass), Crystal Rebone (vocals/bass)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8:30pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 12/20/2018
      • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
        at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • FOREBEAT
        James Mauck (percussion/effects)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 12/21/2018
      • JEFF HELGESEN & FRIENDS
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Jim Pryor (piano), Crystal Rebone (bass), Jeff Magby (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • LAMONTE PARSONS GROUP
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of December 23, 2018

    • Friday, 12/28/2018
      • CARLOS VEGA / CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Carlos Vega (saxophone), Chip McNeill (saxophone), et al.
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of December 30, 2018

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    2019

    • Wednesday, 1/2/2019
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2019 / PIANO/GUITAR TRIO
        Larry Gray (piano/guitar), Crystal Rebone (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged

    Month of January, 2019

    Week of January 6, 2019

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    Week of January 13, 2019

    • Friday, 1/18/2019
      • BRAD WHEELER GROUP
        Brad Wheeler (saxophone) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of January 20, 2019

    • Friday, 1/25/2019
      • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
        Carlyle Johnson (clarinet/saxophone) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of January 27, 2019

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    Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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