Jazz Events and Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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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 June, 2018

Week of June 17, 2018

  • Monday, 6/18/2018
    • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2018 / CHAPMAN/GRAY/KURTZ
      Larry Gray (bass/electronics), Reginald Chapman (trombone/electronics), Frank Kurtz (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Tuesday, 6/19/2018
    • 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, 6/20/2018
    • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2018 - GRAY/REBONE/WHEELOCK
      Larry Gray (piano/guitar/flute), Crystal Rebone (bass), Andy Wheelock (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
  • Friday, 6/22/2018
    • CHIP McNEILL SAX PACK
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 6/23/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Barry Wagner (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged
    • TITO CARRILLO GROUP
      Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn), Joey Glassman (vibraphone), Ryan Tomski (keyboard), Crystal Rebone (bass), Andy Wheelock (drums)
      at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
      9-11pm, no cover

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Week of June 24, 2018

  • Tuesday, 6/26/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 6/27/2018
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Friday, 6/29/2018
    • JOEY GLASSMAN TRIO
      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
  • Saturday, 6/30/2018
    • JONNY BECKETT / JIVE BAG
      Jonny Beckett (saxophone) et al.
      at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
      9-11pm, no cover

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Month of July, 2018

Week of July 1, 2018

  • Tuesday, 7/3/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

      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
  • Wednesday, 7/4/2018
    • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
      at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 7/6/2018
    • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
      CCarl Johnson (clarinet/sax), Ernie Hoffman (piano), Josh Walden (bass), Dave Madden (drums)
      at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 7/7/2018
    • ROBERT SEARS QUINTET
      Robert Sears (saxophone) et al.
      at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
      9-11pm, no cover

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Week of July 8, 2018

  • Tuesday, 7/10/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Friday, 7/13/2018
    • JAZZ FRIENDS QUINTET
      Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), George Turner (guitar), Ricardo Flores (drums), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 7/14/2018
    • PERRILLES PROJECT
      at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
      9-11pm, no cover

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Week of July 15, 2018

  • Monday, 7/16/2018
    • CAMPBELL/DREXLER/SPENCER TRIO
      John Campbell (piano/bass), Richard Drexler (bass/piano), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged
  • Tuesday, 7/17/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 7/18/2018
    • JIM PRYOR (solo piano)
      at NANDO MILANO (204 N. Neil St, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 7/20/2018
    • JEFF HELGESEN & FRIENDS
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Whitney Ashe (piano), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 7/21/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged

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Week of July 22, 2018

  • Tuesday, 7/24/2018
    • 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 29, 2018

  • Tuesday, 7/31/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover

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Month of August, 2018

  • Friday, 8/3/2018
    • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
      CCarl Johnson (clarinet/sax), Ernie Hoffman (piano), Josh Walden (bass), Dave Madden (drums)
      at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, no cover

Week of August 5, 2018

  • Tuesday, 8/7/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

      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
  • Friday, 8/10/2018
    • JAZZ FRIENDS QUINTET
      Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), George Turner (guitar), Ricardo Flores (drums), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged

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Week of August 12, 2018

  • Tuesday, 8/14/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 8/16/2018
    • KEVIN HART TRIO
      Kevin Hart (keyboard) et al.
      at BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE (100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign)
      6-9pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 8/18/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged

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Week of August 19, 2018

  • Tuesday, 8/21/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 8/25/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

      at URBANA SWEETCORN FESTIVAL (Main St., Urbana)
      4:15-5pm, free admission

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Week of August 26, 2018

  • Tuesday, 8/26/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover

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MORGAN POWELL: The Morgan Powell Jazz Album
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Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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