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 August, 2018

Week of August 12, 2018

  • Sunday, 8/12/2018
    • MARK SMART / VIRTUAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7-9pm, cover charged
  • Monday, 8/13/2018
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/14/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 8/15/2018
    • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2018 - PIANO TRIO+
      Larry Gray (piano/flute), Jonathan Small (bass), Frank Kurtz (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
  • Thursday, 8/16/2018
    • KEVIN HART TRIO
      Kevin Hart (keyboard), Crystal Rebone (bass), Tom Marko (drums)
      at BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE (100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign)
      6-9pm, no cover
    • GEORGE TURNER TRIO+
      George Turner (guitar) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7-9pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 8/17/2018
    • JEFF HELGESEN & FRIENDS
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Jim Pryor (piano), Jonathan Small (bass), James Sims (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 8/18/2018
    • JOHN SERGAL GROUP
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • ROBERT SEARS GROUP
      at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
      9-11pm, no cover

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Week of August 19, 2018

  • Monday, 8/20/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), ...
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/21/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8-10pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 8/22/2018
    • 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, 8/23/2018
    • DERICK CORDOBA QUINTET
      Derick Cordoba (guitar), Joey Glassman (vibraphone), Brian Stary (saxophone), Sam Peters (bass), Jamie Ryan (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8-10pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 8/25/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Mike Miller (banjo), Armand Beadoin (bass)
      at URBANA SWEETCORN FESTIVAL (Main St., Urbana)
      4:15-5pm, free admission
    • SUZIE NICHOLS GROUP
      at FIESTA CAFE (216 S 1st St, Champaign)
      9-11pm, no cover

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Week of August 26, 2018

  • Monday, 8/27/2018
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/28/2018
    • UIUC JAZZ FACULTY

      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, 8/29/2018
    • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, 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, 8/30/2018
    • UIUC JAZZ COMBO
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 8/31/2018
    • JOEY GLASSMAN TRIO
      Joey Glassman (vibraphone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged

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Month of September, 2018

Week of September 2, 2018

  • Monday, 9/3/2018
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 9/4/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 9/5/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover

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Week of September 9, 2018

  • Monday, 9/10/2018
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 9/11/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 9/12/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Friday, 9/14/2018
    • 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 September 16, 2018

  • Monday, 9/17/2018
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 9/18/2018
    • 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, 9/19/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover

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Week of September 23, 2018

  • Monday, 9/24/2018
    • GOBBO/TAYLOR DUO
      José Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass)
      at 25 O'CLOCK BREWING (208 W Griggs St, Urbana)
      6:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), no cover
  • Tuesday, 9/25/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 9/26/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 9/27/2018
    • KEVIN HART TRIO
      Kevin Hart (keyboard), et al.
      at BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE (100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign)
      6-9pm, no cover

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Week of September 30, 2018

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Month of October, 2018

  • Tuesday, 10/2/2018
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Tom Birkner (cornet), Barry Wagner (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
    • 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 October 7, 2018

  • Tuesday, 10/9/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 10/10/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover

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Week of October 14, 2018

  • Tuesday, 10/16/2018
    • 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, 10/17/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover

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Week of October 21, 2018

  • Tuesday, 10/24/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 10/25/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover

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Week of October 28, 2018

  • Tuesday, 10/30/2018
    • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
      Band TBA
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 10/31/2018
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      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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