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 June, 2019

    Week of June 16, 2019

    • Sunday, 6/16/2019
      • SAM GINGHER
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7pm, cover charged
    • Monday, 6/17/2019
      • BRIAN STARK
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 6/18/2019
      • 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, 6/19/2015
      • DERICK CORDOBA ORGAN QUARTET
        Derick Cordoba (guitar), Kurt Reeder (organ), Robert Sears (trumpet), Kevin Cruse (drums)
        at ROSE BOWL TAVERN (106 N. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2019 / CELLO TRIO
        Larry Gray (cello), Crystal Rebone (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums/percussion)
        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, 6/20/2015
      • CRYSTAL REBONE TRIO
        Crystal Rebone (bass) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 6/21/2015
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Eric Swanson (guitar), Crystal Rebone (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums)
        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

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    Week of June 23, 2019

    • Monday, 6/24/2019
      • AARON KRINGS AND MEMBERS OF THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8:30-11:30pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 6/25/2019
      • DERICK CORDOBA ORGAN QUARTET
        Derick Cordoba (guitar), Kurt Reeder (organ), Kevin Cruse (drums), horn (TBA)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-10pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 6/26/2019
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone), et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • SIMPLY THIS QUINTET
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        8-10pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 6/27/2019
      • PETER TIJERINA NONET
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 6/28/2019
    • Saturday, 6/29/2019
      • KAVI NADU GROUP
        Kavin Nadu (saxophone) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged

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    Week of June 30, 2019

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    Month of July, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/2/2019
      • 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
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 7/3/2019
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2019 / TRIO
        Larry Gray (piano/guitar/flute), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged

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    Week of July 7, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/9/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 7/13/2019
      • KEVIN HART TRIO
        Kevin Hart (keyboard) et al.
        at BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE (100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign)
        6-9pm, no cover
      • SCOTT FRILLMAN/JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
        Scott Frillman (saxophone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9:30pm, cover charged

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    Week of July 14, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/16/2019
      • 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
    • Friday, 7/19/2015
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        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

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    Week of July 21, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/23/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 7/26/2015
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover

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    Week of July 28, 2019

    • Tuesday, 7/30/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover

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    Month of August, 2019

    Week of August 4, 2019

    • Tuesday, 8/6/2019
      • 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 August 11, 2019

    • Tuesday, 8/13/2019
      • 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 August 18, 2019

    • Tuesday, 8/20/2019
      • 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 August 25, 2019

    • Tuesday, 8/27/2019
      • 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 September 1, 2019

    • Tuesday, 9/3/2019
      • 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 September 1, 2019

    • Tuesday, 9/3/2019
      • 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 September 8, 2019

    • Tuesday, 9/10/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 9/12/2019
      • SAMBA SOUL
        at HOULIHAN'S (1900 S 1st St, Champaign)
        6:30-8:30pm, no cover

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    Week of September 15, 2019

    • Tuesday, 9/17/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 9/19/2019
      • KATIE FLYNN GROUP
        at HOULIHAN'S (1900 S 1st St, Champaign)
        6:30-8:30pm, no cover

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    Week of September 22, 2019

    • Tuesday, 9/24/2019
      • 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 September 29, 2019

    Support C-U musicians by purchasing their music!


    MORGAN POWELL: Organic Roots
    The Old Style Sextet

    JONNY BECKETT: Son of a Mother
    Jonny Beckett: Son of A Mother

    TROMBARI: The Devil's Hopyard
    Trombari: Devils Hopyard

    MORGAN POWELL: The Morgan Powell Jazz Album
    The Morgan Powell Jazz Album

    Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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