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 December, 2016

Week of December 4, 2016

  • Sunday, 12/4/2016
  • Monday, 12/5/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 12/6/2016
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (tuba)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
    • UIUC JAZZ BAND #2
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Studio Theater (500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
      7:30pm, admission charged
  • Wednesday, 12/7/2016
    • SSH CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Matt Hughes (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • UIUC JAZZ COMBO(S)
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Studio Theater (500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
      7:30pm, admission charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/8/2016
    • TYLER SHIELDS GROUP
      Tyler Shields (drums) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • KEVIN HART TRIO
      Kevin Hart (keyboard) et al.
      at BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILL (100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign)
      6pm, no cover
    • WHITNEY ASHE GROUP
      Whitney Ashe (piano) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 12/9/2016
    • JAZZ FRIENDS QUINTET
      Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), George Turner (guitar), Crystal Rebone (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 12/10/2016
    • DEREK CORDOBA QUINTET
      Derek Cordoba (guitar), Robert Brooks (saxophone), Ryan Tomski (piano), Crystal Rebone (bass), Andy Wheelock (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged

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Week of December 11, 2016

  • Monday, 12/12/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • NEW STANDARD DUO / CD RELEASE PARTY
      Robert Brooks (saxophone), Eric Binder (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, cover charged
  • Tuesday, 12/13/2016
    • CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND
      John Curry (director)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 12/14/2016
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/15/2016
    • CARLOS VEGA GROUP
      Carlos Vega (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • SAM GINGHER GROUP
      Sam Gingher (piano) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 12/16/2016
    • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McMeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 12/17/2016
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged

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Week of December 18, 2016

  • Monday, 12/19/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 12/20/2016
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS w/ JEFF HELGESEN
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/22/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 12/23/2016
    • DON HEITLER/OLIVIA FLANIGAN DUO
      Don Heitler (keyboard), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, no cover

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Week of December 25, 2016

  • Monday, 12/26/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 12/27/2016
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS w/ JEFF HELGESEN
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/29/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • WEST OF STALEY
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 12/31/2016
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-8pm, no cover

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2017

Month of January, 2017

Week of January 1, 2016

  • Monday, 1/2/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/3/2017
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (tuba)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/4/2017
    • SSH CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Matt Hughes (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 1/5/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Week of January 8, 2016

  • Monday, 1/9/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/10/2017
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/11/2017
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 1/12/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Week of January 15, 2016

  • Monday, 1/16/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/17/2017
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/18/2017
    • SSH CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Matt Hughes (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 1/19/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 1/21/2017
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged

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Week of January 22, 2016

  • Monday, 1/23/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/24/2017
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/25/2017
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 1/26/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Week of January 29, 2016

  • Monday, 1/30/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/31/2017
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover

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Month of February, 2017

  • Wednesday, 2/1/2017
    • SSH CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Matt Hughes (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/2/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Week of February 5, 2016

  • Monday, 2/6/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 2/7/2017
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (tuba)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 2/8/2017
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/9/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Week of February 12, 2016

  • Monday, 2/13/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 2/14/2017
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 2/15/2017
    • SSH CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Matt Hughes (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/16/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 2/18/2017
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged

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Week of February 19, 2016

  • Monday, 2/20/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 2/21/2017
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 2/22/2017
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM SESSION
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/23/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Week of February 26, 2016

  • Monday, 2/27/2017
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 2/28/2017
    • DON HEITLER & FRIENDS
      Don Heitler (piano), Josh Quirk (drums), et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover

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