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 July, 2019

    Week of July 14, 2019

    • Sunday, 7/14/2019
      • HOT CLUB OF URBANA
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Monday, 7/15/2019
      • JOHN CAMPBELL TRIO
        John Campbell (piano) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • 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
    • Wednesday, 7/17/2019
      • ISYM JAZZ FACULTY
        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
    • Thursday, 7/18/2019
      • CHRIS MADSEN w/HICKEY-SPENCER-GRAY TRIO
        Chris Madsen (saxophone), Joan Hickey (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 7/19/2015
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET w/CHIP McNEILL
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Kurt Reeder (piano), 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
    • Saturday, 7/20/2019
      • DERICK CORDOBA QUARTET
        Derick Cordoba (guitar), Mike Fenoglio (saxophone), Andrey Gonçalves (bass), Kevin Cruse (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged

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    Week of July 21, 2019

    • Sunday, 7/21/2015
    • Monday, 7/22/2015
      • CLARK GIBSON GROUP
        Clark Gibson (saxophone) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 7/23/2019
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 7/24/2019
      • 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, 7/25/2019
      • PETER TIJERINA NONET
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 7/26/2015
      • CHIP STEPHENS ORGAN TRIO
        Chip Stephens (keyboard), et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • 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
    • Wednesday, 7/31/2019
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2018 / GHK TRIO
        Larry Gray (bass), Chris Hartley (guitar), 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

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    Month of August, 2019

    • Saturday, 8/3/2019
      • CCHCC / WEFT BENEFIT
        Benefit for Champaign County Health Care Consumers and community radio station WEFT
        Featuring Jazz Sextet and Almost "A" Quartet

        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-9pm, cover charged

    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
    • Friday, 8/16/2019
      • 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 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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