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 January, 2020

    Week of January 12, 2020

    • Tuesday, 1/14/2020
      • THE AVANT-GARDIANS
        Matthew Miller (vibraphone/percussion), Brian Stark (saxophones/flutes), Joy Yang (theremin/piano), Drew Farrar (guitar), Andrey Gonçalves (bass), John Sergel (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • JIM PRYOR QUARTET
        Jim Pryor (piano), Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn), Andrey Gonçlaves (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 1/15/2020
      • LARRY GRAY GROUP
        Larry Gray (multi-instrumentalist) 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, 1/16/2020
      • TANIA COAMBS GROUP
        Tania Coambs (vocals) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 1/17/2020
      • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Erik Lund (trombone), Paul Johnston (piano), Crystal Rebone (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, cover charged
      • CHIP McNEILL QUARTET
        Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
      • CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL H.S. JAZZ ENSEMBLE
        at NEIL ST. BLUES (301 N Neil St., Champaign)
        5pm, cover charged
    • Saturday, 1/18/2020
      • TITO CARRILLO GROUP
        Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn), et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • MOCK 5
        Paul Mock (guitar) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        9-11pm, cover charged

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    Week of January 19, 2020

    • Sunday, 1/19/2020
      • BRAD WHEELER TRIO
        Brad Wheeler (saxophone) et al.
        at NEIL ST. BLUES (301 N Neil St., Champaign)
        noon-2pm, cover charged
    • Monday, 1/20/2020
      • BEN NICHOLS ELECTRIC BAND
        Ben Nichols (saxophone), Chris Hartley (guitar), Andrey Gonçaves (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 1/21/2020
      • 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, 1/22/2020
      • UIUC JAZZ FACULTY
        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, 1/23/2020
      • UIUC JAZZ COMBO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Friday, 1/24/2020
      • CHIP STEPHENS ORGAN TRIO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        5pm, cover charged
      • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
        Carl Johnson (clarinet/sax) et al.
        at BLACKBIRD URBANA (119 W Main St., Urbana)
        5-7pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 1/25/2020
      • AFRO-CARRIBEAN PROJECT
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged

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    Week of January 26, 2020

    • Monday, 1/27/2019
      • IRON POST BIG BAND
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged
    • Tuesday, 1/28/2020
      • CHIP STEPHENS/GLENN WILSON DUO
        Chip Stephens (keyboard), Glenn Wilson (saxophone)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6-8pm, cover charged
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 1/29/2020
      • JOAN HICKEY TRIO
        Joan Hickey (piano) 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, 1/30/2020
      • UIUC JAZZ COMBO
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7-9pm, cover charged

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    Month of February, 2020

    Week of February 2, 2020

    • Tuesday, 2/4/2020
      • VINE STREET SYNCOPATORS (hot music)
        Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Barry Wagner (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Steve Meadows (banjo/guitar), Josh Houchin (bass)
        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, 1/5/2020
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover

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    Week of February 9, 2020

    • Tuesday, 2/11/2020
      • 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 February 16, 2020

    • Tuesday, 2/18/2020
      • 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 February 23, 2020

    • Tuesday, 2/25/2020
      • JAZZ AT BOOMERANGS
        Band TBA
        at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
        7-10pm, no cover
    • Friday, 2/28/2020
      • LARA DRISCOLL GROUP
        Lara Driscoll (piano) et al.
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        Time TBA, cover charged

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    Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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