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 January, 2015

Week of January 18, 2015

  • Monday, 1/19/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/20/2015
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 1/21/2015
    • STEPHENS/SPENCER/GRAY TRIO
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      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, 1/22/2015
    • REGINALD CHAPMAN GROUP
      Reginald Chapman (trombone) et al.
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Lobby (500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
      5pm, free admission
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 1/23/2015
    • OLD STYLE SEXTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Mike Fenoglio (tenor sax), Euan Edmonds (trombone), Whitney Ashe (piano), Matt Hughes (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER DUO
      Don Heitler (piano), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (402 N Race St, Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 1/24/2015
    • CONDITION BLUE
      Randy Salman (saxophone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Michael Stryker (piano) Matt Hughes (bass), Jeff Magby (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • AFTERGLOW: NATHANIAL BANKS & FRIENDS
      Nathanial Banks (trumpet) et al.
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Lobby (500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
      9:30pm, free admission
    • THE BRYAN HOLLOWAY SOMETHIN'
      Bryan Holloway (keyboard), Ben Taylor (bass), Jay Ferguson (drums)
      at THE BRASS RAIL (15 E. University Ave., Champaign)
      9:30pm-12:30am, no cover

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Week of January 25, 2015

  • Sunday, 1/25/2015
    • BONEYARD JAZZ QUINTET+
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Thomas "Shab" Wirtel (flugelhorn), Randy Salman (saxophone), Don Heitler (piano), Armand Beaudoin (bass), Gary Peyton (drums)
      at URBANA FREE LIBRARY (Race St., Urbana)
      2-3pm, free admission
    • MICHAEL STRYKER QUINTET
      Michael Stryker (piano), Glenn Wilson (saxophone), George Turner (guitar), Matt Hughes (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Monday, 1/26/2015
    • LARRY GRAY TRIO
      Larry Gray (guitar), Mikel Combs (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/28/2015
    • CHIP McNEILL/TITO CARRILLO QUINTET
      Chip McNeill (saxophone), Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 1/29/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 1/30/2015
    • BONEYARD JAZZ QUINTET+
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Thomas "Shab" Wirtel (flugelhorn), Randy Salman (saxophone), Chip Stephens (piano), Armand Beaudoin (bass), Gary Peyton (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 1/31/2015
    • JH SEXTET featuring SCOTT FRILLMAN & WAYNE CONIGLIO
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Wayne Conglio (bass trombone), Paul Johnston (piano), Sam Peters (bass), John Merikoski (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged

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Month of February, 2015

Week of February 1, 2015

  • Monday, 2/2/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 2/3/2015
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (bass/tuba)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 2/4/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/5/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 2/7/2014
    • BOBBY LANE'S SKETCHBOOK
      Bobby Lane (trumpet), Maddie Vogler (saxophone), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Sam Peters (bass), John Merikoski (drums)
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, cover charged

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Week of February 8, 2015

  • Monday, 2/9/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 2/11/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/12/2015
    • 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 15, 2015

  • Monday, 2/16/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 2/18/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/19/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • KRANNERT UNCORKED: FAYE BALLARD / Ragtime piano
      Faye Ballard (piano)
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Lobby (500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
      5pm, free admission
  • Friday, 2/20/2015
    • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Gary Peyton (drums), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 2/21/2015
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged

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Week of February 22, 2015

  • Monday, 2/23/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 2/25/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 2/26/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 2/27/2015
    • BONEYARD JAZZ QUINTET+
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Thomas "Shab" Wirtel (flugelhorn), Randy Salman (saxophone), Chip Stephens (piano), Armand Beaudoin (bass), Gary Peyton (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER DUO
      Don Heitler (piano), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (402 N Race St, Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, no cover

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Month of March, 2015

Week of March 1, 2015

  • Monday, 3/2/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 3/3/2015
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Dan Anderson (bass/tuba)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 3/4/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 3/5/2015
    • 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 March 8, 2015

  • Monday, 3/9/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 3/11/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 3/12/2015
    • 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 March 15, 2015

  • Monday, 3/16/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 3/18/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 3/19/2015
    • KRANNERT UNCORKED: LAMONT PARSONS QUARTET
      Lamont Parsons (guitar) et al.
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Lobby (500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
      5pm, free admission
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 3/21/2015
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged

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Week of March 22, 2015

  • Monday, 3/23/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 3/25/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 3/26/2015
    • 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 March 29, 2015

  • Monday, 3/30/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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Support C-U musicians by purchasing their music!


OLD STYLE SEXTET
The Old Style Sextet

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

TROMBARI: The Devil's Hopyard
Trombari: Devils Hopyard

JAZZ MAYHEM: Jazz Mayhem
Jazz Mayhem

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

Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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