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, 2017

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
    • UIUC JAZZ FACULTY
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, 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
    • UIUC CONCERT JAZZ BAND
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 1/20/2017
    • CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL JAZZ BANDS
      John Curry, director
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER/OLIVIA FLANIGAN DUO
      Don Heitler (keyboard), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, no cover
    • JOSÉ GOBBO AND FRIENDS
      José Gobbo (guitar) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover (donation encouraged)
  • Saturday, 1/21/2017
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Carl Johnson (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Josh Houchin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged
    • DERICK CORDOBA GROUP
      Derick Cordoba (guitar), Robert Brooks (saxophone), Ryan Tomski (piano), Crystal Rebone (bass) Andy Wheelock (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      9-11pm, cover charged

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Week of January 22, 2016

  • Saturday, 1/21/2017
    • KNIGHTS OF CABIRIA
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • 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
    • BRAD WHEELER GROUP
      Brad Wheeler (saxophone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip Stephens (keyboard), Larry Gray (bass), Mark Widenhofer (drums), Dan Benson (percussion)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, 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, 1/25/2017
    • 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
    • UIUC JAZZ (TBA)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, no cover
  • Friday, 1/27/2017
    • CHIP & THE DUDES
      Glenn Wilson (saxophone), Chip Stephens (piano), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
    • JOSÉ GOBBO AND FRIENDS
      José Gobbo (guitar) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover (donation encouraged)
  • Saturday, 1/28/2017
    • JOSÉ & GEORGE
      José Gobbo (guitar), George Turner (guitar), et al. (?)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged

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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
  • Friday, 2/3/2017
    • JOSÉ GOBBO AND FRIENDS
      José Gobbo (guitar) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover (donation encouraged)

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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
  • Friday, 2/10/2017
    • 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
    • JOSÉ GOBBO AND FRIENDS
      José Gobbo (guitar) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover (donation encouraged)

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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
  • Friday, 2/17/2017
    • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
    • JOSÉ GOBBO AND FRIENDS
      José Gobbo (guitar) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover (donation encouraged)
  • 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

  • Sunday, 2/19/2017
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      at URBANA FREE LIBRARY (Race St., Urbana)
      2-3pm, free admission
  • 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
  • Friday, 2/24/2017
    • DON HEITLER/OLIVIA FLANIGAN DUO
      Don Heitler (keyboard), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, no cover
    • JOSÉ GOBBO AND FRIENDS
      José Gobbo (guitar) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover (donation encouraged)

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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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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

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

Jazz Venues in Champaign-Urbana

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