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 November, 2014

Week of November 30, 2014

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Month of December, 2014

Week of December 14, 2014

  • Sunday, 12/14/2014
    • C4A JAZZ COMBO
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      4pm, cover charge (?)d
  • Monday, 12/15/2014
    • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
      John Currey, director
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 12/16/2014
    • BRAD WHEELER QUINTET
      Brad Wheeler (saxophone), Larry Gray (guitar), Paul Johnston (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums), Dan Benson (percussion)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • BOBBY LANE QUINTET
      Bobby Lane (trumpet), Maddie Vogler (saxophone), Jose Emilio Gobbo (guitar), Samuel Peters (bass), John Merikoski (drums)
      at INSTITUTE 4 CREATIVITY (111 S. Walnut, Champaign)
      7:30pm, cover charged
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 12/17/2014
    • 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
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, no cover
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/18/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • WEASEL DREAMS SEXTET
      Tom Singer (bass trumpet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Peter Roubal (saxophone), Gary Peyton (keyboard), Mikel Combs (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 12/19/2014
    • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Chris Beyt (guitar), Sam Peters (bass), Gary Peyton (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • SOUNDS LIKE PURPLE: CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 12/20/2014
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet), 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 December 21, 2014

  • Sunday, 12/21/2014
    • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
      Carlyle Johnson (clarinet/saxophone), Brighten Godfrey (trumpet), Barry Wagner (trombone/vocals), Gary Peyton (piano), Josh Walden (bass), Dave Madden (drums)
      at URBANA FREE LIBRARY (Race St., Urbana)
      2-3pm, free admission
    • NEW ORLEANS JAZZ MACHINE
      Carlyle Johnson (clarinet/saxophone), Brighten Godfrey (trumpet), Barry Wagner (trombone/vocals), Gary Peyton (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Dave Madden (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Monday, 12/22/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 12/26/2014
    • 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

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Week of December 28, 2014

  • Monday, 12/29/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 12/31/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, no cover

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2015

Month of January, 2015

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Week of January 4, 2015

  • Monday, 1/5/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 1/6/2015
    • 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, 1/7/2015
    • 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, 1/8/2015
    • 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 January 11, 2015

  • Monday, 1/12/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/14/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 1/15/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 1/16/2015
    • 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

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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
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 1/23/2015
    • 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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Week of January 25, 2015

  • Monday, 1/26/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 1/28/2015
    • 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), Matt Endres (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

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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
  • 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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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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