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 June, 2015

Week of June 28, 2015

  • Monday, 6/29/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 6/30/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover

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Month of July, 2015

  • Wednesday, 7/1/2015
    • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (guitar), Joel Spencer (drums)
      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, 7/2/2015
    • PAGU (brazilian music)
      Elis Artz (vocals), Ben Taylor (bass), Helio Jr Emmendoerfer (accordion), Will Kubaitis (guitar), George Turner (guitar), Ricardo Flores (drums)
      at KRANNERT UNCORKED (Krannert Center for the Performing Arts lobby, Urbana)
      5pm, free admission

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Week of July 5, 2015

  • Monday, 7/6/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 7/7/2015
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Barry Wagner (trombone), TBA (clarinet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Josh Houchin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
    • ISYM JAZZ FACULTY
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 7/8/2015
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30pm, cover charged
    • ISYM JAZZ FACULTY
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 7/9/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 7/10/2015
    • JAZZ FRIENDS QUINTET
      Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), George Turner (guitar), Sam Peters (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:00pm, cover charged

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Week of July 12, 2015

  • Monday, 7/13/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 7/14/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 7/15/2015
    • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (guitar), Joel Spencer (drums)
      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, 7/16/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • CONDITION BLUE
      Randy Salman (saxophone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Richard Drexler (piano), Jeff Magby (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 7/17/2015
    • 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, 7/18/2015
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Josh Houchin (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged

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Week of July 19, 2015

  • Monday, 7/20/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 7/21/2015
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 7/22/2015
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) 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, 7/23/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 7/25/2015
    • KRISTIN SPONCIA QUARTET
      Kristin Sponcia (piano/vocals) et al.
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, donation encouraged

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Week of July 26, 2015

  • Monday, 7/27/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 7/29/2015
    • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (guitar), Joel Spencer (drums)
      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
  • Tuesday, 7/28/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 7/30/2015
    • 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), Gary Peyton (keyboard), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 7/31/2015
    • BRASSTASTIC
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged

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Month of August, 2015

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Week of August 2, 2015

  • Monday, 8/3/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/4/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 8/5/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 8/6/2015
    • 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 August 9, 2015

  • Monday, 8/10/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/11/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 8/12/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 8/13/2015
    • 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 August 16, 2015

  • Monday, 8/17/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/18/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 8/19/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 8/20/2015
    • 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 August 23, 2015

  • Monday, 8/24/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 8/25/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax) et al.
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 8/16/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 8/27/2015
    • 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 August 30, 2015

  • Monday, 8/24/2015
    • 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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Jazz in Champaign-Urbana
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