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 February, 2015

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
    • CHIP McNEILL SEXTET
      Chip McNeill (saxophone), Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn), Marcelo Kumunjian (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30pm, cover charged
    • COWNTERCULTURE
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet/flugelhorn), Mike Fenoglio (tenor), Joan Hickey (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Josh Quirk (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8-10pm, cover charged
    • 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
    • UIUC JAZZ VOCAL COMBOS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • 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
  • Friday, 2/28/2015
    • 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)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JOSÉ EMILIO

      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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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
  • Saturday, 3/7/2015
    • REGINALD CHAPMAN GROUP

      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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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
  • Saturday, 3/14/2015
    • JOSÉ EMILIO

      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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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
  • Friday, 3/20/2015
    • DON HEITLER DUO
      Don Heitler (piano), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (402 N Race St, Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, 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
    • ZEBEC

      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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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
  • Saturday, 3/28/2015
    • CRISTIN COLVIN QUARTET
      Cristin Colvin (vocals), Alex Falls (piano), Chris Beyt (bass), Luke Davis (drums)
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, donation encouraged

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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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Month of April, 2015

  • Saturday, 4/4/2015
    • JOSÉ EMILIO & FRIENDS

      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, small cover/donation encouraged
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    Week of April 5, 2015

    • Monday, 4/6/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Tuesday, 4/7/2015
      • 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, 4/8/2015
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 4/9/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 4/11/2015
      • JEFF CALDWELL GROUP

        at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
        9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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    Week of April 12, 2015

    • Monday, 4/13/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/15/2015
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 4/16/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Friday, 4/17/2015
      • 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, 4/18/2015
      • 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
      • JOSÉ EMILIO & FRIENDS

        at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
        9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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    Week of April 19, 2015

    • Monday, 4/20/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/22/2015
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 4/23/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Friday, 4/24/2015
      • DON HEITLER DUO
        Don Heitler (piano), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
        at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (402 N Race St, Urbana)
        5:30-7:30pm, no cover
    • Saturday, 4/25/2015
      • KIRSTIN SPONCIA GROUP

        at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
        9pm, small cover/donation encouraged

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    Week of April 26, 2015

    • Monday, 4/27/2015
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Wednesday, 4/29/2015
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 4/30/2015
      • 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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