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 May, 2016

Week of May 22, 2016

  • Monday, 5/23/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 5/24/2016
    • BRAD WHEELER GROUP
      Brad Wheeler (saxophone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Larry Gray (guitar), Crystal Rebone (bass), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 5/25/2016
    • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
      Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • C4A JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Thomas Wirtel, director
      at PIZZA M (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 5/26/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • WEST OF STALEY
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 5/27/2016
    • TROMBARI
      Glenn Wilson (bari sax), Jim Pugh (trombone), George Turner (guitar), Larry Gray (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER/OLIVIA FLANIGAN DUO
      Don Heitler (keyboard), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
      at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, no cover
    • SLOPPY JOE JONES QUARTET
      Ron Bridgewater (saxophone), Ryan Tomski (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Marc Widenhofer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8-10pm, no cover

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Week of May 29, 2016

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Month of June, 2016

  • Wednesday, 6/1/2016
    • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2016: CELLO QUARTET
      Larry Gray (cello), José Gobbo (guitar), Mikel Combs (bass), Andy Wheelock (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • MATT ENDRES TRIO
      Matt Endres (drums), Ryan Tomski (piano), Mikel Combs (bass)
      at BIG GROVE TAVERN (1 E. Main St., Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 6/2/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Week of June 5, 2016

    • Tuesday, 6/7/2016
      • 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, 6/8/2016
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
        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, 6/9/2016
      • 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 June 12, 2016

    • Tuesday, 6/14/2016
      • 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, 6/15/2016
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2016: GUITAR/FLUTE TRIO
        Larry Gray (guitar/flute), Crystal Rebone (bass), Marc Widenhofer (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
      • MATT ENDRES TRIO
        Matt Endres (drums), Ryan Tomski (piano), Mikel Combs (bass)
        at BIG GROVE TAVERN (1 E. Main St., Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 6/16/2016
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • li>Saturday, 6/18/2016
      • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
        Jeff Helgesen (cornet), 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 June 19, 2016

    • Tuesday, 6/21/2016
      • 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
      • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        7pm, cover charged
    • Wednesday, 6/22/2016
      • CHIP McNEILL GROUP
        Chip McNeill (saxophone) et al.
        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, 6/23/2016
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
    • Friday, 6/24/2016
      • DON HEITLER/OLIVIA FLANIGAN DUO
        Don Heitler (keyboard), Olivia Flanigan (vocals)
        at SILVERCREEK RESTAURANT (Urbana)
        5:30-7:30pm, no cover

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    Week of June 26, 2016

    • Tuesday, 6/28/2016
      • 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, 6/29/2016
      • LARRY GRAY PROJECTS 2016 / JAZZ QUARTET
        Howard Weiss (saxophone), Justin Copeland (trumpet), Larry Gray (bass), James Sims (drums)
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        6pm, cover charged
      • MATT ENDRES TRIO
        Matt Endres (drums), Ryan Tomski (piano), Mikel Combs (bass)
        at BIG GROVE TAVERN (1 E. Main St., Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover
      • JAZZ JAM
        at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
        10pm, no cover
    • Thursday, 6/30/2016
      • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
        at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
        6-8pm, no cover

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