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 1, 2016

  • Sunday, 5/1/2016
  • Monday, 5/2/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 5/3/2016
    • 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
    • UIUC JAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE/VOCAL COMBOS
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Studio Theater Playhouse (Goodwin Ave., Urbana)
      7:30pm, admission charged
  • Wednesday, 5/4/2016
    • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • UIUC JAZZ COMBOS
      at KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Studio Theater Playhouse (Goodwin Ave., Urbana)
      7:30pm, admission charged
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 5/5/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • BARKEY BRYANT RECITAL
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm
    • ADRIAN HERRERA ESCOBAR GROUP
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm
  • Saturday, 5/7/2016
    • ALMOST "A" QUINTET
      Dorothy Martirano (voilin), George Turner (guitar), Sam Gingher (keyboards, digeridoo), Josh Houchin (bass), Ricardo Flores (percussion)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
    • JULIA AND HER LADY FRIENDS
      Julia McCarren (vocals), Crystal Rebone (bass), Kristin Sponcia (piano)
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, no cover (donation encouraged)

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Week of May 8, 2016

  • Monday, 5/9/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 5/11/2016
    • 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, 5/12/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • TODD RENT GROUP
      Todd Rent (piano) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 5/13/2016
    • JAZZ FRIENDS QUINTET
      Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged

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Week of May 15, 2016

  • Sunday, 5/15/2016
    • KRISTIN SPONCIA QUARTET
      at URBANA FREE LIBRARY (Race St., Urbana)
      2pm, free admission
  • Monday, 5/16/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 5/17/2016
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 5/18/2016
    • SSG CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), 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, 5/19/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • WEST COAST BLUES
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 5/20/2016
    • JEFF HELGESEN & FRIENDS w/CHIP McNEILL
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 5/21/2016
    • 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 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
  • Wednesday, 5/25/2016
    • 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, 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
    • THE DUDES TRIO
      Glenn Wilson (bari sax), Chip Stephens (piano), Armand Beaudoin (bass)
      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

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Week of May 29, 2016

  • Monday, 5/30/2016
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

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