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 October, 2014

Week of October 26, 2014

  • Monday, 10/27/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 10/28/2014
    • PARKLAND JAZZ COMBO
      Justin Dyar (trumpet), James Kesan (guitar), John Lill (piano), Rory Grennan (bass), Darren Warren (drums), Kevin Hart (vibes/leader)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30-7pm, cover charged (?)
  • Wednesday, 10/29/2014
    • 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
    • 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, 10/30/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • UIUC JAZZ VOCALISTS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7-10pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 10/31/2014
    • 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
    • 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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Month of November, 2014

  • Saturday, 11/1/2014
    • SCOTT FRILLMAN/JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
      Scott Frillman (saxophone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Adrian Escobar (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Jeff Magby (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged

Week of November 2, 2014

  • Monday, 11/3/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 11/4/2014
    • 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
    • MARK O'CONNOR DMA RECITAL
      Mark O'Connor (saxophone), Lara Driscoll (piano), Chris Nolte (bass), Todd Howell (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 11/5/2014
    • 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, 11/6/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • UIUC JAZZ COMBO (Pisanno/#4)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7-10pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 11/8/2014
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA (C-U Folk & Roots Festival)
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Armand Beaudoin (bass/tuba)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:45-6:45pm, admission charged

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Week of November 9, 2014

  • Monday, 11/10/2014
    • ALMOST "A" QUINTET
      Dorothy Martirano (violin), Armand Beaudoin (cello), George Turner (guitar), Sam Gingher (piano), Ricardo Flores (percussion)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30-7:30pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 11/11/2014
    • DON HEITLER TRIO
      Don Heitler (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
    • COWNTERCULTURE
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet/flugelhorn), TBA (tenor sax), Joan Hickey (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Josh Quirk (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8-10pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 11/12/2014
    • 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
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, no cover
    • DAN PIERSON
      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, 11/13/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • UIUC JAZZ COMBOS (Vocals/#4)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7-10pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 11/14/2014
    • 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)
      5-7pm, 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
  • Saturday, 11/15/2014
    • TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA
      Morgan Powell (trombone), Randy Salman (clarinet/sax), Jeff Helgesen (cornet), Mike Miller (banjo/guitar), Sam Peters (bass)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged

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Week of November 16, 2014

  • Monday, 11/17/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 11/18/2014
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 11/19/2014
    • 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
    • OLD STYLE SEXTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Mike Fenoglio (tenor sax), Euan Edmonds (trombone), Easton Stuard (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      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, 11/20/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • UIUC JAZZ COMBOS (Spencer/Guitar)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7-10pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 11/21/2014
    • JEFF HELGESEN QUINTET
      Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Adrian Herrera Escobar (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Gary Peyton (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 11/22/2014
    • EASTERN ILLINOIS FOOD BANK FUNDRAISER
      featuring TRADITIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA, ALMOST "A" QUINTET, and THE IMPALAS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5-11pm, admission charged; all proceeds go to Eastern Illinois Food Bank

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Week of November 23, 2014

  • Monday, 11/24/2014
    • PARKLAND JAZZ COMBO
      Justin Dyar (trumpet), James Kesan (guitar), John Lill (piano), Rory Grennan (bass), Darren Warren (drums), Kevin Hart (vibes/leader)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged (?)
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 11/25/2014
    • BRAD WHEELER & FRIENDS
      Brad Wheeler (saxophone) et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
  • Wednesday, 11/26/2014
    • 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
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 11/27/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Friday, 11/28/2014
    • 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 November 30, 2014

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Month of December, 2014

  • Monday, 12/1/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 12/3/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/4/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover

Week of December 7, 2014

  • Monday, 12/8/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 12/10/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 12/11/2014
    • 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 December 14, 2014

  • Monday, 12/15/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 12/17/2014
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at THE GREAT IMPASTA (Lincoln Square Village, Urbana)
      6-9pm, 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

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Week of December 21, 2014

  • Monday, 12/22/2014
    • 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 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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Support C-U musicians by purchasing their music!


OLD STYLE SEXTET
The Old Style Sextet

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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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