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 March, 2015

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
  • Tuesday, 3/24/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Whitney Ashe (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 3/25/2015
    • 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
    • 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
    • WEASEL DREAMS SEXTET
      Tom Singer (bass trumpet), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Jonny Beckett (saxophone), Gary Peyton (keyboard), Larry Gray (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 3/27/2015
    • 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
  • 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
  • Tuesday, 3/31/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Whitney Ashe (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover

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Month of April, 2015

  • Wednesday, 4/1/2015
    • STEPHENS/SPENCER/GRAY CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 4/2/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • UIUC JAZZ TROMBONE COMBOS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 4/4/2015
    • JOSÉ GOBBO & 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
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Whitney Ashe (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
    • JOSÉ GOBBO RECITAL
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      8pm
  • Wednesday, 4/8/2015
    • 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
    • JOAN HICKEY TRIO
      Joan Hickey (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7:30pm, cover charged
    • 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
    • UIUC JAZZ BAND #3/UIUC JAZZ COMBO
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 4/10/2015
    • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5pm, cover charged
  • Saturday, 4/11/2015
    • LAMONT PARSONS/JOE BOYCE QUARTET
      Lamont Parsons (guitar), Joe Boyce (vibraphone), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      2pm, cover charged
    • 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
    • ALMOST "A" QUINTET
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      5:30pm, cover charged
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 4/14/2015
    • 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), Michael Fenoglio (tenor), Joan Hickey (piano), Mikel Combs (bass), Josh Quirk (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7:30pm, cover charged
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Whitney Ashe (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 4/15/2015
    • STEPHENS/SPENCER/GRAY CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged
    • 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
    • UIUC JAZZ BAND #4/UIUC JAZZ COMBO
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • 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 GOBBO & FRIENDS

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

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Week of April 19, 2015

  • Sunday, 4/19/2015
    • GLENN WILSON CD RELEASE PARTY
      Glenn Wilson (baritone saxophone), et al.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Monday, 4/20/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
    • LARRY GRAY TRIO
      Larry Gray (guitar) et a.
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7:30pm, cover charged
  • Tuesday, 4/21/2015
    • CHURCH STREET RAMBLERS
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Whitney Ashe (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 4/22/2015
    • 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
    • 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
    • UIUC JAZZ SAX COMBO/UIUC SAX COMBO
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged
  • Friday, 4/24/2015
    • 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
  • Saturday, 4/25/2015
    • 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
    • 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
  • Tuesday, 4/28/2015
    • CLARK GIBSON QUARTET
      Clark Gibson (alto sax), Whitney Ashe (piano), Sam Peters (bass), Matt Endres (drums)
      at BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL (1309 E Washington St, Urbana)
      7-10pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 4/29/2015
    • STEPHENS/SPENCER/GRAY CONFIGURATIONS
      Chip Stephens (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      6-8pm, cover charged
    • 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
    • UIUC CONCERT JAZZ BAND
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      7pm, cover charged

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Month of May, 2015

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Week of May 3, 2015

  • Monday, 5/4/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Tuesday, 5/5/2015
    • 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, 5/6/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 5/7/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 5/9/2015
    • CRISTIN COLVIN QUARTET
      Cristin Colvin (vocals), Alex Falls (piano), Brandon Cantwell (bass), Luke Davis (drums)
      at PIZZA M (208 W Main St, Urbana)
      9pm, donation encouraged

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Week of May 10, 2015

  • Monday, 5/11/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 5/13/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 5/14/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Saturday, 5/16/2015
    • 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

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Week of May 17, 2015

  • Monday, 5/18/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 5/20/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 5/21/2015
    • 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 May 24, 2015

  • Monday, 5/25/2015
    • DON HEITLER (solo piano)
      at MINNECI'S AT THE CROSSING (2501 Village Green Place, Champaign)
      6-8pm, no cover
  • Wednesday, 5/27/2015
    • JAZZ JAM
      at THE IRON POST (120 S. Race St., Urbana)
      10pm, no cover
  • Thursday, 5/28/2015
    • 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 May 24, 2015

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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