Jazz 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.

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Week of 6/26/2022

Monday 6/27/2022

Colin Heshmat's Standard Ground at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5:30-7:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Colin Heshmat (piano), Brian Stark (saxophone), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Andrew Binder (bass), Drew Cox (drums)

Wednesday 6/29/2022

Lindie Hoop Jazz Band at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (10pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Thursday 6/30/2022

Chip McNeill Quartet at Seven Saints in Champaign (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 7/1/2022

Chip McNeill Quartet at NOLA's Rock Bar in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Saturday 7/2/2022

Gingher/Wang Piano Duo - CD release party at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Sam Gingher (piano), Pei-I Wang (piano)

Week of 7/3/2022

Sunday 7/3/2022

Space Port at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

David McEathron (keyboard), Mark White (guitar), Mitchell Killough (bass), Kavi Naidu (sax/flute), Kyle Hunt (trombone), Sean Kutzko (percussion/vocals), James Mauck (drums)

Wednesday 7/6/2022

Chip McNeill Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (10pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Thursday 7/7/2022

Leon Lewis-Nicol Group at Seven Saints in Champaign (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 7/8/2022

Erik Lund's Jazz Friends Quintet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Erik Lund (trombone), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), George Turner (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Ricardo Flores (drums)

Kiln House Band at NOLA's Rock Bar in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 7/10/2022

Sunday 7/10/2022

Jim Pugh & Larry Gray at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 7/13/2022

Jim Pryor Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jim Pryor (piano), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (10pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Thursday 7/14/2022

Duke Of Elvintones at Krannert Uncorked in Urbana (KCPA Stage 5; 5-7pm, free)

Jesus Fuentes (piano), Brian Stark (saxophone), Andrey Goncalves (bass), Mateo Sanchez (drums)

Afro LTA at Krannert Uncorked in Urbana (KCPA Stage 5; 7-9pm, free)

David McEathron (piano), Reginald Lewis (saxophone), Mitchell Maftean (bass), Mateo Sanchez (percussion/vocals)

Chip McNeill Quartet at Seven Saints in Champaign (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 7/15/2022

Jeff Helgesen and Friends at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Brad Wheeler Group at NOLA's Rock Bar in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Saturday 7/16/2022

Almost "A" feat. Joy Yang at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 7/17/2022

Monday 7/20/2022

Joy Yang Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5:30-7:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 7/19/2022

ISYM Jazz Faculty at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 7/20/2022

Peter Tijerina Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (10pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Thursday 7/21/2022

Leon Lewis-Nicol Group at Seven Saints in Champaign (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 7/22/2022

Binder/Ferguson/Johnston Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Andrew Binder (bass), Jay Ferguson (drums), Paul Johnston (piano)

New Orleans Jazz Machine at NOLA's Rock Bar in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 7/24/2022

Wednesday 7/27/2022

Vine Street Syncopators at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Randy Salman (clarinet), Barry Wagner (trombone/vocals), Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Josh Houchin (bass), Steve Meadows (banjo)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (10pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 7/29/2022

Afro-Caribbean Jazz Collective at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz TBA at NOLA's Rock Bar in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 7/31/2022

Wednesday 8/2/2022

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (10pm, no cover/donations encouraged)