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 4/18/2021

Tuesday 4/20/2021

Chip McNeill Quartet at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in Urbana (6-9pm, beer garden, no cover/donations encouraged)

Chip McNeill (saxophone), Kurt Reeder (keyboard), Andrew Binder (bass), Nikola Djokic (drums)

Friday 4/23/2021

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

Carlyle Johnson (saxophone/clarinet) and friends

Week of 4/25/2021

Tuesday 4/27/2021

Brad Wheeler Group at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in Urbana (6-9pm, beer garden, no cover/donations encouraged)

Brad Wheeler (saxophone), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Ben Taylor (bass), Josh Quirk (drums)

Week of 5/2/2021

Tuesday 5/4/2021

Joel Spencer Grad Student Combo at Rose Bowl Tavern (5-7pm, cover charged)

Reggie Lewis (saxophone), Will Schmalbeck (trumpet), Jesus Fuentes (piano), Mitch Maftean (bass), Ben Goldman (drums).

Wednesday 5/5/2021

Chip McNeil Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern (5-7pm, cover charged)

Chip McNeil (saxophone), Jesus Fuentes (piano/keyboards), Andrew Binder (bass), Max Osawa (drums)

Week of 5/9/2021

Tuesday 5/11/2021

Simply This Quintet at Rose Bowl Tavern (5-7pm, cover charged)

Matthew Storie (saxophone), Reginald Lewis (saxophone), Jesus Fuentes (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)

Wednesday 5/12/2021

Larry Gray Guitar Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern (5-7pm, cover charged)

LG (guitar), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)

Week of 5/16/2021

Sunday 5/16/21

Almost “A” Quintet at Rose Bowl Tavern (4-6pm, cover charged)

George Turner (guitar), Sam Gingher (keyboard/accordion/melodica/didgeridoo), Armand Beaudoin (bassetto), Ricaro Flores (percussion), Doro Martirano (violin)