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 1/23/2022

Sunday 1/23/2022

El Cancionero Americano at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Kurt Reeder (piano), Ricardo Flores (congas), Jeff Magby (bongo), Mateo Sanchez (timbales), Josh Walden (bass), Tito Carrillo (trumpet), Brian Stark (sax & flute), TBA (trombone)

Tuesday 1/25/2022

Chip McNeill Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (7:30-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Chip McNeill (saxophone), Jesus Fuentes (keyboard), Andrew Binder (bass), Drew Cox (drums)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 1/26/2022

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)

Friday 1/28/2022

Chip Stephens Organ Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Saturday 1/29/2022

Gobbo/Stark Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 1/30/2022

Monday 1/31/2022

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

Tuesday 2/1/2022

Larry Gray Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (6:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 2/4/2022

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

Week of 2/6/2022

Sunday 2/6/2022

Matthew Storie Quartet (album release) at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (7-9:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Matthew Storie (saxophone), Jesus Fuentes (piano), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)

Tuesday 2/8/2022

Joan Hickey Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (6:30-8:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Joan Hickey (piano), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday, 2/9/2022

UIUC Jazz Combo (Bridgewater) at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 2/11/2022

Jazz Friends Quintet 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 2/13/2022

Sunday 2/15/2022

UIUC Jazz Combo (Stephens) at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Monday 2/14/2022

Nancy Livingston and Friends at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5:30-7:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Nancy Livingston (vocals), Kurt Reeder (piano), Emma Taylor (bass), Max Osawa (drums)

Tuesday 2/15/2022

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 2/16/2022

Tito Carrillo Quintet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5:30-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn) and friends

Friday 2/18/2022

Jeff Helgesen/Scott Frillman Organ Quartet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Kurt Reeder (organ), Frank Kurtz (drums)

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

Week of 2/20/2022

Sunday 2/20/2022

UIUC Repertory Jazz Orchestra at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (7-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 2/22/2022

Barrington Coleman/Chip Stephens Vocal Jazz at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (7:30-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 2/23/2022

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)

Friday 2/25/2022

Kurt Reeder Organ Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Week of 2/27/2022

Tuesday 3/1/2022

Vine Street Syncopators at Esquire Lounge in Champaign (5-8pm, 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 (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 3/4/2022

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

Saturday 3/5/2022

UIUC Jazz Band #3 at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 3/6/2022

Tuesday 3/8/2022

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 3/13/2022

Tuesday 3/15/2022

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 3/20/2022

Tuesday 3/22/2022

UIUC Jazz Combo (Hickey) at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Saturday 3/22/2022

UIUC Trombone Ensemble #1 at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 3/27/2022

Tuesday 3/29/2022

Jazz Jam at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)