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 10/17/2021

Sunday, 10/17/2021

Eric Devey Group at Champaign Public Library (1-2pm, free)

UIUC Concert Jazz Band at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (2pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Kristin Sponcia Group at Urbana Free Library (3-4pm, free)

Iron Post Jazz Orchestra at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 10/19/2021

Josh Quirk and Friends at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in in Urbana (6-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Randy Salman (saxophone), Joan Hickey (keyboard), Emma Taylor (bass), Josh Quirk (drums)

Barrington Coleman/Chip Stephens Vocal Jazz Night 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 10/20/2021

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

Tito Carrillo (trumpet/flugelhorn) and friends

Thursday 10/21/2021

Larry Gray Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Friday 10/22/2021

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

Week of 10/24/2021

Sunday 10/24/2021

Almost A w/Tania Coambs at Rose Bowl Tavern in in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Monday 10/25/2021

James Mauck's Fore-tet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5:30-7:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 10/26/2021

Jazz TBA at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in in Urbana (6-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Matthew Miller (vibraphone), Jose Gobbo (guitar), Mitch Maften (bass), John Sergel (drums)

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

Wednesday 10/27/2021

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

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

Friday 10/29/2021

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

Chip Stephens (keyboard) and friends

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

Carlyle Johnson (clarinet/saxophone) and friends

Week of 10/31/2021

Tuesday 11/2/2021

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

Chip Stephens (keyboard), Larry Gray (bass), Joel Spencer (drums)

Jazz TBA at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in in Urbana (6-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Friday 11/5/2021

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

Chip McNeill (saxophone) and friends

Week of 11/7/2021

Tuesday 11/9/2021

Jazz TBA at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in in Urbana (6-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Friday 11/12/2021

Brian Stark and the Blue Funk All-Stars at NOLA's Rock Bar in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Brian Stark (saxophone) and friends

Week of 11/14/2021

Tuesday 11/16/2021

Jazz TBA at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in in Urbana (6-9pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Friday 11/19/2021

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

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Kurt Reeder (keyboard), Emma Taylor (bass), Frank Kurtz (drums)

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