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 1/29/2023

Sunday 1/29/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Afro-Carribean Jazz Collective at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

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

Tuesday 1/31/2023

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

Wednesday 2/1/2023

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 2/2/2023

Chip McNeill Quartet at Krannert Uncorked at KCPA Lobby in Champaign (5-7pm, free)

Chip McNeill (saxophone), Kurt Reeder (piano), Andrew Binder (bass), Max Osawa: (drums)

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

Week of 2/5/2023

Sunday 2/5/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Matt Stewart/Dorothy Martirano/Armand Beaudoin Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 2/7/2023

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

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

Wednesday 2/8/2023

UIUC Jazz Band 3 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)

Friday 2/10/2023

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

Saturday 2/11/2023

Peter Tijerina Nonet at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Nickolas Kaplan (trumpet), Peter Tijerina (trombone), Paul Mock (guitar), Sam Olson (bass), Nikola Djokic (drums)

Week of 2/12/2023

Sunday 2/12/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Matthew Miller DMA Recital at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (2-4pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 2/14/2023

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

Wednesday 2/15/2023

Andrew Binder's Conspiracy Deliracy 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 2/16/2023

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

Friday 2/17/2023

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

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Andrew Agnew (piano), John Hurtubise (bass), Dan Deckard (drums)

Week of 2/19/2023

Sunday 2/19/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Church Street Ramblers at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Monday 2/20/2023

UIUC Jazz Trombone Ensemble  at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5:30-7:30pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Tuesday 2/21/2023

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

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

New Orleans Jazz Machine  at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 2/23/2023

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), John Tubbs (bass), Steve Meadows (banjo)

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

Friday 2/25/2023

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

Week of 2/26/2023

Sunday 2/26/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Tuesday 2/28/2023

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

Wednesday 3/1/2023

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)

Week of 3/5/2023

Sunday 3/5/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Wednesday 3/8/2023

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

Week of 3/12/2023

Sunday 3/12/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Wednesday 3/15/2023

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

Week of 3/19/2023

Sunday 3/19/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Wednesday 3/23/2023

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

Week of 3/26/2023

Sunday 3/26/2023

Jazz Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana (10:45am, free)

Wednesday 3/29/2023

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

Week of 4/2/2023

Wednesday 4/5/2023

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

Week of 4/9/2023

Wednesday 4/12/2023

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

Week of 4/16/2023

Wednesday 4/19/2023

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

Week of 4/23/2023

Tuesday 4/25/2023

UIUC Jazz Combos at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Wednesday 4/26/2023

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

UIUC Jazz Band 3 at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Thursday 4/27/2023

UIUC Concert Jazz Band at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Friday 4/28/2023

UIUC Repertory Jazz Orchestra at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Saturday 4/29/2023

UIUC Jazz Guitar Ensemble at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (3pm, admission charged)

UIUC Jazz Vocal Combos/Ensemble at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Week of 4/30/2023

Sunday 4/30/2023

UIUC Brazilian Jazz Ensemble at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (3pm, admission charged)

UIUC LatinJazz Ensemble at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Tuesday 5/2/2023

UIUC Jazz Trombone Ensembles at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)

Wednesday 5/3/2023

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

UIUC Jazz Combos at KCPA Studio Theater in Urbana (7:30pm, admission charged)