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 8/7/2022

Wednesday 8/10/2022

Church Street Ramblers 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 8/11/2022

Leon Lewis-Nicol Quartet at Seven Saints in Champaign (7-9pm, cover charged)

Friday 8/12/2022

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

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Leon Lewis-Nicol (keyboard), Larry Gray (bass), Josh Quirk (drums)

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

Week of 8/14/2022

Monday 8/15/2022

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

Tuesday 8/16/2022

JVR3 at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Jenelle Orcherton ( saxophone), Andrey Gonçalves (bass), Jamie Ryan (drums)

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

Wednesday 8/17/2022

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

Jose Gobbo (guitar)

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

Thursday 8/18/2022

Chip McNeill Quartet at Seven Saints in Champaign (7-9pm, cover charged)

Chip McNeill (saxophone), Leon Lewis-Nicol (piano), Andrey Goncalves (bass), Jay Ferguson (drums)

Friday 8/19/2022

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

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone), Leon Lewis-Nicol (keyboard), Emma Taylor (bass), TBA (drums)

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

Week of 8/21/2022

Wednesday 8/24/2022

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 8/26/2022

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

Week of 8/28/2022

Wednesday 8/31/2022

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

Saturday 9/3/2022

Joy Yang Trio at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana 3-5pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Week of 9/4/2022

Wednesday 9/7/2022

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

Friday 9/9/2022

Erik Lund's 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 9/11/2022

Wednesday 9/14/2022

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

Friday 9/16/2022

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

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Chip McNeill (saxophone)

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

Week of 9/18/2022

Wednesday 9/21/2022

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

Friday 9/23/2022

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

Week of 9/25/2022

Wednesday 9/28/2022

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

Friday 9/30/2022

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