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 6/16/2024

Wednesday 6/19/2024

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

Steve Davis (drums), Larry Gray (bass), Jose Gobbo (guitar)

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

Thursday 6/20/2024

Jenelle Orcherton and Friends at Mattis Park in Champaign (6-8pm, free)

Jenelle Orcherton (saxophone), Nick Young (guitar), Nate Whahn (bass), James Mauck (drums)

Friday 6/21/2024

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

Jeff Helgesen (trumpet), Scott Frillman (saxophone), Larry Gray (guitar), Max Beckman (bass), Jay Ferguson (drums)

Week of 6/23/2024

Tuesday 6/25/2024

Brad Wheeler Fusioney Band at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (5-7pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Wednesday 6/26/2024

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

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

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

Thursday 6/27/2024

Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project at Krannert Center for Performing Arts/Krannert Uncorked (5-7pm, free)

Friday 6/28/2024

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

Saturday 6/29/2024

Zouki Boom at Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana (4-6pm, no cover/donations encouraged)

Matt Stewart (guitar/bouzouki), Doro Martirano (bari violin), Armand Beaudoin (bassetto), Ricardo Flores (perucssion)

Week of 6/30/2024

Wednesday 7/3/2024

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

Larry Gray (guitar?), Emma Taylor (bass), Max Osawa (drums)

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

Week of 7/7/2024

Wednesday 7/10/2024

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

Week of 7/14/2024

Wednesday 7/17/2024

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

Week of 7/21/2024

Wednesday 7/24/2024

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

Week of 7/28/2024

Wednesday 7/31/2024

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