Community Calendar

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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Slow Jam 7:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SLOW JAM, first and third Mondays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the Lincoln Square hallway behind Common Ground Food Coop. Traditional, folk, country songs in a beginner-friendly setting. For all acoustic stringed instruments and/or voices. Singalong, play-along format.  
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meets most Tuesdays, an informal gathering of musicians playing bluegrass style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall in the southwest corridor, near … Continue reading
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Traditional Irish dance music played by a group of local musicians. If you like playing Irish music you’re invited to join in.
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Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal gathering of musicians playing old-time stringband style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln … Continue reading
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Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Too Old To Be Controlled (McLean county) Superhero Caller: Martha Tyner (Bloomington, IL) 7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation
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English Country Dance 2:00 pm
English Country Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Central Illinois English Country Dancers will be holding a dance with live music provided by local musicians. Dancers of all ages are welcome. All dances will be taught. Partners, costumes and experience are not required, however we ask that … Continue reading
Backdoor Cajun Band 7:00 pm
Backdoor Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the Backdoor Cajun Band for an evening of traditional Cajun music including graceful waltzes, lively two-steps and get-down Zydeco.  This local band features: Matt Turino on fiddle Randy Cordle on bass Rob Krumm on accordion Sam Payne on guitar … Continue reading
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
CUFRF Steering Commitee 7:00 pm
CUFRF Steering Commitee @ Techline
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meets most Tuesdays, an informal gathering of musicians playing bluegrass style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall in the southwest corridor, near … Continue reading
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Traditional Irish dance music played by a group of local musicians. If you like playing Irish music you’re invited to join in.
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Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal gathering of musicians playing old-time stringband style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln … Continue reading
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Slow Jam 7:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SLOW JAM, first and third Mondays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the Lincoln Square hallway behind Common Ground Food Coop. Traditional, folk, country songs in a beginner-friendly setting. For all acoustic stringed instruments and/or voices. Singalong, play-along format.
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Billow Wood 7:00 pm
Billow Wood @ Piper's Hut
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meets most Tuesdays, an informal gathering of musicians playing bluegrass style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall in the southwest corridor, near … Continue reading
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Traditional Irish dance music played by a group of local musicians. If you like playing Irish music you’re invited to join in.
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Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal gathering of musicians playing old-time stringband style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln … Continue reading
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Electro Contra Dance 8:00 pm
Electro Contra Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
DJ: DR Shadow (Indianapolis) Caller: Deborah Hyland (St. Louis) 7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation
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Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole 6:00 pm
Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole @ The Iron Post
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole French Creole Music from The Illinois Country
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Dancing in the Garden 3:00 pm
Dancing in the Garden @ Mabery Gelvin Botanical Gardens
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dancing in the Garden We will be meeting at the Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden by the Museum of the Grand Prairie in Mahomet. Free! In case of rain or excessive heat we will dance in the education center in the … Continue reading
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meets most Tuesdays, an informal gathering of musicians playing bluegrass style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall in the southwest corridor, near … Continue reading
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Traditional Irish dance music played by a group of local musicians. If you like playing Irish music you’re invited to join in.
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Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal gathering of musicians playing old-time stringband style. Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, dulcimer, mandolin, uke, and come share a tune, or learn a new one. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln … Continue reading
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Kalyx Center Barn Dance! 5:00 pm
Kalyx Center Barn Dance! @ Kalyx Center for Sustainability
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Euphor (IL, IN, KY) Caller: David Ernst (Bloomington, IN) 5-7p  Potluck Dinner 7-11p  Barn Dance 9:00p  Massive Bonfire
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.