Community Calendar

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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Aug 1 @ 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
The Champaign/Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective 7:00 pm
The Champaign/Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective @ Clark Bar
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Started in the Spring of 2011 by Jeff Arrigo and Christopher Todd Durnil, the Champaign-Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective originally met at the UC-IMC on Wednesday nights. We have now moved the location to the Clark Bar and meet on the first … Continue reading
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 2 @ 8:30 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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Michael Meadows Farewell Show 7:00 pm
Michael Meadows Farewell Show @ Iron Post
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm
Michael Meadows Farewell Show @ Iron Post | Urbana | Illinois | United States
We are sad to report that popular local singer-songwriter and formal festival performer, Michael Meadows, is leaving the area. BUT, before he leaves, he is putting on a farewell show and donating all proceeds to the festival! Please join us … Continue reading
Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 3 @ 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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Folk and Roots Fridays 12:00 pm
Folk and Roots Fridays @ Lake House in Crystal Lake Park
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the Urbana Park District and the C-U Folk and Roots Festival on the first and third Fridays of each month this summer for some great FREE live music. Buy or bring your lunch and enjoy an afternoon lunch break … Continue reading
Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Meadowhawk Caller: Scott Meyer
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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Informal gathering of mountain dulcimer players, meets first and third Mondays from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln Square Mall is located in downtown Urbana, IL between Race and Vine on Broadway.
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl 8:00 pm
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Come out and celebrate good friends, good times, and good acoustic music every Monday evening from 8 – 11pm at the historic Rose Bowl Tavern in downtown Urbana. All acoustic styles and instruments are welcome; microphones are provided. There will … Continue reading
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Aug 8 @ 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 9 @ 8:30 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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Connla 7:00 pm
Connla @ Piper's Hut
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm
Connla
Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 10 @ 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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Cornstalkers Cajun Band 9:00 pm
Cornstalkers Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
Aug 11 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Cornstalkers Cajun Band
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Israeli Dance 7:00 pm
Israeli Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NEW! Beginner-level Israeli Dance Class You are invited to join a new class in beginner Israeli Folkdancing, at the Phillips Recreation Center in Urbana. All ages are welcome!  Learn classic yet simple dances at a comfortable pace, in a relaxed … Continue reading
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Open “trad” sing 7:00 pm
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal gathering of folks who like to share in singing traditional folk songs. Instruments welcome (but not required). Meets the second and fifth Mondays, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln … Continue reading
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl 8:00 pm
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Come out and celebrate good friends, good times, and good acoustic music every Monday evening from 8 – 11pm at the historic Rose Bowl Tavern in downtown Urbana. All acoustic styles and instruments are welcome; microphones are provided. There will … Continue reading
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Aug 15 @ 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 16 @ 8:30 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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CUFRF Steering Committee Meeting 5:30 pm
CUFRF Steering Committee Meeting @ Techline
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
All are welcome!
Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 17 @ 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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Prairie Sky Music Festival 6:00 pm
Prairie Sky Music Festival
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 9:30 pm
After five years of successful outdoor concerts, Allerton presents its first multi-day festival, with a mix of local, regional, and national acts. August 18, 6-9pm | August 19, 1-9:30pm | Meadow On deck: SAM BUSH THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND THE … Continue reading
Folk and Roots Fridays 12:00 pm
Folk and Roots Fridays @ Lake House in Crystal Lake Park
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the Urbana Park District and the C-U Folk and Roots Festival on the first and third Fridays of each month this summer for some great FREE live music. Buy or bring your lunch and enjoy an afternoon lunch break … Continue reading
Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Too Old To Be Controlled Caller: Jim Hemphill (St. Louis)
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Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam 2:00 pm
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A monthly jam session for people interested in old time fiddle music. The Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association is a non-for-profit organization. Formed in 1966, the association is dedicated to reviving and furthering old time fiddle music, to the preserving … Continue reading
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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Informal gathering of mountain dulcimer players, meets first and third Mondays from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Located in the Lincoln Square Mall behind the Common Ground Food Co-op. Lincoln Square Mall is located in downtown Urbana, IL between Race and Vine on Broadway.
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl 8:00 pm
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Come out and celebrate good friends, good times, and good acoustic music every Monday evening from 8 – 11pm at the historic Rose Bowl Tavern in downtown Urbana. All acoustic styles and instruments are welcome; microphones are provided. There will … Continue reading
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Aug 22 @ 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 23 @ 8:30 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
Aug 24 @ 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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Open Chantey Sing 6:30 pm
Open Chantey Sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
An open sing for chanteys (work songs), forebitters (recreational songs), traditional or modern songs of or about the sea, lakes, rivers, or water—if you can justify it, sing it.  Lead a song or just sing along. Located in the Lincoln Square … Continue reading
Runa 7:00 pm
Runa @ Piper's Hut
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving the haunting melodies and … Continue reading
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl 8:00 pm
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Come out and celebrate good friends, good times, and good acoustic music every Monday evening from 8 – 11pm at the historic Rose Bowl Tavern in downtown Urbana. All acoustic styles and instruments are welcome; microphones are provided. There will … Continue reading
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Aug 29 @ 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 30 @ 8:30 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
Aug 31 @ 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