Community Calendar

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Bill Wiese Tribute 2:00 pm
Bill Wiese Tribute @ The Iron Post
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2:00-3:00 Grass Roots Revival 3:30-4:30 Big Bluestem 4:30-5:00 Eat (bring a side dish) 5:00-6:00 Bowdacious String Band 6:30-7:30 C4Arts Old Grass Bluegrass & Brats
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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 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
The Champaign/Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective 7:00 pm
The Champaign/Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective @ Clark Bar
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 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! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers (Soldier’s Grove, WI) Caller: Gail Hintze (Chillicothe, IL)
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Open “trad” sing 7:00 pm
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 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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Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam 2:00 pm
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Oct 15 @ 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
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Phillips Recreation Center
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Each evening will begin with a half hour beginner-level class. More advanced teaching will follow, interspersed with lots of open dance time.
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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 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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Urbana Barn Dance! 8:00 pm
Urbana Barn Dance! @ Anderson's Barn
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Community Band Open Mic Calling New Dancer Orientation @ 7:30 pm Come out to Anderson’s barn to enjoy snacks, a bonfire and a night of music, dancing and general merriment!
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Kalyx Barn Dance! 5:00 pm
Kalyx Barn Dance! @ Kalyx Center for Sustainability
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Saturday, October 21, 5:00-Midnight Kalyx Center, Monticello Music by Cliff Harrison and Friends Calling by Lauren Peckman from St. Louis 5:00 pm – Potluck 6:30 pm – New Dancer Orientation 7:00 pm – Dancing 9:00 pm – BIG Bonfire, Followed … Continue reading
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Open Chantey Sing 6:30 pm
Open Chantey Sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 23 @ 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
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl 8:00 pm
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 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
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 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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Danny Schmidt House Concert 7:30 pm
Danny Schmidt House Concert
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
Danny Schmidt (singer/songwriter from Austin, named to the Chicago Tribune’s 50 Most Significant Songwriters in the Last 50 Years, winner of the Kerrville New Folk Award, and prior invited performer at the CU Roots & Folk Festival) will be giving … Continue reading
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English Country Dance Halloween Masqeurade Ball 7:00 pm
English Country Dance Halloween Masqeurade Ball @ Phillips Recreation Center
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
English Country Dance Halloween Masquerade Ball Costumes, of any sort, encouraged Admission: $5 ($4 with a snack or dessert contribution)
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Open “trad” sing 7:00 pm
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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