Community Calendar

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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Big Bluestem String Band Caller: Bob Green (St. Louis)
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Milonga Epoca 9:30 pm
Milonga Epoca @ Regent Ballroom
Feb 4 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 5 @ 1:00 am
Join us for a night of tango dancing in an elegant atmosphere! DJ: Live Music by The Bandoneon Massacre Tango Orchestra Cash bar til 11 pm; $10 corking fee for BYOB Suspended (floating) oakwood dance floor Air conditioned Dress to … Continue reading
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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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 Weekend 8:00 pm
Folk and Roots Weekend @ Iron Post
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 11 @ 11:30 pm
Folk and Roots Weekend @ Iron Post | Urbana | Illinois | United States
The C-U Folk and Roots Festival is proud to be cosponsoring the inaugural Folk and Roots Winter Weekend, Friday, February 10th and Saturday, February 11th, at the Iron Post, 120 S. Race St., Urbana, IL! Friday night will feature Urbana … Continue reading
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Phillips Recreation Center
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An evening of Israeli folkdancing! All are welcome, regardless of age or experience. We will start at 7:00 with beginner circle dances, and progress to an intermediate level. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor.
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Open “trad” sing 7:00 pm
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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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Blake, Millie and AJ Cajun Trio 8:00 pm
Blake, Millie and AJ Cajun Trio @ The Iron Post
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Blake Miller, Millie Biere and AJ Srubas will be performing Cajun music and more at the Iron Post. From Lafayette, La., these three friends – all in their 20’s – are part of the energetic resurgence of Cajun and Creole music. … Continue reading
Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Feb 15 @ 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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Dónal Clancy 7:00 pm
Dónal Clancy @ Piper's Hut
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dónal Clancy is an acclaimed guitarist, singer and performer. His father and uncles of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem are often regarded as the first group to bring Irish folk song to a worldwide audience in the 1950′s and … Continue reading
Klezmer Music: From Old World to New 7:00 pm
Klezmer Music: From Old World to New @ Music Building Auditorium
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm
Klezmer Music: From Old World to New @ Music Building Auditorium | Urbana | Illinois | United States
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear renowned klezmer musicians, Deborah Strauss and Jeff Warschauer, present “Klezmer Music: From Old World to New,” a lecture and musical demonstration. Jeff and Deborah will explore the trajectory of klezmer music from its roots in … Continue reading
Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 16 @ 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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Klezmer Concert and Dance Party 7:00 pm
Klezmer Concert and Dance Party @ Sinai Temple
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm
Klezmer Concert and Dance Party @ Sinai Temple | Champaign | Illinois | United States
Champaign-Urbana welcomes Klezmer luminaries Deborah Strauss and Cantor Jeff Warschauer, who will perform klezmer melodies and Hasidic songs that celebrate life and peace. We will open the floor for dancing in the second half of the concert. Join us for this … Continue reading
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Big Klezmer and Yiddish Music Jam and Workshop 2:00 pm
Big Klezmer and Yiddish Music Jam and Workshop @ Phillips Recreation Center
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Big Klezmer and Yiddish Music Jam and Workshop @ Phillips Recreation Center | Urbana | Illinois | United States
Calling all instrumentalists and singers! Enjoy this rare opportunity to learn from Klezmer luminaries Deborah Strauss and Cantor Jeff Warschauer. No previous experience is necessary. Kids and adults from any background are welcome (no, you don’t have to be Jewish … Continue reading
English Country Dance 2:00 pm
English Country Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam 2:00 pm
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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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Dennis Stroughmatt & Friends – Cajun & Creole music for Mardi Gras! 5:00 pm
Dennis Stroughmatt & Friends – Cajun & Creole music for Mardi Gras! @ The Iron Post
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dennis Stroughmatt (fiddle, accordion, vocals) makes a stop at the Iron Post, just in time to kick off the weekend before Mardi Gras.  From Albion IL, Dennis leads three national touring bands (Creole Stomp, L’Esprit Creole and the Tribute to … Continue reading
Electro Contra Dance 8:00 pm
Electro Contra Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
DJ: DR Shadow (Indianapolis) Caller: Scott Meyer
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Open Chantey Sing 6:30 pm
Open Chantey Sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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