Community Calendar

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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 1 @ 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 1 @ 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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The Champaign/Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective 7:00 pm
The Champaign/Urbana Singer-Songwriter Collective @ Clark Bar
Aug 2 @ 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 3 @ 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 4 @ 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 & Roots Fridays 12:00 pm
Folk & Roots Fridays @ The Lake House in Crystal Lake Park
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the Urbana Park District and the C-U Folk & Roots Festival on the first and third Fridays of each month this summer for some great FREE live music. There will be boating and drink/snack specials, just bring your lunch … Continue reading
Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Mean Lids Caller: Kristi Emilsson
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CUFRF Steering Committee meeting 5:30 pm
CUFRF Steering Committee meeting @ Techline
Aug 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
All are welcome!
Open “trad” sing 7:00 pm
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 10 @ 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 11 @ 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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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 15 @ 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 15 @ 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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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 17 @ 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 18 @ 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 & Roots Fridays 12:00 pm
Folk & Roots Fridays @ The Lake House in Crystal Lake Park
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the Urbana Park District and the C-U Folk & Roots Festival on the first and third Fridays of each month this summer for some great FREE live music. There will be boating and drink/snack specials, just bring your lunch … Continue reading
Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Too Old To Be Controlled Caller: Jo Mortland
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Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam 2:00 pm
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Aug 21 @ 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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Open Chantey Sing 6:30 pm
Open Chantey Sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 24 @ 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 25 @ 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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CUFRF at the 2016 Sweet Corn Festival 6:00 pm
CUFRF at the 2016 Sweet Corn Festival @ Downtown Urbana
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 11:00 pm
Once again, the Urbana Business Association is collaborating with the CU Folk and Roots Festival to bring a folk and roots stage to the Urbana Sweet Corn Festival, which takes place on Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27. Check … Continue reading
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
You are invited to an evening of Israeli dance – all are welcome, regardless of age or experience. We will start at 7:00 with beginner dances, and progress to an intermediate level. Lots of open dance time will be enjoyed … 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Aug 31 @ 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.