Community Calendar

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Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Snakeroot Caller: Chet Gray (Louisville, KY)
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Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 4 @ 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
Sep 4 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 7 @ 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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Irish Traditional Music Session with Chicago Gaelic Park 3:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session with Chicago Gaelic Park @ Pizza M
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Irish musicians from Chicago Gaelic Park join local session musicians
Irish Set Dancing Evening 6:30 pm
Irish Set Dancing Evening @ 314B Illini Union
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 p.m.  Intro to Irish Set Dancing 7-10 p.m.  Set dancing with the Gaelic Park Dancers from Chicago! All dances will be called and danced to live music!
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Phillips Recreation Center
Sep 10 @ 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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Open “trad” sing 7:00 pm
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 11 @ 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
Sep 11 @ 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
Sep 12 @ 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
Sep 13 @ 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
Sep 14 @ 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
Sep 14 @ 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
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Tim MacDonald & Jeremy Ward (Chicago) Caller: Meg Dedolph (Chicago)
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Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam 2:00 pm
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Sep 17 @ 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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Drops of Green 7:00 pm
Drops of Green @ Piper's Hut
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
Drops of Green are a band of four young Irish men hailing from Laois, Kilkenny and Waterford. Formed in early 2015, they are quickly building a fan base both home and abroad. Combining a vast of instrumentation with blissful four … Continue reading
Dulcimer jam 7:00 pm
Dulcimer jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 18 @ 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
Sep 18 @ 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
Sep 19 @ 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
Psoy Korolenko and Daniel Kahn: The Unternationale: Dialectical Polyglot Klezmer Cabaret 7:00 pm
Psoy Korolenko and Daniel Kahn: The Unternationale: Dialectical Polyglot Klezmer Cabaret @ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Stage 5
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
“The Unternationale: Dialectical Polyglot Klezmer Cabaret” promises to be an amazing event! Psoy Korolenko is a polyglot performer who incorporates Russian, Yiddish, English, French, and other languages into his phenomenal performances. He also has a Ph.D. in Russian literature and … Continue reading
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Irish Music Session 8:30 pm
Irish Music Session @ Dublin O'Neil's
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 21 @ 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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Lee Roberts Birthday Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Lee Roberts Birthday Contra Dance! @ VFW Post 5520
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm
6:00 p.m.  Doors open 6:30 p.m.  Potluck dinner 8:00 p.m.  Contra Dance w/Deborah Hyland and Acoustic Mayhem
Regent EPOCA 9:30 pm
Regent EPOCA @ Regent Ballroom
Sep 23 @ 9:30 pm – Sep 24 @ 1:00 am
Join us for a night of tango dancing in an elegant atmosphere! Regent Ballroom 9:30p-1a Admission: $10/$8 Stu DJ Live music with Bandoneon Massacre! Cash bar til 11 pm; $10 corking fee for BYOB Suspended (floating) oakwood dance floor Air … Continue reading
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English Country Dance 2:00 pm
English Country Dance @ Phillips Recreatino Center
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
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Open Chantey Sing 6:30 pm
Open Chantey Sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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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Backyard Cajun Band 6:00 pm
Backyard Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Backdoor Cajun Band for an evening of traditional Cajun and Creole songs, with the real deal feel of Cajun country. Lively two steps, graceful waltzes and get-down Zydeco…bring your dance shoes and let’s have a party. Matt Turino … Continue reading