Community Calendar

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Blues Dancing lessons and dance 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:00 – 7:00pm. Dancing 7:00 – 9:00pm. Free. Cowboy Monkey, 6 Taylor St. in downtown Champaign. Please join us for a fun and friendly evening of dancing! Whether you have never danced before, you … Continue reading
Slow Jam 7:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SLOW JAM, first and third Mondays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the Lincoln Square hallway behind Common Ground Food Coop. Traditional, folk, country songs in a beginner-friendly setting. For all acoustic stringed instruments and/or voices. Singalong, play-along format.  
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Oct 2 @ 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 Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Oct 3 @ 8:00 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 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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FREE Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
FREE Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Stunkie’s free-for-all! A celebration of Bert Stunkard’s 65th birthday. Admission will be FREE! FREE! FREE! Band: Patt & Possum (Evanston, IL) Caller: Karen Jackson (St. Louis) 7:30p New Dancer Orientation
Pokey LaFarge at IMC 8:00 pm
Pokey LaFarge at IMC @ Independent Media Center
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pokey LaFarge at IMC @ Independent Media Center | Urbana | Illinois | United States
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Blues Dancing lessons and dance 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:00 – 7:00pm. Dancing 7:00 – 9:00pm. Free. Cowboy Monkey, 6 Taylor St. in downtown Champaign. Please join us for a fun and friendly evening of dancing! Whether you have never danced before, you … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Oct 9 @ 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 Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Oct 10 @ 8:00 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 11 @ 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 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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Blues Dancing lessons and dance 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:00 – 7:00pm. Dancing 7:00 – 9:00pm. Free. Cowboy Monkey, 6 Taylor St. in downtown Champaign. Please join us for a fun and friendly evening of dancing! Whether you have never danced before, you … Continue reading
Slow Jam 7:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SLOW JAM, first and third Mondays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the Lincoln Square hallway behind Common Ground Food Coop. Traditional, folk, country songs in a beginner-friendly setting. For all acoustic stringed instruments and/or voices. Singalong, play-along format.
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Oct 16 @ 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 Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Oct 17 @ 8:00 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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2018 C-U Folk and Roots Festival
2018 C-U Folk and Roots Festival
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day
Join us in downtown Urbana for the 10th annual C-U Folk and Roots Festival! Keep an eye on our website for all the details.
Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Oct 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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Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ First United Methodist Church of Urbana
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
C-U Folk and Roots Festival Band: Too Old To Be Controlled (McLean county) Caller: Bob Green (St. Louis)
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Blues Dancing lessons and dance 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:00 – 7:00pm. Dancing 7:00 – 9:00pm. Free. Cowboy Monkey, 6 Taylor St. in downtown Champaign. Please join us for a fun and friendly evening of dancing! Whether you have never danced before, you … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Oct 23 @ 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 Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Oct 24 @ 8:00 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 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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English Country Dance Halloween Masquerade 2:00 pm
English Country Dance Halloween Masquerade @ Phillips Recreation Center
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween Masquerade Special Band: Olde Music
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Blues Dancing lessons and dance 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:00 – 7:00pm. Dancing 7:00 – 9:00pm. Free. Cowboy Monkey, 6 Taylor St. in downtown Champaign. Please join us for a fun and friendly evening of dancing! Whether you have never danced before, you … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm
Urbana’s home-grown open mic night with performances from solo artists as well as entire bands. There are a lot of “instant bands”….made up on the spot, depending on who is in the crowd. A great vibe, a local treasure.
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Bluegrass jam 7:00 pm
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Oct 30 @ 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 Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Oct 31 @ 8:00 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.