Community Calendar

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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Slow Jam 7:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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.
Apr 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
Apr 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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Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Big Bluestem Caller: Lauren Peckman (St. Louis) 7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
CUFRF Steering Committee 7:00 pm
CUFRF Steering Committee @ Techline
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Apr 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
Apr 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
Dylan Foley Piper’s Hut Concert 7:00 pm
Dylan Foley Piper’s Hut Concert @ Piper's Hut
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
HOUSE CONCERT and Potluck Dinner. PLEASE NOTE: this is a house concert and potluck. Seating is very limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Concert details and location will be sent to reservation holders a few days before the show. Dylan Foley, … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Apr 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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Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Apr 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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English Country Dance 2:00 pm
English Country Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
UFLive! Presents Papashoy 2:00 pm
UFLive! Presents Papashoy @ Urbana Free Library
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a UFLive! concert! Papashoy plays old-time klezmer music in the style of the village bands of Yiddish Eastern Europe’s own corn country. Bring your dancing shoes for our assortment of lively tunes, and your hankies for some … Continue reading
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Slow Jam 7:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
International Folk Dancing 8:00 pm
International Folk Dancing @ 314 Illini Union
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Apr 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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Old-time jam 7:00 pm
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Apr 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! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Euthree (Urbana, IL; Bloomington, IN) Caller: Jim Hemphill (St. Louis) 7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Apr 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
Apr 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
International Folk Dancing 8:00 pm
International Folk Dancing @ 314 Illini Union
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Apr 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
Apr 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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50/50 Swing Blues Dance 8:00 pm
50/50 Swing Blues Dance @ Urbana Dance Company
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Urbana Dance Company and bluesCENTRAL 50/50 Swing Blues Dance! Included in admission: SWING BLUES LESSON- 8:00-8:30 OPEN DANCE 8:30-11:00 DJ to be announced Students $8, Community $10 Come out come out to dance the night away :-)
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Spring Kalyx Barn Dance 5:00 pm
Spring Kalyx Barn Dance @ Kalyx Center for Sustainability
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
We are in the 10th year The Kalyx Barn Dances and it should be a good one with local favorites Too Old To be Controlled playing great tunes all night and Dance Mistress Deborah Hyland calling fun and invigorating dances … Continue reading
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance On Monday evenings we gather for a lesson and dance at Guido’s Bar & Grill. The lesson and the dance are both FREE. Beginner-Friendly Lesson: 6-7pm. Our friendly and experienced instructors Jennifer, Sierra, and Dave … Continue reading
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Apr 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
Apr 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
International Folk Dancing 8:00 pm
International Folk Dancing @ 314 Illini Union
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society Explore dances from around the world Everyone Welcome. We do mostly easy and intermediate dances from around the world. Come alone or with a friend. Beginners are especially encouraged! No partner or experience needed. We dance … Continue reading