Community Calendar

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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Jul 2 @ 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.
Jul 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
Jul 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 @ Lake House in Crystal Lake Park
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 
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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Jul 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 Commitee 7:00 pm
CUFRF Steering Commitee @ Techline
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Jul 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
Jul 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
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Jul 9 @ 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.
Jul 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
Jul 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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Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Too Old To Be Controlled (McLean County) Caller: Bob Green (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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Jul 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.
Jul 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
Jul 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 @ Lake House in Crystal Lake Park
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 
Contra Dance! 8:00 pm
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: Acoustic Mayhem Caller; Gail Hintze (Chillicothe, IL) 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Jul 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.
Jul 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
Jul 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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Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance 6:00 pm
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Illini Folk Dance Society 8:00 pm
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Jul 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
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Irish Traditional Music Session 8:00 pm
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Jul 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.