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6:30 pm Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Pizza M
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Pizza M
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:30 – 7. Dancing 7 – 9. Free. Back room at Pizza M, downtown Urbana. Please join us for a fun and friendly evening of dancing! Whether you have never danced before, you are … Continue reading
7:00 pm Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Open “trad” sing @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 12 @ 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
8:00 pm Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Feb 12 @ 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
7:00 pm Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Feb 13 @ 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
8:00 pm Backdoor Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
Backdoor Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 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
8:00 pm Dana Sipos and Rebekah Songer @ The Iron Post
Dana Sipos and Rebekah Songer @ The Iron Post
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Originally hailing from the industrial landscape of Hamilton, Ontario, Dana Sipos inhabited the far Canadian north – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – for many years before going nomad.  Her captivatingly nuanced songs continue to be infused with a wild wind and … Continue reading
8:00 pm Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Feb 14 @ 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.
7:00 pm Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Old-time jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 15 @ 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
7:00 pm Special Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Special Contra Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: The Cosmic Otters (Chicago) Caller: Sarah Kaiser (St. Louis) 7:00 p.m. Vegetarian Potluck 7:30 p.m. Beginner’s Lesson 8-11 p.m. Full-Fledged Contra Dance!!! Come help us kick off the 50 year celebration of the Red Herring and Anniversary Celebration of … Continue reading
4:30 pm The Red Herring’s Golden (50th) Birthday Party @ The Red Herring
The Red Herring’s Golden (50th) Birthday Party @ The Red Herring
Feb 17 @ 4:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Join us on February 17th for The Red Herring’s Golden Birthday Party. We are celebrating The Red Herring’s 50 year anniversary with live music, storytellers from over The Red Herring years, memorabilia from half a century of our history, a … Continue reading