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2:00 pm English Country Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
English Country Dance @ Phillips Recreation Center
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
English Country Dance is the dance form that was popular in England and America in the 1600’s, 1700’s and early 1800’s. It is one of the dance forms from which modern contra and square dance are descended. If you’ve seen … Continue reading
2:00 pm Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam @ Lions Building
Feb 18 @ 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
7:00 pm Kevin Burke @ House Concert TBA
Kevin Burke @ House Concert TBA
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kevin Burke’s fiddle playing has been at the forefront of traditional music for over 30 years. In the US he received a National Heritage Fellowship from the NEA, in Ireland the prestigious Gradam Ceoil award, both acknowledging him as a … Continue reading
6:00 pm Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Feb 19 @ 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
7:00 pm Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Slow Jam @ Lincoln Square Mall behind Common Ground Food Co-op
Feb 19 @ 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.
8:00 pm Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Hootenanny at the Rose Bowl @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Feb 19 @ 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 20 @ 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 Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Feb 21 @ 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 22 @ 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
7:30 pm Klezmer Slow Jam
Klezmer Slow Jam
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Periodic gathering of folks interested in learning and playing klezmer style. Charts provided for some tunes, but ear learning is highly encouraged. All instruments welcome. Call or email for location details.
5:00 pm C-U Folk and Roots Festival Winter Weekend Friday @ Iron Post
C-U Folk and Roots Festival Winter Weekend Friday @ Iron Post
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm
C-U Folk and Roots Festival Winter Weekend Friday @ Iron Post | Urbana | Illinois | United States
Save the date so you don’t miss two fantastic evenings of music to wind down February. Friday, February 23rd 5pm – Happy Hour with the Backyard BBQ Band. Blues and… Main Event 8pm – Sharp Dirt. The debut performance from … Continue reading
6:00 pm C-U Folk and Roots Festival Winter Weekend Saturday @ Iron Post
C-U Folk and Roots Festival Winter Weekend Saturday @ Iron Post
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm
Save the date so you don’t miss two fantastic evenings of music to wind down February. Saturday, February 24th 6pm – Happy Hour with the Community Center for the Arts band and ensemble performances 9pm – Hobnob String Band. Bluegrass, … Continue reading