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6:30 pm Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
Blues Dancing lessons and dance @ Cowboy Monkey
May 14 @ 6:30 pm
Blues Dancing Every Monday!  Beginner Friendly Lesson 6:30 – 7. Dancing 7 – 9. 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 Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
May 15 @ 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
7:00 pm Sophie & Fiachra @ Piper's Hut
Sophie & Fiachra @ Piper's Hut
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
www.sophieandfiachra.com Location HOUSE CONCERT near downtown Champaign, IL Ticket Prices $20  Adult $10  Student & Senior HOUSE CONCERT and Potluck Dinner Sophie Lavoie is a fiddler, pianist, singer and composer from Lac-St-Jean in Québec. She has played in various Quebecois … Continue reading
8:00 pm Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
May 16 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
6:00 pm Roots Walk @ Crystal Lake Park, Urbana IL
Roots Walk @ Crystal Lake Park, Urbana IL
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Firetones Bones Jugs The Young and the Fretless Strings Attached Grass Roots Revival Rebekah Songer Doug Schroer and Matt Stewart
8:00 pm Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: West Urbana Ceili Band Caller: Karen Jackson (St. Louis) 7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation
9:00 pm Cornstalkers Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
Cornstalkers Cajun Band @ The Iron Post
May 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Tom Turino – Cajun Accordion, Fiddle Matt Turino – Fiddle, Frottoir Shannon Arnold – Guitar, Vocals Kristi Emilsson – ‘Tit-fer JB Faires – Bass Sam Payne – Guitar
9:30 pm Milonga Epoca @ Regent Ballroom
Milonga Epoca @ Regent Ballroom
May 19 @ 9:30 pm – May 20 @ 12:00 am
Regent EPOCA Milonga Epoca at Regent Ballroom 1406 Regency Dr West, Savoy, IL 61874 217-359-5333 9:30 pm – 1:00 am $10 admission (students $8) Join us for a night of tango dancing in an elegant atmosphere! DJ Live music with … Continue reading