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6:00 pm Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Weekly Blues Lesson and Dance @ Guido's Bar & Grill
Aug 26 @ 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
8:00 pm Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
Aug 26 @ 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.
7:00 pm Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Bluegrass jam @ Lincoln Square Mall in southwest corridor
Aug 27 @ 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 Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Illini Folk Dance Society @ 314 Illini Union
Aug 27 @ 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
7:30 pm Del Rey Blues Musician in Concert @ Iron Post
Del Rey Blues Musician in Concert @ Iron Post
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Del Rey, from Seattle, Washington, is a complex, pianistic guitarist, described as “a combination of Bo Carter and the Andrews Sisters” (Observant Fan). Her guitar playing is influenced by country blues, stride piano, classic jazz and hillbilly boogie-all filtered through the … Continue reading
8:00 pm Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Irish Traditional Music Session @ Blind Pig Co.
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 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
8:00 pm Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Contra Dance! @ Phillips Recreation Center
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Band: The Cosmic Otters (Chicago, IL & Bloomington, IN) Caller: Georges Augustin (Chicago) 7:30 p.m. New Dancer Orientation