Community Calendar

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The Young & the Fretless “Farewell to Hilary” 3:00 pm
The Young & the Fretless “Farewell to Hilary” @ Rose Bowl Tavern Patio
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Young & the Fretless is playing at the Rose Bowl Tavern Patio in downtown Urbana on Saturday, May 1, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. This May Day musical performance is also a “Farewell to Hilary” show. Our warm-hearted singer, … Continue reading
The Bashful Youngens 8:30 pm
The Bashful Youngens @ Pour Bros. Taproom Patio
May 1 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Bashful Youngens are an Americana band out of Champaign, Illinois featuring Carrie Chandler and Aaron Short.
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The Last American Hammer 4:00 pm
The Last American Hammer @ Krannert Center Outdoor Amphitheatre
May 4 @ 4:00 pm
Combining elements of comedy and empathy, The Last American Hammer tells the story of a failed rural community in Ohio’s rust belt. Its bluegrass-infused score features strings, mandolin, and banjo.
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The Last American Hammer 4:00 pm
The Last American Hammer @ Krannert Center Outdoor Amphitheatre
May 5 @ 4:00 pm
Combining elements of comedy and empathy, The Last American Hammer tells the story of a failed rural community in Ohio’s rust belt. Its bluegrass-infused score features strings, mandolin, and banjo.
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Jordan Kaye 5:00 pm
Jordan Kaye @ Rose Bowl Tavern Patio
May 7 @ 5:00 pm
What looks like Willie Nelson, sings like Woody Guthrie, and drives like Evil Knievel? The one and only Jordan Kaye, is now “The Tunewrangler.” He will take all requests as long as they’re by Homer & Jethro. Songs, stories, diddies, … Continue reading
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The Bashful Youngens Tunesday 7:00 pm
The Bashful Youngens Tunesday @ The Rosebowl Tavern Patio
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bashful Youngens are an Americana band out of Champaign, Illinois featuring Carrie Chandler and Aaron Short.
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Larry Gray Guitar Trio – Jazz 5:00 pm
Larry Gray Guitar Trio – Jazz @ The Rose Bowl Tavern Patio
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Larry Gray leads a trio with Emma Taylor, double bass and Frank Kurtz, drums.
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Hobnob String Band 12:30 am
Hobnob String Band @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 13 @ 12:30 am
 
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Friday Jazz Happy Hour 4:30 pm
Friday Jazz Happy Hour @ NOLA'S Rock Bar
May 14 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Kurt Reeder & Friends 5:00 pm
Kurt Reeder & Friends @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 14 @ 5:00 pm
 
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New Twang City 6:00 pm
New Twang City @ Huber's West End Store
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Black Eyed Lillies 7:00 pm
Black Eyed Lillies @ NOLA's Rock Bar
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
 
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Almost “A” Quintet 4:00 pm
Almost “A” Quintet @ The Rose Bowl Tavern
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Almost“A” Quintet, based in Champaign-Urbana, combines strong backgrounds in classical, contemporary art music and jazz with folk, gypsy, gypsy jazz, tango and klezmer.
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Urbana Hootenany 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenany @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 17 @ 8:00 pm
 
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Hobnob String Band 12:30 am
Hobnob String Band @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 20 @ 12:30 am
 
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Chicago Farmer’s Folkin’ Weekend 7:00 pm
Chicago Farmer’s Folkin’ Weekend @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – May 22 @ 10:00 pm
 
Friday Jazz Happy Hour 4:30 pm
Friday Jazz Happy Hour @ NOLA'S Rock Bar
May 21 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Barn Bash Benefiting the Urbana Parks Foundation 6:00 pm
Barn Bash Benefiting the Urbana Parks Foundation @ Hudson Farm in Urbana
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featuring music by The Boat Drunks. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 P.M. This event will run RAIN OR SHINE! Hudson Farm offers both an indoor (in the barn) or outdoor concert.
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Urbana Hootenany 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenany @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 24 @ 8:00 pm
 
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Hobnob String Band 12:30 am
Hobnob String Band @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 27 @ 12:30 am
 
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Friday Jazz Happy Hour 4:30 pm
Friday Jazz Happy Hour @ NOLA'S Rock Bar
May 28 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Caleb Cook Band 6:00 pm
Caleb Cook Band @ Huber's West End Store
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Urbana Hootenany 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenany @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 31 @ 8:00 pm