Community Calendar

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Turino Family Band 4:00 pm
Turino Family Band @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Turino Family Band is reunited and back at it May 1st at the Rose Bowl Tavern! 4-6pm, No cover! Matt (fiddle, guitar, feet, and vocals) and Tom (banjo, accordions, fiddle, and vocals) have been playing string band, Cajun, and … Continue reading
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Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 2 @ 8:00 pm
 
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Old-Time Jam 7:00 pm
Old-Time Jam @ Lincoln Square, Urbana. Southeast side.
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly old time jam on Thursdays 7-9pm. South East side of Lincoln Square. Contact Ed, oltime1@att.net. 217-493-4654.
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Prairie Crossroads Blues Society Blues Jam 4:00 pm
Prairie Crossroads Blues Society Blues Jam @ Pipa's Pub
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
PCBS Blues Jams! Pipa’s Pub, 604 S. Country Fair Dr., Champaign 2nd Sunday of each month, 4:00 – 7:00 pm and the 4th Wednesday of each month 7:00 – 10:00 pm Prairie Crossroads Blues Society holds 2 Jams each month … Continue reading
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Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
 
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Old-Time Jam 7:00 pm
Old-Time Jam @ Lincoln Square, Urbana. Southeast side.
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly old time jam on Thursdays 7-9pm. South East side of Lincoln Square. Contact Ed, oltime1@att.net. 217-493-4654.
Occasional Cajun Band 7:30 pm
Occasional Cajun Band @ Rose Bowl Big Tent
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This will be a Cajun dance hall version of the band with Sam Payne (guitar), Cody Jensen (drums), Charlie Harris (bass), Frances Harris and Amanda Ramey (fiddles), Clayton Deering (pedal steel) and Rob Krumm on accordions.  We’ll play traditional Cajun … Continue reading
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Blues Dance 7:30 pm
Blues Dance @ Urbana Dance Company
May 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Join us for an evening of Blues music and dance at the Urbana Dance Company! 7:30 pm beginner lesson, dance from 8 pm to 11 pm . Music by Tony O. $5 entry. Free to volunteers. If you would like … Continue reading
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Betse & Clarke 7:30 pm
Betse & Clarke @ C4A
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
Fiddle & banjo duo Betse Ellis & Clarke Wyatt bring a fresh and riveting approach to old-time music! Tickets at the door: $10 each or 2 for $15.
Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 16 @ 8:00 pm
 
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Old-Time Jam 7:00 pm
Old-Time Jam @ Lincoln Square, Urbana. Southeast side.
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly old time jam on Thursdays 7-9pm. South East side of Lincoln Square. Contact Ed, oltime1@att.net. 217-493-4654.
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The Young and the Fretless 3:00 pm
The Young and the Fretless @ Rose Bowl Big Tent
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Young and the Fretless play at dances, festivals and local venues in musically vibrant central Illinois. We play rousing old-time Appalachian and Midwestern fiddle tunes and have a penchant for quirky love songs.The band includes: Lyle Koningsberg, fiddle Tom … Continue reading
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English Country Dance! 2:00 pm
English Country Dance! @ Channing-Murray Foundation
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We are planning to hold an English Country Dance on Sunday, May 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Channing-Murray Foundation in Urbana. We will be asking everyone to show proof of vaccination at the door and to wear … Continue reading
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Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 23 @ 8:00 pm
 
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C-U Irish Session 7:00 pm
C-U Irish Session @ Rose Bowl Big Tent
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Champaign-Urbana Irish Session is a meeting of musicians who play Irish dance tunes in the traditional style. It’s a free-form evening of music, songs, and dance led by veteran local players on accordion, banjo, fiddle, and flute. Acoustic music, on … Continue reading
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Prairie Crossroads Blues Society Blues Jam 7:00 pm
Prairie Crossroads Blues Society Blues Jam @ Pipa's Pub
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PCBS Blues Jams! Pipa’s Pub, 604 S. Country Fair Dr., Champaign 2nd Sunday of each month, 4:00 – 7:00 pm and the 4th Wednesday of each month 7:00 – 10:00 pm Prairie Crossroads Blues Society holds 2 Jams each month … Continue reading
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Old-Time Jam 7:00 pm
Old-Time Jam @ Lincoln Square, Urbana. Southeast side.
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly old time jam on Thursdays 7-9pm. South East side of Lincoln Square. Contact Ed, oltime1@att.net. 217-493-4654.
Jake Shulman-Ment: Klezmer Fiddle 7:30 pm
Jake Shulman-Ment: Klezmer Fiddle @ Rose Bowl Big Tent
May 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jake Shulman-Ment is at the helm of a new generation of Klezmer performers. He tours, records, and teaches internationally and has spent two decades traveling and living in Eastern Europe, learning traditional violin styles and researching old Jewish music from … Continue reading
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Mean Lids concert 4:00 pm
Mean Lids concert @ Rose Bowl Big Tent
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mean Lids play a mix of music from various fiddle and flute traditions. Their dynamic music will keep you guessing what will be coming next. Playing original, modern and traditional music they pull from North American, Irish, Scottish, Scandinavian traditional … Continue reading
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Urbana Hootenanny 8:00 pm
Urbana Hootenanny @ Rose Bowl Tavern
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
 
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