Cornstalkers Cajun Band at Rose Bowl Tavern

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Event Date: 
May 16, 2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Rose Bowl Tavern
Address: 
106 N Race St, Urbana, Illinois 61801
Description: 

Cornstalkers Cajun Band at Rose Bowl Tavern from 8 - 10 pm

Featuring! Tom Turino, Matt Turino, Shannon, Samuel Payne, and JB Faires.

The dance floor will be open.

$5 cover

Admission: 
$5
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Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration

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Event Date: 
June 15, 2019 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Douglass Branch Library
Address: 
504 E Grove St, Champaign, Illinois 61820
Description: 

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING 155 years since the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas and freed the last of the people enslaved there. Bring your family and friends to Douglass Park for summer fun and games! Presented by the Champaign Public Library and Champaign Park District. F*R*E*E*

Activities include:
• Performance by Chicago-based Ayodele Drum & Dance
• Emancipation Proclamation Reading by "Mr. Lincoln," Abraham Lincoln by Kevin Wood
• Live music by Ngoma Expressions and Jean-René Balekita
• DJ Slim
• Face painting
• Caricature artist
• Art contest
• Kids games
• Bounce house
• Raffles for free prizes!

For all events at the library:
champaign.org/events

For all events at the park district:
champaignparks.com/events

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Timbalú at The Rose Bowl Tavern

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Event Date: 
May 11, 2019 - 9:00pm - 11:55pm
Venue: 
Rose Bowl Tavern
Address: 
106 N Race St, Urbana, Illinois 61801
Description: 

Rose Bowl Tavern will be clearing out the tables and readying the dance floor for a night of salsa and more with C-U's very own Timbalú, performing two sets of salsa-timba-boogaloo-and-more. Stretch out your hammy's, grab a hamms and a friend, and let's boogy.

doors at 8pm
show at 9pm
DJ dance party to close out the night.

$10 cover at the door

Admission: 
$10
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Irish Fest

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Event Date: 
August 2, 2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Address: 
515 Old Timber Rd, Monticello, Illinois 61856
Description: 

Enjoy stew + soda bread, a pint of Guinness, and traditional Irish ditties on the Gate House Lawn during Irish Fest, presented by the U of I Community Credit Union! This fan-favorite will feature performances by the Shanties (theshanties.com) (6-7pm) and The Founding (7:30-9pm), as well as a special performance by dancers from the Shamrock Academy of Irish Dance, a competitive and recreational Irish Dance school based at Twist and Shout Dance and Cheer in Mahomet.

Food + drink will be available for purchase from local food trucks and the Greenhouse Café (no outside alcohol, please).

Admission is free, but a donation of $5/person or $10/family is suggested, and will be collected at the gate. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Find more information on the 2019 Concert Series at allerton.illinois.edu/allerton-park-concert-series/.

Concerts may be cancelled or postponed due to weather.

Admission: 
$5 Donation (see description)
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Mother's Day with Papashoy Klezmer Band

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Event Date: 
May 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Rose Bowl Tavern
Address: 
106 N Race St, Urbana, Illinois 61801
Description: 

Come celebrate Mother's Day than with a little old-timey village klezmer music at the historic Rose Bowl Tavern in downtown Urbana! Plenty of space on the dance floor, great drink selection, and free popcorn. Music lovers under age 21 welcome with their responsible adult.

$5.00 cover (kids under 12 free)

Admission: 
$5
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Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 28, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 30, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 29, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 27, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Brian Stark Flamenco Duo featuring Jose Gobbo

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Fiesta Cafe
Address: 
216 S 1st St, Champaign, Illinois 61820
Description: 

Stop by this Sunday afternoon to hear two great musicians play smooth relaxed latin jazz.

The duo features Brian Stark on Tenor Saxophone, and Jose Gobbo on Guitar. No cover.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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  • Programs of the Robert E. Brown Center for World Music are dependent upon grants, gifts, and funds raised through concerts, performances and services. The Center was established at the University

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  • On Thursday, April 18th, the Robert E. Brown Center for World Music and Center for Global Studies will present two events exploring the legacy of the Berimbau, an Afro-Brazilian musical bow.

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