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Elliot Sedgwick And The Moonshine Pioneers Monday, August 31st 2015
private party
Medici - Normal
Monday Night Bounce (the Live Remix) Monday, August 31st 2015
with Mike Ingram & Friends performing all of your favorites from Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Ciara, Drake, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and many more! Doors
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Tues. Drink Minimum
Tues. Drink Minimum Tuesday, September 1st 2015
Open Mic Stand Up Comedy 1st Tuesday Of The Month - Sign Ups In Advance Doors 8:00 No Cover!
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Uncanny Tuesday, September 1st 2015
Bar None - Springfield
Bar None - Springfield
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Wednesday, September 2nd 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
Clark Bar - Champaign
Clark Bar - Champaign
JMSN Wednesday, September 2nd 2015
Doors at 8 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter. 9pm $10 in advance. $13
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
“Sublime” EP Release Party featuring Randall Mance and T.R.U.T.H. Thursday, September 3rd 2015
with Chris Hugh Lee, Marcelis, Ausar Bradley, Arsenn,The Charming Prince, Kevin Cory, O.G. & Murr and Josi Green Doors open at 8pm. Must be 18+ to enter.
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Thursday, September 3rd 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
Lu & Denny's - Tolono
Lu & Denny's - Tolono
Sublime EP Release Party featuring Randall Mance and T.R.U.T.H. Thursday, September 3rd 2015
with Chris Hugh Lee, Marcelis, Ausar Bradley, Arsenn,The Charming Prince, Kevin Cory, O.G. & Murr and Josi Green Doors open at 8pm. Must be 18+ to enter.
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Triple Ot Buck at the Muddy Saloon Friday, September 4th 2015
Triple Ot Buck will be appearing at the Muddy Saloon labor day weekend.
Muddy Saloon - Wheeler
Parmalee at The City Center (Fat City Bar and Grill) Friday, September 4th 2015
Fat City Bar and Grill is proud to welcome PARMALEE to The City Center entertainment venue!!! With more than 9,000 square feet of space, a VIP Mezzanine level, the 3,700 square foot indoor bar and close to 2,000 square feet of beer garden between th
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Blaggards Friday, September 4th 2015
Age Limit: 21+ Blaggards
Maguire's Bar & Grill - Bloomington
Maguire's Bar & Grill - Bloomington
Flash Back Friday #fbf Friday, September 4th 2015
Sounds by Tim williams & Krucial. Guest bartenders till 10pm Doors at 5 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter.
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Elliot Sedgwick And The Moonshine Pioneers Friday, September 4th 2015
no cover
Winner's Lounge - Bloomington
Winner's Lounge - Bloomington
Darkness Inside- Diatribe- Danny Greene Friday, September 4th 2015
The three D's! Come out and listen to some kickass hard working local bands! Come get you some D! Doors open at 9pm Show starts at 10pm and goes till close. No cover 21 and over Darkness Inside 10:00pm-11:00pm Danny Greene 11:20pm-11:50pm Diatri
Landing The - Sullivan
Landing The - Sullivan
Mike Bray band Friday, September 4th 2015
Lu & Denny's - Tolono
Lu & Denny's - Tolono
The Unemployed Architects CD Release Show Friday, September 4th 2015
With Kyle Yap and Elliot Sedgwick
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Friday, September 4th 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
Roch's Street Party - St. Joseph
Roch's Street Party - St. Joseph
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X-Krush Friday, September 4th 2015
X-Krush has been packing clubs, rocking private parties, opening for national acts and has hit just about every fair and festival in downstate Illinois since 1997. Over the years we have managed to become pretty good at what we do and that is to deli
The Curve Inn - Springfield
The Curve Inn - Springfield
Jammsammich Saturday, September 5th 2015
Jammsammich 7-10:45pm Come and see one of Central Illinois premiere classic rock bands. Jammsammich is committed to the eternally packed dance floor and to the ultimate good time for 14 years and counting. The formula of groove-driven funk and R&B
Mackinaw Valley Winery - Mackinaw
Mackinaw Valley Winery - Mackinaw
Eminent Slaughter, Against A Burning Sky, Earth Witch and The Dr. Orphyus Project Saturday, September 5th 2015
$3 Wells and more drink specials forthcoming! Doors at 8 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter.
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Sian Saturday, September 5th 2015
The Warehouse - Springfield
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Saturday, September 5th 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
The Pour House Bar and Grill - Rossville
The Pour House Bar and Grill - Rossville
Rory Kelly Saturday, September 5th 2015
Major Leagues - Taylorville
Fly our Soldier Home - Concert for the Taylor Family
Fly our Soldier Home - Concert for the Taylor Family Saturday, September 5th 2015
Champaign Matt Poss Band highlights a night geared towards raising funds for the Taylor Family from Effingham Illinois. Ticket info will be available soon. Lucy and Derek are an amazing couple with beautiful children. Derek is currently
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Nashville Pussy Saturday, September 5th 2015
With Valient Thorr
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Lazy Ass Destroyer Saturday, September 5th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Lazy Ass Destroyer
Error Records - Urbana
The Timmys- My God The Heat- Los Injectors Saturday, September 5th 2015
Marly's Pub - Springfield
Marly's Pub - Springfield
DJ HISH
DJ HISH Saturday, September 5th 2015
Champaign Born in Boyertown, PA, Hish was raised on his mother’s classic country, father's rock 'n' roll, and everything in between. During his college years in Chicago, he truly developed his own unique mixing style. He helped launch C
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Bryan Dale Headley and " Durn Near't Willie " Saturday, September 5th 2015
Old time blacksmith show and music
Hoopeston Sweet Corn Festival - Hoopeston
Rory Kelly Sunday, September 6th 2015
Weeble's Bar & Grill - Springfield
Off The Wall Band Sunday, September 6th 2015
Party Band
Hill Prairie Winery - Oxford
Hill Prairie Winery - Oxford
90's Daughter
90's Daughter Sunday, September 6th 2015
90's Daughter is the brain child of two local Champaign-Urbana rockers Tommy G and Guido - founding members of The Brat Pack. Amy "Jen X" Mitchell joins them for singing, screaming and yelling and Stephen Johnson hits drums and bangs out a beat for t
Edinburg Labor Day Picnic - Edinburg
Music a la Carte 2 Sunday, September 6th 2015
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Chris Janson Sunday, September 6th 2015
Prairie Capital Convention Center - Springfield
Prairie Capital Convention Center - Springfield
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X-Krush Sunday, September 6th 2015
X-Krush has been packing clubs, rocking private parties, opening for national acts and has hit just about every fair and festival in downstate Illinois since 1997. Over the years we have managed to become pretty good at what we do and that is to deli
Palestine Rodeo - Palestine
Monday Night Bounce (the Live Remix) Monday, September 7th 2015
with Mike Ingram & Friends performing all of your favorites from Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Ciara, Drake, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and many more! Doors
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Blind Man Drivin' Monday, September 7th 2015
Kinmundy Labor Day Parade - Kinmundy
90's Daughter
90's Daughter Monday, September 7th 2015
90's Daughter is the brain child of two local Champaign-Urbana rockers Tommy G and Guido - founding members of The Brat Pack. Amy "Jen X" Mitchell joins them for singing, screaming and yelling and Stephen Johnson hits drums and bangs out a beat for t
Westville Labor Day Celebration, Zamberletti Park - Westville
Avatar Tuesday, September 8th 2015
With Gemini Syndrome, Huntress, and First Decree
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
PROBCAUSE – The Drifters Tour Tuesday, September 8th 2015
Doors at 8 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter. 9pm $10 in advance. $12
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Matthew Smith Wednesday, September 9th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Matthew Smith
Elim Springs Church of Jesus Christ - Sullivan
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Wednesday, September 9th 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
T&T Tavern - Rantoul
T&T Tavern - Rantoul
of Montreal w/ Surface to Air Missive Wednesday, September 9th 2015
Highdive 51 Main Street Champaign IL 61820 **AGES 19 AND OVER WITH PROPER ID** EARLY SHOW :: NO REFUNDS :: NO EXCHANGES Doors/Bar Open 7:00pm Surface To Air Missive 8:00-8:40pm of Montreal 9:00-10:30pm (DJ to follow)
Highdive - Champaign
Highdive - Champaign
Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers Thursday, September 10th 2015
with Dalipop and Forest & The Evergreens Doors open at 8pm. Must be 18+ to enter.
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Syd Thursday, September 10th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Syd
Krannert Center - Urbana
Krannert Center - Urbana
Paint Like Me Party
Paint Like Me Party Thursday, September 10th 2015
Champaign Since we have a limited number of seats to offer we ask you to give us as much notice as possible if you need to cancel. This provides us an opportunity to fill the space. Cancellations should be made by email @ paintlikemeparty
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Ellnora: The Guitar Festival Thursday, September 10th 2015
A prodigious array of the world’s most distinctive and influential guitarists will gather for Ellnora | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois. The internationally recognized eve
Krannert Center - Urbana
Krannert Center - Urbana
Jessica Lea Mayfield Friday, September 11th 2015
Bedrock 66 Live! brings recording artist Jessica Lea Mayfield to Springfield, IL. "Alt-rock prodigy." -Rolling Stone Jessica Lea Mayfield has gained widespread acclaim for singing delicate confessions about love, heartbreak, and contradict
Homespun Republic - Springfield
Homespun Republic - Springfield
Traditional Music Festival Friday, September 11th 2015
Early 19th century music and dancing will occur throughout the pioneer village at New Salem State Historic Site in Petersburg. Impromptu demonstrations and performances of music and dancing are featured. The park sets up straw bales for jam sessions
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site - Petersburg
Andrew Hedges Friday, September 11th 2015
Evangelical Free Church of Bloomington - Bloomington
Evangelical Free Church of Bloomington - Bloomington
Mutts - Archie Powell & the Exports Friday, September 11th 2015
Age Limit: 19+ Mutts Archie Powell & the Exportswebsite:http://archiepowell.com Church Booty (Record Release)website: Jeremy T McConnahawebsite:
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
The Crazy Johnny Band Friday, September 11th 2015
CRAZY JOHNNY'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Goldy's Bar and Grill - Champaign
Goldy's Bar and Grill - Champaign
Sonny Landreth Friday, September 11th 2015
With Patrolled By Radar
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Henhouse Prowlers Friday, September 11th 2015
Bar None - Springfield
Bar None - Springfield
Brad Sayre Friday, September 11th 2015
Guitar virtuoso Brad Sayre - Performing original compositions as well as material by the worlds most influential guitarist and bands. -- Two time winner of the “Best Guitarist Award" winner of the “Multi-Instrumentalist of the Year
Funky Trunk Treasures - De Land
Protohype Friday, September 11th 2015
with Dirt Monkey and Jantsen Doors at 8 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter.
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Wedding Banned
Wedding Banned Friday, September 11th 2015
Champaign Skip the ceremony, start the party! 80's and 90's with other guilty pleasures that take you back to great times in your life. Be the bride and groom! Wedding Banned is a cover band formed in Gas City Indiana. After being dubbed
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Old Dominion with The Damn Quails
Old Dominion with The Damn Quails Friday, September 11th 2015
Front bar opens at 6:00pm on the nights of shows and events. Venue doors open at 7:00pm, opening act goes on around 8:30pm, headliner around 10:00pm. Tickets:Front bar opens at 6:00pm on the nights of shows and events. Venue doors open at 7:00pm, ope
Boondocks - Springfield
Boondocks - Springfield
Earth Friday, September 11th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Earth
Krannert Center - Urbana
Krannert Center - Urbana
Bla Fleck Friday, September 11th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Bla Fleck
Krannert Center - Urbana
Krannert Center - Urbana
Kickapoo Junction Friday, September 11th 2015
Chiggerfest - Mc Lean
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Friday, September 11th 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
Lu & Denny's - Tolono
Lu & Denny's - Tolono
Jason Benefield Saturday, September 12th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Jason Benefield website:
Primetime Country Opry - Stanford
Neoga Blacksmith
Neoga Blacksmith Saturday, September 12th 2015
With: Deadlands And Penny Horses Doors 8:00 Cover $7
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Ky-Mani Marley Saturday, September 12th 2015
Doors at 8 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter. 9pm $15
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Marshall Tucker Band
Marshall Tucker Band Saturday, September 12th 2015
Back by popular demand! 4th time at Watseka Theatre. Classic Southern Rock Million selling hit songs including "Can't You See", "Heard It In A Love Song"& "Fire On A Mountain". Watseka Theatre is a beautiful 1931 Art Deco
Watseka Theatre
Watseka Theatre -
90's Daughter
90's Daughter Saturday, September 12th 2015
90's Daughter is the brain child of two local Champaign-Urbana rockers Tommy G and Guido - founding members of The Brat Pack. Amy "Jen X" Mitchell joins them for singing, screaming and yelling and Stephen Johnson hits drums and bangs out a beat for t
Bunny's Parking Lot Party - Urbana
Bunny's Parking Lot Party - Urbana
Nickel & Dimes
Nickel & Dimes Saturday, September 12th 2015
Performing a thick harmonized blend of past and present favorites from a broad range of genres. Saturating the market with our own style of blended harmonies in everything from No Doubt to Johnny Cash! Look forward to seeing you at our next gig! Feat
Brad's Ride @ V.F.W. - Bloomington
The Joe Tenuto Band Saturday, September 12th 2015
Capitol City Bar & Grill - Springfield
Capitol City Bar & Grill - Springfield
Roxie Randle Saturday, September 12th 2015
Solo acoustic, 2-6pm.
Alto Vineyards - Champaign
Alto Vineyards - Champaign
Rockballet - Springfield Ballet Company (sat)
Rockballet - Springfield Ballet Company (sat) Saturday, September 12th 2015
Springfield Ballet Company’s 22nd Annual Production Of Rockballet Featuring Live Music By Downstate. Rockballet Is Going To Be An Unforgettable Performance!
Sangamon Auditorium - Springfield
Sangamon Auditorium - Springfield
Jordan Davis Saturday, September 12th 2015
Boondocks - Springfield
Boondocks - Springfield
Diamond Rio
Diamond Rio Saturday, September 12th 2015
Champaign Fat City Bar and Grill is proud to welcome DIAMOND RIO to The City Center entertainment venue!!! With more than 9,000 square feet of space, a VIP Mezzanine level, the 3,700 square foot indoor bar and close to 2,000 square feet o
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Fat City Bar & Grill - Champaign
Jason Benefield Saturday, September 12th 2015
Age Limit: All Ages Jason Benefield website:
Primetime Country Opry - Stanford
Primetime Country Opry - Stanford
Jack Dupp and The Empty Bottles Saturday, September 12th 2015
Age Limit: 21+ Jack Dupp and The Empty Bottles
Stag-r-Inn - Emden
David Lee Murphy
David Lee Murphy Saturday, September 12th 2015
Front bar opens at 6:00pm on the nights of shows and events. Venue doors open at 7:00pm, opening act goes on around 8:30pm, headliner around 10:00pm. Tickets:Front bar opens at 6:00pm on the nights of shows and events. Venue doors open at 7:00pm, ope
Boondocks - Springfield
Boondocks - Springfield
Henhouse Prowlers Saturday, September 12th 2015
Iron Post - Urbana
Iron Post - Urbana
Peoria Pride 2015 - Expo,  Pageant, & Dance Party
Peoria Pride 2015 - Expo, Pageant, & Dance Party Saturday, September 12th 2015
Intended To Gather, Inspire, And Energize The Lgbt Community Of Peoria And Central Illinois, The Revival Of Peoria Gay Pride Will Be Filled With Laughs, Entertainment, And Address Dimensions Beyond Orientation.  for The Most Up To Date Informati
Civic Center - Peoria
Civic Center - Peoria
Sleepy Creek Concert Series Presents Clarence Bucaro Saturday, September 12th 2015
Sleepy Creek would like to welcome back singer and songwriter Clarence Bucaro! Over five albums literate and honey-voiced singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro has crafted an impressive canon of uplifting Americana, garnering comparisons to Jackson Brow
Sleepy Creek Vineyards - Fairmount
Sleepy Creek Vineyards - Fairmount
Kickapoo Junction Saturday, September 12th 2015
Kickapoo Junction is loaded up with today's HOTTEST Modern Country Hit's and goes full throttle to bring a high energy, Rockin & Dancin Country Show every performance! If you love to dance and have a fun night out you won't want to miss Kickapoo Junc
Mackinaw Valley Winery - Mackinaw
Mackinaw Valley Winery - Mackinaw
AKA- Micawber- Deity Disfigured- Mutilated By Zombies- Between Fate and Fearless Saturday, September 12th 2015
this is gonna be an epic night of some hardcore metal. you will not wanna miss this if you are a fan of metal.
RAIL II - Bloomington
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X-Krush Saturday, September 12th 2015
X-Krush has been packing clubs, rocking private parties, opening for national acts and has hit just about every fair and festival in downstate Illinois since 1997. Over the years we have managed to become pretty good at what we do and that is to deli
Mt. Pulaski Fall Festival - Pulaski
Kevin Cory Sunday, September 13th 2015
Come help celebrate 34 Years of serving the Central Illinois Community and beyond with a variety of music and Public Affairs. The event will start at 5pm. Artists scheduled to appear at WEFT-Fest 2015 include: Wildwood String Band (Bluegrass/Acousti
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Mike 'N Molly's - Champaign
Peoria Pride 2015- High Tea
Peoria Pride 2015- High Tea Sunday, September 13th 2015
Intended To Gather, Inspire, And Energize The Lgbt Community Of Peoria And Central Illinois, The Revival Of Peoria Gay Pride Will Be Filled With Laughs, Entertainment, And Address Dimensions Beyond Orientation.  for The Most Up To Date Informati
Civic Center - Peoria
Civic Center - Peoria
Russ Liquid & Thriftworks Sunday, September 13th 2015
Doors at 8 p.m. Must be 18+ to enter. 9pm $10 in advance. $15
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
Hurricane Ruth Sunday, September 13th 2015
Sunday Funday!
Pop's Place - Decatur
Pop's Place - Decatur
Fear Factory Sunday, September 13th 2015
With Once Human, Before the Mourning, and The Bloodline
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Castle Theatre - Bloomington
Neurotic November Sunday, September 13th 2015
RAIL II - Bloomington
RAIL II - Bloomington
Rockballet - Springfield Ballet Company (sun)
Rockballet - Springfield Ballet Company (sun) Sunday, September 13th 2015
Springfield Ballet Company’s 22nd Annual Production Of Rockballet Featuring Live Music By Downstate. Rockballet Is Going To Be An Unforgettable Performance!
Sangamon Auditorium - Springfield
Sangamon Auditorium - Springfield
Wind Symphony Sunday, September 13th 2015
For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166 If you will need special accommodation, please contact the event sponsor.
Illinois State University - Normal
Illinois State University - Normal
Exit 52 Sunday, September 13th 2015
Variety
Hill Prairie Winery - Oxford
Hill Prairie Winery - Oxford
Monday Night Bounce (the Live Remix) Monday, September 14th 2015
with Mike Ingram & Friends performing all of your favorites from Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Ciara, Drake, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and many more! Doors
Canopy Club - Champaign
Canopy Club - Champaign
The Joe Tenuto Band Monday, September 14th 2015
The Alamo II - Springfield
The Alamo II - Springfield
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