Friday Night Live


FRIDAY, July 21st

Walnut & Chester:
6pm: Stewart Arp – acoustic/rock/singer-songwriter
7pm: Jacob & Sarah – indie/alternative 

Neil & Park:
6pm: Los Guapos – Latin trio
7pm: Ryan Byfield & Nucleus – neo-soul/reggae/Latin/jazz/fusion

Neil & Church (One Main Plaza):
6pm: Kittens Incorporated – breezy pop
7pm: Relevator featuring Kenna Mae – country singer/songwriter

Main & Chestnut (in front of Exile on Main & Dandelion)
6pm: Grand Ambassador – acoustic/indie rock/pop
7pm: Black Mage – hip-hop/rap
7:30pm: Chase Baby – hip-hop/rap

Downtown Champaign is the backdrop for 40 North's Friday Night LIVE, a free street-side performance series open to the general public. Friday Night Live, in its sixth year, is presented through the generosity of Midland States Bank, Illini Radio Group, and the City of Champaign, with support from Champaign Center Partnership.

Friday Night Live is held from 6-8pm every Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Performances are held at the intersections of Neil & Church, Neil & Park, and Walnut & Chester in Downtown Champaign.

Friday Night Live includes an eclectic mix of music and street performances including bluegrass, jazz, folk, rock, and blues, along with a cappella, bellydancing, and live painting.

If you are a local performer interested in being a part of Friday Night LIVE, please contact Kelly White at 217.351.9841, or All types of performances and collaborations are welcome!

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With support from:

Business Partners:
CMT Ventures
R Rentals
Esquire Lounge
Watson's Shack & Rail
Hyatt Place
Hickory Point Bank
Mary Ann Royse Law Office
One Main Development
Pekara Bakery 
Thomas, Mamer & Haughey, LLP 
V. Picasso