Friday Night Live


Downtown Champaign will serve as the backdrop for Friday Night Live, a free street-side performance series featuring multiple bands every week. Friday Night Live will be held every Friday from 6-9pm starting May 31st through August 23rd.  Performances will be held at the intersections of Main & Fremont, Neil & Park, and Market & Taylor in Downtown Champaign. Friday Night Live will include an eclectic mix of music including rock, folk, bluegrass, jazz, R&B, funk, hip-hop, country, indie, and blues, along with a free kids’ activity such as bubbles, balloons, face painting, caricatures, hula-hooping, and glitter tattoos.

FRIDAY, July 19th

Market & Taylor:
6pm: Stylus – R&B/rock
7:30pm: The PBS Band – rock/country/roots jam

Neil & Park:
6pm: Fiddle Sax Fusion Band – blues-infused fiddle & folk
7:30pm: Moondogs – classic roots rock

Fremont & Main (next to The Space):
6pm: Merry Travelers Duo – psychedelic folk rock
7:30pm: Retro Via – indie rock

Also featuring our special weekly kids’ activity: Bubbles from Joyfulbubbles!

CLICK HERE to follow Friday Night Live on Facebook!

EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS to our title sponsor: Pour Bros. Taproom!

If you are a musician or band interested in performing at Friday Night Live, please reach out to Kelly at