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, May 31st

Market & Taylor:
6pm: Hot Club of Urbana – jazz
7:30pm: Tom Grassman Band – rock ‘n’ roll party music

Neil & Park:
6pm: David Howie – the Live Jukebox
7:30pm: Love Sign – country/pop/rock

Fremont & Main (next to The Space):
6pm: Tessa Turner – modern pop
7:30pm: Ian Shepherd & Friends – blues rock/funk

Also featuring our special weekly kids’ activities: Bubbles from Joyful Bubbles & Balloon Twisting by Aaron’s Party Balloons!

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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