Friday Night Live


FRIDAY, August 23rd

Neil & Church (One Main Plaza):
6pm: Angie Heaton | Paige McQuigg Stephens – singer/songwriters
7pm: The Double Dots – soulful pop

Neil & Park:
6pm: Champaign Freight – country/rock/pop
7pm: Desafinado – Brazilian jazz

Market & University (between Pour Brothers & Seven Saints):
6pm: Justin Rondón – folk/jazz/rock/experimental
7pm: Caleb Cook Band – country/rock/blues/jazz

Walnut & Chester:
6pm: Karena Tse – neosoul/R&B
7pm: John Coppess & the Limping Cowboy Band – country, folk & cowboy music

Also featuring our special weekly kids’ activity sponsored by COUNTRY FinancialBubbles with Joyful Bubbles!

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 8th year, is presented through the generosity of Ellnora Guitar Festival, 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, Market & University, and Walnut & Chester in Downtown Champaign.

Friday Night Live includes an eclectic mix of music and street performances including bluegrass, jazz, folk, soul, rock, country, and blues, along with a free kids' activity every week.

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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