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Join us for our next big event:

Friday October 9: 5 PM-8 PM: 40 North ACE Awards!!!

Join us for a night of celebrating those who are dedicated to the arts and enrich the culture of this community through their hard work and creative energy! 

Featuring Jeff Grider as your emcee, with live performances including Mike Ingram + New Souls and much more!

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Click HERE or call 351-9841 to purchase tickets!

For more information: 40 North ACE Awards Facebook event

Friday October 9: 9 PM: Times Center Fundraiser featuring 90's Daughter!!!
Help raise awareness and funding for TIMES Center - Community Elements Tickets are 5 dollars each if you buy them ahead and 7 dollars at the door. Tickets are available at Community Elements 801 North Walnut and 1801 Fox Drive in Champaign. Music starts at 9:30 Please come out and enjoy the band and raise funding for TIMES Center!

For more information: Times Center Fundraiser featuring 90's Daughter Facebook event

Saturday October 10 and Sunday October 11: CU Bands and Fans 3rd Anniversary!!!

C.U. Bands and Fans is a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform that covers the local live music scene and its artists. They promote venues, bands and artists.

Saturday October 10th & Sunday October 11th 
Saturday 5 PM-1 AM Party Kick off Party 
Sunday 12 PM-10 PM Family Friendly Day
3 STAGES- Main Stage in The City Center, Acoustic/Original Artist stage and Fat City Stage. 

For more information: CU Bands and Fans 3rd Anniversary Facebook event

Other Upcoming shows:

Wednesday October 14: DAVID NAIL

Saturday November 7: JOE NICHOLS

Friday November 20: CRAIG MORGAN



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40 North ACE Awards

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The City Center, 505 S Chestnut, Champaign, IL

Join us for a night of celebrating those who are dedicated to the arts and enrich the culture of this community through their hard work and creative energy!

Featuring Jeff Grider as your emcee, with live performances including Mike Ingram + New Souls and much more!

Tickets are $10, $15 at the door. Click the link or call 351-9841 to purchase!

Thank you so our generous sponsors: The City Center, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, and Kessler Optical!


Music 4 A Mission Featuring 90’s Daughter

The City Center, 505 S Chestnut, Champaign, IL

The popular local band 90’s Daughter is performing for Music 4 A Mission fundraiser concert on October 9 to benefit TIMES Center for homeless men.

Music 4 A Mission tickets are $5 if purchased in advance from Community Elements at their Champaign clinics located at 801 N. Walnut Street or 1801 Fox Drive.

Admission will be $7 at the door at Fat City the night of the concert. All proceeds will benefit TIMES Center.

Community Elements thanks our Premier Sponsors: Carle, Champaign Telephone Company, Cozad Asset Management, Mutual of America, Prospect Bank, and Alan and Lyn Ryle.

TIMES Center’s mission is to provide safe housing and meaningful assistance to help homeless men rebuild their lives and work toward sustainable self-sufficiency. The program assisted 368 individual homeless men in fiscal year 2014.


C.U. Bands and Fans 3rd Annual ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

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The City Center, 505 S Chestnut, Champaign, IL

Saturday October 10th & Sunday October 11th Saturday 5-1 AM Party Kick off Party - Sunday 2-10 pm Family Friendly Day

3 STAGES - 1. Main Stage The City Center
2. Acoustic/Original Artist stage 3. Stage inside Fat City MUSIC - MUSIC - MUSIC Kids Corner - We encourage creativity CUMA Award Presentation Champaign Louie Vendors Food Vendors Joyful Bubbles Balloon Animals Face Painting Music 4 Book Authors: Alex James, Alice B. McGinty, C.C. Wills, Jake Aurelian

much much more!!! Sponsored by: Illini Radio Group


David Nail

The City Center, 505 S Chestnut, Champaign, IL

Fat City Bar and Grill is proud to welcome David Nail 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 the buildings, we'll take 'Whatever She's Got' this night!

PLEASE NOTE: DOORS OPEN AT 7:00 PM. Live music does not start right at 7 PM. There will be a DJ and then opening acts before the headline act.

Tickets on sale here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/david-nail-at-the-city-center-fat-city-bar-and-grill-tickets-18722251759

After scoring his first No. 1 single with “Let It Rain” from 2011’s critically lauded The Sound of a Million Dreams, the bourbon-smooth singer spent an inordinate amount of time on tour, giving his entire being to country fans. He nearly burned himself out in the process, landing in a funk from which he found it difficult to emerge.

David cites the spontaneous nature of cuts like the album’s lead single, “Whatever She’s Got,” a favorite of wife Catherine. “I always believed the song was special, but when my wife first heard it, I watched her start to dance and move around. I thought to myself, ‘I’ve never seen my wife move like that before.’ I instantly knew we had something with ‘Whatever She’s Got,’” he says.

“There’s so many moments on this record that make me think about the last four years that I’ve been married, and ‘I’m a Fire’ just sums it all up,” David says. “It says, ‘I’ve walked through flames, come out on the other end, and the foremost reason is because of you.’”

It’s a heavy statement, one that carries the weight of not only a romance, but of a career. But for David Nail, an artist who wears emotion as a badge of honor, that’s the only kind of statement he can make. And he declares it loud and clear on I'm A Fire.

This show is 19+. You must be 19+ years of age to enter with a valid state or federally issued ID.

No refunds. All sales are final.


The Boat Drunks

The City Center, 505 S Chestnut, Champaign, IL

From Champaign, Illinois and now in their thirteenth year as a group, The Boat Drunks have opened for Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys and Little Feat, and have performed with nearly every member of Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band. Their set includes many of your favorite Buffett hits, original music from their four studio albums and other covers from The Beatles, The Eagles, Champaign’s own REO Speedwagon and many more.

The Boat Drunks perform at many Parrothead venues across the country and receive regular airplay on Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, Sirius/XM Channel 24.