Urbana-Champaign has a long and illustrious history when it comes to local music. From international acts such as REO speedwagon and Alison Krauss to our vibrant DIY/garage and DJ scene, this area has had and continues to develop and support an amazing local music culture. Explore the past and check out the new with these local music resources!
Check out the updated local music collection at The Urbana Free Library
Check out the music section in Smile Politely
Live Music Venues
UFLive!- Experience live music at The Urbana Free Library on the 3rd Sunday of most months: Check the library calendar for dates and times
Local Music/Record Stores
Corson Music - Instruments, Amplifiers, Accessories and Lessons!
The Music Library and Souza Archives- Including exhibits on local music history