C-U Jazz Festival is coming up next weekend and it is worth checking out. Most of the performances will be happening at the Iron Post, however the 4 day festival will include lectures, conversations, workshops and even a jazz lunch on Sunday. Be sure to check out local artists and nationally renowned artists next weeked at the C-U Jazz Fest! Here is the line up:

THURSDAY OCT 19

3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. — OLLI Lecture: Chris Madsen

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. — Krannert UnCorked: Ron Bridgewater Quartet and Opening Night Party 

9 p.m. - late — Iron Post: Chris Madsen and VandoJam  $2

FRIDAY OCT 20

4 p.m.-5 p.m. — Independant Media Center: Bastidas in Coversation sponsored by Jazz Education Network

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. — Pizza M:  Jordan VanHemert/Ryan Tomski  $5

8-10:30 p.m. — Iron Post: Des Paises Project, Victor Bastidas: Adam Larson, tenor sax; Rich Moore, alto sax; Wes Morgan, bass; Paul Bedal, piano $12 

SATURDAY OCT 21

2 p.m.-4 p.m. — Cohen Building: Young Artist Series: Bradley University Jazz Ensemble; North-South Ensemble  $2 
                      
4 p.m. - 5:30pm — Upper Bout, Workshop, Tom Lippincott

6 p.m.- 8 p.m. — Pizza M: Andrew Walits Sextet   $5

9 p.m,-11:30 p.m. — Iron Post:  Tom Lippincott Trio; Matt Endres, Sam Peters $8

SUNDAY OCT 22

11am-1pm — Pizza M,  Jazz Lunch, Tom Lippincott:  $15 special jazz menu included     

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. — Urbana Free Library, Kevin Hart/Donnie Heitler Quartet

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. —Champaign Public Library

7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Iron Post, Rachel Therrien Quartet   $8