1908 N. Lincoln Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 367-6000
Fax: (217) 367-1315
One of the premier venues for live music in the city, The Highdive has been bringing live music to the its stage for several years. All the shows here are for those above 19 years, but you have to be over 21 years to get a drink, there's no cutting slack there. But once you do get in, then the music will definitely make you want to stay there. Local as well as nationally touring bands perform here. See the website to know more.
Thee Death Tower is tucked away in a commercial area and only those in the know are aware of this place. This DIY venue is equipped with a good sound system and is popular among punk and alternative music lovers. Some of their previous listings are Wooden Indian Burial, Poney, Poundcake, Slow Chapel, Doomsayer and Orbit Dangerfield.
The Spurlock Museum is nestled within the University of Illinois, and it chronicles the cultural heritage of all the continents across the world. From Babylonian Clay Tablets to wood carvings done by Japanese artists, this museum boasts of a vast collection. For more details, check website.
These shows sell out fast! Roger Ebert's Film Festival has become a favorite by so many! Make this event your favorite too! The film festival is held annually every year in April. In addition to the many films being showed, there are many special guests ariving as well such as Stephen Goldblatt, Kelechi Ezie, John Davies, and more! For ticket information and other information please visit Ebertfest's website
The Memorial stadium is located inside the University of Illinois and hosts numerous sports since 1923. The stadium has undergone a lot of changes and now has a seating capacity of 18000 in each stand and 10000 in each balcony. The university has co-ed summer camps for tennis, baseball, football and many more sports, giving young boys and girls an opportunity to learn their favorite sport.