The Urbana Country Dancers


The 32nd Annual

Chambana Jan Jam
(Champaign-Urbana January Jam)

Friday - Sunday, January 4 - 6, 2019

Jan Jam Jar

A special weekend of music and dance featuring:


The Mean Lids

With Miriam Larson (flute), Ben Smith (fiddle) & Matt Turino (fiddle, guitar, feet)

Uncle Farmer

with Ben Schreiber (fiddle) & Michael Sokolovsky (guitar)



Chet Grey

From Louisville


Gail Hintze

From Chillicothe


Scott Meyer


Jonathan Sivier

From Champaign-Urbana

This will be the 32nd Annual Chambana Jan Jam presented by The Urbana Country Dancers

Most of the weekend's events will be held at the Illini Student Union, 1401 W. Green in Urbana, Illinois.

The weekend will also feature several workshops and other fun activities.

Check back later for more details.


Online Payment

This year we are offering online payment for Jan Jam admission. If you wish to pay online please fill out this Online Registration Form.
You can then make your payment at our Online Payment Site. Online payment includes a small service fee.

Admission prices for the Jan Jam

Event Price
Full weekend (in advance, postmarked by Dec. 19, 2018)
Print the flier back page and mail in the registration form, or bring it to the next dance.
Full weekend (at the door) $65/$60*
Full weekend (ages 13-17) $25
Check back later for prices of individual events
* - Students or 18-25. 13 and under free.

Further Information

Directions to the Illini Union

Information about parking on campus

A map of parking on campus (updated 7/21/2016)

Weather Information and Illinois Road Conditions

For more information email

For information call: 217-359-8225

Or look at the Urbana Country Dancers' homepage

The Urbana Country Dancers' web pages are maintained by, last update September 18, 2018