buzz calendar 5/1

By Assistant buzz Editors

Book Club at The Literary

The Literary

122 N. Neil St., Champaign

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

May 5

Featured novel, “Dating Doctor Dil,” will be discussed at The Literary. Those attending will receive a discount on wine and beer.


Boomerangs features duo Jordan and Jill 

Boomerangs Bar & Grill

1309 E. Washington St., Urbana

May 5

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Free admission

Couple and musical duo Jordan and Jill are performing an acoustic show at Boomerangs Bar & Grill. 


Uniting Pride hosts Queer Prom

University YMCA

1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

May 6

11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Free admission for middle and high schoolers

With a theme of “Iconic,” Uniting Pride invites all middle and high school students to a free prom night at the University YMCA. 


The Little Mermaid at the Virginia Theatre

Virginia Theatre

203 W. Park Ave., Champaign

May 6–7

Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tickets $10 to $50

The Virginia Theatre to hold a twist on The Little Mermaid ballet with performers from Champaign Urbana Ballet.


Earth, Wind & Fire to make appearance at State Farm Center 

State Farm Center

1800 S. First St., Champaign

May 6–7

Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 1 a.m.

Tickets $82.25 to $144.25

Grammy-winner band Earth, Wind & Fire celebrate its 50th anniversary at the State Farm Center.


Hudson Farm features Piato’s dinner and dueling 

Hudson Farm

1341 County Road 1800 E., Urbana

May 7

6 to 10:30 p.m.

$35 to $45 for tickets

Hudson Farm is hosting a dinner buffet from Piato’s with Chicago’s Howl2Go Dueling Piano providing entertainment. 


WILLIS set to perform at The Canopy Club

The Canopy Club

708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

May 7

6 p.m.

$7 tickets

18 or older to enter

Indie-rock band WILLIS visits The Canopy Club as part of its Locals Only tour.