Chicago Scene: August 17-31

Posted: August 17, 2013 by Mike in Performances

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area.  Contact us if you’d like your shows listed.

August 17:

5:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Summersonic
Josh Abrams Natural Information Society
Bitchin Bajas

9:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
The Margots : Adrienne Pierluissi, Tim Daisy, John Dereszynski, Nick Macri, Rick Reger, Ken Vandermark

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
NRG Ensemble : Mars Williams, Nick Mazzarella, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Brian Sandstrom, Kent Kessler, Steve Hunt

August 18:

4:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
The Margots : Adrienne Pierluissi, Tim Daisy, John Dereszynski, Nick Macri, Rick Reger, Ken Vandermark

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 (wheelchair-accessible)
Frode Gjerstad, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Michael Zerang

August 19:

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Glad Cloud Ambient Series
Sam Wagster, Ben Boye
Cinchel

August 21:

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
Darren Johnston, Larry Ochs, Dave Rempis

August 22:

7:00PM at the Miramar Theatre, 2840 N Oakland, Milwaukee, WI, 414.967.0302 ($16, $41 three day pass)
2013 Milwaukee Noise Fest
The Haters
Frank Rosaly
Hal Rammel, Jim Schoenecker
Lucky Bone
Hostage Pageant
KrampusØ
Blessed Sacrifist
Fake Blood Universe

9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
Darren Johnston, Larry Ochs, Michael Moore, Jim Baker, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Jason Roebke, Michael Zerang — mixed groups

August 23:

9:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
Darren Johnston, Larry Ochs, Dave Rempis

August 24:

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
Michael Moore

August 25:

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Todd Meehan, Doug Perkins, Tristan Perich

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433
Darren Johnston, Larry Ochs, Dave Rempis, Michael Zerang, Hamid Drake

August 26:

5:30PM at PianoForte, 410 S Michigan, Ste 825, 312.291.0291 (Free)
Chicago Jazz Festival : PianoForte Sessions
Jim Baker Solo

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

10:00PM at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (wheelchair-accessible)
Actual Rhinoceros : Spencer Jenich, Danny Andrade, Chris Kimmons, Eli Namay, Matt Roberts

August 28:

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Loops & Variations
Eighth Blackbird with Glenn Kotche, Lesley Flanigan

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Whirlpool : Caroline Davis, Charles Rumback, Jeff Swanson

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
Josh Berman Trio with Jason Roebke, Frank Rosaly

August 29:

1:45PM Harrison Bankhead Sextet
5:00PM at Roosevelt University, Ganz Hall, 430 S Michigan, 7th Fl, 312.341.3780
Chicago Jazz Festival
Hamid Drake’s Chicago Trio with Ernest Dawkins, Harrison Bankhead

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
Jack DeJohnette : Special Legends Edition with Muhal Richard Abrams, Larry Gray, Roscoe Mitchell, Henry Threadgill

9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
Aram Shelton Quartet, with Keefe Jackson, Anton Hatwich, Tim Daisy, special guests Josh Berman, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Frank Rosaly

August 30:

Jazz and Heritage Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
Michael Zerang, Eigen Aoki and Tsukasa Taiko drummers directed by Tatsu Aoki

The Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
7:40PM Excerpt from Wadada Leo Smith’s “Ten Freedom Summers”
9:00PM Charles Lloyd Quartet with Bill Frisell

9:00PM-12:00AM at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 donation)
Hereafter Fest VII
Satoko Fujii and KAZE with special guests Renee Baker, Dan Godston, David Boykin
Microcosmic Sound Orchestra : Jayve Montgomery, Alex Wing, Dan Godston, Elliel Sherman Storey, David Boykin
DJ Ayana Contreras

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Jazz Fest After Session with Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder

August 31:

The Von Freeman Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
1:10PM Hamid Drake Quartet with Kidd Jordan, William Parker and Cooper Moore
3:30PM Satoko Fujii’s Orchestra Chicago

The Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
7:25PM Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Gamak

7:00PM at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
Colour and Sound Trio : Jimmy Bennington, Dave Onderdonk, Brian Smith

9:00PM-12:00AM at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 donation)
Hereafter Fest VII
David Boykin Expanse, with Josh Abrams, James Baker, Marcus Evans, Alex Wing
Microcosmic Sound Orchestra : Jayve Montgomery, Alex Wing, Dan Godston, Elliel Sherman Storey, David Boykin
DJ Ayana Contreras

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Jazz Fest After Session with Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder
10:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($15-$10)

Chicago Jazz Fest Afterfest : Remembering Fred Anderson
Mwata Bowden, Tatsu Aoki, Douglas Ewart, Dushun Mosley, Hanah Jon Taylor, Francis Wong, Kioto Aoki, special guests

For more information, such as show times and directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/

http://www.ratchetmusic.com

http://www.umbrellamusic.org

http://www.mcachicago.org

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenterschedule.html

http://www.skylarkchicago.com

http://www.hideoutchicago.com

http://www.elasticrevolution.com

http://www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html

http://www.lampo.org

http://dalniente.com

http://iceorg.org/events/category/chicago

http://www.emptybottle.com/

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s