Chicago Scene: February 16-28

American Jazz musician and composer Mat Maneri.
American Jazz musician and composer Mat Maneri. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

February 16:

7:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
ICElab
Phyllis Chen
Carla Kihlstedt

8:00PM at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 E Garfield Blvd (Free)
Off the Record : Listening Party and Performance
David Boykin

February 17:

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($10)
Kris Davis Quintet with Ingrid Laubrock, Mat Maneri, Eivind Opsvik, Tom Rainey

February 18:

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

10PM at the Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted Street
Michael Musillami Trio + 1
Michael Musillami – Guitar
Joe Fonda – Bass
George Schuller – Drums
with Special Guest, Russ Johnson – Trumpet

February 19:

12:15 pm LunchBreak Series in Randolph Café
Ari Brown Quartet

February 20:

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
Michael Zerang, Jim Becker, Emmett Kelly, Brent Gutzeit, Brian Labycz

February 21:

9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)
Rob Mazurek‘s Alternate Moon Cycles, with Leroy Bach, Matt Lux, Mikel Avery

February 23:

5:00PM at PianoForte, 410 S Michigan, Ste 825, 312.291.0291 ($10-$5)
Ensemble Dal Niente
Hommage to Ligeti, Hauer, and Reich
Mabel Kwan — music of Georg Friedrich Haas

8:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Outer Ear Series
Renée Baker Artet

February 24:

3:00PM at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W Chicago ($15-$10)
Chicago Composers : clarinet/violin
MAVerick Ensemble — featured composer: Murail

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7)
Shofar : Mikolaj Tzraska, Macio Moretti, Raphael Roginski, special guests Josh Berman, Jason Stein

February 25:

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

10PM at the Skylark, 2149 S. halsted Street
Luke Polopnick Trio: Luke Polopnick – Guitar, Anton Hatwich – Bass, Frank Rosaly – Drums

February 28:

7:30PM at the Ruth Page Dance Center, 1016 N Dearborn, 312.337.6543 ($20-$10)
Ensemble Dal Niente
In Vain
Ensemble Dal Niente — music of Christopher Trapani, Georg Friedrich Haas

9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7)
Nick Mazzarella Trio with Anton Hatwich, Frank Rosaly

March 2:

8:00PM at Old Town School East, 4545 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($10)
The Space Between
Rob Mazurek, Marianne M Kim

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/