Chicago Scene: May 26 – June 8

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

May 26:

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10-$5)
Fonema Consort with special guest Mabel Kwan — music by Hans Thomalla, Beat Furrer, Brian Ferneyhough, Monte Weber, Joan Arnau Pàmies, Pablo Chin, Christian Wolff

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7)
Stirrup : Fred Lonberg-holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback

May 27:

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph
Downtown Sound
Lee Ranaldo Band
Marc Ribot‘s Ceramic Dog

9:00PM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
Jason Stein, Matt Schneider, Frank Rosaly
Zelienople — Record Release
Mako Sica

May 28:

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($25-$20)
Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog : Marc Ribot, Shahzad Ismaily, Ches Smith

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
Jason Stein Quartet

10:00PM at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl
Nick Mazzarella Trio with Anton Hatwich, Frank Rosaly

May 29:

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
The Green Pasture Happiness : Brian Labycz, Daniel Fandiño, Aaron Zarzutzki
Olivia Block, Carol Genetti, Katherine Young

May 30:

6:30PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($5)
Articular Facet
Screaming Planet : Rob Mazurek, Jeff Kowalkowski, Carrie Biolo, Damon Locks
Handshake Error Ensemble : James Connolly, Ryan Dunn, Jeff Kolar, Julia Miller, Melissa Schleicher-Sanchez

7:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
ICE performs David Lang‘s The Whisper Opera

May 31:

7:00PM at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 E Garfield Blvd (Free)
Chicago Jazz String Summit : Opening Performance
Musique Noire
Jessica Pavone, Mary Halvorson
Tomeka Reid Trio
James Sanders Blue Violin Quartet

7:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
ICE performs David Lang’s The Whisper Opera

9:00PM at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
Nicole Mitchell — Record release

June 1:

3:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
ICE performs David Lang’s The Whisper Opera

7:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
ICE performs David Lang’s The Whisper Opera

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Peter Brötzmann, Joe McPhee
Peter Brötzmann, Hamid Drake, Kent Kessler, Joe McPhee

June 2:

3:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
ICE performs David Lang’s The Whisper Opera

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($22-$20)
Frequency Series
Fifth House Ensemble with special guest Caleb Burhans

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7)
My Silence : Jason Stein, Nick Butcher, Mike Reed

June 4:

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Corey Wilkes

June 6:

9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
Jason Stein, Brian Labycz
Keefe Jackson, Jason Adasiewicz

June 8:

8PM The Renaissance Society, Bond Chapel, 1050 East 59th Street
Jason Lescalleet

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/