Chicago Scene: July 14 – July 27

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

July 14:

3:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free with museum admission) (wheelchair-accessible)
Trio Clarice : Carol Genetti, James Falzone, Jeff Kimmel

9:00PM at Norman’s Bistro, 1001 E 43rd, 773.966.5821 (Free)
Jazz jam with Ernest Dawkins, Dennis Luxion, Isaiah Spencer, Michael Lough

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7) (wheelchair-accessible)
Anchor : Matt Schneider, Frank Rosaly

July 15:

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

10:00PM at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (wheelchair-accessible)
Nick Mazzarella Birthday Celebration Quartet, with Jeff Parker, Joshua Abrams, Frank Rosaly

July 16:

8:00PM at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl
Josh Johnson Quartet, with Jeff Parker, Matt Ulery, Jeremy Cunningham

July 17:

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
Jason Stein, Tim Daisy — Record release
Jason Stein, Tim Daisy, special guest Tomeka Reid

July 18:

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Jeff Parker, Rob Mazurek

July 21:

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Access Contemporary Music : Alyson Berger, Nathan Bojko, Alicia Kelley, Christie Miller, Amy Wurtz, Jeff Yang — music by Alexandre Lunsqui, Seth Boustead, Alexandra Gardner, Nico Muhly
Fides Krucker, Jenna Lyle, Ryan Ingebritsen — Machines and Voices : a 3 Singer Opera Preview

July 22:

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
10:00PM at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (wheelchair-accessible)
Daniel Levin, Tim Daisy
Daniel Levin, Tim Daisy, Nick Mazzarella

July 23:

8:00PM at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl
Michael Zerang Group

July 24:

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
Peter Brötzmann, Jason Adasiewicz, Hamid Drake

July 25:

9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)
John Niekrasz Solo Percussion
James Falzone, Nick Mazzarella, John Niekrasz
9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Jeff Parker, Andrew Toombs

July 26:

10:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
Survival Unit III
Joe McPhee, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Michael Zerang

July 27:

7:00PM at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
Colour and Sound Piano Trio : Jimmy Bennington and 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/