Chicago Scene: March 1 – March 15

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

March 1:

7:00PM at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
Colour and Sound Trio : Jimmy Bennington, Mike Harmon, Jeff Swanson

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Wadada Leo Smith, Douglas Ewart, Mike Reed

March 2:

3:00PM at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
Cory Smythe, Peter Evans

March 3:

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 Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Fred Frith

10:00PM at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (wheelchair-accessible)
Nick Mazzarella, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Jason Roebke, Avreeayl Ra

March 5:

9:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
Matt Schneider
Emmett Kelly, Michael Zerang

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Charles Rumback, Jim Baker, John Tate

March 7:

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
James Sanders’s Proyecto Libre, with Avreeayl Ra, Jean-Christophe Leroy, Joshua Abrams, special guest Harrison Bankhead

Saturday, March 8th 2014

7:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28) (wheelchair-accessible)
eighth blackbird — music by Steve Mackey, Richard Parry, Brett Dean, Gabriella Smith, Tim Munro, Tom Johnson, György Ligeti

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Chi-Town Jazz Festival ’14
Dustin Laurenzi, Katie Ernst, Andrew Green
Nick Mazzarella Trio with Anton Hatwich, Frank Rosaly

Sunday, March 9th 2014

3:00PM at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
Ensemble Dal Niente performs Hans Abrahamsen’s Schnee

3:00PM at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Free)
Creative Audio Archive Listening Party — the Malachi Ritscher collection

3:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28) (wheelchair-accessible)
eighth blackbird — music by Steve Mackey, Richard Parry, Brett Dean, Gabriella Smith, Tim Munro, Tom Johnson, György Ligeti

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7) (wheelchair-accessible)
ANCR : Matt Schneider, Frank Rosaly
Aaron Zarzutzki, Matt Lux, Ben Boye, Ben Billington

Monday, March 10th 2014

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)
Toby Summerfield, Keefe Jackson, Tim Stine, Matt Lux, Jeff Kimmel, Nick Broste

Tuesday, March 11th 2014

10:00PM at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 (wheelchair-accessible)
Cheer Accident

10:00PM at the Inner Town Pub, 1935 W Thomas, 773.235.9795
Actual Rhinoceros : Chris Kimmons, Spencer Jenich, Matt Roberts, Danny Andrade, Eli Namay

Thursday, March 13th 2014

7:00PM-10:00PM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan ($30-$10)
Loose Booty
Milford Graves, Joe McPhee
Richard Hell
Thurston Moore

10:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
Trio Clarice : Carol Genetti, James Falzone, Jeff Kimmel

Friday, March 14th 2014

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)
Matt Ulery’s Loom, with Marquis Hill, Geof Bradfield, Rob Clearfield, Jon Deitemyer

Saturday, March 15th 2014

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Charlemagne Palestine

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/