Chicago Scene: December 8-19, 2014

Fred Lonberg-Holm in 2002
Fred Lonberg-Holm in 2002 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

Monday, December 8th 2014

7:30PM at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
Zach Moore, Tim Daisy

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

Thursday, December 11th 2014

8:00PM-11:00PM at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100 ($10)
David Boykin Expanse with Noname Gypsy, James Woodley

Friday, December 12th 2014

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Frank Gratkowski, Chris Brown, William Winant
Joshua Abrams, Tomeka Reid, Dave Rempis

Saturday, December 13th 2014

8:00PM at the Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl ($20-$10)
The 3.5.7 Ensemble : Nick Anaya, James Davis, Richard Zili, Jim Baker, Tim Stine, Chris Dammann, Dylan Andrews — Record Release

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Ancient Rites
Fonema Consort — music by James Dillon, Julio Estrada, Giacinto Scelsi

Sunday, December 14th 2014

7:00PM at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Dal Niente Presents
Austin Wulliman, Katherine Young — Album Release

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
Witches & Devils presents 5th Annual Ayler Xmas Show
Mars Williams, Josh Berman, Steve Hunt, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Kent Kessler

Monday, December 15th 2014

7:30PM at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner

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 ($20-$15)
Marc Ribot Solo

Wednesday, December 17th 2014

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Cameron Pfiffner, Nick Mazzarella, Joshua Abrams, Mike Reed
Sound Of The City Workshop

10:30PM at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895
Keefe Jackson Trio with Mikel Avery, Jason Roebke

Friday, December 19th 2014

10:00PM at 3310 S Lowe St, 1st Fl
Julian Kirshner, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Keefe Jackson
Peter Maunu, Carol Genetti, Ryan Packard

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/