Chicago Scene: July 18-25, 2015

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

Saturday, July 18th 2015

8:00PM at a house concert ($20 donation)
Colour and Sound Trio : Jimmy Bennington, Fred Jackson Jr, Brian Smith — RSVP for details

Sunday, July 19th 2015

7:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
Tim Barnes, Ken Vandermark

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10-$5)
Austin Wulliman with guests Clara Lyon, Doyle Armbrust, Russell Rolen, David Scholl, Michael Lewanski, Jonathon Kirk — music by Augusta Read Thomas, Lee Hyla, Marcos Balter, Pablo Chin, Austin Wulliman

Monday, July 20th 2015

7:00PM at the Redline Tap, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005 (wheelchair-accessible)
Jimmy Bennington, Fred Jackson Jr

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Aram Shelton, Frank Rosaly
Loris : James Davis, Tim Stine, Jeff Greene, Frank Rosaly

Tuesday, July 21st 2015

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Fred Anderson Legacy

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Fred Lonberg-Holm‘s Fast Citizens, with Josh Berman, Keefe Jackson, Aram Shelton, Anton Hatwich, Frank Rosaly

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Jason Stein Quartet, with Keefe Jackson, Joshua Abrams, Frank Rosaly
Sound Of The City Workshop

Thursday, July 23rd 2015

7:30PM at Café Logan, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($10 suggested donation)
Steve Coleman with Local Musicians

Friday, July 24th 2015

7:30PM at the Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($15-$10)
Steve Coleman and Five Elements — performance and post-show discussion

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Jason Ajemian’s Folklords/Highlife

Saturday, July 25th 2015

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

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($22-$18)
Dawn of Midi

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