Chicago Scene: September 5-12, 2015

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

Saturday, September 5th 2015

12:30PM at the Jazz and Heritage Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
12:30PM Makaya McCraven Quartet
2:00PM Juan Pastor’s Chinchano
3:30PM Jason Roebke Octet

5:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
5:00PM Douglas Ewart and Inventions
6:00PM The Claudia Quintet +1 with Theo Bleckman and surprise guest
7:10PM Mark Turner Quartet
8:30PM Dee Dee Bridgewater

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
After Fest
Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder & special guests

Sunday, September 6th 2015

12:00PM in Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S Wabash
Kidd Jordan Quartet with Jason Adasiewicz, Joshua Abrams, Frank Rosaly

5:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
5:00PM Jeff Parker Trio
8:30PM Muhal Richard Abrams Experimental Band

7:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
PN-L, Ken Vandermark

Monday, September 7th 2015

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Tomeka Reid Residency
Nick Mazzarella, Joshua Abrams, Makaya McCraven
Tomeka Reid, Silvia Bolognesi, Mankwe Ndosi

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Jim Baker, Jason Roebke, Avreeayl Ra

Wednesday, September 9th 2015

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433
Set Self On Fire : Reid Karris, Danny Van Duerm, Brendan McAlinden, Ben LaMar
Coppice : Noé Cuéllar, Joseph Kramer

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Cortex : Thomas Johansson, Kristoffer Alberts, Ola Høyer, Gard Nilssen
Sound Of The City Workshop

Thursday, September 10th 2015

8:00PM at City Winery, 1200 W Randolph, 312.733.WINE ($35-$25)
David Hidalgo, Marc Ribot

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Jim Baker Solo
Meridian Trio : Nick Mazzarella, Matt Ulery, Jeremy Cunningham

Friday, September 11th 2015

6:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Tim Daisy Solo — opening reception for Sound Design Project

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Angela James with Jordan Martins Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback

Saturday, September 12th 2015

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($15)
Ten x Ten Release Concert and Exhibition
Salvador Andrade Arévalo, Jerome Bryerton, Uriel Correa, Rob Funderburk, Trevor Goosen, Andrew Holmquist, Hannah Ireland, Vesna Jovanovic, Alexander Stewart, Cynthia Weiss, Josh Berman, Paul Giallorenzo, Anton Hatwich, Keefe Jackson, Peter Maunu, Eli Namay, Ryan Packard, Cameron Pfiffner, Jason Stein, Phil Sudderberg

For more information, such as 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/