Chicago Scene: September 20-26, 2015

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

Sunday, September 20th 2015
2:00PM at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S State (Free)
Dal Niente — music by Federico Garcia-De Castro, Andres Carrizo, Rodolfo Acosta, Francisco Castillo Trigueros, Jimmy Lopez, Marcelo Toledo

9:00PM at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300
Ed Wilkerson, Jim Baker, Steve Hunt

Monday, September 21st 2015

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, September 24th 2015

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Tipple : Frode Gjerstad, Kevin Norton, David Watson

Friday, September 25th 2015

3:00PM at the Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E Ontario, 312.787.3997
Hear in Now : Tomeka Reid, Mazz Swift, Silvia Bolognesi

Saturday, September 26th 2015

2015 Hyde Park Jazz Festival

1:00PM Tatsu Aoki “Miyumi Project”
8:30PM Tomeka Reid Ensemble
5:00PM Ari Brown Quintet
5:00PM Dave Rempis, Frank Rosaly
9:30PM Henry Threadgill, David Virelles

7:30PM-9:00PM at The Musical Offering, 743 Custer Ave, Evanston IL, 847.866.6260 ($15)
Bethany Younge, Jessica Aszodi, Katherine Young, Jenna Lyle, Eli Namay, Nick Meryhew, Emily Beisel, Nomi Epstein — improvisations and works by Carolyn Chen, Nomi Epstein, John Cage, John Holland

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio

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