Chicago Scene: December 19-23, 2015

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

Saturday, December 19th 2015

4:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 (Free)
OpenICE

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

7:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($20) (wheelchair-accessible)
Reduction
Tatsu Aoki and Tsukasa Taiko

9:00PM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
Stirrup : Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback

Sunday, December 20th 2015

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
Carl Testa with James Falzone, Jeff Kimmel, Aaron Getsug, Alejandro Acierto, Jennifer Woodrum

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 (wheelchair-accessible)
Mars Williams Presents : The 6th Annual Ayler Xmas Show
Mars Williams, Josh Berman, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Kent Kessler, Steve Hunt

Monday, December 21st 2015

6:00AM at Links Hall, 3111 N Western ($25)
25th Annual Winter Solstice Concerts
Hamid Drake, Michael Zerang

8:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Hamid Drake, Ari Brown, Harrison Bankhead
Michael Zerang and The Blue Lights

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

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015

6:00AM at Links Hall, 3111 N Western ($25)
25th Annual Winter Solstice Concerts
Hamid Drake, Michael Zerang

8:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Michael Zerang, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Jim Baker, Kent Kessler
Hamid Drake, Joshua Abrams, Jason Adasiewicz

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015

6:00AM at Links Hall, 3111 N Western ($25)
25th Annual Winter Solstice Concerts
Hamid Drake, Michael Zerang
8:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Tatsu Aoki and Tsukasa Taiko with Hamid Drake, Michael Zerang
Solstice Orchestra : Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang with Chicago musicians

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/