Chicago Scene: February 20-27, 2016

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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, February 20th 2016

7:00PM at The Annex, 4660 N Rockwell ($10 donation)
Experimental Artist Series #19
Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner
Tim Daisy, Jason Stein
Ben Baker Billington, Carlos Chavarria, Adam Tramposh

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP {lampo.org/archive/evol-2016/})
Lampo Presents
EVOL : Roc Jiménez de Cisneros, Hanne Darboven

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Ambrose Akinmusire

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Ascension : 50th Anniversary Celebration
Galaxxu : Alexander Adams, Corey Lyons, Zachary Mark, Marc Williams
Set Self on Fire : Ben LaMar Gay, Daniel Van Duerm, Reid Karris, Brendan McAlinden, special guests Aaron Zarzutzki, Andrea Malek

10:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet with Sam Harris, Harish Raghavan, Justin Brown

Sunday, February 21st 2016

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 (Donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Four Letter Words : Jake Wark, Matt Piet, Bill Harris
Mike Reed’s People, Place and Things, with Greg Ward, Tim Haldeman, Jason Roebke

9:00PM at the Redline Tap, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005 (wheelchair-accessible)
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound

9:30PM at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 ($5)
Keefe Jackson, Jason Adasiewicz, Anton Hatwich, Quin Kirchner

9:30PM at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300 (Donation)
Ed Wilkerson Jr, Steve Hunt, Jim Baker

Monday, February 22nd 2016

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Keefe Jackson, Steve Hunt

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Russ Johnson, Dave Rempis, Christian Weber, Tim Daisy

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016

6:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free with museum admission) (wheelchair-accessible)
Frequency Series Festival of New Chicago Music
Lisa Kaplan, Matthew Duvall

Wednesday, February 24th 2016

8:00PM at Bond Chapel, 1050 E 59th, 773.702.8670 (Free)
Frequency Series Festival of New Chicago Music
Fonema Consort

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Ches Smith, Craig Taborn, Mat Maneri

Thursday, February 25th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15, $40 festival pass)
Frequency Series Festival of New Chicago Music
a.pe.ri.od.ic
Mocrep

Friday, February 26th 2016

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 ($15, $40 festival pass)
Frequency Series Festival of New Chicago Music
Todd Meehan, Doug Perkins
Tim Munro with Todd Meehan, Doug Perkins

8:30PM at SHoP, 1448 E 57th St
King of Dahomey : Ayana Contreras, David Boykin
JahRA
David Boykin Expanse with James Baker, Lou Ciccotelli, Alex Wing

Saturday, February 27th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15, $40 festival pass)
Frequency Series Festival of New Chicago Music
Claire Chase
Parlour Tapes+ afterparty

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/