Chicago Scene: May 28 – June 4, 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, May 28th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Tatsu Aoki‘s Miyumi Project

9:00PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($5) (wheelchair-accessible)
A Tribute to Drone Warrior Tony Conrad
DRMWPN
Cooper Crain, Haley Fohr, Whitney Johnson
Mind Over Mirrors with Jon Mueller

Monday, May 30th 2016

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$5)
Susana Santos Silva, Toby Cederberg, Jim Baker

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

Wednesday, June 1st 2016

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Splice Series
Tomeka Reid, Mars Williams, Albert Wildeman, Peter Maunu

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Onye Ozuzu and Greg Ward’s “Touch My Beloved’s Thought”
Mecca Madyun Ajanku, Paige Caldarella, Dedrick Gray, William Harris, Daniel “BRAVEMONK” Haywood, Dalton Rhodes, Kelsa Rieger Robinson, Tim Haldeman, Keefe Jackson, Russ Johnson, Ben Lamar, Andy Baker, Norman Palm, Dennis Luxion, Jason Roebke, Marcus Evans, Greg Ward

10:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($20)
Tony Conrad’s Drone Strings : MV Carbon, Jim Becker, Fred Lonberg-Holm
Ben Baker Billington Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, June 2nd 2016

8:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($15)
Thumbscrew : Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Onye Ozuzu and Greg Ward’s “Touch My Beloved’s Thought”
Mecca Madyun Ajanku, Paige Caldarella, Dedrick Gray, William Harris, Daniel “BRAVEMONK” Haywood, Dalton Rhodes, Kelsa Rieger Robinson, Tim Haldeman, Keefe Jackson, Russ Johnson, Ben Lamar, Andy Baker, Norman Palm, Dennis Luxion, Jason Roebke, Marcus Evans, Greg Ward

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Nick Mazzarella, Tollef Østvang
Susana Santos Silva, Dave Rempis, Toby Cederberg, Tim Daisy

Friday, June 3rd 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Onye Ozuzu and Greg Ward’s “Touch My Beloved’s Thought”
Mecca Madyun Ajanku, Paige Caldarella, Dedrick Gray, William Harris, Daniel “BRAVEMONK” Haywood, Dalton Rhodes, Kelsa Rieger Robinson, Tim Haldeman, Keefe Jackson, Russ Johnson, Ben Lamar, Andy Baker, Norman Palm, Dennis Luxion, Jason Roebke, Marcus Evans, Greg Ward

Saturday, June 4th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
Thumbscrew : Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara

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/

DMG Newsletter May 27th 2016

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Source: DMG.

Tyshawn Sorey / Cory Smythe Two CD Set! Barry Guy‘s Homage to Pablo Picasso! Tony Malaby/Ben Monder Paloma Recio Qt! Red Trio & John Butcher! Pascal Niggenkemper le 7eme Continente with Joachim Badenhorst & Eve Risser! ! Nick Millevoi/Jamie Saft Qt! Another New Zion Trio CD!

Jerry Granelli & Jamie Saft! Tom Hamilton & Peter Zummo/Al Margolis! Tomomi Adachi/Jaap Blonk Sound Poetry Qt! Sei Miguel! Ich Bin N!ntendo! Plus LPs from: Haino Keiji/Jim O’Rourke/Oren Ambarchi! Glenn Branca! Karlheinz Stockhausen! Polwechsel! Peter Ablinger! Acid Mothers Temple and more!

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The DMG FREE Weekly In-Store Concert Series Continues With:

Sunday, May 29th:
6pm: FESTER: SEAN ALI & DAVID GROLLMAN

June 5th Double-Header:
6pm: TIDE-POOL FAUNA: KYOKO KITAMURA / INGRID LAUBROCK / KEN FILIANO
7pm: CARATE URIO QUINTET With JOACHIM BADENHORST

June 19th: Bruce’s Birthday / Father’s Day Celebration! Snacks & Spirits!
6pm: JOSH SINTON & GUILLERMO GREGORIO!
7pm: MIKE SOPKO & CHRIS PITSIOKOS!

Downtown Music Gallery 25th Anniversary Celebration at Roulette:
Monday, June 20th, from 7pm til 11pm:
JON MADOF’S ZION 80!
BURNT SUGAR ARKESTRA!
BILL LASWELL’s METHOD OF DEFIANCE With MIKE SOPKO!
$25 in advance / $30 day of show – tickets on sale soon

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a former Buddhist temple & beauty salon. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Music Always Free & the Vibes are Quite Cosy!

AMN Picks of the Week: Rhys Chatham / Dal Niente & Deerhoof / Jambinai / Reid Karris / Lucas Brode & Grant Calvin Weston

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Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Rhys Chatham – Pythagorean Dream (2016)
Dal Niente & Deerhoof – Balter / Saunier (2016)
Jambinai – A Hermitage (2016)
Reid Karris – Oscines et Ensifera (2016)
Lucas Brode & Grant Calvin Weston – Spiritual Branches, Sleepless Burial (2016)

June in Buffalo Festival

Source: Buffalo’s Center for 21st Century Music.

Monday, June 6
Slee Sinfonietta Soloists*
7:30pm
Baird Recital Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo participant composers and faculty

Tuesday, June 7
Ensemble Signal
4:00pm
Baird Recital Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo participant composers

Tuesday, June 7*
Slee Sinfonietta
7:30pm
Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo faculty composers

Wednesday, June 8
Arditti Quartet
10:00am
Baird Recital Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo participant composers

Wednesday, June 8
Ensemble Dal Niente
4:00pm
Baird Recital Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo participant composers

Wednesday, June 8
Ensemble Uusinta*
7:30pm
Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo faculty composers

Thursday, June 9
Arditti Quartet
4:00pm
Baird Recital Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo participant composers

Thursday, June 9
Ensemble Dal Niente*
7:30pm
Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo faculty composers

Friday, June 10
Ensemble Signal*
7:30pm
Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall
Featuring Schnee (2006-08) by Hans Abrahamsen

Saturday, June 11
Ensemble Uusinta
4:00pm
Baird Recital Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo participant composers

Saturday, June 11
Arditti Quartet*
7:30pm
Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo faculty composers

Sunday, June 12
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra*
2:30pm
Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall
Featuring the music of June in Buffalo faculty composers