Chicago Scene: June 4-11, 2016

English: Mary Halvorson, Jazz guitarist; Pictu...

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

Saturday, June 4th 2016

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

Sunday, June 5th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$10)
Third Coast Percussion : Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore

Monday, June 6th 2016

7:00PM at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777
MusicNOW 4 : light readings
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Donald Nally, conductor — music by Qasim Ali Naqvi, Samuel Carl Adams, Tristan Perich

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Ben Vida, Jason Adasiewicz

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Darren Johnston Quartet with Dave Rempis, Paul Giallorenzo, Tim Daisy

Thursday, June 9th 2016

7:00PM at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
Katie Ernst, James Falzone

9:00PM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
Jason Lescalleet and Hive Mind

Friday, June 10th 2016

10:00AM-5:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible) — performances and open rehearsals

8:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10, $30 series pass)
2016 Outer Ear Series
Katinka Kleijn, Bill MacKay

Saturday, June 11th 2016

4:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP {})
Lampo Presents
Ben Vida

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