Chicago Scene: June 18-24, 2016

Fred Lonberg-Holm in 2002

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

Saturday, June 18th 2016

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
King of Dahomey : Ayana Contreras, David Boykin

Sunday, June 19th 2016

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Moments of Fatherhood
Nicole Mitchell‘s Black Earth Ensemble, with Aruan Ortiz, Renée Baker, Tomeka Reid, Jarrard Harris, James Falzone, Jason Adasiewicz, Alex Wing, Marcus Evans

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Anthony Coleman 4tet with Keefe Jackson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Julian Kirshner

Monday, June 20th 2016

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Anthony Coleman Solo

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)
Keefe Jackson, Josh Berman, Jon Rune Strøm, Tollef Østvang

Tuesday, June 21st 2016

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Josh Berman Trio

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
Twin Talk : Andrew Green, Katie Ernst, Dustin Laurenzi
Quin Kirchner Group with Jason Stein, Nate Lepine, Nick Broste, Matt Ulery

10:30PM at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895
Keefe Jackson Trio with Anton Hatwich, Tollef Østvang

Thursday, June 23rd 2016

7:30PM at DRONE Gallery, 4425 N Clark
Study #1 For Queequeg’s Coffin
Michael Zerang

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra, with special guest Jim Baker — Record release

Friday, June 24th 2016

6:00PM at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
NON:op Open Opera Works — scenes from Thunder, Perfect Mind

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Peter Erskine & Dr. Um : Peter Erskine, John Beasley, Bob Sheppard, Benjamin Shepherd

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