Chicago Scene: August 6-10, 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, August 6th 2016

6:30PM in Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S Wabash
A Tribute to Malachi Thompson
directed by Steve Berry

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

Sunday, August 7th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($5)
Bitchin Bajas and Friends — Terry Riley’s In C

Monday, August 8th 2016

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$5)
Chris Corsano 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)
Figment : Bill MacKay, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Julian Kirshner
Will Greene, Albert Wildeman, Tim Daisy

Tuesday, August 9th 2016

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

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Colin Stetson, Sarah Neufeld
Health&Beauty : Brian Sulpizio, Ben Boye, Frank Rosaly

Wednesday, August 10th 2016

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($5)
Tashi Dorji
Charles Joseph Smith
A + E

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