Chicago Scene: August 21-27, 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.

Sunday, August 21st 2016

7:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($15-$10)
MOMENTUM 3 : Memory, Gesture, Gaze
Tim Barnes, Nick Macri, Lou Mallozzi, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things, with Greg Ward, Tim Haldeman, Jason Roebke

9:00PM at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300
Bottles and Chairs : Aaron Zarzutzki, Tim Daisy
Aaron Zarzutzki, Albert Wildeman, Tim Daisy

Monday, August 22nd 2016

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$5)
Jeff Parker 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

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Nick Mazzarella, Jason Adasiewicz, Wayne Montana, Tim Daisy

Wednesday, August 24th 2016

10:30PM at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895
Keefe Jackson Trio with Jason Roebke, Mikel Avery

Thursday, August 25th 2016

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Wayfaring : James Falzone, Katie Ernst
Joe Moffett, Jeff Kimmel

Friday, August 26th 2016

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($14)
International Anthem Summer Release Weekend
Rob Mazurek, Emmett Kelly
Horse Lords
Jaimie Branch’s Cornet Orbit, with Josh Berman, Ben LaMar Gay
DJ Damon Locks

Saturday, August 27th 2016

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($14)
International Anthem Summer Release Weekend
Jeff Parker with Josh Johnson, Paul Bryan, Jamire Williams, Ruby Parker
Meridian Trio : Nick Mazzarella, Matt Ulery, Jeremy Cunningham
DJ Duane Powell with live accompaniment by Makaya McCraven

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