Chicago Scene: January 9-14, 2017

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.

Monday, January 9th 2017

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, January 10th 2017

6:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free with admission) (wheelchair-accessible)
Joshua Abrams’s Natural Information Society, with Lisa Alvarado, Hamid Drake, Nick Mazzarella, Jason Stein

9:00PM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
Dave Rempis, Jason Adasiewicz
Gunwale : Dave Rempis, Albert Wildeman, Ryan Packard

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
Fred Lonberg-Holm, Avreeayl Ra, Peter Maunu, Aaron Zarzutzki

Wednesday, January 11th 2017

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Splice Series
Jason Stein, Jason Roebke, Aaron Zarzutzki, Peter Maunu

9:00PM at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln, 773.525.2501 ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
Tortoise
Monobody

Thursday, January 12th 2017

6:00PM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan (Free with museum admission)
David Boykin — performance in galleries 182-184

Saturday, January 14th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
Yes We Can : A Tribute to Allen Toussaint Benefitting Orleans Public Defenders
musicians including Steve Dawson, Sima Cunnigham, Macie Stewart, Liam Kazar, Mars Williams, Jeff Albert, Dan Pierson, Nolan Chin, Matt Lux, Anton Hatwich, Steve Marquette, Quin Kirchner, Mike Reed, Charles Rumback

For more information, such as directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/, http://www.ratchetmusic.com, 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/

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Five Years of Raw Tonk Records Celebrated in Europe

Source: Raw Tonk Records.

London based record label Raw Tonk Records celebrates five years of existence with a series of events across the UK and Europe. A number of artists from the label will be performing, pulled from the diverse fringes of improvised music and free jazz.

17 March: Pletterij, Haarlem, NL
18 March: De Singer, Rijkevorsel, BE
19 March: De Ruimte, Amsterdam, NL
21 March: Lamp Tavern, Birmingham, UK
25 March: Hundred Years Gallery, London, UK (5 Years of Raw Tonk mini-festival)
26 March: St Margaret’s Church, Manchester, UK (5 Years of Raw Tonk mini-festival)
1 April: Cappelens Forslag, Oslo, NO
2 April: Cappelens Forslag, Oslo, NO

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Paul Dunmall

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Ken Vandermark Momentum: Stone 6 CD Set with Courvoisier/Laubrock/Corsano/McPhee/Swell/Wiik/Kurzmann..! The Mothers of Invention ‘Uncle Meat’ Variations & Rarities 3 CD set! Paul Dunmall Brass Project! Szilard Mezei Tiszan Innen Ensemble Gem! David Haney Trio 2 CD set! Tisziji Munoz/Lou Soloff/Paul Shaffer Paradox Sextet!

Michael Musillami Duo Tribute to Wayne Shorter! Charlie Haden & Liberation Music Orchestra Final Treasure! Thurston Moore Cassette Rarity! Plus Six Sonic Jewels from the Great Greek Thirsty Leaves Electronic Music Label! Eliane Radigue Restocks and More..!

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The FREE DMG Weekly New Music In-Store Series Continues on Sundays with:

Sunday, January 8th, 2017:
6pm: ABRAHAM MENNEN / KESIVAN NAIDOO – Tenor Sax & Drums
7pm: DANIEL LEVIN / HENRY FRASER – Cello & Contrabass

Sunday, January 15th:
6pm: SAM NEWSOME Solo Soprano Sax
7pm: MIKKO INNANEN – Solo Alto Sax

Sunday, January 22nd:
6pm: ALEC HARPER TRIO With BRANDON LOPEZ / FLIN VAN HEMMEN
7pm: KNUCKLEBALL: DANIEL LEVINE / MARC HANNAFORD / DEVIN GRAY – CD Release set!

Sunday, January 29th:
6pm: HAG: BRAD HENKEL / SEAN ALI / DAVID GROLLMAN – Trumpet / Contrabass / Snare Drum
7pm: MAKOTO KAWASIMA – Solo Alto Sax
8pm: BLAISE SIWULA / ERIC PLAKS – Saxes & keyboard