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)

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

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