Chicago Scene: February 5-10, 2017

Kahil El'Zabar at Chicago's Ethnic Heritage En...

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

Sunday, February 5th 2017

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Darren Johnston, Russ Johnson, Mars Williams, Dave Rempis

Tuesday, February 7th 2017

9:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 ($5 donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Ratchet Series
Quin Kirchner Quintet with Nate Lepine, Jason Stein, Nick Broste, Matt Ulery

Thursday, February 9th 2017

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Darren Johnston, Tim Daisy

Friday, February 10th 2017

5:45PM at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100
fulcrumpoint New Music Project : The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation!

7:30PM Concert — music by Tomeka Reid, Jessie Montgomery, Jeffrey Mumford, Alvin Singleton, Olly Wilson, Kahil El’Zabar and the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Easy Not Easy V
Nicolas Collins, Michael Zerang, Dave Rempis, Whitney Johnson, Rob Frye, Brian Sulpizio, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Jenna Lyle, David Hall, Doug Kaplan

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