Chicago Scene: April 23-29, 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.

Sunday, April 23rd 2017

3:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Matthew Duvall + Guests — music by Erik Satie, Morton Feldman, John Luther Adams, Matthew Burtner, Yu-Hui Chang, Marta Ptaszynska

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Darren Johnston, Tim Daisy
J@K@L : Keefe Jackson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Julian Kirchner

Monday, April 24th 2017

7:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Charles Rumback, Jim Baker, John Tate, Greg Ward

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, April 25th 2017

8:00PM at Digital Art Demo Space, 2515 S Archer ($5)
Wei Zhongle

8:30PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Cory Smythe Solo
Mabel Kwan Solo

Friday, April 28th 2017

7:30PM at PianoForte , 1335 S Michigan, 312.291.0291 ($20-$10)
Memoria Nova Ensemble : Shanna Gutierrez, Tara Lynn Ramsey, Andrew Rosenblum — music by Ralph Shapey, Henry Cowell, Guillaume Dufay, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Bohuslav Martin&uring

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Aerial Drones
Jack Wright’s Roughhousing, with Evan Lipson, Zachary Darrup, special guest Aaron Zarzutzki

Saturday, April 29th 2017

7:30PM at the Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S Woodlawn, 773.702.2100 ($35-$20)
Spektral Quartet and Third Coast Percussion — music by Augusta Read Thomas

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