Chicago Scene: May 13-20, 2017

English: Eyvind Kang, moers festival 2010

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

Saturday, May 13th 2017

8:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Chicago String Summit
Eyvind Kang Solo
Helen Gillet Solo
Hear In Now : Mazz Swift, Silvia Bolognesi, Tomeka Reid

Sunday, May 14th 2017

7:00PM at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
The Transatlantic Bridge
Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Jim Baker, Jason Roebke

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Max Johnson Trio with Russ Johnson, Tim Daisy
Cheermongers : Jaimie Branch, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Andrew Clinkman, Tim Daisy

Monday, May 15th 2017

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Jason Roebke, Steve Hunt, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Pierre-Antoine Badaroux

Wednesday, May 17th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
The Bridge 13 + Guests
Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Jim Baker, Christian Dillingham, Mikel Patrick Avery, Greg Ward

Thursday, May 18th 2017

8:00PM at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100 ($10)
Smith, Boykin & Smith
Brian Smith, David Boykin, Dr Charles Joseph Smith

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Michael Zerang and Spires That In The Sunset Rise

Friday, May 19th 2017

8:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Outer Ear
Isabelle Duthoit, Franz Hautzinger, with Michael Zerang

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
OpenICE : 100 Not-Songs for JOHN CAGE
Levy Lorenzo, Peter Evans
Tony Arnold, Ross Karre, Fredrick Gifford

Saturday, May 20th 2017

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
Phill Niblock

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