Chicago Scene: June 17-24, 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, June 18th 2017

8:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Shane Parish Solo
Angela James, Jordan Martins

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Mars Williams‘s Faces & Places, with Fred Jackson, Ben LaMar Gay, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra, Jim Baker — the music of Ornette Coleman

Monday, June 19th 2017

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Juneteenth Celebration
Gregory Porter
Tomeka Reid Quartet

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, June 20th 2017
12:00AM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
J@K@L: Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner, Fred Lonberg-Holm, special guest Dave Rempis

Wednesday, June 21st 2017

8:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
DRMWPN with guest Haley Fohr
Faun Fables
Paul Fonfara

Thursday, June 22nd 2017

6:00PM at Fullerton Hall, the Art Institute, 111 S Michigan ($10)
Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble, with Lisa E Harris

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Daniel Levin, Tim Daisy, Josh Berman

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Kaze : Kappa Maki, Christian Bezos, Satoko Fujii, Peter Ménard

Friday, June 23rd 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Michael Zerang & the Blue Lights : Josh Berman, Mars Williams, Dave Rempis, Kent Kessler, Michael Zerang

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