Chicago Scene: June 24 – July 1, 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.

Saturday, June 24th 2017

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

Sunday, June 25th 2017

12:15PM-8:45PM at the Logan Square Monument, Milwaukee Ave Stage, 3100 W Logan Blvd
Logan Square Arts Festival

6:15PM-7:00PM Michael Zerang & The Blue Lights
7:45PM-8:45PM The Eternals (Team International) Espíritu Zombi Group

2:00PM at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Mars Williams, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Edge Ensemble : Jeb Bishop, Mars Williams, Dan Phillips, Krzysztof Pabian, others TBA

Monday, June 26th 2017

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Jaga Jazzist

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Option Series
Dave Rempis Solo

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 27th 2017

9:30PM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
J@K@L: Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner, Fred Lonberg-Holm, special guest Katherine Young

Wednesday, June 28th 2017

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Splice Series
Daniel Levin, Jeb Bishop, Aaron Zarzutzki, Peter Maunu

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Oliver Lake with Ed Wilkerson, Joshua Abrams, Hamid Drake

Thursday, June 29th 2017

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dream Stuff : G RA, Peter Maunu, Ed Wilkerson, Steve Berry, Jim Baker, Jason Roebke, Alex Duvel, Avreeayl Ra

9:00PM at Resistor, 5053 N Lincoln, 312.863.1375 ($10 suggested donation)
Andrew Weathers
Mirror of Nature
Double Morris
Matt Christensen

Friday, June 30th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Jacob Garchik’s Ye Olde, with Ava Mendoza, Mary Halvorson, Jonathan Goldberger, Vinnie Sperrazza
Gard Nilssen’s Acoustic Unity with Peter Eldh, Andre Roligheten

Saturday, July 1st 2017

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Hope Cries For Justice
Patricia Nicholson, William Parker, Hamid Drake — round table and performance

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