Chicago Scene: August 5-12, 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, August 5th 2017

2:00PM at DePaul Art Museum, 935 W Fullerton, 773.325.7506
Mocrep with Hương Ngô

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Tim Daisy’s Fulcrum Ensemble, with James Falzone, Dave Rempis, Steve Swell, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Russ Johnson

Sunday, August 6th 2017

6:30PM at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
Ben Lamar Gay, Katherine Young, Ryan Packard

7:00PM at the New Heartland Café Bar, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Joshua Abrams Quartet with Ben LaMar Gay, Jason Stein, Mikel Patrick Avery

Monday, August 7th 2017

7:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Ben Hall Solo

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Wednesday, August 9th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Marcello Benetti Shuffled Quartet with Helen Gillet, Jeff Albert, Rex Gregory

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Matt Robidoux
Ze’ev
Jen Gelineau
Curt Oren, Rose Bouboushian

Thursday, August 10th 2017

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Daniel Levin, Tim Daisy
Daniel Levin Quartet with Josh Berman, Jason Adasiewicz, Joshua Abrams

Saturday, August 12th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20)
The Colson Band : Adegoke Steve Colson, Dushun Mosley, Norman Palm, Harrison Bankhead, Iqua Colson

For more information, such as directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/, http://www.ratchetmusic.com, http://www.mcachicago.org, http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenterschedule.html, http://www.skylarkchicago.com, http://www.hideoutchicago.com, http://www.elasticrevolution.com, http://www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html, http://www.lampo.org, http://dalniente.com, http://iceorg.org/events/category/chicago, http://www.emptybottle.com/

New Shhpuma Releases

From Shhpuma.

BIG BOLD BACK BONE // In Search Of The Emerging Species
An album of unconventional collective improvisation using extended techniques in a large work of evolving, subtle interactions, magnifying sound and gesture in an engrossing sonic environment. A beautiful record to listen to microscopically, dropping all the tasks of everyday life.

RAPHAEL VANOLI // Bibrax
Raphael Vanoli amazing technique of gently blowing on the strings creating beautiful harmonies and intense dynamics rarely explored, effected to create complex sonic compositions with unique, unusual and fascinating properties

LUÍS JOSÉ MARTINS // Tentos – Invenções e Encantamentos
An album of incredible detail and lyrical, beautiful playing in original compositions that blends classical guitar with modern techniques and electronics into melodic masterpieces…

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Paal Nilssen-Love

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Shelter! Pan-Scan Ensemble: Lotte Anker / Julie Kjaer / Sten Sandell / Paal Nilssen-Love..! Lean Left: Terrie & Andy Ex! Vinny Golia ‘ Ken Filiano Ensemble! Three from Relative Pitch: John Butcher/John Edwards/Mark Sanders! Fred Van Hove & Roger Turner! Magda Mayas & Jim Denley!

Carol Liebowitz/Claire de Brunner/Daniel Carter/Kevin Norton! Tony Geballe’s Zero Times Everything! More from Leap of Faith & Their Off-shoots! Tony Williams Lifetime With John McLaughlin & Larry Young Live! Klaus Schulze! The Fall! Controlled Bleeding! C-Schulze! Suzanne Ciani! Plus Magma on Vinyl and a Barry Guy 7”!?!

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THE DMG 26TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES OF SONIC CELEBRATIONS Continue with:

Sunday, August 6th:
6pm: PAPER BALLS DUO: DAVID GROLLMAN / JEFF BARSKY

Sunday, August 13th:
6pm: CHRIS PITSIOKOS – Solo Alto Sax – Welcome Home from Euro Tour Set
7pm: BRANDON LOPEZ – Solo ContraBass

Sunday, August 20th:
6pm: RAS MOSHE & MUSIC NOW

Sunday, August 27th:
6pm: GUILLERMO GREGORIO

Rare Tuesday, August 29 Set:
6pm: RAYMOND MacDONALD & GEORGE BURT – Sax & Guitar from Glasgow

Sunday, September 10th:
6pm: THOMAS HELTON & MICHAEL BISIO – ContraBass Duo
7pm: DUOBLE B: LISA MEZZACAPPA / JOSH SINTON / AARON NOVIK / JASON LEVIS –
Two Bass Clarinets / Acoustic Bass / Drums

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a small gallery. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Sunday Music Series is Always Free & the Vibes are Always Cosy