Chicago Scene: August 12-19, 2017

Hamid Drake at Moers Festival 2006, Germany

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

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

Sunday, August 13th 2017

8:00AM-8:00PM at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard (Donation)
12 Hours of Sound : Benefit for Refugee One
Tim Daisy Solo

6:00PM in Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S Wabash
Many Weathers
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society : Joshua Abrams, Lisa Alvarado, Mikel Avery, Hamid Drake, Ben LaMar Gay, Nick Mazzarella, Jason Stein

7:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
Dina Maccabee
Bucket Brigade

Monday, August 14th 2017

7:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Katinka Kleijn Solo

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

Tuesday, August 15th 2017

5:30PM-8:00PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Twin Talk

Wednesday, August 16th 2017

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527 ($5)
Noise Bias
Lucas Brode
Reid Karris, Tim Daisy

Thursday, August 17th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
The Bridge Trio : Joe Dyson, Max Moran, Conan Pappas

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Chris Pitsiokos
Chris Pitsiokos Trio with Jim Baker, Michael Zerang

Saturday, August 19th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Tephra Sound : Nikki Glaspie, Jessica Lurie, Brian Haas, Helen Gillet

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