Chicago Scene: August 26 – September 2, 2017

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

Saturday, August 26th 2017

2:00PM at The Jefferson Park Library, 5363 W Lawrence, 312.744.1998
Christopher Riggs
Renée Baker — film screening

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Joshua Abrams, Josh Berman,
Sun Speak : Matt Gold, Nate Friedman
Jeremy Cunningham, Dustin Laurenzi

Sunday, August 27th 2017

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Keefe Jackson, Jim Baker, Julian Kirchner

Monday, August 28th 2017

7:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Beth McDonald Solo
Beth McDonald, Mabel Kwan, Neal Markowski

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 30th 2017

6:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Mike Reed’s Separatist Party, with Josh Berman, Keefe Jackson, Jason Roebke

6:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
Erwin Helfer, Katherine Davis

9:00PM at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547
Stirrup : Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback

Thursday, August 31st 2017

11:00AM at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
Chicago Jazz Festival
3:15PM Dave Rempis Quintet performing Jackie McLean’s Action

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Matthew Golombisky‘s Cuentos — Record release
Josh Berman Quartet with Darius Jones, Jason Roebke, Michael Vatcher

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra, with Jim Baker

Friday, September 1st 2017

5:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
6:00PM Donny McCaslin Group
8:30PM Jason Moran presents In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall 1959

9:00PM at Alhambra Palace, 1240 W Randolph, 312.666.9555 ($15-$10)
Hothouse Jazz Fest Aftersets
Tatsu Aoki’s Miyumi Project Special Edition with Mwata Bowden, Jamie Kempkers, Rami Tassi, Avreeayl Ra
James Sanders Dark Matter String Band with Christian Dillingham, Matt Gold, Avreeayl Ra

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
After Fest : Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder and guests

10:00PM at Hunter Art Gallery, 3800 S Michigan ($20 suggested donation)
Hereafterfest 2017
DJ TBA
Microcosmic Sound Orchestra
Participatory Music Collective

Saturday, September 2nd 2017

12:00PM at the Von Freeman Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
3:30PM Mary Halvorson Octet

5:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
6:00PM BassDrumBone
7:10PM Allison Miller Boom Tic Boom

8:30PM at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan, 773.837.0145 ($10)
International Anthem & Lumpen Radio present 2017 Chicago Jazz Fest Side Show
Tomeka Reid, Ingrid Laubrock, special secret guest
Makaya McCraven, Junius Paul, special secret guest
DJ sets : King Hippo, Angel Bat Dawid

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
After Fest : Kidd Jordan, Alvin Fielder and guests

10:00PM at Hunter Art Gallery, 3800 S Michigan ($20 suggested donation)
Hereafterfest 2017
DJ Jamal Jaytoo Jeffries
Chess Mastaz
Kiera Lanier
David Boykin Expanse

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/

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