Chicago Scene: October 7-14, 2017

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

Saturday, October 7th 2017

3:00PM at PianoForte , 1335 S Michigan, 312.291.0291 ($15-$10)
Power in Sound : The Sonatas of Galina Ustvolskaya
Kuang-Hao Huang, Christopher Jones, Tara Lynn Ramsey, Christopher Narloch, Andrew Rosenblum

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Tony Malaby, Anthony Cox, JT Bates

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
2017 Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival
Jonathan Chen, Tatsu Aoki
Asian American Experimentalism : Jonathan Chen, Tatsu Aoki, with Ari Brown, Ed Wilkerson, Jeff Chan, Mai Sugimoto

Sunday, October 8th 2017

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Rob Jacobs Band
JOBS, special quartet edition : Max Jaffe, Dave Scanlon, Jessica Pavone, Rob Lundberg
ZRL : Zach Good, Lia Kohl, Ryan Packard

Monday, October 9th 2017

7:00PM Second session
7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Olie Brice, Jason Stein
Olie Brice, Josh Berman

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Ross Hammond, Anton Hatwich
Josh Kline, Tom Buckley

Thursday, October 12th 2017

7:00PM at the Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS
Ingrid Laubrock Septet with Sam Pluta, Peter Evans, Miya Masaoka, Kris Davis, Dan Peck, Tom Rainey

Friday, October 13th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
Ingrid Laubrock’s Serpentines, with Miya Masaoka, Kris Davis, Sam Pluta, Dan Peck, Tom Rainey

Saturday, October 14th 2017

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
Yasunao Tone

8:00PM at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100 ($42-$18)
Nicole Mitchell presents Mandorla Awakening

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
The Lynching of (Insert the Name of Any White Killer of an Unarmed Black Here)
David Boykin & The Sebau : Rollo Radford, Justin Boyd, Quenna Lene, Rhonda Gray, Manu Wisdom, Aliyyah Heatherington, David Boykin

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