Chicago Scene: December 9-14, 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, December 9th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Trio WAZ : Ed Wilkerson, Tatsu Aoki, Michael Zerang — Record release

Sunday, December 10th 2017

7:00PM at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001 ($8-$6)
Nicole Mitchell Quartet with Alex Wing, Felton Offard, Jovia Armstrong

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Mars Williams presents An Ayler Xmas
Mars Williams, Josh Berman, Steve Hunt, James A Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Kent Kessler

Monday, December 11th 2017

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, December 13th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Jazz Occurrence No. 13
Ari Brown, Katie Ernst, Greg Ward, Matt Piet, Dalia Chin, Harrison Bankhead, Mike Reed, Lewis Achenbach

8:30PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($5) (wheelchair-accessible)
Kevin and Hell — Cassette release
Jason Roebke
Glad Rags
Anthony Fremont’s Garden Solutions

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
Chikamorachi : Darin Gray, Chris Corsano, special guest Jeff Tweedy

Thursday, December 14th 2017

8:00PM at Resistor, 2955 W Belmont, 312.863.1375
Dathon — Record release
Coffin Screws

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Olivia Block
Carol Genetti

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

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