Chicago Scene: January 7-13, 2018

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

Sunday, January 7th 2018

7:00PM at the New Heartland Café Bar, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005 ($5)
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound, with Fred Jackson, Artie Black, Dustin Laurenzi, Mike Harmon

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Dal Niente presents: Holes and Tunnels
Mabel Kwan, Jesse Langen, Tom Snydacker, Eric Derr, Fred Gifford — music by Fredrick Gifford, Michelle Lou, Sivan Cohen-Elias

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Jason Stein, Greg Ward, Eric Revis, Jim Black

Monday, January 8th 2018

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, January 10th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Dark Matter String Band : James Sanders, Christian Dillingham, Matt Gold, Avreeayl Ra

Thursday, January 11th 2018

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
Josh Berman, Keefe Jackson
Dan Phillips, Krystof Pabian, Tim Daisy

Friday, January 12th 2018

8:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
SNAKETIME: The Music of Moondog
Nick Mazzarella, Jason Stein, Quentin Coaxum, Dustin Laurenzi, Dave Miller, Matt Ulery, Quin Kirchner- drums/percussion, Ryan Packard

Saturday, January 13th 2018

8:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
Hassles : Terrie Ex, Ken Vandermark, Norwegian musicians

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