Chicago Scene: January 14-20, 2018

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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.

Sunday, January 14th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Chicago Composers Orchestra with special guest Tomeka Reid — music by Tomeka Reid, Lawrence Axelrod, Beth Bradfish, George Walker

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Hassles : Ken Vandermark, Terrie Ex, with Norwegian friends

9:00PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
Jim Baker, Nick Macri, Julian Kirshner

Monday, January 15th 2018

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

Tuesday, January 16th 2018

7:30PM at Café Logan, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
Ari Brown

Thursday, January 18th 2018

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Rempis, Frank Rosaly
Friday, January 19th 2018

8:00PM at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan, 773.837.0145 ($10)
International Anthem presents
Katinka Kleijn Solo
Nick Mazzarella Trio reunion & 10th anniversary performance : Nick Mazzarella, Anton Hatwich, Frank Rosaly

8:30PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Christian Wolff with

Saturday, January 20th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$10)
Blackbird Creative Lab Showcase — music by Danny Clay, Viet Cuong, Ned McGowan, Kate Soper, Philippe Manoury, Jessie Marino

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