Chicago Scene: January 27 – February 2, 2018

English: Mary Halvorson, Jazz guitarist; Pictu...

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

Saturday, January 27th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
Tom Rainey Trio with Ingrid Laubrock, Mary Halvorson

Sunday, January 28th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
Zafa Collective : Hannah Christiansen, Emelinda Escobar, Yelley Taylor, Audrey Q Snyder, Nicole Frankel, Andy Hudson, Josh Graham, Christopher Narloch, Autumn Selover — music by Nina Young, Eliza Brown, Joan Tower, Kaija Saariaho, Missy Mazzoli

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Josh Berman, Joshua Abrams, Frank Rosaly

Monday, January 29th 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 30th 2018

9:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
Galaxxu : Alexander Adams, Corey Lyons
Foley/Dorr Duo : Keenan Foley, Val Dorr

Wednesday, January 31st 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Audrey Chen, Phil Minton

Thursday, February 1st 2018

8:00PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
Gather 2018 Kickoff + Release Party
Katherine Young
Allen Moore

Friday, February 2nd 2018

8:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
IE : Mike Gallope, Meredith Gill, Travis Workman, Mariel Oliviera
Oren/Bouboushian Duo
Matt Mehlan
Katherine Young

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