Chicago Scene: August 11-18, 2018

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018

8:00PM at Reggies, 2105 S. State St.
Simulacrum with John Zorn

Sunday, August 12th 2018

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Miller Solo
Jonah Parzen-Johnson Solo

Monday, August 13th 2018

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Sarah Marie Hughes Solo
Sara Marie Hughes, Steve Hunt

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Edward Wilkerson Jr, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt, Jim Baker

Tuesday, August 14th 2018

6:00PM-8:00PM on Lumpen Radio 105.5 FM
bel_Air presents
Jason Stein Solo

Thursday, August 16th 2018

6:00PM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan ($10-$5)
Coin Coin Chapter 3: River Run Thee
Matana Roberts

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Joshua Abrams Solo
Joshua Abrams with special guest

Friday, August 17th 2018

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
Wei Zhongle
Desert Liminal

Saturday, August 18th 2018

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527 ($5 suggested donation)
Matt Piet, Matt Lux
Jason Stein, Adam Shead
Matt Piet, Matt Lux, Jason Stein, Adam Shead

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