Chicago Scene: September 29 – October 6, 2018

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

Saturday, September 29th 2018

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival : Talks
Nate Chinen: “Playing Changes: A Conversation About Jazz in the New Century”

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
7:30PM-8:30PM Mike Reed’s “The City Was Yellow: The Chicago Suite”

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Kris Davis Solo

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Ravi Coltrane with Brandee Younger

Sunday, September 30th 2018

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Jason Moran: Celebrating Willie Pickens & Muhal Richard Abrams

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$10)
Ensemble Dal Niente — music by Erin Gee, Eivind Buene

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Wayfaring : James Falzone, Katie Ernst
KLANG : James Falzone, Jason Adasiewicz, Jason Roebke, Tim Daisy

Monday, October 1st 2018

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

Thursday, October 4th 2018

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Josh Berman, Joshua Abrams
Brandon Seabrook, Henry Fraser, Daniel Levin

Saturday, October 6th 2018

3:00PM at the May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery, 5800 N Ravenswood (Free)
Follow The Light
Michael Zerang with Julie Pomerleau, Johanna Brock, Jason Roebke, Anton Hatwich

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