Chicago Scene: January 19-26, 2019

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

Saturday, January 19th 2019

4:00PM at the Crowd Theater, 3935 N Broadway (Donation)
Carl Testa + Warm Human

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
Atomic : Fredrik Ljungkvist, Magnus Broo, Håvard Wiik, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Hans Hulbækmo

Sunday, January 20th 2019

8:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Carl Testa’s Sway, with Alejandro Acierto, Hanna Brock, Aaron Getsug, Anne Rhodes, Christopher Riggs

9:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Håvard Wiik, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra
Ken Vandermark, Håvard Wilk, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra

Monday, January 21st 2019

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
The Delegation : Gabriel Zucker, David Leon, Tal Yahalom, Connor Parks
Håvard Wiik Sextet with Dave Rempis, Jason Stein, Josh Berman, Jason Roebke, Tim Daisy

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Ben LaMar Gay, Mike Reed

Thursday, January 24th 2019

6:30PM at Apple Michigan Avenue, 401 N Michigan, 312.529.9500
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Joe Adamik, with Lewis Achenbach

Saturday, January 26th 2019

7:00PM at Transition East, 2548 E 83rd, 1st Fl, 773.221.7748 ($10)
Black Praxis Project Reprise
Eliel Sherman Storey, David Boykin, Davu Seru, special guest Jamal R Moore

8:00PM in Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E 59th, 4th Fl, 773.702.8069 ($15 donation)
Sonic Salutations to Fielder, Jarman, and Mixon!
Hamid Drake, Ben LaMar Gay, Douglas R Ewart, special guest TBA

For more information, such as directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/, http://www.ratchetmusic.com, http://www.mcachicago.org, http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenterschedule.html, http://www.skylarkchicago.com, http://www.hideoutchicago.com, http://www.elasticrevolution.com, http://www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html, http://www.lampo.org, http://dalniente.com, http://iceorg.org/events/category/chicago, http://www.emptybottle.com/