Chicago Scene: February 2-8, 2019

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

Saturday, February 2nd 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
Tatsu Aoki’s The Miyumi Project with Mwata Bowden, Coco Elysses, Avreeayl Ra, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Jaime Kempkers, Kioto Aoki

Monday, February 4th 2019

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

Tuesday, February 5th 2019

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
Rempis/Cunningham Residency
Dave Rempis, Jeremy Cunningham, Mars Williams, Josh Abrams, Avreeayl Ra

Wednesday, February 6th 2019

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
Splice Series
Sebastian Strinning, Jason Roebke, Julian Kirshner, Peter Maunu

Friday, February 8th 2019

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527
Tim Daisy, Adam Shead
Adam Gabbert, Christopher Moore, Erica Miller
Alisa Kolot, Matt Riggen

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
Madness of Crowds : Joe Adamik, Jim Baker, Matt Lux, Nate Lepine, Brian Sandstrom
Cinghale : Mars Williams, Ken Vandermark

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Keir Neuringer Upcoming Tour Dates

Source: Keir Neuringer.

2/2 London / Barbican / Irreversible Entanglements + Matana Roberts
2/4 Coimbra / Salao Brasil / Irreversible Entanglements
2/5 Lisbon / ZDB / Irreversible Entanglements
2/6 Braga / Gnration / Irreversible Entanglements
2/9 Paris / Sons d’Hiver Festival / Irreversible Entanglements
2/21 Queens / Fire Over Heaven Series / Dromedaries
2/27 Philadelphia / Arthur Ross Gallery / new music inspired by Marian Anderson for new poetry by Camae Ayewa
2/28 New York City / Ecstatic Music Festival / Irreversible Entanglements with Amina Claudine Meyers and Nicole Mitchell
3/21 Knoxville / Big Ears Festival / Irreversible Entanglements

Nate Wooley’s Columbia Icefield Upcoming Shows

Source: Nate Wooley.

Featuring Mary Halvorson on guitar, Susan Alcorn on pedal steel and Ryan Sawyer on drums and voice, I’m really proud to announce the formation of Columbia Icefield, and to announce our first release, out on February 22nd from the mighty Northern Spy Records label. We’ll follow the release with three shows on the East Coast and will be performing this year at Big Ears in Knoxville as well.

2/23: Capital Bop Corner Store Arts 900 South Carolina Ave SE, Washington DC
2/24: Ars Nova Workshop Bok 1901 S. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA
2/25: Pioneer Works (official release party) 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY