Chicago Scene: February 16-23, 2019

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

Saturday, February 16th 2019

6:00PM-12:00AM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan
Midwinter 2019 Festival

Sunday, February 17th 2019

6:00PM-12:00AM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan
Midwinter 2019 Festival

8:00PM at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard ($15-$10)
Zafa Collective + ~Nois — music by Luis Fernando Amaya, Drew Baker, Marcos Balter, Eliza Brown, Lee Hyla, Alex Mincek, Augusta Read Thomas, Roger Zare

Midwinter After Party
Tortoise
Mute Duo

Monday, February 18th 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 19th 2019

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
Rempis/Cunningham Residency
Dave Rempis, Jeremy Cunningham, Mars Williams, Katie Ernst, Quin Kirchner

Wednesday, February 20th 2019

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527
Impro Jam Series
Reid Karris, Hanna Brock, Erica Miller, Eric Novak

Thursday, February 21st 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Mabel Kwan
Jennifer Woodrum with Albatross Duo : Adam Marks, Jennifer Beattie

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Keefe Jackson, Jason Adasiewicz
Sebastian Strinning Quartet with Dave Rempis, Jason Roebke, Bill Harris

Friday, February 22nd 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
The Machine is Neither … : Emma Hospelhorn, Ben Sutherland, with Jasmine Mendoza

Saturday, February 23rd 2019

2:00PM at Illinois State Museum, 201 W 10th St, Lockport IL, 815.838.7400 (Free)
Tim Daisy, Katie Ernst, Russ Johnson — performance accompanying art from the Browne Goodwin Collection

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
International Contemporary Ensemble : Alice Teyssier, Isabel Gleicher, Joshua Rubin, Campbell MacDonald, Ryan Muncy, Ross Karre, Levy Lorenzo — music by Annea Lockwood, Seth Cluett, Wojtek Blecharz

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/