Chicago Scene: February 23 – March 1, 2019

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

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

Sunday, February 24th 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Ensemble Dal Niente — music by Viola Yip, Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, Ted Hearne

Monday, February 25th 2019

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

Tuesday, February 26th 2019

9:30PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
Rempis/Cunningham Residency
Dave Rempis, Jeremy Cunningham, Mars Williams, Ayanna Woods, Tyler Damon

Wednesday, February 27th 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
The Chicago Composers’ Big Band : Jim Barbick, Alex Blomarz, Natalie Lande, Aaron McEvers, Jenna Przybysz, Michael Nearpass, Nick Roach, Thom Schwartz, Josh Torrey, Ryan Adamsons, John Dorhauer, Jon Rarick, Justin Woodward, Ariel Glassman, Carl Kennedy, Jon Wenzel

Thursday, February 28th 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Josh Berman, Paul Giallorenzo, Jason Roebke
Dave Rempis, Matt Piet, Tim Daisy

Friday, March 1st 2019

8:00PM at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan, 773.837.0145 (Free, RSVP)
Ryan Packard & Flux Bikes
Improvisation and Fluxus Events led by Ryan Packard, Ben LaMar Gay, Rob Frye

8:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Collect/Project : Frauke Aulbert, Eva Zöllner, Shanna Gutierrez, Francisco Castillo Trigueros — music by Christopher Trapani, George Lewis, Lisa R Coons, Christopher Biggs, Matthias Leboucher, Neo Hülcker

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