Chicago Scene: April 20-27, 2019

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

Saturday, April 20th 2019

3:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
Angela James with Charles Rumback, Jason Stein, Katherine Young — Record release

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Trio WAZ : Ed Wilkerson Jr, Tatsu Aoki, Michael Zerang

Monday, April 22nd 2019

7:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Anna Webber Solo
Anna Webber, Katherine Young

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

Wednesday, April 24th 2019

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)
Caleb Willitz Ensemble, with Rami Atassi, Jim Baker, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Tatsu Aoki, Charles Rumback
The Eternals : Damon Locks, Wayne Montana, Nick Mazzarella, Areif Sless-Kitain

Thursday, April 25th 2019

8:00PM at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard
John Coltrane : Ballads Volume 1
Greg Ward with Dennis Luxion, Joe Policastro, Someone Good

8:30PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
Makaya McCraven
Resavoir : Will Miller with Akenya Seymour, Irvin Pierce, Lane Beckstrom, Peter Manheim, Jeremy Cunningham

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
The Chicago Plan
Ullman/Swell Quartet : Gebhard Ullmann, Steve Swell, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Michael Zerang

Friday, April 26th 2019

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
Snaketime: The Music of Moondog
Dustin Laurenzi with Chad McCullough, Nick Mazzarella, Jason Stein, Dave Miller, Matt Ulery, Quin Kirchner, Ryan Packard

Saturday, April 27th 2019

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
James Hoff

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