Chicago Scene: June 1-8, 2019

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

Saturday, June 1st 2019

8:00PM at Prop Thtr, 3502 N Elston ($15)
Apple Pie – a play in 13 words and 4 movements
Play with live chamber music — music by Sofia Gubaidulina, Ben Johnston, Galina Ustvolskaya, Charles Ives

Sunday, June 2nd 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$5)
Chicago Composers Consortium, ~Nois — music by Lawrence Axelrod, Martha Horst, Timothy Ernest Johnson, Elizabeth Start, Jeremy Rapaport Stein

Monday, June 3rd 2019

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Steve Duke, Kurt Stallmann
Damon Short Quintet with Ryan Shultz, Paul Hartsaw, Tim Stine, Curt Bley

Thursday, June 6th 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Josh Berman, Mike Reed
Gerrit Hatcher, Julian Kirshner

Friday, June 7th 2019

7:30PM at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($15)
Grossman Ensemble — music by Kate Soper, Steve Lehman, Joungbum Lee, David Dzubay

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527 ($10-$5)
Matt Piet, Eli Namay, Tim Daisy
Adiaphora Percussion Quartet : Bill Harris, Ben Zucker, Jarrett Hicks, Adam Shead

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
Jonah Parzen-Johnson
Hunter Diamond Quartet with Ben Phillips, Jason Roebke, Marcus Evans

Saturday, June 8th 2019

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

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