Chicago Scene: July 20-25, 2019

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

Saturday, July 20th 2019

8:00PM at the Jazz Estate, 2423 N Murray Ave, Milwaukee, 414.964.9923
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound, with Fred Jackson Jr, Dustin Laurenzi, Mike Harmon

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
New Japan Ensemble Chicago/Obihiro Exchange Project

Sunday, July 21st 2019

3:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 (wheelchair-accessible)
Norman W Long, Andrew Clinkman, Xris Espinoza

4:00PM at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
Aperiodic: Matt Schulz, Kevin Parrett, Ben Perkins

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12)
Natural Information Society
Jim White, Marisa Anderson

Monday, July 22nd 2019

8:30PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Sick Gazelle — Record Release
Spiral Galaxy
Potions x Flux Bikes
CC Crain

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

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Tatsu Aoki’s The Miyumi Project

8:00PM at Orotund Music, 3323 W Armitage
ADFL Quartet : Alexander Adams, Valerie Dorr, Keenan Foley, Corey Lyons
Bill Harris, Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali
Plucky Pluckers : Kelley Sheehan, Jonathan Hannau

Wednesday, July 24th 2019

6:00PM-8:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
Heavy Air Happy Hour
Angel Bat Dawid, Jason Stein, Andrew Scott Young

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
Splice Series
Ben Lamar Gay, Jeff Kimmel, Julian Kirshner, Peter Maunu

Thursday, July 25th 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra

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