Chicago Scene: August 10-16, 2019

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

Saturday, August 10th 2019

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
Wendy Eisenberg, Shane Parish
Steve Marquette

Sunday, August 11th 2019

7:30PM at The Boxcar, 1113 W Berwyn, 773.649.3186
Christopher Dammann, James Davis, Avreeayl Ra

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Slow Bell Trio : Steven Hess, Mike Weis, Keefe Jackson
Chloe Yu Nong Lin

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
Dave Rempis, Peter Maunu, Jakob Heinemann, Bill Harris
Keiran Daly Quartet with Sarah Clausen, Jason Roebke, Phil Sudderberg

Monday, August 12th 2019

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
Joe Morris with Andrew Clinkman

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

Tuesday, August 13th 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Ken Vandermark, Joe Morris
Ken Vandermark, Joe Morris, Ben Hall

Friday, August 16th 2019

7:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($50-$100)
Experimental Sound Studio 2019 Gala : Honoring Luminary George E Lewis
George Lewis, Sam Pluta, Mwata Bowden
Rob Mazurek, Kim Alpert
Ken Vandermark, Claire Rousay, Macie Stewart
Angel Bat Dawid, Douglas R Ewart
Kotoka Suzuki
Katie Wood

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