Chicago Scene: August 24-31, 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 24th 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
dog/days
Marc Ribot
Sarah Clausen, Jakob Heinemann, Emerson Hunton

Sunday, August 25th 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Kyle Flens with Jesse Langen, Katie Schoepflin Jimoh — music by Tonia Ko, Luis Fernando Amaya, Michael Gordon, Darcy Copeland, Jonathan Hannau

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
dog/days
Cooper Moore
Lesser Lakes Trio

Monday, August 26th 2019

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

Tuesday, August 27th 2019

6:00PM at Northeastern Illinois University, 700 E Oakwood Blvd
Ancient to the Future
Art Turk Burton Congo Square Ensemble and Ernest Dawkins

Wednesday, August 28th 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
dog/days
Jeff Parker and the New Breed
Ava Mendoza Unnatural Ways

Thursday, August 29th 2019

11:00AM-4:30PM at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
Chicago Jazz Festival
2:00PM Tribute to Joseph Jarman, Alvin Fielder and Saalik Ziyad

5:55PM-9:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
6:30PM Jazz Institute of Chicago’s 50th Anniversary featuring Nicole Mitchell, Rob Mazurek, Ari Brown, Jeff Parker, others

6:00PM in Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S Wabash
Honoring Fred Anderson
~Nois : Hunter Bockes, Janos Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, Brandon Quarles
Dave Rempis Quartet with Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Avreeayl Ra

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Rempis, Jeff Parker, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Jeremy Cunningham

Friday, August 30th 2019
11:30AM-4:00PM at the Von Freeman Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
3:00PM Rob Mazurek

3:45PM-9:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz Festival
6:25PM Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet
7:45PM Art Ensemble of Chicago

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
dog/days
Nick Mazzarella, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Avreeayl Ra

Saturday, August 31st 2019

9:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
dog/days
Kidd Jordan

9:00PM at the Hyde Park Speakeasy, 5115 S Harper ($20)
HotHouse and Coda present Jazz Fest Aftersets
Hanah Jon Taylor, Dushun Mosley, Darius Savage, Dave Gordon, Edward Wilkerson, Tatsu Aoki, James Sanders, Silvia Bolognesi, Fred Jackson, Harrison Bankhead and guests from the Chicago Jazz Festival

For more information, such as directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/, http://www.ratchetmusic.com, http://www.mcachicago.org, http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenterschedule.html, http://www.skylarkchicago.com, http://www.hideoutchicago.com, http://www.elasticrevolution.com, http://www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html, http://www.lampo.org, http://dalniente.com, http://iceorg.org/events/category/chicago, http://www.emptybottle.com/