Chicago Scene: November 2-9, 2019

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

Saturday, November 2nd 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
24th Annual Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival : Night Two
Trio WAZ : Ed Wilkerson Jr, Tatsu Aoki, Michael Zerang
Purple Gums : Bobby Bradford, Francis Wong, William Roper

Sunday, November 3rd 2019

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
The Bridge + Chicago guests

Monday, November 4th 2019

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($17-$15)
Tomeka Reid Quartet with Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jason Roebke

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

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

9:00PM at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
The Bridge
Raymond Boni, Paul Rogers, Marvin Tate, Ugochi Nwaogwugwu, Keefe Jackson, Gerrit Hatcher, Peter Maunu, Julian Kirshner, Isaiah Spencer

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
Michael and Peter Formanek Duo

Saturday, November 9th 2019

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
Jiménez de Cisneros

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