Chicago Scene: November 15-22, 2019

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

Friday, November 15th 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Elastro A/V Night Three
Ritwik Banerji & The Astromusicologists, with Jeff Kimmel, Scott Rubin, Liliana Wosko, Will Faber, Nick Alvarez
Three Hands Clapping : Rebecca McDaniel, Henry Stewart, Ben Zucker
Claire Rousay, Kim Alpert

Sunday, November 17th 2019

7:30PM at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard
Morton Feldman Piano & String Quartet
Christopher Narloch, Myra Hinrichs, Min Park, Nicholas Jeffery, Kelly Quesada

9:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
Dan Weiss Trio with Jacob Sacks, Thomas Morgan

Monday, November 18th 2019

8:00PM at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free, RSVP)
Caterina Barbieri

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

Wednesday, November 20th 2019

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
Splice Series
Jack Wright, Carol Genetti, Peter Maunu

9:00PM at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
Ratchet Series
McCullough/Shultz Group : Chad McCullough, Ryan Shultz, Paul Mutzabaugh, Eric Montzka

Thursday, November 21st 2019

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Jaap Blonk, Lou Mallozzi, Ken Vandermark

Friday, November 22nd 2019

7:30PM at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($38)
Craig Taborn, Kris Davis

Saturday, November 23rd 2019

2:00PM-12:00AM at Epworth United Methodist Church, 5253 N Kenmore ($12-$10)
Chicago Experimental Music Festival
Reader Advisor
The Handpan Project
Malice Coltrane
Chloe Lin and Friends
Johanna Brock
TOA Heavy Industries

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Mwata Bowden with Ari Brown, Harrison Bankhead, Avreeayl Ra, Leon Q Allen, Discopoet Khari B — CD release

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