Chicago Scene: December 8-14, 2019

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

Sunday, December 8th 2019

4:00PM at the Glenwood, 6962 N Glenwood, 773.764.7363
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Quin Kirchner, Daniel Van Duerm, Matt Lux — KVL Vol. 1 Release Show

Monday, December 9th 2019

7:30PM at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
Gerrit Hatcher, 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, December 10th 2019

7:00PM at Mary Patricia Gannon Concert Hall, 2330 N Halsted ($30-$20)
21st Annual Concert for Peace: Rites of Devotion & Ecstasy
Fulcrum Point Ensemble with Vijay Iyer, Kalyan Pathak, Greg Ward

Wednesday, December 11th 2019

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
Splice Series
Norman Long, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Julian Kirshner, Peter Maunu

Thursday, December 12th 2019

7:30PM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan ($25-$15)
Roscoe Mitchell and Moor Mother

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$5)
Spektral Quartet — music by Shulamit Ran

8:30PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($20) (wheelchair-accessible)
Thurston Moore Group
Devin Brahja Waldman

Friday, December 13th 2019

9:00PM at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($20) (wheelchair-accessible)
Thurston Moore Group
Devin Brahja Waldman

Saturday, December 14th 2019

7:30PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
An Ayler Xmas
Mars Williams with Josh Berman, James A Baker, Kent Kessler, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
Catherine Lamb, Rebecca Lane

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($17-$15)
Xylouris White

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/