Chicago Scene: February 1-8, 2020

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

Saturday, February 1st 2020

5:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Requiem: A White Wanderer
Katherine Young with Myra Hinrichs, Min Park, Alexander Ellsworth, Lia Kohl, Anton Hatwich, Jenna Lyle, Ryan Packard (Registration recommended)

7:00PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (wheelchair-accessible)
Requiem: A White Wanderer
Katherine Young with Myra Hinrichs, Min Park, Alexander Ellsworth, Lia Kohl, Anton Hatwich, Jenna Lyle, Ryan Packard (Registration recommended)

7:00PM at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
Jimmy Bennington, Jordan Christianson

7:30PM at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.905.1500 ($25-$50)
Fifth House Ensemble — music by George Crumb

Sunday, February 2nd 2020

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
Tomeka Reid, Mike Reed, special guests

Monday, February 3rd 2020

7:30PM at The Boxcar, 1113 W Berwyn, 773.649.3186 (Free)
Dal Niente and The Boxcar present Open Structures
Improvised performances by interdisciplinary ensemble

8:30PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527 ($5)
Collector : Jakob Heinemann, Matt Blair, Devin Drobka
Molly Jones
Joseph Conner — music by Stockhausen, Metcalf, Maysaud

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Leroy Bach, Tim Stine
The Brunt : Dave Rempis, Gerrit Hatcher, Kent Kessler, Bill Harris

Thursday, February 6th 2020

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Sandy Ewen Solo
Sandy Ewen, Josh Berman, Jason Stein, Damon Smith

Friday, February 7th 2020

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
Mwata Bowden’s One Foot In One Foot Out, with Ari Brown, Avreeayl Ra, Harrison Bankhead, Leon Q Allen, Khari B

Saturday, February 8th 2020

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey

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/