Chicago Scene: February 22-29, 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 22nd 2020

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Mai Sugimoto Trio with Avreeayl Ra, Tatsu Aoki

Sunday, February 23rd 2020

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$5)
Once More, With Feeling!
Spektral Quartet with Alex Temple, Julia Holter

Monday, February 24th 2020
8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$17)
Frequency Festival 2020
Oren Ambarchi
crys cole

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Darren Johnston’s Breathing Room, with Russ Johnson, Nick Mazzarella, Dave Rempis
James Davis’s Beveled, with Chad McCullough, Michael Salter, Geof Bradfield, Dan Thatcher, Juan Pastor

Tuesday, February 25th 2020

6:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Frequency Festival 2020
Jacob Wick, Phil Sudderberg

Wednesday, February 26th 2020

8:00PM at Bond Chapel, 1050 E 59th, 773.702.8670
Frequency Festival 2020
Julia Eckhardt, Nate Wooley — music by Éliane Radigue

9:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
Friends & Neighbors : Thomas Johansson, André Roligheten, Oscar Grönberg, Jon Rune Strøm, Tollef Østvang, special guests special guests Josh Berman, Nick Mazzarella

Thursday, February 27th 2020

7:00PM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan
Frequency Festival 2020
Charles Curtis plays Éliane Radigue

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Mike Reed “Loose Assembly Trio” with Greg Ward, Jason Adasiewicz
Peter Cheslie “Chopin piano-less”, with Jon Deitemyer, James Davis, Clark Sommers
Visuals by Lauren Deutsch

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Eli Namay Solo
Keefe Jackson, Jon Rune Strøm, Tollef Østvang

Friday, February 28th 2020

8:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)
Oscillations
Caesar Gorgeous
n/shrike

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Frequency Festival 2020
Annea Lockwood portrait concert with a.pe.ri.od.ic and Nate Wooley

Saturday, February 29th 2020

2:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 (wheelchair-accessible)
Annea Lockwood: A Sound Map of the Danube opening reception and talk with Nate Wooley

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

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Frequency Festival 2020
Keith Fullerton Whitman
John McCowen

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/