Chicago Scene: February 16-23, 2019

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area. Contact us if you’d like your shows listed. Saturday, February 16th 2019 6:00PM-12:00AM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Midwinter 2019 Festival Sunday, February 17th 2019 6:00PM-12:00AM at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Midwinter 2019 Festival 8:00PM … Continue reading Chicago Scene: February 16-23, 2019

Chicago Scene: February 9-16, 2019

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area. Contact us if you’d like your shows listed. Sunday, February 10th 2019 7:00PM at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($20) AACM Annual Benefit AACM Great Black Music Ensemble with special guest Wadada Leo Smith 9:30PM at the Hungry Brain, … Continue reading Chicago Scene: February 9-16, 2019

Chicago’s Frequency Series Festival Previewed

Source: Chicago Reader. The shows run February 20-24. When former Reader staff writer Peter Margasak began programming the Frequency Series in 2013, he envisioned concerts that would expose audiences of different avant-garde musical disciplines to artists from other genres that they had not heard before but might well appreciate. Margasak left the Reader and Chicago … Continue reading Chicago’s Frequency Series Festival Previewed

Ensemble Dal Niente to Close the Frequency Festival in Chicago

Source: Ensemble Dal Niente. Frequency Festival: Ensemble Dal Niente Sunday, February 24, 2019 8:30 PM 9:30 PM Constellation For the closing concert of Constellation’s annual Frequency Festival, Dal Niente brings two incredible composers back to Chicago with world premieres from Viola Yip and Ted Hearne. Alex Ross wrote in The New Yorker that Ted Hearne’s … Continue reading Ensemble Dal Niente to Close the Frequency Festival in Chicago

Chicago Scene: February 2-8, 2019

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area. Contact us if you’d like your shows listed. Saturday, February 2nd 2019 9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 Tatsu Aoki’s The Miyumi Project with Mwata Bowden, Coco Elysses, Avreeayl Ra, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Jaime Kempkers, Kioto Aoki Monday, February 4th 2019 … Continue reading Chicago Scene: February 2-8, 2019

The Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Nice Guys Reviewed

Source: The Quietus. A detailed review of a classic album. With a back catalogue of over 50 challenging albums, it might look like there’s no particularly easy way of cracking the enigma of the Art Ensemble Of Chicago. Not so, says Eden Tizard, looking back at the group’s first ECM album, Nice Guys, which was … Continue reading The Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Nice Guys Reviewed

Chicago Scene: January 26 – February 2, 2019

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area. Contact us if you’d like your shows listed. Saturday, January 26th 2019 7:00PM at Transition East, 2548 E 83rd, 1st Fl, 773.221.7748 ($10) Black Praxis Project Reprise Eliel Sherman Storey, David Boykin, Davu Seru, special guest Jamal R Moore 8:00PM in Fulton Recital … Continue reading Chicago Scene: January 26 – February 2, 2019

Frequency Festival in Chicago, February 20-24

Source: Constellation. FREQUENCY FESTIVAL 2019 Wed 2/20 – A.PE.RI.OD.IC: The Music of Catherine Lamb presented with the Renaissance Society 8pm at the U of C Logan Center Thu 2/21 – MABEL KWAN | JENNIFER WOODRUM with ALBATROSS DUO Fri 2/22 – KEVIN DRUMM AND RAGE THORMBONES Sat 2/23 – INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE Sun 2/24 – … Continue reading Frequency Festival in Chicago, February 20-24

Chicago Scene: January 12-19, 2019

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area. Contact us if you’d like your shows listed. Saturday, January 12th 2019 8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10) Yes We Can : the Songs of New Orleans Jeff Albert, Joe Clark, Nolan Chin, Sima Cunningham, Anton Hatwich, Liam Kazar, Steve Marquette, Dave … Continue reading Chicago Scene: January 12-19, 2019