NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Saturday, August 30th 2014

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
11:30AM
on the Young Jazz Lions Stage
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • Jones College Prep Jazz Combo, directed by Frank Menzie
  • 12:15PM Pritzker College Prep Jazz Combo, directed by Ben Das
  • 1:00PM Curie Metropolitan High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ian Torres
  • 1:55PM Elmhurst College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Doug Beach
  • 2:50PM Morgan Park Academy Jazz Ensemble, directed by Shemeka Nash
  • 3:45PM Kenwood Academy Jazz Ensemble, directed by Gerald Powell
12:00PM
12:30PM
3:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8)
5:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • Ari Brown Quintet
  • 6:00PM Gary Burton
  • 7:10PM Tom Harrell's Colors of a Dream
  • 8:30PM Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn, Eric Harl
5:30PM
in Kenwood Park, 1330 E 50th (Free)
  • Hanah Jon Taylor Artet, with Dushun Mosley, Alex Wing, David Adler
7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
7:00PM-11:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
  • After Fest Session
  • Kidd Jordan, Matthew Shipp, Alvin Fielder, with special guests
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($15-$10)
  • Hanah Jon Taylor Artet with special guests from the AACM and Asian Improv aRts Midwest
10:00PM
at the Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($10 suggested donation)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, August 31st 2014

11:30AM
on the Young Jazz Lions Stage
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • Chi Arts Jazz Combo, directed by Caitlin Hickey
  • 12:15PM Jazz Links Youth Ensemble directed by Mark Coulter, Carlos Ayento, Madeleine Mollinedo
  • 1:00PM St Charles North Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Wojciechowski
  • 1:55PM Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy Jazz Ensemble, directed by Carlos Ayento
  • 2:50PM University of Illinois at Chicago Jazz Ensemble, directed by Andy Baker, with special guest Cheryl Wilson
  • 3:45PM Noteworthy Teachers Ensemble, directed by Chip Gdalman
12:00PM
12:30PM
5:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
5:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • Bobby Broom Trio
  • 6:00PM Miguel Zenon Quartet
  • 7:10PM Cécile McLorin Salvant
  • 8:30PM Sun Ra Arkestra
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001 ($8-$6)
7:30PM
at 27 Live, 1012 Church St, Evanston IL, 855.927.5483 ($10)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
9:00PM
in the Rooftop Garden, 117 N Jefferson ($25-$20)
  • Jazz Fest Afterset
  • Harrison Bankhead's Velvet Blue Quartet featuring Vincent Chancey and special guests — tickets: www.hothouse.net
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, September 1st 2014

9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Robert Irving III Quintet
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Gustavo Cortiñas Group
  • The Cord/Ellis Jazz Debacle
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014

8:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Splice Series
  • Peter Maunu, Albert Wildeman, Mars Williams, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at the Bedford, 1612 W Division, 773.235.8800 (Free)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Michele Thomas Quintet
  • Nootka Septet
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, September 4th 2014

7:30PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($25-$15)
9:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
9:30PM
at Fiore, 2456 N California, 773.342.4400 (Free)
  • LeRoy Bach, Dan Bitney
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($5)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)

Friday, September 5th 2014

7:30PM
at Transistor, 3441 N Broadway, 312.631.9408 (Donation)
9:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Saturday, September 6th 2014

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
7:00PM-11:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, September 7th 2014

8:00PM
at Maude's Liquor Bar, 840 W Randolph, 312.243.9712
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Travis Laplante's Battle Trance : Travis Laplante, Patrick Breiner, Matthew Nelson, Jeremy Viner
  • Doug Perkins with special guests Lisa Kaplan, Nick Photinos
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Marc Pieces

Monday, September 8th 2014

9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, September 9th 2014

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Xavier Breaker Coalition
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Paul Bedal Quartet
  • Prism
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, September 10th 2014

8:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Splice Series
  • Peter Maunu, Albert Wildeman, Kirsten Carey, Julian Kirchner
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, September 11th 2014

9:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Keys to the City
  • Paul Asaro, Andy Schumm

Friday, September 12th 2014

7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
7:30PM
at Transistor, 3441 N Broadway, 312.631.9408 (Donation)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)

Saturday, September 13th 2014

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, September 14th 2014

5:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Mirage Trio : Lindsay Kesselman, Nick Photinos, Yasuko Oura
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7) (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, September 15th 2014

7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • The Renegades
  • General Zod
9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, September 16th 2014

9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • TreFour Shandling Quartet
  • Black Diamond Quartet
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, September 17th 2014

9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12)

Thursday, September 18th 2014

9:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Friday, September 19th 2014

8:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra

Saturday, September 20th 2014

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, September 21st 2014

8:00PM
at Maude's Liquor Bar, 840 W Randolph, 312.243.9712
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Monday, September 22nd 2014

8:00PM
at the Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S Woodlawn, 773.702.2100
9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014

7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

8:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • Le Rex
  • Sound Of The City Workshop

Thursday, September 25th 2014

8:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Mary Lattimore, Jeff Zeigler

Friday, September 26th 2014

9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547

Saturday, September 27th 2014

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
1:00PM
at the Kenwood Academy Auditorium, 5015 S Blackstone, 773.535.1350
1:00PM
at the Smart Museum, 5550 S Greenwood, 773.702.0200
1:30PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
2:30PM
on the West Stage at the Midway, Midway Plaisance at Ellis Ave
2:30PM
at the Smart Museum, 5550 S Greenwood, 773.702.0200
3:00PM
at the Kenwood Academy Auditorium, 5015 S Blackstone, 773.535.1350
3:00PM
at Little Black Pearl, 1060 E 47th, 773.285.1211
3:30PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E 53rd
4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S Woodlawn
4:30PM
at the Kenwood Academy Auditorium, 5015 S Blackstone, 773.535.1350
4:30PM
at Little Black Pearl, 1060 E 47th, 773.285.1211
4:45PM
on the West Stage at the Midway, Midway Plaisance at Ellis Ave
5:00PM
at Robie House, 5757 S Woodlawn
5:15PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS
5:30PM
at the Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E 53rd
6:00PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
6:00PM
at Robie House, 5757 S Woodlawn
6:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433
6:15PM
at the Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S Woodlawn
7:00PM
at Robie House, 5757 S Woodlawn
7:00PM-11:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
7:15PM
on the West Stage at the Midway, Midway Plaisance at Ellis Ave
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
7:30PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS
8:30PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
9:30PM
on the West Stage at the Midway, Midway Plaisance at Ellis Ave
9:30PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS
11:00PM
at the Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S Woodlawn, 773.702.2100
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, September 28th 2014

1:00PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
2:15PM
on the West Stage at the Midway, Midway Plaisance at Ellis Ave
3:30PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
4:00PM
at Lakeside Inn, 15251 Lakeshore Rd, Lakeside MI ($20)
4:45PM
on the West Stage at the Midway, Midway Plaisance at Ellis Ave
5:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
6:00PM
on the Jame W Wagner Stage, Midway Plaisance at Woodlawn Ave
7:30PM
at the Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL, 847.905.1500 ($39-$17)
  • Mad Men
  • Xavier Sabata with Baroque Band — music of Handel and Vivaldi
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, September 29th 2014

9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

7:30PM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000 ($39-$17)
  • Mad Men
  • Xavier Sabata with Baroque Band — music of Handel and Vivaldi

Friday, October 3rd 2014

7:30PM
at the Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S Woodlawn ($39-$17)
  • Mad Men
  • Xavier Sabata with Baroque Band — music of Handel and Vivaldi

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