NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Friday, August 23rd 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • dog/days
  • JD Allen Trio with Ian Kenselaar, Nic Cacioppo
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616

Saturday, August 24th 2019

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
11:00AM-7:00PM
at 5944 West Race (Free)
  • Marvin Tate's Jazz On Da Block
  • Shazah
  • Oba
  • Adam Zanolini
  • Greg Ward
  • LUA : Cher Jey, Alex Wing
  • Sam Lewis + Jus Hambone
  • Hunter Diamond
  • Storytelling Contest and Open Mic
  • Ben Lamar Gay
  • Isaiah Spencer
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Rajiv Halim Quintet with Norman Palm, Richard Johnson, Runere Brooks, Xavier Breaker
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • eXU-9
  • Lunna
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, August 25th 2019

1:00PM
at Lane Beach Park, 5915 N Sheridan
  • Water Music on the Beach
  • Edbrass Brasil, Quin Kirchner, Alexander Massa, AJ McClenon, others TBA
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Kyle Flens with Jesse Langen, Katie Schoepflin Jimoh — music by Tonia Ko, Luis Fernando Amaya, Michael Gordon, Darcy Copeland, Jonathan Hannau
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Period Bomb
  • Bobb Hatt
  • Imelda Marcos
  • Matt Mehlan
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, August 26th 2019

5:00PM
at Whole Foods Parking Lot, 832 W 63rd St
  • Pop Up Nu Jazz Festival
  • Thaddeus Tukes
  • Sam Trump
  • The Young Masters directed by Ernest Dawkins
  • Special guests Jamila Woods, Alexis Lombre, the Englewood Soweto Exchange
7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Erin Peisert, Jason Wayne Sneed
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt, Jim Baker
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • 1st Anagram Festival, Night 1
  • The Oh Yeahs : Leslie Beukelman, Allison Orobia, Sarah Marie Young
  • Alejandro Urzagaste Trio with Jorge Orozco, Ethan Kogan
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, August 27th 2019

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Isaiah Collier and the Chosen Few
6:00PM
at Northeastern Illinois University, 700 E Oakwood Blvd
  • Ancient to the Future
  • Art Turk Burton Congo Square Ensemble and Ernest Dawkins
8:00PM
at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan, 773.837.0145
  • Preservation of Fire hosted by King Hippo
  • Vibes Trio + 1
  • Isaiah Spencer Collective
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Andrew Vogt's "page1", with Jeff Swanson, Andrew Lawrence, Greg Artry

Wednesday, August 28th 2019

6:00PM
  • 100th Birthday of Nat "King" Cole
  • Bruce Henry, Henry Johnson and the Musical Arts Academy
8:00PM
at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan, 773.837.0145
  • Preservation of Fire : QUARTETS hosted by Angel Bat Dawid & King Hippo
  • Eliel Sherman Storey Quartet
  • Angel bat Dawid & The Brothahood
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Splice Series
  • Joe Suihkonen, Jakob Heinemann, Julian Kirshner, Peter Maunu
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
  • dog/days
  • Jeff Parker and the New Breed
  • Ava Mendoza Unnatural Ways
9:00PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard

Thursday, August 29th 2019

11:00AM-4:15PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
11:00AM-4:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 11:00AM Conversation and "Play & Tell" with Corey Wilkes, Pharez Whitted, Miguel de la Cerna, Micah Collier Jeremiah Collier
  • 12:30PM Alexis Lombre Quintet
  • 2:00PM Tribute to Joseph Jarman, Alvin Fielder and Saalik Ziyad
  • 3:30PM Curtis Robinson
5:55PM-9:00PM
6:00PM
in Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S Wabash
7:00PM
at Some Like It Black, 810 E 43rd, 773.891.4866
  • Musicians Alliance Open Mic Hosted by Chuckaluck
8:00PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard (Donation)
  • Crescent
  • Samuel Mösching Quartet with Isaiah Collier, Wesley Morgan, Nick Kabat
8:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • V.S.C.C.
  • ONO
  • Skjell
  • No Dreams
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, August 30th 2019

11:30AM-4:00PM
12:00PM-4:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 12:00PM After Dark Sextet
  • 1:30PM Kitt Lyles Real Talk Collective Septet
  • 3:00PM The JuJu Exchange
3:45PM-9:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 3:45PM Second-line Procession led by Mystick Krewe of Laff
  • 4:15PM George Freeman and Billy Branch
  • 5:25PM Joel Ross
  • 6:25PM Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet
  • 7:45PM Art Ensemble of Chicago
6:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • D-Composed : Kenneth Jarvis, Danielle Taylor, Kori Coleman, Tahirah Whittington, Caitlin Edwards
8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($15-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Thurman Barker, Ben LaMar Gay, with Kim Alpert, Raquel Monroe
8:30PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard (Donation)
  • A Night Of Dinah Washington
  • Alyssa Allgood Quartet with Michael Allemana, Dennis Carroll, George Fludas
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($20) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Scorched Tundra XI
  • Black Cobra
  • Cloud Rat
  • Varaha
9:00PM
at Sleeping Village, 3734 W Belmont, 773.654.3971
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:30PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Saturday, August 31st 2019

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
11:00AM-3:45PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 11:00AM Saucedo Academy Latin Jazz Band
  • 11:45AM Thomas Kelly High School Jazz Combo
  • 12:30PM ChiArts Honors Jazz Combo
  • 1:15PM Dekalb High School Jazz Ensemble
  • 2:10PM Kenwood Academy Jazz Band
  • 3:05PM Whitney Young Magnet High School Jazz Band
11:30AM-4:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 11:30AM Carolyn Fitzhugh
  • 12:40PM Andy Brown Quartet
  • 1:50PM The Fat Babies
  • 3:00PM Hinda Hoffman and the Soul Message Band
3:45PM-9:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 3:45PM Second-line Procession led by Four Star Brass Band
  • 4:15PM Ben Wendel Seasons
  • 5:25PM Ryan Cohan's Originations
  • 6:25PM Christian McBride
  • 7:45PM Cécile McLorin Salvant
8:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($20) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Scorched Tundra XI
  • Eyehategod
  • Aseethe
  • Luggage
  • Hitter
9:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
  • dog/days
  • Kidd Jordan
9:00PM
at the Hyde Park Speakeasy, 5115 S Harper ($20)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, September 1st 2019

11:15AM-4:00PM
at the Harris Theater Rooftop Terrace, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 11:15AM Emerging Artist Big Band
  • 12:15PM Zach Rosenstiehl Nacht Group
  • 1:15PM Dakarai Barclay Sextet
  • 2:15PM The Perrilles Project
  • 3:15PM Alec Tet
11:30AM-4:00PM
12:00PM-4:00PM
3:45PM-9:00PM
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 3:45PM Second-line Procession led by Four Star Brass Band
  • 4:15PM Rempis/Flaten/Ra + Baker Quartet
  • 5:25PM Camila Meza and the Nectar Orchestra
  • 6:25PM Latino-America Unida
  • 7:45PM Eddie Palmieri Sextet
7:30PM
at The Boxcar, 1113 W Berwyn, 773.649.3186
8:30PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard (Donation)
  • Miles Davis's Porgy And Bess
  • Chad McCullough Orchestra conducted by Joe Clark, with Jim Gailloreto, Sharel Cassity, Rich Moore, Rajiv Halim, Roger Ingram, Art Davis, Mark Buselli, Connor Druhan, Liz Deitemyer, Debra Miller, Gary English, Andy Baker, Russ Phillips, Raphael Crawford, Steve Duncan, Ryan Miller, Christian Dillingham, Greg Artry
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • dog/days
  • Kidd Jordan

Monday, September 2nd 2019

7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Sarah Clausen

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

3:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Turk Burton and the Congo Square Ensemble
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)

Wednesday, September 4th 2019

9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)

Thursday, September 5th 2019

8:00PM
at Dorian's, 1939 W North Ave, 773.687.9824
8:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($25) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Jim Campilongo Trio
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, September 6th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
  • Instigation Festival 2019
  • Jeff Albert's Unanimous Sources, with Simon Lott, Jesse Morrow, Cyrus Nabipoor, Dan Oestricher, Mai Sugimoto
  • Isaiah Spencer Quintet, with Isaiah Collier, Anton Hatwich, Brent Griffin Jr, Jumaane Taylor

Saturday, September 7th 2019

3:00PM
at the May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery, 5800 N Ravenswood (Free)
8:00PM
at Narloch Piano Studio, 4636 N Francisco, 262.565.8896 ($10)
  • The Blue Rose
  • Erin Peisert, Vivian Yanzhe Yu, Christopher Narloch, Jason Wayne Sneed
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($15-$12) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Weedie Braimah & the Hands of Time

Sunday, September 8th 2019

9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, September 9th 2019

7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Alex Mincek
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
9:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
  • Strange Winds : Alex Massa, Ben LaMar Gay, Gerald Bailey, Cyrus Nabipoor, Mai Sugimoto, Hunter Diamond, Artie Black

Tuesday, September 10th 2019

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Julius Tucker Trio

Wednesday, September 11th 2019

9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Sam Pilnick's Nonet Project with Emily Kuhn, Will Barnard, Euan Edmonds, Ted Hogarth, Ben Cruz, Meghan Stagl, Ben Dillinger, Matt Smalligan

Thursday, September 12th 2019

8:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393

Friday, September 13th 2019

6:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Saturday, September 14th 2019

9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, September 15th 2019

7:30PM
at The Boxcar, 1113 W Berwyn, 773.649.3186

Monday, September 16th 2019

7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, September 17th 2019

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Thaddeus Tukes

Monday, September 23rd 2019

7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Ryan Sawyer

Tuesday, September 24th 2019

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Thursday, September 26th 2019

9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($5) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Chicago Cellar Boys : Andy Schumm, John Otto, Paul Asaro, John Donatowicz, Dave Bock

Friday, September 27th 2019

8:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393

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