NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Tuesday, January 2nd 2007

8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($6)
  • Jeff Parker Organ Quartet, with Dan Trudell, Scott Burns, George Fludas
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)
  • Blood and Time with Scott Kelly
  • Bruce Lamont solo
  • Unlucky Atlas
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757

Wednesday, January 3rd 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433

Thursday, January 4th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • David Young Quintet
9:30PM
at Lelia Jane's, 1008 W Armitage, 773.665.7885

Friday, January 5th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Jutta & the Hi-Dukes — Euro-Roots world music
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, January 6th 2007

8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Howard Levy & Acoustic Express, with Chris Siebold, Pat Fleming, Larry Kohut
8:00PM
at the Los Manos Gallery, 5220 N Clark, 773.728.8910
8:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597

Sunday, January 7th 2007

3:00PM
at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.905.1500
6:00PM-8:30PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
9:00PM
at the Orphanage, 643 W 31st
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jam Session
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
10:00PM
at Stadium West, 3188 N Elston, 773.866.2450 (Free)

Monday, January 8th 2007

7:00PM
at Acme Art Works, 1741 N Western, 773.278.7677
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900 (Free)
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 (Free)
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)
9:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($5 donation)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (Free)

Tuesday, January 9th 2007

12:00PM-2:00PM
at Gallery 142, the Art Institute, 111 S Michigan (Free)
  • Doug Brush — historically authentic percussion instruments from along the Silk Road
12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Mark O'Connor Quartet
7:30PM
at The Winds Café, 2657 N Kedzie, 773.489.7478
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams or some approximation thereof
  • 11:00PM later set : Christopher Bruce & Spacebrewer
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO (Free)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, January 10th 2007

8:00PM
at the Tonic Room, 2447 N Halsted , 773.248.8400
  • Silver Atlas, Mr. Russia, Camera, Red Denizen
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
9:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239 ($5)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)
10:00PM
at the Mutiny, 2428 N Western, 773.486.7774

Thursday, January 11th 2007

7:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($35)
  • Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet — early set
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($35)
  • Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($6 donation)
  • Amy Cimini, Kevin Davis, Nathaniel Braddock, Brian Lipson — solos, duos, trios, quartet

Friday, January 12th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($7 donation)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)

Saturday, January 13th 2007

2:00 PM
at Café Mud, 1936 Maple, Evanston IL, 847.733.9904 ($5)
7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($28)
  • Pepe Romero
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10 donation)
  • The Superheroes of Sound
  • Phillip Morris
  • Ghetto Scientifik
  • Joe Fix
  • Insight
  • See More Perspective
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($8)

Sunday, January 14th 2007

1:30PM-3:30PM
at LaSalle Street Church, 1136 N Lasalle (Donation)
6:00PM-8:30PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, January 15th 2007

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900 (Free)
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 (Free)
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)

Tuesday, January 16th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($5 donation)
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Jim Baker, Steve Hunt, Brian Sandstrom, Mars Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : Sacred Round Trio : Jayve Montgomery, Joel Wanek, Joe Glidden
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Chris Green Quartet with Damien Espinoza, Mark Piane, and Tyrone Blair
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, January 17th 2007

7:30PM
at the Vintage Wine Bar, 1942 W Division, 773.772.3400
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)

Thursday, January 18th 2007

8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 (Free)
  • Jazz jam session with Matt Nelson, Fred Krubel, Brad Dickert
9:00PM
at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 773.525.2508 ($7)
  • Occidental Dance Band International
  • Allá
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Friday, January 19th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Kaiju Diako — Japanese Taiko drumming
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10 donation)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($12)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597

Saturday, January 20th 2007

8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Sunday, January 21st 2007

10:00AM-4:00PM
at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan
6:00PM-8:30PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble with special guest
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, January 22nd 2007

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900 (Free)
  • Chris Green Quartet
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 (Free)
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)
9:30PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422

Tuesday, January 23rd 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Zhara Baker's Ancestral Reciprocity with Toni Lightfoot, Shawn Wallace
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, January 24th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, January 25th 2007

8:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7 donation)

Friday, January 26th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Tiempo Tango — Argentine Tango
7:00PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Winter Delights Jazz Fair
  • 7:00PM Jazz Links Jam Session
  • 8:30PM Diane Ellis' Jazzy Ladies
  • 10:30PM Inspiración Latina
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM-9:00PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Winter Delights Jazz Fair
  • The Blues Today Panel Discussion
7:30PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Winter Delights Jazz Fair
  • 7:30PM Yoko Noge's Japanesque with John Primer
  • 10:30PM Deep Blue Organ Trio
7:30PM
at the Regenstein Recital Hall , 60 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($6.50)
  • "Repetition and Loops" — music by Peter Ablinger, Aldo Clementi, Jürg Frey, Philip Glass, Alvin Lucier
8:00PM
at Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th, 773.702.8068
  • The Hilliard Ensemble — music by Dufay and Josquin
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($3 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Winter Delights Jazz Fair
  • Ryan Cohan — One Sky : Tone Poems for Humanity
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Chevere : Steve Eisen, Mark Ohlsen, Chris "Hambone" Cameron, Howard Levy, Ernie Denov, Eric Hochberg, Alejo Poveda, Joe Rendon
9:00PM
at the Loft, 3829 N Broadway, 3rd Fl
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth, Milwaukee WI, 414.482.0160
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757

Saturday, January 27th 2007

11:30AM-5:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Winter Delights Jazz Fair : Cinema Jazz
  • 11:30AM Rare film clips from Bob Koester
  • 12:30PM Edward Wilkerson and Shadow Vignettes : Odd Eye O Mumbo Jumbo (2006)
  • 1:50PM Swing Gitan : A Gypsy Jazz Odyssey (2006)
  • 2:50PM Reed Royalty (1998)
  • 3:50PM A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba (2005)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Chevere : Steve Eisen, Mark Ohlsen, Chris "Hambone" Cameron, Howard Levy, Ernie Denov, Eric Hochberg, Alejo Poveda, Joe Rendon
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($5 suggested donation)
  • IDM Showcase
  • Aphorism
  • Emulsion
  • The Art of the White Label
9:00PM
at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Heartland Café, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005
9:30PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
  • Nathaniel Braddock and the Occidental Dance Band International

Sunday, January 28th 2007

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
6:00PM-8:30PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
  • Dreamweapon : Ben Vida, Liz Payne, Jim Dorling, Rob Lowe, Josh Abrams, Adam Vida, Michael Zerang
  • Function
  • Odawas
  • Elephant Micah
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, January 29th 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
at Acme Art Works, 1741 N Western, 773.278.7677 ($5 donation)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
  • Ryan Novak and friends
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($20)
  • CSO — music by Jonathan Cole, Louis Andriessen, Jo Kondo, György Ligeti
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 (Free)
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 (Free)
  • Vando Jam
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
9:30PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422
10:00PM
at Danny's, 1951 W Dickens, 773.489.6457

Tuesday, January 30th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Lurrie Bell
7:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
7:00PM
at Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th, 773.702.8068 ($15)
  • Uri Caine, Joyce Hammann, Moran Katz, Ralph Alessi, Drew Gress, Ben Perowsky — "a concert of arrangements and reimaginings by Mozart and Mahler"
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($20)
  • Fulcrum Point, "Burnin' Love" — music by Franco Donatoni, Louis Andriessen, Tan Dun, Chen Yi, David Lang
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Jim Baker, Steve Hunt, Brian Sandstrom, Mars Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : Bastard Trio
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Bad Dog Tavern, 4535 N Lincoln, 773.334.4040
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, January 31st 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
9:30PM
at The Winds Café, 2657 N Kedzie, 773.489.7478
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

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