NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Thursday, February 1st 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at Lelia Jane's, 1008 W Armitage, 773.665.7885
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7 donation)

Friday, February 2nd 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Ron Malley — Oud interpretations
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
in the Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E 59th, 4th Fl, 773.702.8069 (Free)
8:00PM
at Music Garage, 345-7 N Loomis, 312.997.1972 (Free)
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
10:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($12)
  • Chicago Samba

Saturday, February 3rd 2007

7:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)
7:30PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
7:30PM
at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.905.1500
  • music by John Austin
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Battle of the B3 Organs : Chris Foreman & Dan Trudell, with Andy Brown, Greg Rockingham
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 ($7 suggested donation)

Sunday, February 4th 2007

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
11:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, February 5th 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
at Acme Art Works, 1741 N Western, 773.278.7677 ($5 donation)
7:00PM
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)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (Free)

Tuesday, February 6th 2007

12:00PM-2:00PM
at Gallery 142, the Art Institute, 111 S Michigan (Free)
  • Doug Brush — percussion instruments from along the Silk Road
12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:30PM
at Lutkin Memorial Hall, 700 University Pl, Evanston IL ($6.50)
  • Music Technology Electroacoustic Concert
8:00PM
at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670 (Free)
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Jim Baker, Steve Hunt, Brian Sandstrom, Mars Williams
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Dushun Mosley and The Vizitors, with Mwata Bowden, Kenny Green, Dawe, Coco Elysses, Art "Turk" Burton
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, February 7th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Vandermark 5
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)
10:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7)

Thursday, February 8th 2007

9:00PM
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 the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)
10:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($10)
  • Chicago Samba
10:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239 ($6)

Friday, February 9th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
at Hotcakes Gallery, 3379 N Pierce, Milwaukee WI, 414.961.7714 ($7)
7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($6.50)
  • Symphonic Band : Machines!
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at the Heartland Café, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005 ($5)
9:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($25)
9:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($3 suggested donation)
  • Matt Tate solo
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Saturday, February 10th 2007

7:00PM
at Nimrod Systems, 200 W Superior, Ste 310, 312.661.0101 ($15 donation)
7:30PM
at Lutkin Memorial Hall, 700 University Pl, Evanston IL ($8.50)
  • Imani Winds : Monica Ellis, Jeff Scott, Mariam Adam, Toyin Spellman-Diaz, Valerie Coleman
7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000
  • In Memoriam: Gyorgy Ligeti
  • Ryan Nelson, conductor, David Kalhous and Sandra Gu, piano &mdash music of Ligeti
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
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, February 11th 2007

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
8:00PM
at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 773.525.2508 ($10)
  • That 1 Guy : Mike Silverman
  • The Ivorys
8:00PM
at the Turner Ballroom, 1034 N 4th St, Milwaukee WI, 414.272.1733 ($10)
  • Rhys Chatham Guitar Trio All-Stars : Ben Vida, Todd Rittman, Chris Rosenau, David Daniell, Rob A A Lowe, Keith Brammer, Jon Mueller
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)
  • Warmer Milks
  • Eyes and Arms of Smoke
  • Locrian
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, February 12th 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
at Acme Art Works, 1741 N Western, 773.278.7677 ($5 donation)
  • Mike Salter Quintet
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)
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471

Tuesday, February 13th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Fernando Jones Band, with Chip Ratliff, Roy Boyd
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Dushun Mosley and The Vizitors, with Mwata Bowden, Kenny Green, Dawe, Coco Elysses, Art "Turk" Burton
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, February 14th 2007

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 donation)
  • Bolero Summit : Gustavo López, Nelson Sosa, Franklin Paz, Jesus Enriquez
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, February 15th 2007

8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($3 suggested donation)
  • Jazz jam session with Matt Nelson, Fred Krubel, Brad Dickert
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, February 16th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Aidan O'Tool — Celtic music
6:00PM
at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670
  • The Tabadol Project in Chicago
  • Panel discussion moderated by Gene Coleman, Shayna Silverstein
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($28)
  • Allen Toussaint Jazzity Project — early set
7:30PM-10:00PM
at the Zhou B Center, 1029 W 35th, 773.523.0200
8:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($12)
8:00PM
at Locus, 2114 W Grand, #3A ($10 donation)
8:00PM
at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Mama Digdown's Brass Band : Erik Jacobson, Roc Ohly, Jeff Maddern, Ben Bell Bern, Darren Sterud, Evan Morgan, Jordan Cohen
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)
10:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($28)
  • Allen Toussaint Jazzity Project

Saturday, February 17th 2007

3:00PM
at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake, Oak Park IL, 708.383.8200 (Free)
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($24-$32)
  • Gyuto Monks : Tibetan Tantric Choir
8:00PM
at the Experimental Station, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.241.5458 (Free)
8:00PM
in the Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E 59th, 4th Fl, 773.702.8069 (Free)
  • University Wind Ensemble — music by Ticheli, Chance, Broege, Grundman, Barker, Sousa
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Mama Digdown's Brass Band : Erik Jacobson, Roc Ohly, Jeff Maddern, Ben Bell Bern, Darren Sterud, Evan Morgan, Jordan Cohen
8:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920 ($5)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239
10:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($12)

Sunday, February 18th 2007

12:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • The Tabadol Project in Chicago
  • Panel discussion moderated by Gene Coleman, Shayna Silverstein
3:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
6:00PM-8:30PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
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, February 19th 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
at Acme Art Works, 1741 N Western, 773.278.7677 ($5 donation)
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)
10:00PM
at Danny's, 1951 W Dickens, 773.489.6457 (Free)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275 (Free)

Tuesday, February 20th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Dushun Mosley and The Vizitors, with Mwata Bowden, Kenny Green, Dawe, Coco Elysses, Art "Turk" Burton
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730
  • M 13 Jazz Band
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, February 21st 2007

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($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 ($6)

Thursday, February 22nd 2007

7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($6.50)
  • Music of Oliver Knussen
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
  • Andrew Morgan Ensemble with Ken Vandermark, Elizabeth Phelps Barber, Christie Miller, Joe Clark, Greg Weinstein, Paul Failla, Nate Bakkum, Jody Livo, Andra Kulans, Erielle Bakkum, Melissa Bach

Friday, February 23rd 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • HiJazz — Middle Eastern/Latin Jazz
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM
at Hotcakes Gallery, 3379 N Pierce, Milwaukee WI, 414.961.7714 ($7)
7:30PM
at the International House, 1414 E 59th (Free)
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($3 suggested 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)
  • Chicago Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10 donation)
10:00PM
at the Ice Factory, 526 N Ashland, 773.988.1447
10:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730

Saturday, February 24th 2007

10:00AM-1:00PM
at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($25)
  • Rafael Riqueni
7:30PM
at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.905.1500
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts, with Terell Stafford, Gary Versace, Dennis Irwin — record release
9:00PM
at 6ODUM, 2116 W Chicago
  • Leif Elggren, Kevin Drumm
9:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Eight Bold Souls
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
  • Nathaniel Braddock and the Occidental Dance Band International
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($7 suggested donation)

Sunday, February 25th 2007

6:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer
9:30PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730 (Free)
  • Kneebody : Adam Benjamin, Shane Endsley, Kaveh Rastegar, Ben Wendel, Nate Wood
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, February 26th 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)
7:30PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
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)
8:30PM
at Pete Miller's, 1557 Sherman, Evanston IL, 847.328.0399
9:30PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422

Tuesday, February 27th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Kobie Watkins Quartet
8:00PM
at Muse Café, 817 N Milwaukee, 312.850.2233 ($5 donation)
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Dushun Mosley and The Vizitors, with Mwata Bowden, Kenny Green, Dawe, Coco Elysses, Art "Turk" Burton
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730
  • The Block Trio
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, February 28th 2007

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 donation)
  • Chicago Puerto Rican Community Chorus, La Primera Orquesta de Cuatros de Chicago
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)
11:00PM
at Darkroom, 2210 W Chicago, 773.276.1411

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