NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Friday, June 1st 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Cynthia Lin
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($10)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
at Mercury Café, 1505 W Chicago, 312.455.9924 ($10)
8:00PM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824 ($15/$10)
8:30PM
at the DANK Haus, 4740 N Western, 773.561.9181 (Free)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($12)
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

Saturday, June 2nd 2007

1:00PM-8:00PM
in Eckhart Park, 1330 W Chicago
3:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($8.50)
  • Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra — Turangalila-symphonie
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
8:00PM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824 ($15/$10)
8:00PM
at the Zhou B Center, 1029 W 35th, 773.523.0200 ($10)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($12)
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 Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
10:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($12)

Sunday, June 3rd 2007

3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824 ($15/$10)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
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, June 4th 2007

7:00PM
at Gallery 37, 66 E Randolph, 312.744.8925 (Free)
7:30PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($12)
  • Dawn Upshaw — Ayre by Osvaldo Golijov
8:00PM
at Nimrod Systems, 200 W Superior, Ste 310, 312.661.0101 ($15)
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)

Tuesday, June 5th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Vino Louden
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
6:30PM-8:30PM
  • The Stone Horse : A Silk Road Journey — "a cast of nearly 600 musicians" in a performance of The Stone Horse
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
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-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862 (Free)
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 6th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
10:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862 (Free)

Thursday, June 7th 2007

9:00PM
at Katerina's, 1920 W Irving Park, 773.348.7592
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 requested donation)

Friday, June 8th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • The Dadabeat — International fusion
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 ($12/$10)
  • Jeremy Kahn Quartet
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, June 9th 2007

3:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12/$10)
  • Jeremy Kahn Quartet
8:00PM
at Polvo, 1458 W 18th, 1R, 773.344.1940 (Free)
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)
  • Gang Gang Dance
  • OCRILIM
  • Teith

Sunday, June 10th 2007

2:00PM-3:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
3:00PM-4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble, with special guest soloist Fred Anderson
8:00PM
at the Orphanage, 643 W 31st ($5 donation)
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, June 11th 2007

7:00PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
7:30PM
at Merit School of Music, 38 S Peoria ($20)
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($17/$15)
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, June 12th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Curtis Robinson Trio
7:00PM-9:00PM
at Stop Smiling, 1371 N Milwaukee, 773.342.1124
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862 (Free)
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 13th 2007

4:30PM-10:00PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549
  • FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUEÑAS
  • 5 days of music — follow the link above or see http://www.prparadechicago.com/schedule.html
8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
  • Balim Dance Troupe — featuring Korean folk drumming and dance
9:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, June 14th 2007

4:30PM-10:00PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549
  • FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUEÑAS
  • 5 days of music — follow the link above or see http://www.prparadechicago.com/schedule.html
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State, 312.846.2600
  • 19th ONION CITY EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL
  • Ken Vandermark, Fred Lonberg-Holm Duo — live accompaniment to Outerborough (Bill Morrison, 2005, 10 min)
8:00PM
at South Union Arts, 1352 S Union, inside the old church
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 requested donation)

Friday, June 15th 2007

4:30PM-10:00PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549
  • FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUEÑAS
  • 5 days of music — follow the link above or see http://www.prparadechicago.com/schedule.html
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
at the Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W Jackson (Free)
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 suggested donation)
  • BRN
  • 2673
  • Jenny Haniver
  • Adam Strohm
8:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 ($8)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12/$10)
  • Kendra Shank Quartet, with Frank Kimbrough, Dean Johnson, Tony Marino
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, June 16th 2007

2:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
3:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
4:30PM-10:00PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549
  • FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUEÑAS
  • 5 days of music — follow the link above or see http://www.prparadechicago.com/schedule.html
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12/$10)
  • Kendra Shank Quartet, with Frank Kimbrough, Dean Johnson, Tony Marino
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • John A Knight's Adeptive Radiation, with Nate Fremont, Candice Beck, John Hardwick, Elizabeth Richey, Nicole Beck, Kurt Forney

Sunday, June 17th 2007

3:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
4:30PM-10:00PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549
  • FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUEÑAS
  • 5 days of music — follow the link above or see http://www.prparadechicago.com/schedule.html
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
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, June 18th 2007

7:00PM
at Gallery 37, 66 E Randolph, 312.744.8925 (Free)
7:00PM
at the Sherwood Conservatory, 1312 S Michigan, 312.427.6267
7:00PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (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, June 19th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Fred Anderson Trio, with Tatsu Aoki, Isaiah Spencer
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
8:00PM
at the Lion Head Pub, 2251 N Lincoln, 773.348.5100
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
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)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862 (Free)
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 20th 2007

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
  • Desi Crossroads — featuring Indian folk and classical music
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • EPS Projecti, Eliel Sherman Storey, Sura Ramses Dupart, Paul Fenner, Selah Allen, Davi Williams
10:00PM
at Boris Kar-Loft, 217 N Wolcott ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)
11:30PM
at the Michigan Plaza, 205 N Michigan (Free)

Thursday, June 21st 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Matt Hudson Quartet — CD Release
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($6 requested donation)
10:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239

Friday, June 22nd 2007

4:00PM-5:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($10)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:30PM
at Hotcakes Gallery, 3379 N Pierce, Milwaukee WI, 414.961.7714 ($4)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Ari Brown Quartet, with Kirk Brown, Yosef Ben Israel, Avreeyal Ra
9:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($10/$12)
9:00PM
at Pete Miller's, 1557 Sherman, Evanston IL, 847.328.0399 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, June 23rd 2007

2:00PM-3:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
3:00PM-4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Ari Brown Quartet, with Kirk Brown, Yosef Ben Israel, Avreeyal Ra
8:00PM
at South Union Arts, 1352 S Union, inside the old church
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Sunday, June 24th 2007

1:00PM-2:30PM
at 1700 Sherman Ave, Evanston IL ($5 donation)
2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
6:30PM-8:30PM
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
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 ($8)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, June 25th 2007

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Nuit Blanche : Liza Mannion, Benjamin Huenecke, Jim Lonergan
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)
10:00PM
at the Bad Dog Tavern, 4535 N Lincoln, 773.334.4040

Tuesday, June 26th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
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)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862 (Free)
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 27th 2007

6:30PM
in the Town Square, Damen at Belle Plaines (Free)
6:30PM-8:30PM
7:00PM
at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland, 3rd Fl, 773.278.1664
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at Ronny's, 2101 N California
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, June 28th 2007

6:30PM-8:30PM
  • Remembering Fela : Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, with DJ Rich Medina
8:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($12/$15)
  • Chicago Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble: Special Benefit for the HotHouse
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7 requested donation)

Friday, June 29th 2007

5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($10)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($12/$20 for two days)
  • Fugue State
  • Dreamweapon
  • Haptic + Lisa Slodki
  • Good Stuff House
  • Matt Clark
  • Number None
9:00PM
at 3224 W North, Apt #3
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 Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
  • Nick Sondy, Laura Gilmore, Steven Todd

Saturday, June 30th 2007

1:30PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($12/$20 for two days)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble : Roscoe Mitchell farewell to Chicago concert — the music of Roscoe Mitchell, conducted by Roscoe Mitchell
9:30PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
10:00PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($15)

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