NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Sunday, July 1st 2007

12:00PM-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 the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
8:00PM
at the Metro, 3730 N Clark, 773.549.0203 ($19)
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, July 2nd 2007

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
7:30PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:30PM
at the HotHouse, 31 E Balbo Dr, 312.362.9707 ($7)

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007

7:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • Here / Not There
  • Emily Siefken — Tomb of the Known
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
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, July 4th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)

Thursday, July 5th 2007

9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5.00)
9:00PM
at the G Spot, 2719 E 92nd, 773.734.7768 ($7/food complimentary)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, July 6th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
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 ($15)

Saturday, July 7th 2007

3:00PM-4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
4:00PM-5:00PM
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)
9:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 ($8)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
10:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239

Sunday, July 8th 2007

2:00PM-4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
4:00PM-5:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520 (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
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, July 9th 2007

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-10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
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
  • Paul Hartsaw Quintet, with Jim Baker, Tobias Kaemmerer, Cory Biggerstaff, Brahm Fetterman
  • Astral Terra Trapeze Unit : Kurt Iselt, Stu Greenspan, Dan McNaughton, Tim Keenan

Tuesday, July 10th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Crosswind
6:30PM
in Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside (Free)
7:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
  • ELASTRO Electro/Acoustic Series
  • Jonathan Zorn, Rachel Thompson
  • Jason Soliday
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, July 11th 2007

7:30PM
at Roosevelt University, Ganz Hall, 430 S Michigan, 7th Fl, 312.341.3780 ($25)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
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

Thursday, July 12th 2007

6:30PM-8:30PM
9:00PM
at the G Spot, 2719 E 92nd, 773.734.7768 ($7/food complimentary)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
10:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239

Friday, July 13th 2007

5:00PM
in Union Park, 1501 W Randolph
  • 2007 Pitchfork Music Festival
  • follow the link above for details
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
  • Latin Jazz Festival : Havana, Conjunto and Evolution Trio
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • George Freeman Quartet, with Miguel de la Cerna, Kurt Schweitz, Joe Jenkins
9:00PM
at Piazza Bella, 2116 W Roscoe, 773.477.7330
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
11:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597

Saturday, July 14th 2007

12:00PM
in Union Park, 1501 W Randolph
  • 2007 Pitchfork Music Festival
  • follow the link above for details
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • George Freeman Quartet, with Miguel de la Cerna, Kurt Schweitz, Joe Jenkins
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • Steve Colson, Harrison Bankhead, Dushun Mosely
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757

Sunday, July 15th 2007

12:00PM
in Union Park, 1501 W Randolph
  • 2007 Pitchfork Music Festival
  • follow the link above for details
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233 (Donation requested)
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, July 16th 2007

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)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
  • Noise from Philadelphia
  • Mincemeat or Tenspeed : Davey Harms
  • Dave Smolen
  • Cars Will Burn : Mark Price
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 17th 2007

12:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • South Shore Cultural Center Jazz Ensemble : star students from Chicago Public Schools
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
7:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
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 ($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, July 18th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)

Thursday, July 19th 2007

7:00PM
at the Regenstein Recital Hall , 60 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000
  • Michael Burritt and the Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble, with Marta Klimasara
9:00PM
at the G Spot, 2719 E 92nd, 773.734.7768 ($7/food complimentary)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, July 20th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
9:00PM
at Piazza Bella, 2116 W Roscoe, 773.477.7330

Saturday, July 21st 2007

8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)

Sunday, July 22nd 2007

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
2:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 donation)
  • Heaven Gallery Classical Series
  • Varied program
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer

Monday, July 23rd 2007

6:30PM-8:30PM
8:00PM
at the Bad Dog Tavern, 4535 N Lincoln, 773.334.4040
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 (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 24th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Andre Earles Quartet
5:45PM
at the St James Cathedral, 65 E Huron, 312.787.7360 (Free)
7:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Adamik Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
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, July 25th 2007

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

Thursday, July 26th 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble : Tribute to Fletcher Henderson
9:00PM
at the G Spot, 2719 E 92nd, 773.734.7768 ($7/food complimentary)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, July 27th 2007

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 ($10)

Saturday, July 28th 2007

5:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($12-$28)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
10:00PM
at the Loft, 3829 N Broadway, 3rd Fl

Sunday, July 29th 2007

6:30PM-8:30PM
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
10:00PM
at South Union Arts, 1352 S Union, inside the old church

Monday, July 30th 2007

6:30PM-8:00PM
  • Blues/Hip-Hop Intersection : Billy Branch and The Sons of Blues, with Chicago hip-hop artists
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
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 31st 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Diane "Lil Sax" Ellis and the Jazzy Ladies
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
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)
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

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