NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Wednesday, August 1st 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)

Thursday, August 2nd 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
9:00PM
at the G Spot, 2719 E 92nd, 773.734.7768 ($7/food complimentary)
9:00PM
at the Peter Jones Gallery, 1806 W Cuyler, 2nd Fl, 773.472.6725 ($7 requested 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

Friday, August 3rd 2007

11:00AM-11:00PM
on the 100 block of N Broadway, Milwaukee WI (Free)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12-$15)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757

Saturday, August 4th 2007

11:00AM-11:00PM
on the 100 block of N Broadway, Milwaukee WI (Free)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12-$15)
9:00PM
at Hotcakes Gallery, 3379 N Pierce, Milwaukee WI, 414.961.7714
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, August 5th 2007

2:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001 ($6)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
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 the Subterranean, 2011 W North, 773.278.6600

Monday, August 6th 2007

7:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600
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 (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, August 7th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Bill McFarland Trio
7:00PM
in Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside
  • "World's LARGEST Music Lesson" — http://oldtownschool.org/ for details
8:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : Gina McLaughlin with Jim Baker
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • ESP Project : Sura Ramses Dupart, Eliel Sherman Storey, Paul Fenner, Selah Allen, Dawe Williams
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, August 8th 2007

8:30PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 (donations accepted)
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, August 9th 2007

7:00PM-9:00PM
  • Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Orchestra Large Ensemble : Tribute to Alice Coltrane
9:00PM
at the G Spot, 2719 E 92nd, 773.734.7768 ($7/food complimentary)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, August 10th 2007

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
  • ELASTRO electro/acoustic series
  • Melissa Moore
  • Karl Paloucek
  • Matnia
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Vocalist Karrin Allyson, with Randy Halberstadt, Larry Kohut, Todd Strait
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597

Saturday, August 11th 2007

1:00PM-10:00PM
in Palmer Square, 3000 W Palmer Blvd (Free)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Vocalist Karrin Allyson, with Randy Halberstadt, Larry Kohut, Todd Strait
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, August 12th 2007

12:00PM-8:00PM
in Palmer Square, 3000 W Palmer Blvd (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM-9:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
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, August 13th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Cuatro, 2030 S Wabash, 312.842.8856
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
10:00PM
at the Bad Dog Tavern, 4535 N Lincoln, 773.334.4040
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, August 14th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Bobby Lewis Trio
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
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
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, August 15th 2007

7:00PM-1:00AM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($12/$10)
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, August 16th 2007

7:00PM-1:00AM
at the Double Door, 1572 N Milwaukee, 773.489.3160 ($12/$10)
7:00PM-9:00PM
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
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, August 17th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM-1:00AM
at the Subterranean, 2011 W North, 773.278.6600 ($12/$10)
8:00PM
at South Union Arts, 1352 S Union, inside the old church
  • Crush Kill Destroy
  • Knife Crazy
  • Sonorous Gale
9:00PM
at the Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth, Milwaukee WI, 414.482.0160
  • Konk Pack : Tim Hodgkinson, Roger Turner, Thomas Lehn, with Audiotrope
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Von Freeman Quintet
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
  • Gina McLaughlin
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Saturday, August 18th 2007

6:00PM
in Douglas Park, 1401 S Sacramento (Free)
7:00PM-1:00AM
at the Abbey Pub, 3420 W Grace, 773.478.4408 ($12/$10)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
  • Von Freeman Quintet
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Isaiah Spencer Quintet
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, August 19th 2007

7:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15/$12)
7:00PM-9:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
8:00PM
at the Loft, 3829 N Broadway, 3rd Fl
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, August 20th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Cuatro, 2030 S Wabash, 312.842.8856
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
10:00PM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275
11:00PM
at Danny's, 1951 W Dickens, 773.489.6457

Tuesday, August 21st 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
7:30PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams — "CD Release-related Event"
  • 11:00PM later set : Joe Adamik Group, with Nate LePine, Tobias Kaemmerer
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Wallace Roney Sextet, with Antoine Roney, Eric Allen, Robert Irving, Clarence Seay
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Wallace Roney Sextet, with Antoine Roney, Eric Allen, Robert Irving, Clarence Seay
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, August 23rd 2007

7:30PM-9:00PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
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

Friday, August 24th 2007

6:30PM
  • "Sing Me Back Home" — awareness concert celebrating the music and culture of New Orleans : performers include Ivan Neville, Leo Nocentelli, Raymond Weber, Tony Hall, Henry Butler, Irma Thomas, Koko Taylor, Troy (Trombone Shorty) Andrews, John Boutté, Willie Tee and others
8:15PM
at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State, 312.846.2600
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
  • Dushun Mosely and the Vizitors
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757

Saturday, August 25th 2007

8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($10)
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Dushun Mosely and the Vizitors
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($7 requested donation)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, August 26th 2007

12:30PM-DUSK
in Dunbar Park, 300 E 31st
5:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM-9:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
9:00PM
at Simon's Tavern, 5210 N Clark, 773.878.0894
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, August 27th 2007

6:30PM-8:30PM
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Cuatro, 2030 S Wabash, 312.842.8856
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
10:00PM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, August 28th 2007

10:00AM-5:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra performs the music of Bill Dixon — open rehearsal led by Bill Dixon
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($15-$45)
  • A Night in Havana, tribute to Dizzy Gillespie — with Jon Faddis, James Moody, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ignacio Berroa, Giovanni Hidalgo, Peter Washington
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Ben Gray Trio
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, August 29th 2007

6:00PM-12:00AM
($25/$30)
6:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
6:00PM-9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • In Visible : Jerard Harris, Kurt Schweitz, Ben Patterson, Sharif Zaben
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Isaiah Spencer Quintet
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, August 30th 2007

10:00AM-5:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra performs the music of Bill Dixon — open rehearsal led by Bill Dixon
6:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:30PM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000
  • An evening with Herbie Hancock
7:30PM-9:00PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
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
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
10:00PM-1:00AM
at People Lounge, 1560 N Milwaukee, 773.227.9339 (Free)

Friday, August 31st 2007

9:00AM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000 (Free, registration required)
  • Sneak preview of "Follow the Second Line" — a film by Valerie Shields about displaced New Orleans jazz musicians
  • Solo recital by Evan Christopher
  • Panel discussion with Evan Christopher, Fred Anderson, Kidd Jordan, Bob Koester
  • NOTE: Event is open only to high-school musicians and guests. Register at www.followthesecondline.com.
10:00AM-2:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra performs the music of Bill Dixon — open rehearsal led by Bill Dixon
12:00PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Jazz on Jackson
  • 12:00PM-12:55PM Remembering Eldee Young with Redd Holt and Friends
  • 1:10PM-2:05PM Mark Colby Quartet
  • 2:20PM-3:15PM Tammy McCann
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM A Salute to Jimmy Ellis with Ernest Dawkins and Jabari Liu
12:30PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Jazz and Heritage Stage
  • 12:30PM-1:30PM Kenwood Academy Jazz Band directed by Gerald Powell and Composer in Residence Mwata Bowden
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM Justin Dillard Trio
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM Charlie Haden with Jazz Institute of Chicago Jazz Links Students
2:00PM-9:00PM
in Washington Park, 5500 S King Dr
5:00PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Petrillo Bandshell
  • 5:00PM-5:50PM Robert Irving III : The Works of Thelonious Monk
  • 6:00PM-6:55PM Michele Rosewoman and Quintessence
  • 7:10PM-8:10PM The Latin All Stars : A Tribute to Hilton Ruiz
  • 8:30PM-9:30PM Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Woods
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)
  • Vocalist Belinda Underwood Quartet, with Benny Green, Larry Gray, Greg Rockingham
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 the DANK Haus, 4740 N Western, 773.561.9181 (Free)
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 donation suggested)
10:00PM
at Weeds, 1555 N Dayton, 312.943.7815 ($5)

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