NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Saturday, September 1st 2007

12:00PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Jazz on Jackson
  • 12:00PM-12:55PM Bill McFarland and the Chicago Horns
  • 1:10PM-1:40PM Miguel de la Cerna
  • 1:40PM-2:10PM Ken Chaney
  • 2:20PM-3:15PM Keefe Jackson's Fast Citizens
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM The Mulligan Mosaics Big Band
12:30PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Jazz and Heritage Stage
  • 12:30PM-1:30PM Edwin Daugherty Quartet
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM Percussion Discussion with John Vidacovich
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM Typhanie Monique
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 Dan Trudell's B3 Bombers
  • 6:00PM-6:55PM The Cookers: Eddie Henderson, James Spaulding, Billy Harper, George Cables, Cecil McBee, David Weiss and Gene Jackson
  • 7:10PM-8:10PM Ernestine Anderson and Frank Wess
  • 8:30PM-9:30PM Charlie Haden and the Liberation Music Orchestra
5:00PM
at Permanent Records, 1914 W Chicago, 773.278.1744 (Free)
8:00PM
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
  • After Fest
  • Kidd Jordan, Fred Anderson, Harrison Bankhead, Hamid Drake
10:00PM
at the DANK Haus, 4740 N Western, 773.561.9181 (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • After Fest
  • Sessions with Keefe Jackson, with special guests from Fast Citizens and the Exploding Star Orchestra
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 donation suggested)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 2nd 2007

12:00PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Jazz on Jackson
  • 12:00PM-12:55PM Pete Benson Organ Trio
  • 1:10PM-2:05PM Mark Courtney Johnson Quartet
  • 2:20PM-3:15PM Astral Project
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM A Windy City Jam featuring Charlie Haden
12:30PM
in and around Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Jazz and Heritage Stage
  • 12:30PM-1:30PM Erwin Helfer and Skinny Williams
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM Art of the Solo with Janice Borla
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM Matt Geraghty Project
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 Revisiting the Apex Club with Kim Cusack and John Otto
  • 6:00PM-6:55PM Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra featuring Bill Dixon
  • 7:10PM-8:10PM Bobby Watson's Horizon
  • 8:30PM-9:30PM Mingus Big Band
7:00PM-9:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
7:00PM
at Hotcakes Gallery, 3379 N Pierce, Milwaukee WI, 414.961.7714
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • After Fest
  • Eight Bold Souls, with Kidd Jordan
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • After Fest
  • Mike Reed's People, Places and Things, with special guests from the Exploding Star Orchestra
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 donation suggested)

Monday, September 3rd 2007

2:00PM-9:00PM
in Washington Park, 5500 S King Dr

Tuesday, September 4th 2007

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Green Mill Quartet
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
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 5th 2007

9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Thursday, September 6th 2007

7:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
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

Friday, September 7th 2007

5:00PM-10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433
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, September 8th 2007

12:00PM-10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433
7:00PM
at 2834 W Fullerton
  • Fundraiser for Revolution Newspaper
  • Asylum : Brennan Connors, Todd Hill, Dan Siakel
  • 8:30PM Open jam session
  • further information at www.revcom.us
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
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 9th 2007

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
  • Ian Torres Big Band
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM-9:00PM
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, September 10th 2007

8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7)
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471

Tuesday, September 11th 2007

12:15
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Damian Espinosa Trio
6:30PM-8:30PM
  • Dee Alexander — Sirens of Song : Tribute to Nina Simone and Dinah Washington (rescheduled from August 23)
8:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
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
  • Tim Keenan's Open Spirits
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 12th 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, September 13th 2007

7:00PM-11:00PM
at Pirro's Restaurante, 228 Main St, Woodstock IL, 815.337.9100
  • Jazz on the Square — Jam sessions featuring Chicago vocalist Judith Honesty
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
  • ESP Project
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, September 14th 2007

5:00PM
at Haggerty Museum of Art, 530 N 13th, Milwaukee WI, 414.288.1669
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)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, September 15th 2007

2:00PM
at Fullerton Hall, the Art Institute, 111 S Michigan (Free with admission)
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2007
  • visit the link above for details
8:00PM
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 South Union Arts, 1352 S Union, inside the old church
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 16th 2007

2:30PM
at Dominican University, 7900 W Division St, River Forest IL
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM-9:00PM
at Ennui Café, 6981 N Sheridan, 773.973.2233
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2007
  • visit the link above for details
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, September 17th 2007

7:30PM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
8:00PM
at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670

Tuesday, September 18th 2007

11:00AM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • One Ring Zero
  • 12:30PM "Descarga Oriental" — Maurice El Medioni, Roberto Rodriguez
5:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2007
  • visit the link above for details
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
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
  • Spider Trio : Dan McNaughton, Brian Pardo, Tim Keenan
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 19th 2007

7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2007
  • visit the link above for details
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433

Thursday, September 20th 2007

7:00PM
at Haggerty Museum of Art, 530 N 13th, Milwaukee WI, 414.288.1669
7:00PM-11:00PM
at Pirro's Restaurante, 228 Main St, Woodstock IL, 815.337.9100
  • Jazz on the Square — Jam sessions featuring Chicago vocalist Judith Honesty
7:30PM-9:00PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
  • Platform
  • Friction Brothers
  • Shelf Life
  • Adam Strohm
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, September 21st 2007

6:00PM
at the Spareroom, 4100 W Grand
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM-10:30PM
at the Zhou B Center, 1029 W 35th, 773.523.0200
7:30PM
at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N Sheffield, 773.472.0449 ($26)
8:00PM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($7 suggested 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 Heartland Café, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005 ($5)

Saturday, September 22nd 2007

7:30PM
at El Arpa, 3446 W Peterson ($25, includes dinner)
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
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($10)
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($12)
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, September 23rd 2007

3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
7:00PM-9:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
7:30PM
at the Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N Broadway, 773.472.3492
  • Dominic Johnson Group
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan, 312.494.2655 (Free, reservations required)
8:00PM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
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, September 24th 2007

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($5 suggested donation)
8:00PM
at North Central College, Koten Chapel, 30 North Brainard Street, Naperville IL
10:00PM
at the Bad Dog Tavern, 4535 N Lincoln, 773.334.4040

Tuesday, September 25th 2007

12:00PM
at the Columbia College Concert Hall, 1014 S Michigan (Free)
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
6:30PM-10:00PM
  • Poland for Polonia
7:30PM
at St Paul's United Church, 2335 N Orchard, 773.348.3829 ($10 suggested donation)
8:00PM
at the Orphanage, 643 W 31st
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : Joe Adamik group, with Nate Lepine, Ryan Schulz, Cory Biggerstaff, Jim Baker
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Tim Keenan's Open Spirits
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 26th 2007

8:00PM
at Katerina's, 1920 W Irving Park, 773.348.7592 ($5)
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15)
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, September 27th 2007

7:00PM-11:00PM
at Pirro's Restaurante, 228 Main St, Woodstock IL, 815.337.9100
  • Jazz on the Square — Jam sessions featuring Chicago vocalist Judith Honesty
7:30PM-9:00PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
8:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15)
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, September 28th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at Piazza Bella, 2116 W Roscoe, 773.477.7330
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, September 29th 2007

2:00PM
at Casa Sandia, 1359 W 16th (Free)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
8:00PM
at the Thomas Robertello Gallery, 939 W Randolph, 312.421.1587 (Free)
8:30PM
at Tivoli Ristorante, 956 N Neltnor Blvd, West Chicago IL, 630.957.6500 ($12)
  • Frank D'Rone, with Don Stille, John Bany, Charlie Brougham
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15)
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
  • Hive Mind
  • Oakeater
  • Raglani
  • Glass Bath
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
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 30th 2007

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
7:00PM-9:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001 ($8)
7:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
  • David Jennings Acoustic Ensemble, with Dave Zielinski, Jim Peterson, Richard Flack, Anthony Brock
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($20)
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

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