NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Thursday, November 1st 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
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10 requested donation)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Sura Ramses and Side Pocket

Friday, November 2nd 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
in LaFollette Park, 1333 N Laramie (Free)
  • Saxophone Summit : David Boykin, Gerard Harris, James Perkins, with special guest Ira Sullivan
8:00PM-9:30PM
at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N Clark, 312.642.4600 ($12/$8)
  • Pamela Z — The Pendulum And Other Works : vocals and sampled sounds with live electronic processing
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($15-$45)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Vocalist Sachal Vasandani, with Adam Birnbaum, Luques Curtis, Quincy Davis
9:00PM
at Ronny's, 2101 N California
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)
11:00PM
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N Broadway, 773.528.9696 (Free)

Saturday, November 3rd 2007

6:30PM
at Nimrod Systems, 200 W Superior, Ste 310, 312.661.0101 ($20)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
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, November 4th 2007

2:00PM
at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell, 773.324.5520
3:00PM-5:00PM
at the Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N Stockton Dr (Free)
  • 2007 Outer Ear Festival of Sound
  • Fred Lonberg-Holm — opening of photo-sound-esis I, a site-specific sound installation
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
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
8:00PM
at Danny's, 1951 W Dickens, 773.489.6457
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 suggested donation)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 requested donation)
9:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862 (Free)
  • Ian Torres Big Band
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($6)

Monday, November 5th 2007

6:00PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($20)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Tuesday, November 6th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Jeremy Kahn Quartet
6:30PM
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 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, November 7th 2007

8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, Reservations recommended)
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, November 8th 2007

3:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000
6:00PM
at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State, 312.846.2600 ($9-$4)
  • 2007 Outer Ear Festival of Sound
  • Sound-Cinema-Performance, with Terri Kapsalis, John Corbett, and Danny Thompson, Daniéle Wilmouth and Morganville, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Chris Mann — visit the link above for details
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
8:00PM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
9:00PM
at the AV-aerie, 2000 W Fulton, #310, 312.342.6280 ($10)
  • Four Million Tongues
  • Peter Walker
  • Molten Truth Ensemble
  • Neptune
  • Allá
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Friday, November 9th 2007

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
9:00PM
at the AV-aerie, 2000 W Fulton, #310, 312.342.6280 ($10)
  • Four Million Tongues
  • Charalambides
  • Alasdair Roberts
  • Heather Leigh Murray
  • Alela Diane
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
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, November 10th 2007

2:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
5:00PM
at Permanent Records, 1914 W Chicago, 773.278.1744 (Free)
7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($7)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at the AV-aerie, 2000 W Fulton, #310, 312.342.6280 ($10)
  • Four Million Tongues
  • Ruthann Friedman
  • Aleks & the Drummer
  • Up-Tight
9:00PM
at The Flowershop, 2159 W 21st Pl ($5)
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
11:00PM
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N Broadway, 773.528.9696
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 11th 2007

5:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM
at the UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall, 2400 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee WI ($10)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
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, November 12th 2007

7:00PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
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)
  • Information Superhighway
  • At This Point, We Don't Have The Luxury Of Silence
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471

Tuesday, November 13th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
8:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
8:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Koko Trio Jam with special guests
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, November 14th 2007

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, Reservations commended)
  • Afrofolk Series, Winter 2007
  • Ubala y Sus Rolass
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, November 15th 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
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Darkroom, 2210 W Chicago, 773.276.1411 ($7)
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Brian Pardo Quartet

Friday, November 16th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
  • Lovid
  • TBA
9:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • ESP Project

Saturday, November 17th 2007

2:00PM
at the Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S Woodlawn (donation)
3:00PM-5:00PM
at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee, 312.243.9088 ($8)
  • Hal Onserud, Don Ramon
5:00PM
at the Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S Woodlawn (donation)
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10/$7, reservations recommended)
  • 2007 Outer Ear Festival of Sound
  • Clairaudient : Spurious Landscapes — performance for electronically prepared grand piano
9:00PM
at Ronny's, 2101 N California
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970 (Free)
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, November 18th 2007

2:00PM
at Fullerton Hall, the Art Institute, 111 S Michigan ($15/$10)
6:00PM
in the Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E 59th, 4th Fl, 773.702.8069 (Free)
7:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10/$7, reservations recommended)
  • 2007 Outer Ear Festival of Sound
  • Clairaudient : Spurious Landscapes — performance for electronically prepared grand piano
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
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
  • Bill MacKay, Lili Wosko, Dominic Johnson, Kyle Hernandez
  • Matt Schneider Group

Monday, November 19th 2007

6:00PM
at Joe's Be-Bop Café, Navy Pier, 700 E Grand, 312.595.JAZZ ($45)
  • Jazz Showcase Benefit Concert #2
  • The Mulligan Mosaic Big Band
  • David "Fathead" Newman
  • Phil Woods
  • Frank D'Rone
  • Lou Levy
  • Larry Novak
7:00PM
at Gallery 37, 66 E Randolph, 312.744.8925 (Free, tickets required)
8:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Tuesday, November 20th 2007

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Ron Perillo Trio
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
  • 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
  • Koko Trio Jam with special guests
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, November 21st 2007

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, Reservations recommended)
  • Afrofolk Series, Winter 2007
  • Tifane
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams

Thursday, November 22nd 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
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Koko Trio

Friday, November 23rd 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($15-$57)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, November 24th 2007

3:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($15-$57)
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($15-$57)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Jimmy Ellis Trio
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 25th 2007

3:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($15-$57)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer

Monday, November 26th 2007

6:30PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
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)

Tuesday, November 27th 2007

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)
  • Texar
  • Karl Paloucek
  • Is
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Koko Trio Jam with special guests
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, November 28th 2007

8:30PM
at Boocoo, 1823 Church St, Evanston IL, 847.380.1602 ($5)
  • Ian Torres Big Band
8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, Reservations recommended)
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12)

Thursday, November 29th 2007

11:00AM
at Roosevelt University, 425 S Wabash (Free)
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
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
  • trust lost music series
  • Whisker
  • Softbeater : Frank Rosaly solo
8:00PM
in the Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E 59th, 4th Fl, 773.702.8069 (Free)
  • Jazz X-tet — "In Walked Bud, Swingin'"
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($12 suggested donation)

Friday, November 30th 2007

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Dr (Free)
  • Organ Blast : Dr Lonnie Smith, Chris Foreman, Greg Rockingham, Fareed Haque
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

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