NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Sunday, June 1st 2008

6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862
  • Ian Torres Big Band
9:30PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer

Monday, June 2nd 2008

7:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
8:00PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120 (Free)
  • Chicago Junglebop Workshop
  • The Junglebop Trio
  • Open Jam
  • Crawl
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Pinetop Perkins with the Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Band
5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
8:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($18)
8:40PM
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 ($7)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 4th 2008

8:00PM
at the First Presbyterian Church in Evanston, 1427 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL (Free)
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Edwin Daugherty
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, $5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 ($8)
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
  • Red Chai : Tony Porter, Karl E H Seigfried, Todd Matthews, Katherine Stubbins, Larry Bowen, Bruce Nelson, Renée Baker
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433

Thursday, June 5th 2008

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 Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($8)
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Kuki Boatwright hosts Blues Night, with June Yvon, JoAnn Garrett
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie
10:00PM
at Darkroom, 2210 W Chicago, 773.276.1411
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, June 6th 2008

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at Epiphany Episcopal Chicago, 201 S Ashland, 312.243.4242
9:00PM
at the DANK Haus, 4740 N Western, 773.561.9181 (Free)
  • Chicago Groovetet : Thomas Greene, Calvin Holbrook, Martin Preininger, James Bottoms, Gino Sciacca, T J Ross, Paul Basa
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Frank D'Rone Quartet
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801 (Free)
  • Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Saalik Ziyad, Willie Pickens
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)

Saturday, June 7th 2008

8:00PM
at Epiphany Episcopal Chicago, 201 S Ashland, 312.243.4242
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Frank D'Rone Quartet
9:00PM
at Lampo, 216 W Chicago, 2nd Fl
  • Mark Wastell, Joachim Nordwall
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, June 8th 2008

3:00PM
at the Sherwood Conservatory, 1312 S Michigan, 312.427.6267 (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
7:00PM
at Epiphany Episcopal Chicago, 201 S Ashland, 312.243.4242
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:30PM-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 9th 2008

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471

Tuesday, June 10th 2008

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
8:40PM
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 ($7)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 11th 2008

4:00PM-9:30PM
in Humboldt Park, 1400 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
6:30PM
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Edwin Daugherty
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, $5 suggested donation)
9:30PM
at 3160 Club, 3160 N Clark, 773.327.5969
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433

Thursday, June 12th 2008

4:00PM-9:30PM
in Humboldt Park, 1400 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Junior Mance
  • 9:00PM later set
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 Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, June 13th 2008

4:00PM-10:30PM
in Humboldt Park, 1400 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
6:30PM
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Junior Mance
  • 9:00PM later set
8:30PM
at the Coq d'Or at The Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton, 312.787.1431
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Steve Hashimoto's Suenos
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Weeds, 1555 N Dayton, 312.943.7815

Saturday, June 14th 2008

2:00PM-10:30PM
in Humboldt Park, 1400 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
4:00PM
at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N Magnolia
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Junior Mance
  • 9:00PM later set
7:30PM
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Libby York, with Andy Brown, Jeremy Kahn, Joe Policastro, Greg Sergo, special guest Art Hoyle — record release
8:30PM
at the Coq d'Or at The Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton, 312.787.1431
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5-$10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($6)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
11:00PM
at the Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N Kedzie, 773.252.6179 ($20)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
11:59PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801

Sunday, June 15th 2008

2:00PM-9:30PM
in Humboldt Park, 1400 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
4:00PM
at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N Magnolia
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Junior Mance
  • 8:00PM later set
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($3)
9:30PM-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 16th 2008

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-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($6-$4)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, June 17th 2008

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($12)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 18th 2008

8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Edwin Daugherty
9:00PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239
9:30PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
9:30PM-11:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, $5 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433

Thursday, June 19th 2008

6:30PM
  • Miquel Gil and the Arab Orchestra of Barcelona, with Maria del Mar Bonet, Llibert Fortuny, Nino Galissa
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Monty Alexander
  • 9:00PM later set
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 the Columbia College Concert Hall, 1014 S Michigan
7:30PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, June 20th 2008

6:30PM
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Monty Alexander
  • 9:00PM later set
8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 (Donation requested)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Moutin Reunion Quartet : Francois Moutin, Pierre de Bethmann, Rick Margitza, Louis Moutin
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Famoudou Don Moye's Sun Percussion, with Herb Walker, Joe Thomas, Coko Brunson, Enoch Williamson, Clifton Robinson, Babu Attiba, Chicago Beau
11:00PM-2:00AM
at Close Up 2, 416 S Clark, 312.385.1111

Saturday, June 21st 2008

4:00PM
at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N Magnolia
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Monty Alexander
  • 9:00PM later set
7:30PM
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Moutin Reunion Quartet : Francois Moutin, Pierre de Bethmann, Rick Margitza, Louis Moutin
8:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000
8:30PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($6 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at Lampo, 216 W Chicago, 2nd Fl
  • Jean-Philippe Gross
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($5 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:30PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
11:59PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801

Sunday, June 22nd 2008

4:00PM
at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N Magnolia
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Monty Alexander
  • 8:00PM later set
7:00PM
at the Subterranean, 2011 W North, 773.278.6600 ($5-$3)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:30PM-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 23rd 2008

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Elbo Room, 2871 N Lincoln, 773.549.5549 ($7)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, June 24th 2008

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Julia Huff
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, June 25th 2008

6:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Edwin Daugherty
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, $5 suggested donation)
9:30PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433

Thursday, June 26th 2008

12:00PM-9:00AM
in Lincoln Park, 1700 N Stockton Dr
6:30PM
  • The Bachata Roja Concert : Unsung Heroes, Rediscovered Icons
  • Ramon Cordero, Edilio Paredes, Joan Soriano, Mayra Andrade
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Eliane Elias
  • 9:00PM later set
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 Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($6)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, June 27th 2008

12:00PM-9:00AM
in Lincoln Park, 1700 N Stockton Dr
12:15PM
at PianoForte, 410 S Michigan, Ste 825, 312.291.0291 (Free)
  • PianoForte Salon Series
  • Hsiao-Ling Lin — music by Marjorie M Rusche
6:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 (Free)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Eliane Elias
  • 9:00PM later set
7:30PM
at the Alliance Française, 810 N Dearborn, 312.337.1070 ($20-$15)
8:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 (Free, $10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Patricia Barber Quartet, with Neal Alger, Michael Arnopol, Erik Montzka
9:30PM
at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W Irving Park, 773.871.6239
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N Broadway, 773.472.3492 ($12-$15)
  • Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
  • Algernon
  • Fifth World
10:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801

Saturday, June 28th 2008

12:00PM-9:00AM
in Lincoln Park, 1700 N Stockton Dr
4:00PM
at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N Magnolia
7:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Eliane Elias
  • 9:00PM later set
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 (Free)
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Patricia Barber Quartet, with Neal Alger, Michael Arnopol, Erik Montzka
8:30PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
  • Orchestra Baobab
9:30PM
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
11:59PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801

Sunday, June 29th 2008

4:00PM
at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 2746 N Magnolia
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Eliane Elias
  • 8:00PM later set
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:30PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer

Monday, June 30th 2008

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
7:30PM
at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL, 847.673.6300 ($70-$25)
8:00PM
at Darkroom, 2210 W Chicago, 773.276.1411 ($10-$8)
8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

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