NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Saturday, November 1st 2008

10:00AM-10:00PM
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Cedar Walton Quartet, with Vincent Herring, Tony Dumas, George Fludas
  • 10:00PM later set
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)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 2nd 2008

10:00AM-10:00PM
3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Baroque Band — a concert of Latin American baroque music from Mexico to Brazil
3:00PM
at Chiesa Nuova, 230 S Laflin, 312.226.0983
  • Denise La Giglia, Robert Hutmacher OFM
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Cedar Walton Quartet, with Vincent Herring, Tony Dumas, George Fludas
  • 8:00PM, 10:00PM later sets
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
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-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
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, November 3rd 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
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Tuesday, November 4th 2008

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Paul Kaye
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, November 5th 2008

6:00PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ras Dashen, 5844 N Broadway, 773.506.9601
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Blues and Jazz Vocal Night with June Yvon and JoAnne Garrett, hosted by Kuki Boatwright

Thursday, November 6th 2008

7:30PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($15)
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Larry Coryell Trio, with Larry Gray, Paul Wertico
  • 10:00PM later set
8:30PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($15)

Friday, November 7th 2008

6:00PM
at PianoForte, 410 S Michigan, Ste 825, 312.291.0291 ($15-$10)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Larry Coryell Trio, with Larry Gray, Paul Wertico
  • 10:00PM later set
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($15 requested donation)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801

Saturday, November 8th 2008

10:00AM-10:00PM
4:30PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 ($15)
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Larry Coryell Trio, with Larry Gray, Paul Wertico
  • 10:00PM later set
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
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)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 9th 2008

10:00AM-10:00PM
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Larry Coryell Trio, with Larry Gray, Paul Wertico
  • 8:00PM, 10:00PM later sets
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
6:00PM-9:30PM
at FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL, 708.788.6670
  • John Burnett Swing Orchestra — CD Release
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Small Ensemble
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($15 requested donation)
9:30PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
  • Jazz Jam with Isaiah Spencer

Monday, November 10th 2008

12:15PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
8:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($20)
  • MusicNOW Series
  • CSO, Ludovic Morlot, conductor — music by Gonzalo Grau, Derrick Hodge, Peter Lieberson
8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471

Tuesday, November 11th 2008

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, November 12th 2008

3:00PM
at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland, 3rd Fl, 773.278.1664
  • Mats Gustafsson solo
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777
  • Fulcrumpoint, featuring Mary Stolper, Kara Bershad, Lori Kaufman — "Soundtracks in New-Art Music", music by Bernard Herrmann, Jonny Greenwood, Toru Takemitsu, Michael Nyman
7:30PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($25-$20)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ras Dashen, 5844 N Broadway, 773.506.9601
8:00PM
at the Tonic Room, 2447 N Halsted , 773.248.8400
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($10-$6)
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Thursday, November 13th 2008

7:30PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Zukofsky Quartet — music by Milton Babbitt
7:30PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($20)
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Ravi Coltrane Quartet
  • 10:00PM later set
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, November 14th 2008

6:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Latino Music Festival
  • Alexandre Dossin — music by Manuel Ponce, Heitor Villalobos, Edino Krieger, Lorenzo Fernandez, Juan Jose Castro
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Ravi Coltrane Quartet
  • 10:00PM later set
8:00PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($18-$15)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900 ($7)
  • Scientific Map — CD Release of "Power to the Babies"

Saturday, November 15th 2008

8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Ravi Coltrane Quartet
  • 10:00PM later set
8:00PM
at Spudnik Press, 1821 W Hubbard, Ste 308
9:00PM
at Lampo, 216 W Chicago, 2nd Fl
  • Damion Romero
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)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 16th 2008

4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Ravi Coltrane Quartet
  • 8:00PM, 10:00PM later sets
5:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
7:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
8:00PM
at Bond Chapel, 1050 E 59th, 773.702.8670 (Free)
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)
  • Radley Benefit Dance Party
  • DJs Alex Valentine, Hologram Trav, and Willy May
  • DJ Hugsen Kissus
  • DJ Miles Raymer
9:00PM
at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 773.525.2508
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, November 17th 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
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Tuesday, November 18th 2008

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Libby York Trio
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
9:00PM
at the AV-aerie, 2000 W Fulton, #310, 312.342.6280
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
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 19th 2008

7:30PM
at the Sherwood Conservatory, 1312 S Michigan, 312.427.6267 ($15-$10)
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ras Dashen, 5844 N Broadway, 773.506.9601
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Jeff Mark Trio, with Brian Sandstrom, Dushun Mosley
9:00PM
at The Winds Café, 2657 N Kedzie, 773.489.7478
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, November 20th 2008

7:30PM
at the Northwestern University School of Music, 711 Elgin Road, Evanston, IL
  • ICE — music by Lee Hyla, Jason Eckardt, Jay Alan Yim, Hans Thomalla
7:30PM
at the Sherwood Conservatory, 1312 S Michigan, 312.427.6267 ($15-$10)
7:30PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • David Sanchez Quartet, with Henry Cole, Orlando Le Fleming, Lage Leund
  • 10:00PM later set
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Renee' Baker's Red Chai Watch, with Edgar Campos
  • Steve Berry
  • Karl E.H. Seigfried
  • Bruce Nelson
  • Chris Avgerin
  • Jayve Montgomery
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, November 21st 2008

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:30PM
at the Northwestern University School of Music, 711 Elgin Road, Evanston, IL
  • ICE — music by Lee Hyla, Jason Eckardt, Jay Alan Yim, Hans Thomalla
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • David Sanchez Quartet, with Henry Cole, Orlando Le Fleming, Lage Leund
  • 10:00PM later set
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, November 22nd 2008

3:00PM-5:00PM
at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee, 312.243.9088
  • Hal Onserud trio, with Don Ramon, Rob Wallace
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
  • Antiques
  • Unlucky Atlas
  • Bokeh
  • Douglas Ferguson
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • David Sanchez Quartet, with Henry Cole, Orlando Le Fleming, Lage Leund
  • 10:00PM later set
8:00PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($25)
9:00PM
at the Green Lantern Gallery (old location), 1511 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.235.0936
9:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
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)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 23rd 2008

4:00PM
at St Michael's Church, 310 S Wheaton Ave, Wheaton IL
  • Stonegate Brass Quintet, with Christopher OFM, Robert Hutmacher OFM
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • David Sanchez Quartet, with Henry Cole, Orlando Le Fleming, Lage Leund
  • 8:00PM, 10:00PM later sets
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
8:30PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
  • ICE — CD Release Party
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, November 24th 2008

7:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
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
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, November 25th 2008

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Jarrard Harris Quartet
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, November 26th 2008

8:00PM-10:00PM
at Ras Dashen, 5844 N Broadway, 773.506.9601
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494

Thursday, November 27th 2008

8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Donald Harrison with Willie Pickens Trio
  • 10:00PM later set

Friday, November 28th 2008

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Donald Harrison with Willie Pickens Trio
  • 10:00PM later set
9:00PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($15-$12)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, November 29th 2008

8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Donald Harrison with Willie Pickens Trio
  • 10:00PM later set
8:00PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse ($20-$18)
9:00PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120 ($7)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($5 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 773.525.2508 ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, November 30th 2008

3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Donald Harrison with Willie Pickens Trio
  • 8:00PM, 10:00PM later sets
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
8:00PM-10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
8:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
  • Stephen Ramsdell 8
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
10:00PM
at Simon's Tavern, 5210 N Clark, 773.878.0894

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