NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Sunday, February 1st 2009

5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
7:00PM-9:00PM
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
9:30PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, February 2nd 2009

8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009

7:00PM-11:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
7:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • The Necks : Chris Abrahams, Tony Buck, Lloyd Swanton
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
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, February 4th 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Side-Pocket Experience with Sura Ramses Dupart, with Savoir Faire, Jerome Crosswell, Santez, David "Dawi" Williams
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)

Thursday, February 5th 2009

6:00PM
at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State, 312.846.2600
  • Interbellum, with live video from Annie Feldmeier Adams
  • Haptic, with live video from Lisa Slodki
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • The Stacks : Josh Bell, Bill Pekara, Alex Hall, Matthew Brashinger, Mike Medina
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, February 6th 2009

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Morse Theater, 1328 W Morse
8:00PM
at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E Chicago, Naperville IL ($35/$28/$22)
  • Chicago a cappella — "Abundance", contemporary works by Stephen Paulus, Gwyneth Walker, Jonathan Miller, Ren Clausen, Steven Sametz, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Chen Yi
9:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757

Saturday, February 7th 2009

7:30PM
at Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W Lake, 312.226.8984 ($15)
8:00PM
at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St, Oak Park IL ($35/$28/$22)
  • Chicago a cappella — "Abundance", contemporary works by Stephen Paulus, Gwyneth Walker, Jonathan Miller, Ren Clausen, Steven Sametz, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Chen Yi
9:00PM
at Lampo, 216 W Chicago, 2nd Fl
  • Ulrich Krieger
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
  • Heaven Gallery DVD release party : screening at 8PM
  • TV Pow : Todd Carter, Brent Gutzeit, Michael Hartman
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, February 8th 2009

4:00PM
at Ascension Loft, 319 N Albany
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
7:00PM-9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
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)
10:00PM
at the Long Room, 1612 W Irving Pk, 773.665.4500

Monday, February 9th 2009

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
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, February 10th 2009

7:00PM-11:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
  • Crush Kill Destroy
  • Hi Red Center
  • red tag Rummage sale
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, February 11th 2009

8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Metal Shaker, 3394 N Milwaukee, 773.286.4482
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)
10:00PM
at Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862

Thursday, February 12th 2009

7:30PM
at Coobah, 3423 N Southport, 773.528.2220
  • Chichi's Chacha : Chichi Armstrong, Lise Gilly, Lisa Kleis, Janet Cramer
7:30PM
at Treat Restaurant, 1616 N Kedzie, 773.772.1201
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($8)
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, February 13th 2009

7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
8:00PM
at the Columbia College Concert Hall, 1014 S Michigan ($14/$7)
8:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, February 14th 2009

9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Dee Alexander Quartet, with Miguel de la Cerna, Harrison Bankhead, Cliff Wallace — birthday celebration and record release
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, February 15th 2009

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
9:00PM
at the Elbo Room, 2871 N Lincoln, 773.549.5549 ($7)
9:30PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • Mike Salter Group
  • Little Women : Darius Jones, Travis Laplante, Ben Greenberg, Jason Nazary

Monday, February 16th 2009

8:00PM-12:00AM
at Pete Miller's, 1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg IL, 847.330.5500
  • Marc Pompe
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, February 17th 2009

7:00PM-11:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM
at Ronny's, 2101 N California
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, February 18th 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • 8 Bold Souls : Ed Wilkerson, Robert Griffin, Mwata Bowden, Isaiah Jackson, Naomi Millender, Harrison Bankhead, Dushun Mosley
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, February 19th 2009

7:30PM
at Coobah, 3423 N Southport, 773.528.2220
  • Chichi's Chacha : Chichi Armstrong, Lise Gilly, Lisa Kleis, Janet Cramer
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
8:30PM
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, February 20th 2009

9.30PM
at Fizz Bar & Grill , 3220 N Lincoln, 773.348.6000 ($8)
7:00PM-10:00PM
at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 N Broadway, 773.338.6100
7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan, 312.494.2655
8:00PM
at Merit School of Music, 38 S Peoria ($35/$28/$22)
  • Chicago a cappella — "Abundance", contemporary works by Stephen Paulus, Gwyneth Walker, Jonathan Miller, Ren Clausen, Steven Sametz, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Chen Yi
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 the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
10:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900

Saturday, February 21st 2009

8:00PM
at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.905.1500 ($35/$28/$22)
  • Chicago a cappella — "Abundance", contemporary works by Stephen Paulus, Gwyneth Walker, Jonathan Miller, Ren Clausen, Steven Sametz, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Chen Yi
9:00PM
at Lampo, 216 W Chicago, 2nd Fl
  • John Duncan
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

Sunday, February 22nd 2009

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
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
9:30PM-12:00AM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050 ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, February 23rd 2009

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
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, February 24th 2009

7:00PM-11:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
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, February 25th 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
8:00PM-11:15PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, February 26th 2009

7:00PM
at People's Music School, 931 W Eastwood, 773.784.7032 (Free)
7:30PM
at Coobah, 3423 N Southport, 773.528.2220
  • Chichi's Chacha : Chichi Armstrong, Lise Gilly, Lisa Kleis, Janet Cramer
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:00PM
at the Cobra Lounge, 235 N Ashland Ave, 312.226.6300 (Free)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, February 27th 2009

7:30PM
at Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Drive, 312.939.2438 ($15)
  • Reneé Baker's Mantra Blue Free Orchestra — "Circle of Life Suite" by Reneé Baker
8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
  • Scarcity of Tanks
  • more TBA
8:00PM
at Quennect 4, 2716 W North, 773.342.0490 ($8/$5)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, February 28th 2009

8:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Cobra Lounge, 235 N Ashland Ave, 312.226.6300 (Free)
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

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