NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Wednesday, July 1st 2009

8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
  • Miguel Medina, Juan Carlos Del Rio
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Isaiah Jackson Quartet, with Ed House, Dawi Williams, Dushun Mosley, others TBA
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)

Thursday, July 2nd 2009

8:00PM
  • Music Without Borders
  • Oumou Sangare
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393

Friday, July 3rd 2009

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)

Saturday, July 4th 2009

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Barry Winograd, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
1:30PM
  • Grant Park Orchestra, Christopher Bell, Conductor — Independence Day Concert
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, July 5th 2009

5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
7:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
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-12:00AM
on WNUA 95.5
  • Jazz, Chicago Style — hosted by James J-Dub Walker, Brad B-dub Walseth

Monday, July 6th 2009

8:00PM
at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 773.525.2508 ($6)
9:30PM-12:30AM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 7th 2009

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 Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, July 8th 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
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
  • James Perkins Quartet
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)

Thursday, July 9th 2009

6:30PM
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Julian Lage Group with Jorge Roeder, Tupac Mantilla, Aristides Rivas, Ben Roseth
  • 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, July 10th 2009

8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Julian Lage Group with Jorge Roeder, Tupac Mantilla, Aristides Rivas, Ben Roseth
  • 10:00PM later set
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 Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801

Saturday, July 11th 2009

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Barry Winograd, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
8:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Julian Lage Group with Jorge Roeder, Tupac Mantilla, Aristides Rivas, Ben Roseth
  • 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, July 12th 2009

2:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10 suggested donation)
4:00PM-6:00PM
at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 611 Randolph St, Oak Park IL (Free)
4:00PM
at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S Plymouth Ct, 312.360.0234
  • Julian Lage Group with Jorge Roeder, Tupac Mantilla, Aristides Rivas, Ben Roseth
  • 8:00PM, 10:00PM later sets
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
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-12:00AM
on WNUA 95.5
  • Jazz, Chicago Style — hosted by James J-Dub Walker, Brad B-dub Walseth
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, July 13th 2009

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
9:30PM-12:30AM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 14th 2009

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
8:00PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120 ($5)
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
9:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, July 15th 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
8:30PM-10:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
  • Los Maestros del Joropo Oriental
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Katerina's, 1920 W Irving Park, 773.348.7592 ($7)
9:30PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Thursday, July 16th 2009

6:30PM
  • Music Without Borders
  • Najat Aatabou
  • Justin Adams, Juldeh Camara
8:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($7)
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at Pops for Champagne, 601 N State, 312.266.7677
9:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, July 17th 2009

5:00PM
in Union Park, 1501 W Randolph
6:30PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($12)
9:00PM
at Quaker House, 5615 S Woodlawn, 773.288.3066 ($10)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Soji Adebayo and Praise Music Quintet

Saturday, July 18th 2009

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Barry Winograd, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
1:00PM
in Union Park, 1501 W Randolph
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Hanah Jon Taylor Artet
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, July 19th 2009

1:00PM
in Union Park, 1501 W Randolph
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
5:00PM-7:00PM
at Café Mestizo, 1646 W 18th St, 312.421.5920
6:30PM
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-12:00AM
on WNUA 95.5
  • Jazz, Chicago Style — hosted by James J-Dub Walker, Brad B-dub Walseth
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, July 20th 2009

9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM-12:30AM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 21st 2009

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Henry Johnson
7:00PM
at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.492.8860
  • James Falzone, Rebekah Cope, Karen Schulz-Harmon, Rick Ferguson — Quartet for the End of Time
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
9:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730
  • M13
10:00PM-1:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
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 Phyllis's Musical Inn, 1800 W Division, 773.486.9862
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, July 23rd 2009

6:30PM
  • Music Without Borders
  • Novalima
  • Issa Bagayogo
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Midwest Jazz Collective : Gabe Medd, Adam Larson, Adam Kromelow, Sam Selinger, Bryan Carter
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, July 24th 2009

9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, July 25th 2009

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
  • Late Night on Friday
  • After-Hours Jazz Jam Session hosted by The Green Mill Quartet : Barry Winograd, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($8)
  • Automata
  • Breakers Broken
  • Lovers In Arms
  • Johnny & Robbie
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, July 26th 2009

5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
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-12:00AM
on WNUA 95.5
  • Jazz, Chicago Style — hosted by James J-Dub Walker, Brad B-dub Walseth
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, July 27th 2009

8:00PM-11:30PM
at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, 773.525.2508
8:30PM
at the Elbo Room, 2871 N Lincoln, 773.549.5549 ($7)
  • Lauren Huber
  • Lexicon
  • Board of Governors
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
9:30PM-12:30AM
at the Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division, 773.772.MOJO
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 28th 2009

5:30PM-8:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free)
  • Fred Anderson
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, July 29th 2009

6:00PM
at Backstory Café, 6100 S Blackstone, 773.324.9987
  • Open Jam Session
  • 7:30PM Dushun Mosley Quartet, with Kevin Nabors, Brian Smith, Martha Stahl
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
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
10:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Thursday, July 30th 2009

6:30PM
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Saalik Ziyad and the 5 After 7 Project : Saalik Ziyad, Fred Jackson, Nevada Hadary, Tim Seisser, Phil Fornett, with special guest Reneé Baker
9:00PM
at Pops for Champagne, 601 N State, 312.266.7677
9:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730 (Free)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, July 31st 2009

8:00PM
at Acme Art Works, 1741 N Western, 773.278.7677
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Dee Alexander Quartet with Miguel de la Cerna, Harrison Bankhead, Ernie Adams
9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
  • Dave McDonnell Group

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