NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Tuesday, December 1st 2009

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM
at UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee WI, 414.229.4070
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Charleston, 2076 N Hoyne, 773.489.4757
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009

7:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Third Coast International Audio Festival's Listening Room Series
  • Chicago Sound Drops — producers Noé Cuéllar, Katie Mingle, Heather Radke, Chris Sewell, special guest Stuart Dybek
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

8:00PM
at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1500 W Elmdale ($10-$5)
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, December 4th 2009

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Solaranja
7:00PM
in Hamilton Park, 513 W 72nd (Free)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471

Saturday, December 5th 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
6:30PM
at Spoke Gallery, 119 N Peoria, #3D
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 (Donation suggested)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, December 6th 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-9:00PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble
9:00PM
at Danny's, 1951 W Dickens, 773.489.6457
9:30PM
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)
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, December 7th 2009

7:30PM
at Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins, 30 E Adams, Ste 1200, 312.566.0429
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie
10:00PM
at the Old Town Ale House, 219 W North, 312.944.7020
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, December 8th 2009

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:30PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777 ($30)
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, December 9th 2009

7:00PM
in Curtiss Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan, 10th Fl ($5)
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)

Thursday, December 10th 2009

6:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Chicago Under the Dome
  • Lyon Leifer Group, with Ron Dewar, Rob Clearfield, Patrick Mulcahey, Kalyan Pathak, Shankachur Lahiri, Shruti Joshi
8:00PM
at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.492.8860 ($20-$10)
  • Brian Gephart Group, with Mike Arnopol, Eric Montzka, Karl Montzka — A Love Supreme, 45th anniversary recreation
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Ikebana Trio : Nick Anaya, Chris Damman, Dylan Andrews
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)

Friday, December 11th 2009

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Chill Factor 5
7:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan, 312.494.2655
7:00PM
at PianoForte, 410 S Michigan, Ste 825, 312.291.0291
9:00PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
9:00PM
at the Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N Kedzie, 773.252.6179 ($20-$15)
  • Funkadesi 13th Anniversary Party
9:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730 ($5)
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, December 12th 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
6:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (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

Sunday, December 13th 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 Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
7:00PM
at St Paul's United Church, 2335 N Orchard, 773.348.3829
7:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N Clark, 773.929.3680
8:00PM
at the Viaduct Theater, 3111 N Western, 773.296.6024
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, December 14th 2009

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
9:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
10:00PM
at the Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N Oakley, 773.489.5471
10:00PM
at the Old Town Ale House, 219 W North, 312.944.7020
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, December 15th 2009

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Elaine Dame Quartet
7:30PM-9:00PM
at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, 773.278.1500 ($15-$5)
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
9:00PM
at Quenchers, 2401 N Western, 773.276.9730
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, December 16th 2009

6:30PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Villa-Lobos meets Jobim
  • Flavio Chamis, conductor, with Jim Gailloreto, Steve Eissen, Jeb Bishop, Ernie Adams, Erich Hochberg, special guest Neusa Sauer
8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7-$5)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • Fred Anderson Trio, with Harrison Bankhead, Tim Daisy

Thursday, December 17th 2009

8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
9:30PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120 ($6)
  • Yeti vs Yeti
  • Common Anomaly
  • Captain Kneal and The Noisemakers
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, December 18th 2009

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
9:00PM
at Miska's, 2156 W Belmont, 773.935.5373
9:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050

Saturday, December 19th 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
6:00AM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824
8:00PM
at the Flat Iron Arts Building, Ste 222, 1579 N Milwaukee ($15-$10)
8:00PM
at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL, 847.673.6300
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)
  • Jayve Montgomery, Dan Godston
  • The 12 Dimension-Plane of Sound and Vision Orchestra : Shannon Budd, Erica Dicker, Ryan Ingebritsen, Dan Peck
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, December 20th 2009

6:00AM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824
1:00PM
at the Op Shop, 1613 E 55th
  • Spider Trio : Bryan Pardo, Tim Keenan, Dan McNaughton
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 the Abbey Pub, 3420 W Grace, 773.478.4408 ($9)
  • Devin Foster Quintet, with Rajiv Halim Orozco, Lucas Ellman, Michael King, Michael Piolet
8:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 suggested donation)
9:30PM
at Durty Nellie's, 180 N Smith, Palatine IL, 847.358.9150 ($8)
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, December 21st 2009

6:00AM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824
7:00PM
at the Op Shop, 1613 E 55th
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
  • Mike Forbes, Josh Mcwhirter
9:00PM
at the Morseland, 1218 W Morse, 773.764.8900
10:00PM
at the Old Town Ale House, 219 W North, 312.944.7020
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009

8:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
  • Baker Hunt Sandstrom Williams
  • 11:00PM later set : TBA
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009

8:30PM
at the Velvet Lounge, 67 E Cermak, 312.791.9050
  • Velvet Lounge Christmas Party
  • Ernest Dawkins New Horizons Ensemble, with Steve Berry, Junius Paul, Isaiah Spencer, special guest TBA
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Saturday, December 26th 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
2:00PM
at the DuSable Museum, 740 E 56th Pl, 773.947.0600 ($10)
  • The People's Jazz Theatre — "Raven Black: A Kwanzaa Tale"
9:30PM
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, December 27th 2009

3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
4:00PM
at the DuSable Museum, 740 E 56th Pl, 773.947.0600 ($10)
  • The People's Jazz Theatre — "Raven Black: A Kwanzaa Tale"
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
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801
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, December 28th 2009

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
10:00PM
at the Old Town Ale House, 219 W North, 312.944.7020
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, December 29th 2009

8:40PM
at Hotti Biscotti, 3545 W Fullerton, 773.772.9970
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

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