NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Thursday, September 1st 2011

11:30AM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
12:00PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
12:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
6:30PM
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Free, donation accepted)
8:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
  • Henry Grimes, Kidd Jordan with the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project : Renée Baker, William Porter, Karl Seigfried, Todd Matthews, Elizabeth Diaz, Greg Blackburn, Ben Lamar Gay, Bruce Nelson
9:00PM
at the Lighthouse Tavern, 1236 W Chase, 773.764.9414
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($11)

Friday, September 2nd 2011

5:00PM
at Roosevelt University, Ganz Hall, 430 S Michigan, 7th Fl, 312.341.3780
6:30PM
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 6:30-7:30 Bobby Broom and the Deep Blue Organ Trio with special guest Bobby Watson
  • 8:00-9:30 Saxophone Summit featuring Joe Lovano, David Liebman, Ravi Coltrane
8:00PM
at Defibrillator, 1136 N Milwaukee ($10 suggested donation)
  • Chicago Modern Orchestra Project with Henry Grimes : Renée Baker, Karl Seigfried, William Porter, Elizabeth Diaz, Greg Blackburn, Bruce Nelson
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
10:00PM
at L26, 2600 S State St, 312.225.4545 ($10)
10:30PM
at the Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl ($15-$10)

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

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
12:00PM
on the Jazz on Jackson Stage, Jackson Blvd at Columbus Ave
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 12:00-12:55 Brian O'Hern and the Model Citizens Big Band
  • 1:10-2:05 Marquis Hill Black-tet
  • 2:20-3:15 Jeremy Kahn and the Pepper Adams Project
  • 3:30-4:30 Gerald Clayton Trio
12:00PM
on the Young Jazz Lions Stage
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 12:00-12:30 Curie Percussion Jazz Combo
  • 12:45-1:15 Jones College Prep Jazz Combo
  • 1:30-2:00 Whitney Young Magnet Jazz Combo
  • 2:15-2:55 Fatum Brothers Jazz Orchestra
  • 3:10-3:50 Kenwood Academy Jazz Ensemble
  • 4:05-4:55 DePaul University Jazz Ensemble with special guest Phil Woods
12:30PM
on the Jazz and Heritage Stage, Jackson Blvd at Columbus Ave
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 12:30-1:30 Miguel de la Cerna Quartet
  • 2:00-3:00 Petra's Recession Seven
  • 3:30-4:30 Latin Inspiration
5:00PM
at the Petrillo Shell, Grant Park, 337 E Randolph
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 5:00-5:50 Maurice Brown Effect
  • 6:00-6:55 Trio 3 + Geri Allen featuring Andrew Cyrille, Reggie Workman, Oliver Lake
  • 7:10-8:10 Orbert Davis's Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble
  • 8:30-9:30 Cassandra Wilson
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
10:30PM
at the Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 4th 2011

12:00PM
on the Jazz on Jackson Stage, Jackson Blvd at Columbus Ave
12:00PM
on the Young Jazz Lions Stage
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 12:00-12:30 Lakeview High School Jazz Combo
  • 12:45-1:15 Chi Arts Jazz Combo
  • 1:30-2:10 Pritzker College Prep Jazz Ensemble
  • 2:25-3:05 Rich Central Jazz Ensemble
  • 3:20-4:00 Orbert Davis's Jazz Academy
  • 4:15-4:50 Curie Jazz Ensemble with Victor Garcia
12:30PM
on the Jazz and Heritage Stage, Jackson Blvd at Columbus Ave
3:00PM
at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S Michigan ($10)
  • Great Black Music Ensemble
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
5:00PM
at the Petrillo Shell, Grant Park, 337 E Randolph
  • 2011 Chicago Jazz Festival
  • 5:00-5:50 Mike Reed's Myth/Science Assembly
  • 6:00-6:55 Ira Sullivan 80th Birthday Celebration
  • 7:10-8:10 David Sanchez with special guest Stefon Harris
  • 8:30-9:30 Roy Hargrove
7:00PM
at Benton House, 3052 S Gratten, 773.927.6420 ($8)
8:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($5 suggested donation)

Monday, September 5th 2011

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

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

7:30PM
at Bond Chapel, 1050 E 59th, 773.702.8670 ($8)
10:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 7th 2011

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:30PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544 (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($6)

Thursday, September 8th 2011

7:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Free, donation accepted)
8:30PM
at the South Loop Hotel, 2600 S State St ($10-$5)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, September 9th 2011

7:00PM
at Northeastern Illinois University, 700 E Oakwood Blvd (Free)
10:00PM
at L26, 2600 S State St, 312.225.4545 ($10)

Saturday, September 10th 2011

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 Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($25)
  • Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary Concert
  • Marc Ribot, David Safran
9:00PM
at Lincoln Square Lanes, 4874 N Lincoln, 2nd Fl, 773.561.8191 (Free)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 11th 2011

3:00PM
at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S Michigan ($10)
  • Great Black Music Ensemble
4:00PM
at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 909 W Armitage, 773.728.6000 ($5)
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($15)
  • Hungry Brain 10th Anniversary Show
  • Lotte Anker, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver

Monday, September 12th 2011

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
9:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($10)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, September 13th 2011

9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($10 suggested donation)
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Brian Smith
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 14th 2011

8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
at Studio 914, 914 N California
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:30PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544 (Free)
  • Matt Romy, Nick Romy, Benjamin Fowler
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Thursday, September 15th 2011

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Free, donation accepted)
8:30PM
at the South Loop Hotel, 2600 S State St ($10-$5)
9:00PM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at the Lighthouse Tavern, 1236 W Chase, 773.764.9414
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, September 16th 2011

12:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • 12:00PM Sidi Touré
  • 12:45PM House of Waters
  • 1:25PM Chamber Music : Ballaké Sissoko, Vincent Segal
5:30PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
7:00PM
in Eckhart Park, 1330 W Chicago ($20)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements
  • 7:00PM Bomba Estéreo
  • 8:00PM Sidi Touré
7:30PM
in Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Chicago SummerDance
  • Joaquin Diaz
8:00PM
at Merit School of Music, 38 S Peoria ($15-$12)
8:00PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Primitive
8:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($10 suggested donation)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Dikanda
  • House of Waters
8:00PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120 ($12)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Toubab Krewe
  • L'Orchestre Super Vitesse
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
  • Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($12)
9:00PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($15)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Malika Zarra
  • Natural Information Society
9:30PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
  • TV Pow
  • Mike Shiflet
  • Jason Kahn
10:00PM
at L26, 2600 S State St, 312.225.4545 ($10)
  • The Chicago Horns

Saturday, September 17th 2011

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
12:00PM
in Hamilton Park, 513 W 72nd (Free)
  • 12th Annual Englewood Jazz Festival
  • 12:00PM Chicago Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble
  • 1:30PM Joan Collaso and Larry Hanks Trio
  • Special solo performance by 2011 Spirit of Jazz recipient Jodi Christian
  • 3:00PM George Freeman Express Band
  • 4:30PM Live The Spirit Residency Big Band under the direction of Ernest Dawkins with special guest Ari Brown
12:00PM
at the Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lake Shore Dr (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Joaquin Diaz
1:00PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • House of Waters
1:00PM
at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Dr (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Blitz the Ambassador
3:00PM
in Margate Park, 4921 N Marine Dr, 312.742.7522
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Tsukasa Taiko Students Recital
3:00PM
at Navy Pier
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Kutumba
3:15PM
at 1400 W Granville ($10)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Edgewater GRalley
  • Dikanda
5:45PM
at 1400 W Granville ($10)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Edgewater GRalley
  • Malika Zarra
6:00PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Chai Found Music Workshop
7:00PM
at the International House, 1414 E 59th ($8-$5)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Wust El Balad
  • Al Sarah and the Nubatones
  • Arooj Aftab
7:30PM
in Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Chicago SummerDance
  • Bulgarika featuring Nikolay Kolev
8:00PM
in Eckhart Park, 1330 W Chicago ($20)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements
  • A Hawk And A Hacksaw
8:00PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Blitz the Ambassador
8:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($10)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Chamber Music: Ballaké Sissoko, Vincent Segal
  • Sidi Touré
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($12)
10:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
10:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($15)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Toubab Krewe
  • Mad Professor
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, September 18th 2011

1:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Benda Bilili — film
1:00PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Opposition Party
2:00PM
at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Dr (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Chamber Music: Ballaké Sissoko, Vincent Segal
3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
3:30PM
at Lakeside Inn, 15251 Lakeshore Rd, Lakeside MI
  • Renée Baker's Mantra Blue Free Orchestra
4:00PM
in Grant Park, 601 S Michigan (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Chicago SummerDance
  • Sergent Garcia
4:00PM
at Navy Pier (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Bulgarika featuring Nikolay Kolev
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
6:00PM
in Eckhart Park, 1330 W Chicago ($20)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements
  • Fool's Gold
6:00PM
at the International House, 1414 E 59th ($5)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Chai Found Music Workshop
  • Kutumba
7:00PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($15)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Nuriya
  • Gerard Edery Ensemble
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001 ($8)
8:00PM
at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln, 773.525.2501 ($15)
8:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($10 suggested donation)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Marco Calliari
  • Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
8:00PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120 ($12-$10)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Mad Professor
  • Twilight Dub Circus
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($12)
  • The Necks : Chris Abrahams, Tony Buck, Lloyd Swanton
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)

Monday, September 19th 2011

12:00PM-2:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Marco Calliari
  • Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
  • Megitza Quartet
7:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($10)
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, September 20th 2011

12:00PM-2:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Abigail Washburn
  • DePedro
  • Luisa Maita
7:00PM
at Instituto Cervantes, 31 W Ohio, 312.335.1996 ($15-$10)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • DePedro
8:00PM
at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln, 773.525.2501 ($15)
8:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($15)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Abigail Washburn
  • Mar Caribe
  • Alana Amram and the Rough Gems
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($9)
9:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl
  • Beemask
  • Drainolith
  • Pandava
  • Forever Overhead
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Movits
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 21st 2011

12:00PM-2:30PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Te Vaka
  • Movits
5:30PM
at HI-Chicago, 24 E Congress Pkwy, 312.360.0300 (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Frigg
  • DJ Sound Culture
6:30PM
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Nawal Quartet
8:00PM
at Chief O'Neill's, 3471 N Elston, 773.583.3066 ($10 donation)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Brock McGuire Band
8:00PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($15)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Creole Choir of Cuba
  • Boubacar Traoré Trio
8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($5 suggested donation)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Te Vaka
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:30PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544 (Free)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($12)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Movits
  • Frigg
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)

Thursday, September 22nd 2011

12:00PM-2:00PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
12:00PM
at Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington, 312.443.5500 (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011
  • Sidi Touré — Mali's Independence Day Celebration
6:30PM-11:30PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Chicago World Music Festival 2011, Open House Finale
  • 6:30PM Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole with Shawn Pimental — Randolph Café
  • 7:00PM Boubacar Traoré Trio — Preston Bradley Hall
  • 7:30PM Frigg — Claudia Cassidy Theater
  • 8:30PM Middle East Music Ensemble — Preston Bradley Hall
  • 8:45PM Nawal Quartet — Claudia Cassidy Theater
  • 9:00PM Brock McGuire Band — Randolph Café
  • 9:45PM Creole Choir of Cuba — Preston Bradley Hall
  • 10:00PM Bill O'Connell Triple Play with Dave Valentine, Richie Flores — Claudia Cassidy Theater
7:00PM
at the Borg Ward, 823 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI ($10, $21 for three days)
  • Milwaukee Noise Fest
  • Vertonen
  • KBD
  • Plagues
  • Office Park
  • Black Bloc
  • Spiral Joy Band
  • Owlscry
  • Nummy
  • Three Arguments Against the Singularity
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Free, donation accepted)
8:30PM
at the South Loop Hotel, 2600 S State St ($10-$5)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)

Friday, September 23rd 2011

7:00PM
at the Borg Ward, 823 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI ($10, $21 for three days)
9:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($15)
  • Victor Garcia Quintet
9:30PM
at Enemy, 1550 N Milwaukee, 3rd Fl ($5)
10:00PM
at L26, 2600 S State St, 312.225.4545 ($10)

Saturday, September 24th 2011

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-2:00AM
in Hyde Park, various venues (Free)
7:00PM
at the Borg Ward, 823 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI ($10, $21 for three days)
9:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($15)
  • Victor Garcia Quintet
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, September 25th 2011

1:00PM-8:00PM
in Hyde Park, various venues (Free)
3:00PM
at the Elizabeth Stein Company in the Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan, 312.841.0298 (Free)
5:00PM-8:30PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
6:30PM-9:30PM
at C J Arthurs, 1168 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL
7:30PM
at Gorilla Tango's Skokie Theatre, 7924 N Lincoln, Skokie IL, 847.677.7761 ($25-$15)
  • Better Get Hit in Your Soul : The Music of Charles Mingus
  • John Hey with Steve Berry, Paul Hartsaw, Jon Godston, Fred Jackson, Dan Godston, Jonathan Edwards, Alex Wing, Justin Kramer
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, September 26th 2011

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Beat Unternährer, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, September 27th 2011

3:00PM-1:00AM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
  • Brown Rice Cooker Createfest 2011
  • 3:00PM Chicago Modern Orchestra Project presentation
  • 6:45PM Trio Percussive : Christopher Bruce, Henry Mayer, Eliezer Kaplan
  • 8:00PM Chuck Bontrager
  • 9:15PM Savoir Faire Trio
  • 10:30PM David Boykin
  • 11:10PM Alex Wing
  • 12:00AM Jayve Montgomery
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
  • ears&eyes Series
  • Doug Rosenberg Quartet, with Andrew Toombs, Charlie Kirchen, Jeremy Cunninghman
9:00PM
at Studio 914, 914 N California
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
11:00PM
at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, 773.276.7036

Wednesday, September 28th 2011

3:00PM-1:00AM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
  • Brown Rice Cooker Createfest 2011
  • 3:00PM Chicago Modern Orchestra Project Presentation
  • 4:15PM Vincent Davis, Preyas Roy
  • 5:15PM Alpha Bruton
  • 6:15PM Greg Blackburn, Elizabeth Diaz
  • 7:15PM Ernest Dawkins
  • 8:15PM Savoir Faire
  • 9:15PM Ben Lamar’s MOUNTAIN
  • 10:00PM JoVia
  • 10:50PM Saalik Ziyad Collective
  • 12:00AM Jayve Montgomery, Cliff Ingram
7:30PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597 ($10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:30PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544 (Free)
9:30PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)

Thursday, September 29th 2011

3:00PM-1:00AM
at Brown Rice, 4432 N Kedzie ($10 suggested donation)
  • Brown Rice Cooker Createfest 2011
  • 3:00PM Renée Baker Solo
  • 4:15PM Chicago Modern Orchestra Project presentation
  • 5:00PM Clarke Consortium
  • 6:30PM Saalik Ziyad
  • 8:00PM Dee Alexander and the Evolution Ensemble
  • 9:35PM Douglas Ewart Trio
  • 10:55PM David Boykin
  • 12:00AM Jayve Montgomery
6:30PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($20-$10)
  • Professor Bad Trip
  • Ensemble Dal Niente — music of Gesualdo, Fausto Romitelli
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Free, donation accepted)
8:30PM
at the South Loop Hotel, 2600 S State St ($10-$5)
9:00PM
at the Lighthouse Tavern, 1236 W Chase, 773.764.9414
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)

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