NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Saturday, December 1st 2012

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
7:00PM-12:00AM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
7:00PM
at the St James Cathedral, 65 E Huron, 312.787.7360 (Free)
  • Gaudete Brass : Bill Baxtresser, Ryan Berndt, Julia Filson, Paul Von Hoff, Scott Tegge — music by Stacy Garrop, Joan Tower, Rob Deemer, John Cheetham, David Sampson
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8)
9:00PM
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 2nd 2012

6:30PM
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
7:30PM
at Room 43, 1043 E 43rd, 773.285.2222 ($10-$5)
  • Ray Bailey, Cortez Bryson, Leandro Varady, Clifford Griffin
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, December 3rd 2012

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
  • In Transition Quartet : Nate Lepine, Randy Tressler, Daniel Thatcher, Vance Okraszewski
8:30PM-11:00PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544
9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
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, December 4th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
9:30PM
at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 ($5 donation)
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 Donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, December 5th 2012

7:00PM
at the Leroy Neiman Center, 37 S Wabash
7:30PM
at Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston IL, 847.467.4000 ($6-$4)
  • Northwestern Contemporary Music Ensemble — music by Rihm, Nono, Pärt
8:00PM
at the Water Hole Lounge, 1400 S Western, 312.243.7988 ($5)
  • Velvet Dreams Presents
  • Jam session honoring Fred Anderson, with host Isaiah Spencer
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)

Thursday, December 6th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Weatherman
7:00PM
at The Preston Bradley Center and The People's Church, 941 W Lawrence, 773.784.6633 ($10)
  • CreateFest II
  • Renée Baker's Chicago Modern Orchestra
8:00PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
  • Old Tunes, New Ways
  • University Jazz X-tet featuring Burgess Gardner, Robert Fried
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl

Friday, December 7th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:00PM
at The Preston Bradley Center and The People's Church, 941 W Lawrence, 773.784.6633 ($10)
  • CreateFest II
  • Renée Baker's Chicago Modern Orchestra
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (Free)
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393

Saturday, December 8th 2012

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
7:00PM
at The Preston Bradley Center and The People's Church, 941 W Lawrence, 773.784.6633 ($10)
  • CreateFest II
  • Renée Baker's Chicago Modern Orchestra
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan, 312.494.2655 (Free)
  • Passará : New Music from Latin America
  • ICE — music by Balter, Lara, Toledo, Kampela
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($12)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($12-$10)
9:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
9:00PM-12:00AM
at the Lighthouse Tavern, 1236 W Chase, 773.764.9414
10:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, December 9th 2012

6:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
  • Kimberly Gordon Organ Trio with Demos Petropoulos, Brian Ritter
7:30PM
at Room 43, 1043 E 43rd, 773.285.2222 ($10-$5)
9:00PM
at Norman's Bistro, 1001 E 43rd, 773.966.5821
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, December 10th 2012

12:15PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
8:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
8:30PM-11:00PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544
9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($8)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, December 11th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • Sun Ra 101 : The Man From Saturn
  • Talk by John Corbett
9:30PM
at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 ($5 donation)
9:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($7)
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 Donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Wednesday, December 12th 2012

8:00PM
at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S State, 312.949.0120
  • Facetime : Tony Barba, Patrick Mulcahy, Makaya Mccraven
  • Peven Everett
8:00PM
at the Water Hole Lounge, 1400 S Western, 312.243.7988 ($5)
  • Velvet Dreams Presents
  • Jam session honoring Fred Anderson, with host Isaiah Spencer
8:30PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
11:00PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, December 13th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Sanctified Grumblers
8:00PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($15)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)

Friday, December 14th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Saalik Ziyad's SMS Trio
7:30PM
at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave, Evanston IL ($20)
7:30PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($25-$10)
9:00PM
at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake, 312.929.2022 ($15-$10)
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($5)
  • Windom Earle's Liquid Furniture
  • Peter J Woods Free Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, December 15th 2012

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
6:00PM
at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S Michigan
  • Saalik Ziyad
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.342.4597
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, December 16th 2012

1:00PM-5:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600
7:30PM
at Room 43, 1043 E 43rd, 773.285.2222 ($10-$5)
  • Ben Paterson Organ Quartet with Victor Garcia, Joel Paterson, Xavier Breaker
8:00PM-11:30PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243 ($12)
  • Tigist Bekele with Magic Carpet
  • Bad Mashadi
  • Charles Mantis
8:00PM
at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W Devon, 773.465.9801 ($10)
  • Colour And Sound : Jimmy Bennington, Fred Jackson, Jerome Croswell, Brian Smith
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, December 17th 2012

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
  • Tim Decillis, Tom Madeja, Devin Conathan
8:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
  • In Transition Quartet : Nate Lepine, Randy Tressler, Daniel Thatcher, Chad Hochberg
8:30PM-11:00PM
at Curio, below Gilt Bar, 230 W Kinzie, 312.464.9544
9:00PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:00PM
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, December 18th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
9:30PM
at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 ($5 donation)
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 Donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Wednesday, December 19th 2012

8:00PM
at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse, 773.381.4554 ($20)
8:00PM
at the Water Hole Lounge, 1400 S Western, 312.243.7988 ($5)
  • Velvet Dreams Presents
  • Jam session honoring Fred Anderson, with host Isaiah Spencer
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
  • Clif Wallace Trio
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
  • Corbin Andrick Group, with Dan Bruce, Katie Ernst, David Agee
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
11:00PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, December 20th 2012

12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Samuel del Real — Piano Navideno
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl

Friday, December 21st 2012

6:00AM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824 ($20)
12:00PM-12:00AM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
  • Drone For The End Of Time
  • 12-Hour Drone
12:15PM
at Randolph Café, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Ava Logan Quartet
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
8:00PM
at the NEIU Fine Arts Recital Hall, 550 N St Louis
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)

Saturday, December 22nd 2012

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 ($20)
3:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, December 23rd 2012

6:00AM
at Links Hall, 3435 N Sheffield, 2nd Fl, 773.281.0824 ($20)
7:30PM
at Room 43, 1043 E 43rd, 773.285.2222 ($10-$5)
9:00PM
at Norman's Bistro, 1001 E 43rd, 773.966.5821 (Free)

Wednesday, December 26th 2012

8:00PM
at the Water Hole Lounge, 1400 S Western, 312.243.7988 ($5)
  • Velvet Dreams Presents
  • Jam session honoring Fred Anderson, with host Isaiah Spencer
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
  • Daniel Van Duerm's Slither Magics, with Danny Kamins, Rob Frye, Andrew Clinkman, Brittany Karlson, Brendan McAlinden
  • Two Aglets Jazzing : Dom Frigo, Daniel Thatcher, Derek Baron
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:30PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12-$10)
11:00PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, December 27th 2012

8:30PM
at the Lighthouse Tavern, 1236 W Chase, 773.764.9414
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12-$10)

Friday, December 28th 2012

7:30PM
at High Concept Laboratories, 1401 W Wabansia (Free, RSVP events@alejandroacierto.net)

Saturday, December 29th 2012

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 a house concert
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

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