NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Monday, July 1st 2013

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • Lee Fields & The Expressions
  • Theo Huff & The Platinum Band
6:30PM
at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 E Garfield Blvd (Free)
7:00PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Justin Howe, Stevenson Valentor
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
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
8:00PM
at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl
8:00PM
at the Red Lion Lincoln Square, 4749 N Rockwell, 773.654.1341 (Free)
  • Holy Barbarians : Robert Campbell, Jake Saleh, Stevenson Valentor
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013

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)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)

Thursday, July 4th 2013

6:30PM
  • Loops & Variations
  • ICE
  • Nosaj Thing

Friday, July 5th 2013

5:00PM
at Rutherford Sayre Park, 6871 W Belden (Free)
10:00PM
at Cary's Lounge, 2251 W Devon, 773.743.5737
  • Colour and Sound : Jimmy Bennington, Fred Jackson, Jerome Croswell, Bill Hyland

Saturday, July 6th 2013

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 : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
11:00AM
at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W Lake, 773.287.7658 (Free)
7:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
  • Chris Dingman Quartet with Jesse Lewis, Ike Sturm, Jared Schonig
9:30PM
at Studio 914, 914 N California (Donation)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, July 7th 2013

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($5)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, July 8th 2013

6:30PM
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
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
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 9th 2013

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
8:00PM
at the Red Lion Lincoln Square, 4749 N Rockwell, 773.654.1341 (Free)
  • Holy Barbarians : Robert Campbell, Jake Saleh, Stevenson Valentor
8:30PM
at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl ($8 donation)
9:00PM
at the Inner Town Pub, 1935 W Thomas, 773.235.9795
  • Brenda Forrest Group
  • Jam session hosted by Eli Namay
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, July 10th 2013

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)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
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, July 11th 2013

7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
8:00PM
  • Loops & Variations
  • Dan Deacon
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)

Friday, July 12th 2013

5:00PM
at Garfield Park, 100 N Central (Free)
  • Elastic Arts Presents : Culture Coach Nights in the Park
  • Ron Haynes Game Changers
7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
  • Jeff Kowalkowski — opening of How Completely The Term Has Lost Its Proper Meaning
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)

Saturday, July 13th 2013

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 : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
4:00PM
at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland, 3rd Fl, 773.278.1664
9:00PM
at Bridgeport Mind and Body, 735 W 35th, 773.254.8977
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, July 14th 2013

3:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free with museum admission)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at Norman's Bistro, 1001 E 43rd, 773.966.5821 (Free)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, July 15th 2013

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • Fatoumata Diawara
  • Alasdair Roberts and Friends
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
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
9:00PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 16th 2013

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
  • Tuesdays on the Terrace
  • Jimmy Ellis
8:00PM
at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl
8:00PM
at the Red Lion Lincoln Square, 4749 N Rockwell, 773.654.1341 (Free)
  • Holy Barbarians : Robert Campbell, Conner Hollingsworth, Stevenson Valentor
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, July 17th 2013

5:30PM
at Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Drive, 312.939.2438 ($18)
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)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)

Thursday, July 18th 2013

6:30PM
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
7:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 (Free)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)

Friday, July 19th 2013

5:00PM
at Ogden Park, 6500 S Racine (Free)
  • Elastic Arts Presents : Culture Coach Nights in the Park
  • Mixed Company
7:00PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
11:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)

Saturday, July 20th 2013

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 : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
11:00AM
at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W Lake, 773.287.7658 (Free)
4:00PM
at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Dr
  • Ernest Dawkins's Deep Tone Trio, with Preyas Roy, Jumaane Taylor, special guest Khari B
5:00PM
at City Winery, 1200 W Randolph, 312.733.WINE ($20)
5:30PM
at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, July 21st 2013

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western

Monday, July 22nd 2013

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
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
10:00PM
at Skylark, 2149 S Halsted, 312.948.5275

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013

5:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660
8:00PM
at Observatory Studios, 3036 N Lincoln, 4th Fl
8:00PM
at the Red Lion Lincoln Square, 4749 N Rockwell, 773.654.1341 (Free)
  • Holy Barbarians : Robert Campbell, Conner Hollingsworth, Stevenson Valentor
9:30PM
at the Inner Town Pub, 1935 W Thomas, 773.235.9795
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • The Handsome Family
  • Azita
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)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)

Thursday, July 25th 2013

6:30PM
  • Made in Chicago : World Class Jazz
  • Dee Alexander's Funkin' with Acoustic Soul : Tribute to James Brown and Jimi Hendrix
7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)

Friday, July 26th 2013

5:00PM
at Anderson Park, 3748 S Prairie (Free)
  • Elastic Arts Presents : Culture Coach Nights in the Park
  • VertiKal
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$13)
  • A Hawk And A Hacksaw : Jeremy Barnes and Heather Trost — live film score to Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
10:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Saturday, July 27th 2013

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 : Eric Schneider, Dennis Luxion, Steven Hashimoto, Rick Shandling
5:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
6:00PM-8:00PM
at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Pk (Free)
  • Henry Johnson Group
7:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)
  • Andrew D'Angelo
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)
10:30PM
at Bernice's Tavern, 3238 S Halsted, 312.813.3215
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, July 28th 2013

3:00PM
at the Pfiffner Residence, 824 W 21st St, #2
3:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($15-$10)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western
  • Parlour Taipei International Job Employment Expo
9:00PM
at the Redline Tap, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005
  • Colour and Sound : Jimmy Bennington, Fred Jackson, Jerome Croswell, Bill Hyland

Monday, July 29th 2013

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • Dessa
  • Psalm One
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
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

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