NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Thursday, May 1st 2014

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 suggested donation)
  • Musicians From The Bridge
9:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
  • Rebellum - Burnt Sugar Arkestra's funk & roll splinter cell
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616

Friday, May 2nd 2014

8:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Danny Fox Trio with Chris Van Voorst Van Beest, Max Goldman

Saturday, May 3rd 2014

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
7:00PM
at Reggie's Rock Club, 2109 S State, 312.949.0120 ($60)
  • Bladerunner featuring John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Dave Lombardo
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
10:00PM
at 3310 S Lowe St, 1st Fl
10:00PM
at Reggie's Rock Club, 2109 S State, 312.949.0120 ($60)
  • Bladerunner featuring John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Dave Lombardo
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 4th 2014

3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
5:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
6:00PM
at a house concert (Donation)
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, May 5th 2014

8:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
  • In Transition Quintet : Todd Boyce, Sam Lauritsen, Randy Tressler, Dan Thatcher, Vance Okraszewski
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

Tuesday, May 6th 2014

9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation) ($10)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence
10:00PM
at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 ($5)
  • Piss Piss Piss Moan Moan Moan
  • Werewheels : Steve Krakow, Dawn Aquarius
10:00PM
at the Inner Town Pub, 1935 W Thomas, 773.235.9795

Wednesday, May 7th 2014

8:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 8th 2014

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM-12:30AM
at Parlare, 2456 N California, 773.342.4400

Friday, May 9th 2014

7:30PM
at Bond Chapel, 1050 E 59th, 773.702.8670 ($25-$10)
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Saturday, May 10th 2014

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
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:00PM
at St Clement Church, 642 W Deming Pl ($25-$10)
8:00PM
at the St James Cathedral, 65 E Huron, 312.787.7360 ($20-$15)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 11th 2014

5:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($7)

Monday, May 12th 2014

7:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882 (Free)
9:00PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
  • Tony DoRosario Trio, with Dan Murphy, Todd Howell
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

Tuesday, May 13th 2014

6:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
  • Joel Kelsey Quartet, with Alex Beltran, Tom Vaitsas, Greg Artry
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
10:00PM
at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 ($5)

Wednesday, May 14th 2014

7:30PM
at the Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N Sheridan, 773.761.0376
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
  • Consensus-run Organization : Scott Burns, Stu Mindeman, Patrick Mulcahy, Xavier Breaker
  • Sun Gate : Phil Shurger, Dave Holloway, Clif Wallace
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 15th 2014

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 suggested donation)
  • Cuddle Magic
  • Shannon Hayden
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($15-$10)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)

Saturday, May 17th 2014

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
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:00PM
at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:30PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 18th 2014

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552
3:00PM
at Adds Donna, 4223 W Lake, 312.912.9601
3:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • The Five Elements Project: Earth and Wood
  • Betti Xiang, Qing Hou, Winston Choi, YuQi Deng — traditional music and music by Lei Liang, Ye Xiaogang, Huang Ruo
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
9:00PM
at the Redline Tap, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, May 19th 2014

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, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, May 20th 2014

8:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10-$3)
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
  • Sugarcreek Road : Kara Kesselring, Ryan Hinshaw, Rob Anderlik, Patrick Williams
  • Lyman Medeiros Trio, with Andy Langham, Aaron Maclendon, guest Dave Damiani
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
10:00PM
at Bar DeVille, 701 N Damen, 312.929.2349 ($5)
  • Darts and Arrows

Wednesday, May 21st 2014

7:30PM
at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston IL, 847.905.1500 ($12-$8)
8:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327
  • Double Morris
  • Emme Williams
  • Jimmy Sanchez and his Crystal Balls
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • The Beautiful Noise - A Sun Ra Tribute
  • King Britt
10:00PM
at Analogue, 2523 N Milwaukee, 773.904.8567
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 22nd 2014

7:00PM
in Hamilton Park, 513 W 72nd
  • Live the Spirit Residency
  • Listening Party and Young Masters Ensemble featuring Everett Reid, Devin Foster
7:00PM
  • Createfest III : Tall Drink Festival
  • Bill MacKay, TJ Harrison
  • Gianni Mimmo, Dan Godston
  • Renée Baker, Alison Blunt
  • Ben LaMar Solo
  • Angel Elmore
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Friday, May 23rd 2014

7:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723

Saturday, May 24th 2014

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
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 25th 2014

4:00PM
at Lakeside Inn, 15251 Lakeshore Rd, Lakeside MI ($20)
5:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl
8:00PM-10:00PM
at Maude's Liquor Bar, 840 W Randolph, 312.243.9712
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$10)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Norman's Bistro, 1001 E 43rd, 773.966.5821 (Free)
  • Jazz jam with Ernest Dawkins, Dennis Luxion, Isaiah Spencer, Devin Foster

Tuesday, May 27th 2014

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, May 28th 2014

9:00PM
at Lilly's, 2515 N Lincoln, 773.525.2422 ($5)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 29th 2014

6:30PM
  • Loops and Variations
  • YACHT
  • Hauschka with Q Ensemble
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Friday, May 30th 2014

7:30PM
at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($35)
  • Julie and Parker Hall Annual Jazz Concert
  • Dick Hyman
  • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington, Kenny Washington
8:00PM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000 ($75-$24)
9:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

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