NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Friday, May 1st 2015

8:00PM
at Colab Space, 312 N Carpenter ($15)
  • The Bridge #8
  • Ernest Khabeer Dawkins, Antonin-tri Hoang, Mars Williams, Samuel Silvant
10:00PM
at 3310 S Lowe St, 1st Fl (Donation)

Saturday, May 2nd 2015

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
2:00PM
at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland, 3rd Fl, 773.278.1664
  • Joëlle Léandre Solo
7:00PM
at the Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS
  • Bridge #1 : Concert and Roundtable Discussion
  • Douglas Ewart, Michael Zerang, Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Joëlle Léandre, Bernard Santacruz, with Benjamin Waltzer, Alexandre Pierrepont
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$22)
8:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
  • Steve Rush's Naked Dance Trio, with Andrew Bishop, Jeremy Edwards
  • Josh Oberman, Dugan Kelly
9:00PM
at Mana Contemporary Chicago, 2233 S Throop, 312.850.0555 (Free)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 3rd 2015

7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($28-$22)
  • Sunyata : Towards Absolute Emptiness
  • Renée Baker : Creative Music Summit
8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western
9:00PM
at Norman's Bistro, 1001 E 43rd, 773.966.5821
9:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300

Monday, May 4th 2015

7:00PM
at Black Cinema House, 7200 S Kimbark (Free)
  • Sonic Communion
  • The Bridge #1 with guests — live soundtrack of home movies and found footage
7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($5)
  • Peep Show
  • Ben Wardell/The Cambrians, Joel Valentin-Martinez, Michael Moore
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, special guests Antonin-tri Hoang, Samuel Silvant
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Tuesday, May 5th 2015

9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • The Bridge #8
  • Ernest Khabeer Dawkins, Antonin-tri Hoang, Mars Williams, Samuel Silvant
10:00PM
at Multi Kulti, 1000 N Milwaukee, 4th Fl ($5 donation)
  • Jam session hosted by Andrew Lawrence

Wednesday, May 6th 2015

7:30PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
9:00PM
at the Bedford, 1612 W Division, 773.235.8800
  • Mikel Patrick Avery
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 7th 2015

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 donation)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
  • The Fat Babies
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, May 8th 2015

8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10, $30 series pass)
8:00PM
at Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($22)
  • New Millennium Orchestra featuring Olga Bell
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
  • You Are Here Festival
  • Chris Crack and New Deal Crew
  • Mic Terror
  • DJ Phil
  • Palace Sound
  • Jerome Baez

Saturday, May 9th 2015

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
12:30PM
at the Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E Ontario, 312.787.3997
7:00PM
at Transition East, 2548 E 83rd, 1st Fl, 773.221.7748
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
7:30PM
at the Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
  • South Asian Music Ensemble
7:30PM
at Silent Funny, 4106 W Chicago ($5)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
  • Tim Berne's Snake Oil : Tim Berne, Oscar Noriega, Matt Mitchell, Ches Smith
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 10th 2015

3:00PM
at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($10)
  • Different Trains Every Time
  • Spektral Quartet — music by Reich, Dvořák, Webern
7:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($5)
  • Metrics
  • Western Michigan University's Advanced Jazz Ensemble and Artists of WMU's Dept of Dance
7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001 ($8)
7:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($5-Free)
  • Frequency Series Presents Project Incubator
  • Alison Attar, Amy Briggs, Ammie Brod, Winston Choi, Nina Dante, Shanna Gutierrez, Andy Nogal, Katie Schoepflin, Stas Venglevski — music by Iddo Aharony, Alican Camci, Pierce Gradone, Jack Hughes, Jae-Goo Lee, Joungbum Lee, Tim Page, Kate Pukinskis, Igor Santos, Phil Taylor
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
9:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300 (Free)

Monday, May 11th 2015

7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Zachary Good
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 California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Tuesday, May 12th 2015

9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
  • Markus Rutz Quartet with Scott Hesse, Christian Dillingham, Isaiah Spencer
  • Joe Tange Trio with Adam Thornburg, Aaron Zachary
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Nate Lepine Quartet

Wednesday, May 13th 2015

6:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($5)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 14th 2015

7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Tammy Scheffer's Morning Bound
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Natalie Wood Plays Roland Kirk
  • Natalie Scharf, Natalie Land, Juli Wood, with Brain O'Hern, Matt Ferguson, Mike Schlick
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)

Friday, May 15th 2015

5:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($15-$10)
  • Individuation Quintet : Greg Duncan, Doug Rosenberg, Tom Vaitsas, Ben Lewis, Xavier Breaker, Joel Kelsey
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
  • You Are Here Festival
  • Ed Schrader's Music Beat
  • Maurice
  • Kyle Kaos
9:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($15)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Omer Avital Quintet
9:00PM
at the High Hat Club, 1920 W Irving Park, 773.697.8660

Saturday, May 16th 2015

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 Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805 ($15-$10)
  • Individuation Quintet : Greg Duncan, Doug Rosenberg, Tom Vaitsas, Ben Lewis, Xavier Breaker, Joel Kelsey
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($15)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Omer Avital Quintet
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 17th 2015

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
  • Chicago Jazz Composers Collective
  • Ray Coyle Treeyoh : Ray Coyle, Shimon Marcucci, Rick Shandling
  • Fred Simon Quartet with Jim Gailloreto, Larry Kohut, Rick Vitek
4:00PM
at Bright Star Church, 735 E 44th, 773.373.5220 (Free)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Mika Hary Quartet
8:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($15)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Anat Cohen
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
  • You Are Here Festival
  • Presented by Dan Bitney : TBA
9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
9:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300 (Free)

Monday, May 18th 2015

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Nick Meryhew
8:00PM
at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100 ($15)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Mika Hary Quartet
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 Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Steps

Tuesday, May 19th 2015

7:30PM
at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 ($5)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)

Wednesday, May 20th 2015

6:30PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630 (Free)
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Oran Etkin Trio
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at the Bedford, 1612 W Division, 773.235.8800
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • Lina Allemano's Titanium Riot, with Ryan Driver, Rob Clutton, Nick Fraser
  • Sound Of The City Workshop
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
  • Moritat
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 21st 2015

6:30PM
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Oran Etkin Trio
7:00PM
at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
  • Sun Ra : Astro Black Mythology and Black Resistance
  • Screening of Space Is The Place
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 donation)
  • Advance Base
  • Lisa/Liza
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
  • Radio Free Honduras
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, May 22nd 2015

1:00PM
at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
  • Sun Ra : Astro Black Mythology and Black Resistance
  • Symposium
6:00PM
at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
  • Sun Ra : Astro Black Mythology and Black Resistance
  • Reception and Concert
7:00PM
at Heartwood Center, 1818 Dempster St, Evanston IL, 847.491.1122
  • Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival
  • Yinon Muallem, Guy Mintus, Donovan Mixon
8:00PM
at High Concept Laboratories, 2233 S Throop, 312.850.0555 ($10)
  • Samuel Rowe, Shawn Lucas
8:00PM
at the Old Town School, 4544 N Lincoln, 773.728.6000 ($28)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10-$5)
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
  • Tawdry Hepburn

Saturday, May 23rd 2015

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 the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723 (Free)
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
7:30PM
at The Musical Offering, 743 Custer Ave, Evanston IL, 847.866.6260 ($15-$10)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
  • You Are Here Festival
  • Presented by Northern Spy : TBA
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 24th 2015

7:00PM
at the High Hat Club, 1920 W Irving Park, 773.697.8660
7:00PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($10 Donation)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10-$5)
9:00PM
at 1807 S Allport Maze, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($10)
  • You Are Here Festival
  • Outer Space : John Elliot
  • Gel Set
9:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300
9:00PM
at the Redline Tap, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
  • Wild Earp

Monday, May 25th 2015

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
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Reverse Peephole

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Hearts and Minds

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

6:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western
7:30PM
at the Bedford, 1612 W Division, 773.235.8800
  • avery r young
9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, May 28th 2015

6:00PM
at Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 donation)
  • Tyson Torstensen
  • Jim Dorling
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 (Free)
  • Cropduster 4
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616

Friday, May 29th 2015

7:30PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($36)
7:30PM
at the Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL, 847.905.1500 ($39-$17)
8:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300 (Free)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
  • David Torn
8:30PM
at Silent Funny, 4106 W Chicago
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS (Free)
  • Juan Pastor Quintet
10:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($12)

Saturday, May 30th 2015

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 Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
7:00PM
at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723 (Free)
7:30PM
at the Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S Woodlawn ($39-$17)
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
8:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300 (Free)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

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