NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Wednesday, February 1st 2017

7:30PM-10:00PM
at In House, 3520 W Armitage
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($5)
9:00PM
at the Jazz Record Art Collective, Hubbard Street Lofts, 1821 W Hubbard, 3rd Fl, 773.852.2481

Thursday, February 2nd 2017

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Art, Now. Act, Now: A Night of Art and Action for Refugee One
  • Ohmme
  • Mykele Deville
  • Bassel Alamadani
  • more TBA
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, February 3rd 2017

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Circuit des Yeux
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($10)

Saturday, February 4th 2017

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)

Sunday, February 5th 2017

9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Monday, February 6th 2017

9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Katie Ernst Solo
  • Moods : Brad Fritcher, Olin Clark, Joe Vasquez, Nick Bracewell
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805

Tuesday, February 7th 2017

9:00PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Wednesday, February 8th 2017

8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • Ron Shalom, Austin Vaughn
  • Swam : Alec Watson, Roslyn Green, Rebecca Boelzner, Seth Parker Woods, Zachary Good, Ryan Packard
  • David Shapiro

Thursday, February 9th 2017

9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547

Friday, February 10th 2017

5:00PM-8:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
5:45PM
at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100
  • fulcrumpoint New Music Project : The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation!
  • 5:45PM Panel discussion
  • 7:30PM Concert — music by Tomeka Reid, Jessie Montgomery, Jeffrey Mumford, Alvin Singleton, Olly Wilson, Kahil El'Zabar and the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 (Free)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
8:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Saturday, February 11th 2017

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-8:00PM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
6:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
  • Mirrored Series
  • Galaxxu
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Glyders
  • Parent
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, February 12th 2017

2:00PM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 ($5)
2:00PM
at Rootwork Gallery, 645 W 18th, 917.821.3050
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($5)
  • Pillowhammer
  • Caleb Willitz Band
  • Jen Hill
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont

Monday, February 13th 2017

7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Zac Nunnery Trio with Davi Priest, Andy Danstrom
  • Ishmael Ali Quartet with Wills McKenna, Mike Harmon, Matt Carroll
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805

Tuesday, February 14th 2017

6:00PM-7:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free with museum admission)
7:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free)
  • Erwin Helfer
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free)
  • Tuesday Night Fellowship hosted by Greg Ward
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Wednesday, February 15th 2017

8:00PM
at Bond Chapel, 1050 E 59th, 773.702.8670 (Free)
  • 2nd Annual Frequency Festival
  • R Andrew Lee — music by Leah Kardos, Ann Southam, James Sellars, Adrian Knight
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($25.00-$20.00)
  • Dave Douglas Quintet, with Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Linda Oh, Rudy Royston
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Thursday, February 16th 2017

7:00PM
at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15, or $40 festival pass)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547 ($5)

Friday, February 17th 2017

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15, or $40 festival pass)
8:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10)
  • Russ Johnson, Aruan Ortiz, Michael Formanek, Gerald Cleaver
9:00PM
at Resistor, 2955 W Belmont, 312.863.1375

Saturday, February 18th 2017

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
6:00PM-9:30PM
at Edgewater Beach Apartments, Pool Terrace, 5545 N Sheridan ($30, advanced reservations only)
  • Benefit for the Chicago-Guantanamo Blues Exchange
  • performances by Ayana Contreras, Victor Parra, Shanta Nurullah, Ben LaMar Gay, Ernest Dawkins, Jaime Garza
6:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($8)
8:00PM
at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
  • Lasse Marhaug
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15, or $40 festival pass)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, February 19th 2017

2:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 (Free)
3:00PM
in Fullerton Hall, the Art Institute, 111 S Michigan ($10-$5)
  • 2nd Annual Frequency Festival
  • Miranda Cuckson — music by Brian Ferneyhough, Pierre Boulez, Steve Lehman, Huang Roa
3:00PM
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
7:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15, or $40 festival pass)
  • 2nd Annual Frequency Festival : Hard Music, Hard Liquor
  • Ensemble Dal Niente featuring Greg Beyer, Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, Mabel Kwan, Ben Melsky — music by Huck Hodge, Joan LaBarbara, Mark Andre, Iannis Xenakis, Ray Evanoff, Murat Çolak
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 donation)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Monday, February 20th 2017

6:00PM
at the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island, 312.857.5561 (Free with reservation)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Dan Bitney, Jim Dorling, Matt Murphy
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 Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Bowmanville : Ethan Adelsman, Samuel Shepard, Ian Walsh, Alex Feldman

Tuesday, February 21st 2017

7:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free)
  • Erwin Helfer
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free)
  • Tuesday Night Fellowship hosted by Greg Ward
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017

8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
8:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 ($5 suggested donation)

Thursday, February 23rd 2017

7:00PM
at the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island, 312.857.5561
  • Bottle Tree : A M Frison, Ben LaMar Gay, Tommaso Moretti, with special guest Jamire Williams
7:30PM
at Ancien Hyde Park, 1558 E 53rd, 773.947.0735
7:30PM
at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee, 312.243.9088 ($5 donation)
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($5)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547

Friday, February 24th 2017

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at a house concert (Donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at Resistor, 2955 W Belmont, 312.863.1375 (Donation)
  • Akumal
  • Mark Panick
  • Doug ChamBerlin
  • Hidden Agenda : Betty Heredia, Glenn Russell

Saturday, February 25th 2017

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 the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave, Evanston IL, 847.448.8620 (Free)
7:00PM
at the Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th, 773.702.ARTS ($10 donation)
7:30PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($30)
  • Music for Merce
  • Curated by John King, featuring David Behrman, Joan La Barbara, Fast Forward, George Lewis, Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins, Quinta, Phil Selway, Christian Wolff
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Watchword
  • Andrew Kirshner
  • Bottomed
  • Venomenema
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, February 26th 2017

3:00PM
at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 ($30)
  • Music for Merce
  • Curated by John King, featuring David Behrman, Joan La Barbara, Fast Forward, George Lewis, Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins, Quinta, Phil Selway, Christian Wolff
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 donation)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Monday, February 27th 2017

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 Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free)
  • Gerrit Hatcher's Refunction, with Jake Wark, Nolan Chin, Bill Harris

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