NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Monday, May 1st 2017

7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
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)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017

7:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • Erwin Helfer
9:00PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327
10:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017

8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444

Thursday, May 4th 2017

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, May 5th 2017

6:00PM
at the Aurora Public Art Commission, 20 East Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506 (Free)
  • Jazz Occurrence 2017
  • Cameron Pfiffner, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Tim Daisy — opening reception of UNFEST, the 4th annual Jazz O Art Exhibition
7:00PM-9:30PM
at High Concept Laboratories, 2233 S Throop, 312.850.0555 ($7)
  • On/Off
  • Earsight Duo & Danny Clay
  • Timed entry: 7:00PM, 7:30PM, 8:00PM, 8:30PM, 9:00PM
8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • 2017 Rhythm Connections Concert Series
  • Suwan Choi
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$8)

Saturday, May 6th 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
12:00PM
at Jacob Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E Oakwood Blvd, 773.268.7500
4:00PM
at Iridium Clothing Co, 1330 N Milwaukee ($10 suggested donation)
  • The Lynching Of : an Avant Garde Jazz Hip HOpera
  • David Boykin's Sebau with Rollo Radford, Justin Boyd, Cher Jey, Manu Wisdom, Brenda Gilbert, Abstract Black
8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 7th 2017

5:00PM
at Some Like It Black, 810 E 43rd, 773.891.4866
6:00PM
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
  • Dal Niente Presents
  • Gregory Beyer — music by Gregory Beyer, Alexandre Lunsqui, Raphaël Cendo, John Cage, Mikel Kuehn
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 donation)

Monday, May 8th 2017

7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
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 the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 (Free)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805

Tuesday, May 9th 2017

7:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327
7:00PM
at Reggie's Rock Club, 2109 S State, 312.949.0120 ($35-$60)
7:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • Erwin Helfer
8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
  • The Bridge — artists TBA

Wednesday, May 10th 2017

8:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327
8:00PM
at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100
8:30PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard, Ste 307 ($10 donation)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)

Thursday, May 11th 2017

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
  • Kai, The Mind
  • The Bridge : Pierre-Antoine Badaroux with Sean Masterson
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
8:30PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard, Ste 307 ($10 donation)
9:00PM
at the California Clipper, 1002 N California, 773.384.2547
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, May 12th 2017

8:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
  • Estación Brutalísima
  • Cabrona
8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($15)
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
8:00PM
at Mana Contemporary Chicago, 2233 S Throop, 312.850.0555 ($10 suggested donation)
  • Switch~ Ensemble — works by Alican Çamc&imath
  • , Timothy Page, Reiny Rolock, Anna Walton
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)

Saturday, May 13th 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
3:00PM
at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland, 3rd Fl, 773.278.1664
  • The Bridge 13
  • Jean-Luc Guionnet Solo
4:00PM
at the Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S Woodlawn ($15)
8:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
8:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
  • Estación Brutalísima
  • Los Black Dogs
8:00PM
at Digital Art Demo Space, 2515 S Archer
  • snds like voices
  • XTAL fSCK : Jon Satrom, Jason Soliday
  • wrtch
  • Sara Goodman, jonCates
10:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 14th 2017

7:00PM
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
8:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
  • Estación Brutalísima
  • Espejos
8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10 suggested donation)
  • Switch~ Ensemble — works by Elvira Garifzyanova, Pierce Gradone, Joungbum Lee, Will Myers, Katherine Young
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
  • Latitude 49 featuring Timothy Steeves, Emileigh Vandiver, Jason Paige, Andy Hall, Jani Parsons, Chris Sies — music by Shulamit Ran, Phil Taylor, Viet Cuong, Timothy Page, Annika Socolofsky, Mark Kilstofte, Gabriella Smith
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation)

Monday, May 15th 2017

7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
  • Charmaine Lee, Sam Pluta
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
  • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders, Kendrick Scott — Record release
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Jason Roebke, Steve Hunt, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Pierre-Antoine Badaroux
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Lapis Duo : Casey Nielsen, Dan Thatcher
  • Extended : Oscar Rossignoli, Matt Booth, Brad Webb
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805

Tuesday, May 16th 2017

7:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • Erwin Helfer
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • T J Borden
  • Doug Malone
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont
  • Tuesday Night Fellowship with Greg Ward, Dennis Carroll, Greg Artry

Wednesday, May 17th 2017

8:00PM
at FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL, 708.788.6670
  • Extended : Oscar Rossignoli, Matt Booth, Brad Webb
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • The Bridge 13 + Guests
  • Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Jim Baker, Christian Dillingham, Mikel Patrick Avery, Greg Ward
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10)
  • Paul Dietrich Quintet — CD Release

Thursday, May 18th 2017

7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee
8:00PM
at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100 ($10)
  • Smith, Boykin & Smith
  • Brian Smith, David Boykin, Dr Charles Joseph Smith
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, May 19th 2017

7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
8:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • The Clams — Record Release
  • I Believe In Julio
  • King Tuts Tomb
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10)

Saturday, May 20th 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
2:00PM
at The Jefferson Park Library, 5363 W Lawrence, 312.744.1998
2:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
  • High Concept Labs Takeover
  • Jeanette Andrews
  • Mike Oleon
7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
  • High Concept Labs Takeover
  • Deidre Huckabay
  • Courtney Mackedanz
  • Vaudeo Motion
8:00PM
at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • High Plains : Scott Morgan, Mark Bridges
  • Anjou : Mark Nelson, Robert Donne, with Steven Hess
8:30PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • WE Two : Aliens and Extra-Terrestrials
  • Rachel Ellison
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552

Sunday, May 21st 2017

7:00PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
  • High Concept Labs Takeover
  • Stephan Moore
  • Becky Grajeda
  • Kristina Isabelle Dance Company
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$5)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation)
9:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300

Monday, May 22nd 2017

7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
7:00PM
at Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph, 312.334.7777
  • MusicNOW : On The Edge Of Silence
  • Musicians from the CSO — music by Djuro &Zcaron
  • ivkovi&cacute
  • , Elizabeth Ogonek
8:00PM
at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Joshua Abrams, Nick Fraser
  • Corey Kendrick Trio with Joe Vasquez, Nick Bracewell
9:00PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee
9:30PM-1:00AM
at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805

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