NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Sunday, April 21st 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Chase Spruill plays Michael Nyman
9:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, April 22nd 2019

7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
7:30PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Scott Rubin, Julian Otis
9:00PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
  • Matt Blair Solo
  • Mobile Vanguard : Sarah Clausen, Jakob Heinemann, Emerson Hunton
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019

7:30PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Erwin Helfer
8:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Tuesday Night Fellowship
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
  • James Cook with Ben Cruz, Davi Priest, Nate Friedman

Wednesday, April 24th 2019

6:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
8:00PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)

Thursday, April 25th 2019

7:00PM
at Some Like It Black, 810 E 43rd, 773.891.4866
  • Musicians Alliance Open Mic Hosted by Chuckaluck
8:00PM
at the Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard
8:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, April 26th 2019

9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Mirror of Nature : Mike Weis, Jason Shanley, Neil Jendon
  • Matt Christensen, Nick Turner
  • Doll Food : Bri LaPelusa
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM
at Orotund Music, 3323 W Armitage
  • World Beside Us : Ben Zucker, Nick Alvarez, Alisa Kolot, Erica Miller, Craig Davis Pinson
  • Hanna Brock, Christopher Moore, Anna Munzesheimer, Adam Shead
  • David Fletcher, Ishmael Ali, Alexander Adams

Saturday, April 27th 2019

1:30AM-3:45AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • 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
in Curtiss Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan, 10th Fl
8:00PM
at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
  • James Hoff
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, April 28th 2019

7:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Graffito : Film Screening and Album Release
  • Live score by John Sutton Group
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
  • a•pe•ri•od•ic (40)
  • The Music of Heather Frasch/Anne La Berge
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, April 29th 2019

7:00PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Matt Carroll, Joe Suihkonen
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 (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, April 30th 2019

8:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8-$5) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Justindemus
  • Melvin Henry
  • Doll Food
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Imagery Converter : Javier Red, Jake Wark, Ben Dillinger, Gustavo Cortiñas

Wednesday, May 1st 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
8:30PM
at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 773.276.3600 ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Mako Sica
  • Stander — Record release
  • Imelda Marcos
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Dan Pierson, Mike Harmon, Avreeayl Ra
  • Mike Harmon with Greg Tuohey, Dan Pierson, Matt Carroll — Album release

Thursday, May 2nd 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20)
  • Kendrick Scott Oracle, with John Ellis, Taylor Eigsti, Mike Moreno, Joe Sanders
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • Kath Bloom
  • Moon Bros.

Friday, May 3rd 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
  • Chicago Jazz String Summit
  • Gordon Grdina's The Marrow with Hank Roberts, Mat Maneri, Hamin Honari
  • In the Sea : Joshua Zubot, Tristan Honsinger, Nicolas Caloia
  • Akua Dixon
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln, 773.404.9494 ($20-$17) (wheelchair-accessible)

Saturday, May 4th 2019

2:00PM
at the May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery, 5800 N Ravenswood (Free)
  • Exposure Series 2019
  • Forbes Graham, Tomeka Reid
  • Claire Rousay Solo
  • Ava Mendoza, Forbes Graham, Joshua Abrams, Tyler Damon
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($20-$15)
  • Chicago Jazz String Summit
  • Featuring Sara Caswell, Eddy Kwon
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Sonorous Present
  • Alex E Chávez with Laura Cambrón, Sean Cleland, Cole De Genova, Nick Mazzarella, Roger Reeves, Juan Rivera, Matt Ulery, Daniel Villarreal

Sunday, May 5th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($15 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, May 6th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
  • SAICOBAB : YoshimiO, Yoshida Daikiti, Motoyuki "Hama" Hamamoto

Tuesday, May 7th 2019

9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee ($12) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • The Bridge
  • Crying Out Loud : Dan Bitney, Rob Frye, JayVe Montgomery, Olivia Scemama, special guests TBA

Wednesday, May 8th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($12)
  • The Bridge
  • Crying Out Loud : Dan Bitney, Rob Frye, JayVe Montgomery, Olivia Scemama, Simon Sieger, with Marvin Tate, Ben LaMar Gay, Mike Reed
9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Context Series
  • Free Jazz Date Night — details TBA

Thursday, May 9th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
  • CFA Media Mixer : A night of audio and visual collaboration
  • Brian Ashby, Bill MacKay
  • Emily Eddy, Natalie Chami/TALSounds
  • Amir George, Lilianna Zofia Wosko
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Christophe Erb, Joshua Abrams, Mike Reed
  • The Bridge 2.1 : Rob Frye, JayVe Montgomery, Olivia Scemama, Simon Sieger, Dan Bitney

Friday, May 10th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
10:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • "Embrace The Circle" Release Party
  • Radius Etc, Beyond Luck, Dia.L, Cutz On Cuts, Thaione Davis, Lagos, Rene Cruz, Sam Trump, others TBA

Saturday, May 11th 2019

8:00PM
at the Green Line Performing Arts Center, 329 E Garfield (Free, RSVP)
  • Kepla & DeForrest Brown Jr
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • 700 Bliss : DJ Haram, Moor Mother
  • Mother Nature
  • Africans With Mainframes

Sunday, May 12th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($15) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Simon Nabatov
  • The Bridge : Dan Bitney, Rob Frye, JayVe Montgomery, Olivia Scemama, Simon Sieger

Tuesday, May 14th 2019

9:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)

Wednesday, May 15th 2019

9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • Crying Out Loud : The Bridge #2.1
  • Dan Bitney, Christiane Bopp, Rob Frye, JayVe Montgomery, Simon Sieger
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Alex Massa's Water Music, with Mai Sugimoto, Anton Hatwich, Christian Dillingham, Isaiah Spencer

Thursday, May 16th 2019

12:00PM-12:45PM
at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, 312.744.6630
  • Love Wounds
  • Chicago Fringe Opera and Latitude 49 — music by Christopher Cerrone
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, May 17th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
  • Brian Krock's LIDDLE, with Olli Hirvonen, Marty Kenney, Nathan Ellman-Bell
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Saturday, May 18th 2019

7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee ($5 suggested donation)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)

Sunday, May 19th 2019

2:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($15-$10)
  • Light Being Wellness Spring Concert
  • Presented by Arit Neter S Mery Maati, aka Tchiya Amet
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
  • Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir — music by Hafliði Hallgrímsson, Halldór Smárason, Þuríður Jónsdóttir, Páll Ragnar Pálsson
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, May 21st 2019

9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (wheelchair-accessible)

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019

8:00PM
at Café Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee, 773.877.3327 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Ben Phillips's Scorpio Moon
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$10)

Thursday, May 23rd 2019

9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Dissonant Dessert
  • /jəˈraf/ : Brianna Tong, PT Bell, Ishmael Ali, Eli Namay, Bill Harris, Fred Jackson, Wills McKenna, David Fletcher

Friday, May 24th 2019

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

Saturday, May 25th 2019

8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
  • Eli Winter
  • Sam Wagster
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
  • ONO
  • Buck Gooter
  • Lilac

Sunday, May 26th 2019

8:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
  • Clem Leek
  • Mykel Boyd
  • piv-ots : Nicholas Burrage
  • Christopher Elmore
9:00PM
at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)

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