NOW IS · A CHICAGO MUSIC CALENDAR

Friday, May 22nd 2015

1:00PM
at the 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 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) (wheelchair-accessible)
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 (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
7:30PM-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)
  • Mocrep — music by Natacha Diels, Jenna Lyle, Bethany Younge
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 (wheelchair-accessible)

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

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Paul Mutzabaugh & The Unknown New
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • 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 Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
  • Muyassar Kurdi
  • Snails and Oysters
  • Gardener
  • cinchel, Neil Jendon
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

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
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
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 (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
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
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 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, May 31st 2015

1:00PM
in Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S Wabash
  • Grand Opening Celebration
  • AACM Great Black Music Ensemble conducted by Mwata Bowden
7:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 (Free)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10-$8)
10:00PM
at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee, 773.235.5300 (Free)

Monday, June 1st 2015

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • San Fermin
  • S&omacr
  • Percussion
7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($5)
  • Peep Show
  • Mike Gosney, Striding Lion Performance Group, James Davis
7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$5)
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 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

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

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

7:30PM
at the Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan, 312.294.3000 ($39-$17)
8:30PM
at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, June 4th 2015

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • The Very Best
  • Glass Lux
7:30PM
at Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee (Donation)
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Friday, June 5th 2015

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

Saturday, June 6th 2015

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
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, June 8th 2015

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • Andrew Belle
  • Birds of Chicago
7:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • 3-On-3
  • Albert Wildeman, Jessica Cornish, Owen Davis
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Stevenson Valentor, Matt Carroll
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 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • The Fluffers
  • Outertown
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Doug Rosenberg

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

6:00PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • Ben LaMar Gay's Tones For Tongues : Ben LaMar Gay, Will Faber, Joshua Sirotiak, Tommaso Moretti, special guest TBA
  • Sound Of The City Workshop
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, June 11th 2015

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • The London Souls
  • Eggnoise
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
9:00PM
at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($15)

Friday, June 12th 2015

9:00PM
at Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($20)
  • Drill Festival
  • The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
  • White Lung
  • The Fly
  • St Vincent and WIRE perform "DRILL"

Saturday, June 13th 2015

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
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
9:00PM
at the Metro, 3730 N Clark, 773.549.0203 ($24)
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Sunday, June 14th 2015

8:00PM
at Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport, 312.526.3851 ($48-$30)
  • Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion
8:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
  • Chicago Composers Orchestra : Club Night
  • beyond this point Percussion Quartet : Alex Monroe, John Corkill, Brett Baxter, Sam Scranton, with Scott Tegge, Randall West, Ian Le, Brandon Harrington — music by Elliot Cole, Brandon Harrington, David Rakowski, Randall West, David Sampson

Monday, June 15th 2015

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • The Mighty Diamonds
  • Charley Organaire
7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$5)
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 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616

Tuesday, June 16th 2015

5:45PM
at the St James Cathedral, 65 E Huron, 312.787.7360 (Free)
9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Wade Baker
  • Andy Schlinder Quartet
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Wednesday, June 17th 2015

9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
9:30PM
at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
  • Party Knüllers with Jim Baker
  • Sound Of The City Workshop
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, June 18th 2015

6:30PM
  • Downtown Sound
  • Hayes Carll
  • Mother Falcon
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)

Saturday, June 20th 2015

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
7:30PM-10:30PM
at the Avenue, 1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL, 847.920.5962
11:45PM-5:00AM
at the Green Mill, 4802 N Broadway, 773.878.5552 (wheelchair-accessible)

Monday, June 22nd 2015

6:30PM
7:30PM
at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10-$5)
  • Option Series
  • Mars Williams Quartet with Peter Maunu, Kent Kessler, Tyler Damon
7:30PM
at Myopic Books, 1564 N Milwaukee, 773.862.4882
  • Albert Wildeman, Matt Murphy, Ted Gordon
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 (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015

9:30PM
at Jerry's Wicker Park, 1938 W Division, 773.235.1006 ($5 donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
  • Atticus Lazenby Group
  • Karl Lyden
9:30PM
at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)

Wednesday, June 24th 2015

9:00PM-12:00AM
at Northwood Lounge, 5342 N Cumberland, 773.693.8454
10:30PM
at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895

Thursday, June 25th 2015

6:30PM
9:00PM
at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616

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