Tonight at the Skylark, drummer Frank Rosaly debuts a new quintet that pays homage to the music of Prince Lasha and Sonny Simmons.
Experimental animator Bruce Bickford appears at the Gene Siskel Film Center tonight for a screening of his work with improvised accompaniment by Jeff Parker and Frank Rosaly.
Two new verite documentaries scored by Chicago-connected improvisers, Frank Rosaly and Ernst Karel
Kasper Hauser frontman Thomas Comerford’s experimental documentary “The Indian Boundary Line,” about the stories history of Rogers Avenue, premieres Thursday 2/4 at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Critic’s Choices and other notable concerts: Algernon, Tape, Rosanne Cash, Gates of Slumber, La Roux, and more
Some of tonight’s most promising events, paired with restaurants recommended by our critics.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: the Big Pink, the Jesus Lizard, Melt-Banana, the King Khan & BBQ Show, Municipal Waste, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: David Daniell & Douglas McCombs, Sunny Day Real Estate, the Urinals, Otis Clay, Death, Thee Oh Sees, and more
On Wednesday the Empty Bottle hosts a benefit to help sound engineer Kris Poulin with his medical bills.
A renewed booking effort brings some top-notch jazz to Pilsen.
Cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm sets his Valentine Trio loose.