July 21, 2015

August Events



All performances are all ages, $10 unless stated otherwise

 


SATURDAY AUGUST 1 | 11:00 AM

Can We Kick It Chicago?!?

Calling all artists, creative types and everyone else!

MONDAY AUGUST 3 | 9:00 PM

Four Letter Words & Marc Riordan’s Rager

Four Letter Words is a trio of transplants to Chicago from New York, Boston and Pittsburgh unified by their interest in small group improvisation. The moniker of Marc Riordan’s Rager seems to belie the true dispositions of the three musicians who comprise it, but only their debut performance as a unit will reveal the truth.


TUESDAY AUGUST 4 | 9:00 PM

Stirrup + Avreeayl Ra

Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guest Avreeayl Ra

FRIDAY AUGUST 7 | 5:00 PM

Free

Night Out In The Parks: Culture Coach Stage at Carver Park

Featuring: Gira Dahnee

FRIDAY AUGUST 7 | 9:00 PM

Cojolites

Pachanka Music Culture presents Grammy-nominated Son Jarocho band from Veracruz, Mexico

SATURDAY AUGUST 8 | 5:00 PM

Free

Night Out In The Parks: Culture Coach Stage at Kelly Park

Featuring: Ida y Vuelta

SUNDAY AUGUST 9 | 5:00 PM

Free

Night Out In The Parks: Culture Coach at Emmerson Park

Featuring: Mixed Company

MONDAY AUGUST 10 | 9:00 PM

Gold/Doherty/Cunningham

Matt Gold, Bryan Doherty, and Jeremy Cunningham bring their collaborative trio to Elastic for the first time. Louisiana-based drummer and bandleader Brad Webb leads an ensemble that specializes in his original compositions.

TUESDAY AUGUST 11 | 9:00 PM

Stirrup + Russ Johnson

Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guest Russ Johnson

THURSDAY AUGUST 13 | 9:00 PM

Stewart/Marquette/Kirchen

This new young collaborative string trio makes its Elastic debut.

FRIDAY AUGUST 14 | 5:00 PM

Free

Night Out In The Parks: Culture Coach at Franklin Park

Featuring: Hanah Jon Taylor Artet

SUNDAY AUGUST 16 | 5:00 PM

Free

Night Out In The Parks: Culture Coach at Kells Park

Featuring: Black Slang

MONDAY AUGUST 17 | 9:00 PM

Samuel Mösching Trio & Jarrett Gilgore Quartet

Samuel Mösching’s trio makes its Elastic debut. Jarrett Gilgore leads a top notch ensemble in support of a new recording dedicated to the music of Jimmy Lyons.

TUESDAY AUGUST 18 | 9:00 PM

Stirrup + Jen Clare Paulson

Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guest Jen Clare Paulson

THURSDAY AUGUST 20 | 9:00 PM

Tone Road Ramblers

Celebrating 35 years of creative explorations together, the Ramblers ride into town with horns and toys a-blazin’. Tone Road Ramblers has had annual residencies at the Ragdale Foundation for more than 20 years, and gave its first concert in April 1981 in New York City on the Roulette series.

SATURDAY AUGUST 22 | 9:00 PM

Big Mama Tao

Songwriter and producer Emmanuela “BIG MAMA TAO” w/ Stan Banks, Randall Mathews, J. Parker

MONDAY AUGUST 24 | 9:00 PM

Rob Clearfield Trio & Keefe Jackson Quartet

Rob Clearfield brings his excellent trio to the Anagram Series for the first time. Keefe Jackson leads an outstanding quartet which includes a special guest from across the pond.

TUESDAY AUGUST 25 | 9:00 PM

Stirrup + Peter Maunu, Avreeayl Ra

Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guests Peter Maunu, Avreeayl Ra

THURSDAY AUGUST 27 | 9:00 PM

Rempis/Abrams/Ra

This working trio, who developed their sound in our former space, returns to Elastic for the first time since 2013.

SATURDAY AUGUST 29 | 7:30 PM

22 Adv/25 Door, 21+

Loft Sessions: Bassel & The Supernaturals / Brittany Lee Moffitt

Presented by: Bassel & The Supernaturals + RoboToaster Sponsored By: Baderbrau, Pie-Eyed Pizzeria, and KOVAL

MONDAY AUGUST 31 | 9:00 PM

Paul Dietrich Quintet & Rajiv Halim Quartet

Paul Dietrich and Rajiv Halim lead bands in performances of their original material, and Rajiv celebrates a CD release