In Other News
- First Annual Elastic Arts Benefit
- Graphic Notes V13: March 2018 – May 2018
- Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero: “Protection”
- Graphic Notes V12: December 2017 – February 2018
- Oscar Arriola: PAZ: Piñatas & Zines
- Graphic Notes V10: September – November 2017
- Chris Zain & Daniel Hojnacki, “Vesseling”
- Graphic Notes V9: June – August 2017
July 21, 2015
All performances are all ages, $10 unless stated otherwise
SATURDAY AUGUST 1 | 11:00 AM
Calling all artists, creative types and everyone else!
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 (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guest Avreeayl Ra
Featuring: Gira Dahnee
Pachanka Music Culture presents Grammy-nominated Son Jarocho band from Veracruz, Mexico
Featuring: Ida y Vuelta
Featuring: Mixed Company
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.
Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guest Russ Johnson
This new young collaborative string trio makes its Elastic debut.
Featuring: Hanah Jon Taylor Artet
Featuring: Black Slang
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.
Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guest Jen Clare Paulson
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.
Songwriter and producer Emmanuela “BIG MAMA TAO” w/ Stan Banks, Randall Mathews, J. Parker
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.
Stirrup (Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri, Charles Rumback) with special guests Peter Maunu, Avreeayl Ra
This working trio, who developed their sound in our former space, returns to Elastic for the first time since 2013.
Presented by: Bassel & The Supernaturals + RoboToaster Sponsored By: Baderbrau, Pie-Eyed Pizzeria, and KOVAL
Paul Dietrich and Rajiv Halim lead bands in performances of their original material, and Rajiv celebrates a CD release