Upcoming Performances


photo by Ryan Bourqu


Dec 1  8:00, 11:00
Dec 3  3:00
Dec 7  8:00
Dec 8  8:00, 11:00
Dec 9  8:00, 11:00
Dec 10  3:00
Dec 14  8:00
Dec 15  8:00
Dec 16  8:00
Dec 17  3:00
*stay tuned for a possible extension!*

Dec 17  – 7:30pm – St Alphonsus
“From London to Chicago” – Christmas with the Community Renewal chorus and the choirs of St Alphonsus
More info

Dec 23  8:00pm – The Hideout
Christmas with The Bangers
(formally known as Girl Group Chicago)
This 12-piece group will bring your favorite Phil Spector Christmas classics to life, along with some newer holiday jams and tributes to some of the great artists we lost this year.
More info

Past Performances:

Oct 29 – Mucca Pazza – Logan Square Halloween Parade
Mucca Halloween



Oct 26 – NbN Trio closes out the NPL’s Sonic Explorations series
7:00, Northbrook Public Library


NbN Trio, photo by Ryan Bourque

Oct 22 – aperiodic ensemble performs “Time with People” aka The Trash Opera!
3:00, University of Iowa, details here

Oct 1 – COURTCHELLA (outdoor fall courtyard festival)
3-11pm at The Ridgedale Courtyard
5931 N Paulina ave

Sept 29 – ExtraOcular / Les Viqs / Protovulcan at TOWNSHIP

Aug 1: Ambient Cello & Hatha Yoga @ Oliva Gallery, 7pm, $15

Aug 2: ExtraOcular / Black Friars Social Club @ GMan Tavern

Aug 5: Closed Casket, Day 2: The Complete Baudelaire in a Box (performing w/ Bobby Conn & Monica Boubou)

July 6:  solo set (cello+effects pedals) at Comfort Station Logan Square

comfort station eclipse
Comfort Music


March 6-21: Tour de France with ExtraOcular (Matthew Shelton)

Feb 26: a.pe.ri.od.ic performs opera “Time with People” culmination of our work during HCL artist residence

Feb 23: FLAK at Intuit presents NbN Trio@ The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art


vesna jovanovic, photo


February 10: Solo set @ Hungry Brain

January 21: Mucca Pazza kicks off Fermilab’s 50th anniversary!


Oct 21 &22:  Poi Dog Pondering presents “Illumination” @ The Vic Theatre.


Oct 9:  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @ Ear Taxi Festival – Chicago Cultural Center


charcoal sketch by Lewis Achenbach











July 23:  w/ Razorhouse @ Gman Tavern








July 17:  Dearborn Garden Walk, 2-4pm


photo by Bindu Kodwaney:  www.iClicU.com









July 16:  w/ Akosuen at Comfort Station, 7pm








June 12:  Classical Revolution Chicago Chamber Jam at Jerry’s, 7pm









June 10:  a.pe.ri.od.ic residency at MCA, 10am-2pm, featuring a piece for solo cello and auxiliary percussion ensemble by Laurence Crane

June 9:  “drF” premiere performance of Mark Hardy’s oratorio @ High Concept Labs


photo by Liz Kovalchuk







June 5:  w/ Bobby Conn & Monica BouBou – Prince Tribute Concert to benefit Girls Rock! Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 9pm







May 23:  Classical Revolution Chicago @ Constellation – Open Source String Quartet plays Debussy + Beethoven






May 22:  NbN Trio + Coppice at HCL
NbN at HCL






May 2:  guest appearing w/ Chicago band “ExtraOcular” –  live scoring Larry Carlson’s “Weird Worlds Scrolls” Hungry Brain, 9pm

April 30:  Chicago Arts Orchestra premiering a new work by American composer Daniel Forrest w/ Indianapolis Children’s Choir

April 17:  Emanation @ CIMMFEST, 3:30 Chop Shop / 1st Ward with Matthew SheltonIMG_0367








April 7:  NbN Trio @ Poetry Foundation, 7pm






April 1-3 & 8-10:  “Time Steps” with Chicago Tap Theatre

Feb 25:  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @ Constellation Frequency Fest w/ Mocrep, 8:30







Feb 13:  10th Annual Hideout Makeout Party



Dec 31:  Mucca Pazza NYE @ Chicago Athletic Association

Nov 15:  NbN Trio at Constellation with Iktus Combo
NbN Constellation 11:15








Oct 28:  Classical Revolution Chicago @Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, 6pm.  Schoenberg “Pierrot Lunaire”, “Verklarte Nacht” and more!

Oct 16, 17, 18:  Poi Dog Pondering 20th anniversary of “Pomegranate” @ Vic Theater
Poi Vic
photo by matt carmichael

Sept 20:  Akosuen @ Elastic Arts, 8pm







August 30:  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @ Constellation, 8:30pm

August 15:  Mucca Pazza Sit-Down Set at 1st Ward / Chop Shop, 9pm

July 24:  Chicago Arts Orchestra, Santa Fe, NM

July 19:  Dearborn Ave Garden Walk

July 18:  City of Big Dreams

July 2:  Wrekmeister Harmonies, Bohemian National Cemetery, 7pm

6/21  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @MCA 4pm

6/9  Opera On Tap, Heartland Cafe – performing Piazzolla’s “Grand Tango”

5/22 Chicago Composers Orchestra
St. James Cathedral, 8pm

4/25  NbN Trio at Elastic Arts, 8pm







4/20  Mucca Pazza Sit-Down set at Revolution Brewery, 8:30pm

4/16  CIMM Fest presents: Emanation Percussion, Chop Shop, 7pm





3/15 Ephelon Trio presents J. Dilla’s album “Donuts”, The Shrine, 10pm

3/14  Chicago Arts Orchestra  “Rediscovered Treasures” St. Alphonsus Church, 8pm

2/27  Chicago Arts Orchestra “Music of 18th Century Spain & Mexico”
San Miguel Chapel – Santa Fe, NM

1/21-24 East Coast Tour with Mucca Pazza:  Philadelphia, DC, Brooklyn


12/31  Mucca Pazza NYE @ Double Door

12/6 Wrekmeister Harmonies, Bohemian National Cemetery crematorium, 8pmwrekmeister group





11/20  Mucca Pazza, Space in Evanston
mucca amanda







11/6  Chicago Composers Orchestra, Constellation, 8pm
CCO constellation





10/31  HP Lovecraft’s “The Hound” set to strings, 8pm






10/18 Architecture Foundation Open House w/ ACM, DIRTT building noon-3pm

10/7  Girl Group Chicago 60s Variety show @ The Hideout

9/20 Chicago Wandelweiser Festival featuring aperiodic ensemble at Constellation

9/14 Classical Revolution jam session @ Jerry’s in Wicker Park, 7pm

8/10 Classical Revolution jam session @ Jerry’s in Wicker Park, 7pm

8/9 – Quartet Datura @ Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison, WI

7/20 – Dearborn Avenue Garden Walk

7/19 – Quartet Datura w/ The Simple Good @ The Chop Shop

7/15 – Peninsula Hotel dining room w/ Andrew Pratt

7/13 – Classical Revolution jam session @ Jerry’s in Wicker Park, 7pm

6/26 – a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble at Constellation

6/25 – Girls Rock! workshop with Julie Pomerleau

6/13 – with Wrekmeister Harmonies – Bohemian National Cemetery

6/8 – with Chuck Prophet – 8pm, City Winery, Chicago

5/17 – Chicago Arts Orchestra – 8pm, St. Alphonsus Church, Chicago

5/9 – The Moon on the Lagoon with Opera-Matic – Humboldt Park lagoon, Chicago

5/1 – with Wrekmeister Harmonies and CIMM Fest – Double Door

4/27 – “Songs from an Unmade Bed” – 3pm, 7:30pm, Apollo Theater, Chicago

3/25 – w/Monica Boubou’s French Pop Orchestra – The Hideout, Chicago

2/13 – NbN Trio featuring Amanda Gutierrez  – Elastic Arts, Chicago

2/11 – w/ Susan Voelz – Schuba’s, Chicago

2/9 – w/Highland Park Strings – Ravinia, Chicago

2/1 – w/ Quartet Datura at Brechtfest – Dankhaus, Chicago

1/15 – w/ Matthew Shelton – Uncommon Ground on Devon, Chicago


12/28 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL

11/14 – “Songs for Sound” Benefit for cochlear implant awareness with The Music City Hit-makers – Event Information

10/19 – Deltron 3030 Orchestra – House of Blues

10/18 – Datura Quartet joins Ephelon Trio to play “Donuts” by J.Dilla – The Shrine – opening for Questlove DJ set

10/13 – Sugar Fly with Me w/ Susan Voelz – City Winery 11:30-2:30


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