You searched for:

Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

31 total results

V3nto

Wed., May 27, 12:15 p.m.
Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center (map)
78 E. Washington St.
Loop
phone 312-744-6630

Tools

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

5/29-5/31: Fri 6:30-9:30 PM, Sat-Sun 11 AM-9:30 PM

Entering its 30th year, this annual downtown blowout is where audiences come to get taken to church. Highlights this weekend include Ricky Dillard and New G, Canton Jones, J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise, and a hundred-person church-choir leviathan called "The Sound of Sunday Gospel Radio."

http://choosechicago.com/chicago-gospel-music-festival/
Millennium Park (map)
Michigan and Randolph
Loop
phone 312-742-1169

Tools

San Fermin, So Percussion

Mon., June 1, 6:30 p.m.

Dynamic New York quartet So Percussion have long demonstrated a very broad view of what counts as “percussion,” whether that means thwacking amplified cacti or ceramics. Tonight they’ll perform Music for Wood and Strings, a 2013 work written for the group by guitarist Bryce Dessner of the National and commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The piece requires all four musicians to play hybrid instruments designed specifically for the project by Dessner with Aron Sanchez of Buke & Gase; each “chordstick” features eight strings tuned to a pair of open chords. So Percussion play them (including a bass version that uses frets) with bows, mallets, and even pencils, producing lush, resonant harmonies whether they involve all the strings or just one apiece. Some parts involve relatively conventional instruments such as a bass drum or wood blocks, but the focus is on these four novel dulcimer-like contraptions—on a new recording of Music for Wood and Strings released by Brassland, So Percussion use them to create hovering drones, lockstep polyrhythmic patterns, collisions of overtones, and repetitive, pulse-­quickening minimalist cycles. —Peter Margasak

Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park (map)
Michigan and Randolph
Loop
phone 312-742-1168
San Fermin, So Percussion

Tools

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

6/23-8/25: Tue 6:30 PM

Millennium Park's Summer Film Series presents weekly film screenings on their 40-foot LED screen. Visitors are invited to view the film in the Pritzker Pavilion or relax on the Great Lawn.

http://cityofchicago.org
Pritzker Pavilion (map)
Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph
Loop

Tools

Showing 1-15 of 31 total results in this search.