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CSO Sessions Episode 5: Rossini, Dahl, & Prokofiev All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Through Nov. 27

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Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform work by the three composers as part of the CSO's online subscription series; access provided after ticket purchase.

Heat featuring DJ Ron Carroll and more Free Early Warnings (Music)

Thursdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 23
Le Nocturne Chicago 4810 N. Broadway, Chicago Uptown


Masks required for entry; seating limited 773-271-5441

Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration Free All Ages Online

Available any time on YouTube

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In honor of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Company, Raúl Esparza, who won a Tony as Bobby in the 2006 revival of the latter, produced this all-star virtual concert of Sondheim's work. The lineup includes performances and tributes from Patti LuPone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nathan Lane, Bernadette Peters, Kelli Peters, and many others. Mary-Mitchell Campbell served as music director and Paul Wontorek as director. Available free, but donations accepted for ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty), a nonprofit founded by Campbell and Juilliard students to help youth in underserved communities receive access to arts training.

Rufus Wainwright Early Warnings (Music) Online

Fri., Nov. 27, 4 p.m.

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Livestream via the Veeps website.

All Time Low All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Fri., Dec. 4, 5 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 18, 5 p.m.

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Livestream at the band's website; access provided after ticket purchase.

Saturday Night Live livestream with DJ Alan King Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 5


Livestream at DJ Alan King's Twitch channel.

Trivia Night hosted by Pat Benkowski Free 21+

Mondays, 6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 28
Reggies’ Roof Deck 2105 S. State, Chicago South Loop

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312-949-0120

Meshell Ndegeocello presents Chapter & Verse: The Gospel of James Baldwin Recommended Agenda Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Tue., Dec. 15

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A monthly release of music and visual media by Ndegeocello and guest artists, go to thegospelofjamesbaldwin.com each month to access interactive toolkits and watch visual media created by Ndegeocello and guest artists.

Sylvan Esso All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Tue., Dec. 1, 8 p.m.

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Livestream at Noonchorus.

Patty Griffin All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Sat., Dec. 5, 7 p.m.

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Livestream broadcast from Austin, Texas, viewable through Mandolin.

Dee Alexander Quartet with Miguel de la Cerna, Junius Paul, and Ernie Adams All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., Nov. 27, 7 & 9 p.m., Sat., Nov. 28, 7 & 9 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 29, 4 & 8 p.m.
Jazz Showcase 806 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago South Loop

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312-360-0234

CIVLization presents ESSO, Dos Santos, and Half Gringa Recommended Free All Ages Agenda Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Soundboard Online

Fri., Nov. 27, 8 p.m.


A virtual live music series featuring performances by Chicago musicians to support the Chicago Independent Venue League (CIVL) SAVE Emergency Relief Fund. Performances of ESSO at Subterranean, Dos Santos at the Hideout, and Half Gringa at Tonic Room will be streamed at civlchicago.com.

Friday Night Fuzz Box Recommended Free Online

Fridays, 9 p.m.


Every Friday night, the Fuzz Box DJs live stream a five-hour set of party music including soul, post-punk, psych, noise-rock, and more.

Soundtrack series featuring Duane Powell Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Fri., Nov. 27, 12 p.m.


The Museum of Contemporary Art presents a mix by the DJ, available on the museum's website.

A Different Vibe & Tip Off present Black Friday hosted by Makinde Early Warnings (Music) Canceled

Fri., Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m.
The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West, Chicago Hyde Park

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postponed 312-801-2100

Twiddle All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Fri., Nov. 27, 7 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 28, 7 p.m.

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The band plays live from the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, in a livestream accessible at Fans. On sale Wed 11/18, 9 AM

Elrow 18+ Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., Nov. 27, 8 p.m.
Radius Chicago 640 W. Cermak, Chicago Chinatown

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312-767-1355

Jimmy Johnson Band Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Sat., Nov. 28, 2 p.m.


Delmark Records co-hosts a livestream performance from the blues musician on Facebook.

Elder, Bask, Flesh of the Stars 17+ Early Warnings (Music) Canceled

Sat., Nov. 28, 7 p.m.
Reggies’ Rock Club 2105 S. State, Chicago Near South Side

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postponed 312-949-0120

Ike Reilly All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Canceled

Sat., Nov. 28, 8 p.m.
SPACE 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston Evanston

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postponed 847-492-8860

Keefe Jackson/Jim Baker/Julian Kirshner All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Sat., Nov. 28, 8 p.m.
Constellation 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago Roscoe Village

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Livestream only, viewable at Constellation's YouTube channel.