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Pasión Latina Free Online

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Lyric Opera's Ryan Opera Center presents a free streaming virtual concert, hosted by soprano Ana María Martínez and featuring songs from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, Argentina, and Spain. The lineup includes Ryan alums René Barbera, David Portillo, Mario Rojas, and Richard Ollarsaba and two current Ryan ensemble members—Denis Vélez and Puerto Ricardo José Rivera. It's available through the Lyric YouTube and Facebook pages.

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.

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.

Nocturna featuring DJ Scary Lady Sarah Recommended Free All Ages Online

Tuesdays, 8 p.m.


Livestream at DJ Scary Lady Sarah's Twitch channel.

Lawrence Brownlee and Friends: The Next Chapter Free Online

Available online anytime

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Lyric Opera's Ryan Opera Center presents a free streaming concert "celebrating the depth and breadth of Black artistry," hosted by tenor Lawrence Brownlee, who also served as the artistic advisor for the event. It's available via YouTube and Facebook.

Elohim presents Music is Medicine Free Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Wednesdays, 5 p.m.


Elohim hosts an interview and variety show focused on mental health, weekly on Twitch.

Beyond the Aria featuring Janai Brugger, Will Liverman, Kathleen Felty, and Craig Terry Agenda Online

Ongoing

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Opera and classical repertoire filmed on the stage of the Harris Theater in February 2021. Streaming on the Harris Theater website; viewers must create a free account with the theater to watch.

DJ Z-Trip Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

First Thursday of every month, 9 p.m.


Livestream at Insomniac's website or Twitch channel.

Trivia Night hosted by Pat Benkowski Free 21+ Agenda

Mondays, 6 p.m. Continues through June 29
Reggies’ Roof Deck 2105 S. State, Chicago South Loop

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312-949-0120

Edwin Daugherty Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thursdays, 6 p.m. Continues through April 29
Porkchop West Loop 1132 W. Grand, Chicago River West

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312-733-9333

Chicago Cellar Boys Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Tue., April 20, 8 p.m. and Tue., April 27, 8 p.m.
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


773-878-5552

Deep Listening workshop hosted by Fifth House Ensemble Free Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. Continues through April 22

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Fifth House Ensemble and Lawrence University's Conservatory of Music Center for Deep Listening present a 30 minute lesson each weekday on Facebook Live.

Andy Brown Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., April 22, 5 p.m. and Thu., April 29, 5 p.m.
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


773-878-5552

Micah Collier's Alec Trio Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., April 22, 6 & 8:15 p.m. and Thu., April 29, 6 & 8:15 p.m.
Andy’s Jazz Club 11 E. Hubbard, Chicago River North

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312-642-6805

Aubrey Logan All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Thu., April 22, 8 p.m. and Thu., May 20, 12 & 8 p.m.

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Livestream at Veeps.

In Isolation with EOB Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music) Online

Thursdays, 1 p.m.

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Musician Ed O'Brien hosts an Instagram Live talk and performance show interviewing fellow musicians and more.

Chris Foreman Free Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., April 23, 5 p.m. and Fri., April 30, 5 p.m.
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


773-878-5552

Soul Message Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Sun., April 25, 8 p.m.
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


773-878-5552

Andy Brown Trio Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Sun., April 25, 6 & 8:15 p.m.
Andy’s Jazz Club 11 E. Hubbard, Chicago River North

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312-642-6805

Alfonso Ponticelli Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Wed., April 21, 8 p.m. and Wed., April 28, 8 p.m.
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


773-878-5552

Michael Steven Cohen Free Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through May 30
Montrose Saloon 2933 W. Montrose, Chicago Albany Park


773-463-7663

Maybe Something Beautiful Free Online

Premieres Thu 4/1, 10 AM CDT; then available online anytime

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Chicago Children's Theatre and the Negaunee Music Institute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra collaborate on this short film project, inspired by the award-winning book by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by Rafael López. Five CSO musicians perform classical works by Latino composers, accompanied by bilingual English/Spanish narration by actor Jasmin Cardenas and puppets (designed by director Will Bishop), to tell a story about a little girl, Mira, who pastes a drawing of a sun on an alley wall, with unexpected results.

Listeso String Quartet 17+ Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., April 22, 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. and Thu., April 29, 6:30 & 8:30 p.m.
Artifact Events 4325 N. Ravenswood, Chicago Ravenswood

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Performing work by Mozart including Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525 (Complete). 773-348-1395