July Music Events

It's kind of a light month on our music schedule as Weatherman and our Music Director, James Falzone will both spend some time north of the border in July. Still, there are some great shows to catch and of course, always thoughtful and incisive music on Sunday mornings. 

Weatherman Band

Sunday, July 10 | 6:30 | Szold Hall (new building inside), Chicago | Old Town Square Roots Fest

Experimental Sound Studio: ESS always has unique exploratory music and sound experiences.

Mondays in July | 7:30 | ESS | Option; a weekly series featuring top notch artists

Grant Park Music Festival

Wednesday, July 6th | 8:00 | Pritzker Pavilion | Charlie Chaplin's City Lights | A group of Grace Chicago folks are attending this event. Check out the events page for more information!

June Music!

Thursday, June 9, 7:30-8:30 James and Katie Ernst duo at Comfort Station. 

Friday, June 10 @ ESS, Katinka Kleijn and Bill MacKay (cello and guitar instrumental tunes). This’ll be great.

Friday, June 17 @ Hideout-Matt Ulery Nonet Featuring Eighth Blackbird

Sunday, June 19, 7:30-8:30 James w/ Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble at Constellation in Chicago. "Moments of Fatherhood"

Wednesday, June 22, Storm Large: The Crazy Arc of Love. Grace Chicago Community Groups will be picnicking at this performance at the Pritzker Pavillion in downtown Chicago. 


Logan Square Music Festival will feature Weatherman on Friday, June 24 at 5:00 on the community stage. Other great local bands will be playing all weekend, so pick a day to spend in Logan Square at the arts festival. 

April's Music Events

Chicago has a vibrant and occasionally overwhelming music scene. Below are a few of the concerts and events that our Grace Chicago musicians recommend in April.

Thursday, April 7 | 8:30 PM | $18.00-$22.00 | Dawn of Midi |  @Constellation

Dawn of Midi is an acoustic ensemble from Brooklyn. More info right here.

Every Monday in April | 7:00PM | $10.00, $5.00 student rate | Various Artists | @Experimental Sound Studio

Option is a weekly 'music salon' that provides a space for musicians to experiment and improvise. More information right here.

Monday, April 18th Option at the Experimental Sound Studio will feature Christoff Kurzmann. Our own James' Falzone highly commends his music.

Sunday, April 17th | 7:30PM | $18.00-$20.00 | Weatherman & Moonface | Lincoln Hall

Jason and Annie's Weatherman opens for Moonface at Lincoln Hall. You can find more details here.

Sunday, April 24th | 5:00-7:00 | Suggested Donation | Circle Singing | Davin Youngs Studio

Every 4th Sunday, Davin Youngs gathers a group for circle singing. Improvised singing with strangers sounds intimidating, but is an unforgettable experience of laughter and vulnerability. Learn more here.