LIVE JAZZ in EVANSTON AT PRAIRIE MOON EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Prairie Moon is proud to present live jazz in partnership with Chicago’s Fulton Street Collective every Wednesday from 9PM-11PM. Fulton Street Collective is one of Chicago’s most respected and well-known venues for producing high quality live jazz.
Come experience some of the countries best jazz musicians at Prairie Moon and enjoy our Raw Bar, late night grill, and special cocktails, along with our full bar.
Tickets are always reasonably priced and go to entirely to support the musicians and to benefit Fulton Street Collective, an artists’ collective. Advance tickets available and at the door.
MAY-JUNE LINE UP
MAY 25: Alex Beltran Organ Trio
“One of the best new releases of the year.” -Chicago Jazz Magazine Saxophonist, Alex Beltran has performed in venues across the country and with musicians such as Jeff Hamilton, Phil Woods, Tim Ries, Ira Sullivan, Luis Bonilla, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations.
JUNE 1: Heisenberg Uncertainty Players
Heisenberg Uncertainty Players perform Boy Band:Big Band, a historical retrospective of boy band music adapted for jazz big band. The performance features twisted arrangements by John Dorhauer of music by The Beatles, Backstreet Boys, BTS, and many more.
A Chicago institution, and a distinct anomaly – a 17-piece big band performs at venues like The Jazz Showcase, Wire, Fulton Street Collective, Martyrs’, Fitzgerald’s, and WGN-TV. They were nominated for Best Jazz Band in Chicago Reader’s Best of Chicago 2017 and 2019 Polls.
JUNE 8: Kyle Madsen Trio
Led by chameleonic saxophonist/multi-reedist Kyle Madsen, the KMT reflects the diversity of Chicago, and it’s wide-ranging music scene–mix of worldwide music from the past and present–from post bop jazz, modern avant garde, and R&B hits are explored by this instrumental trio.
JUNE 15: Scott Burns Trio
Scott Burns performs with the intensity and earnestness of the jazz giants of the 1960’s–John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, and Sonny Rollins….The essence of jazz was pouring from his horn in every measure of music.” – Kim Vinson, ALL ABOUT JAZZ
JUNE 22: Quentin Coaxum Quartet
Trumpeter Quentin Coaxum has been a featured performer at The Chicago Jazz Festival, Hyde Park Jazz Festival, and University of Chicago’s Logan Arts Jazz Series. He has played with, including including Solange Knowles, Jimmy Heath, Robin Eubanks, Victor Goines, and many more.