AACM Great Black Music Ensemble

Rebuild Foundation’s Artists in Residence the AACM Great Black Music Ensemble perform the first Sunday of every month at the Stony Island Arts Bank. As a premier performing group of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, Inc. (AACM), Great Black Music Ensemble features some of Chicago’s most visionary artists of improvisation and creative… Learn More

A WONDER-ful Sunday Service

On the eve of the 69th birthday of musical genius and national treasure Stevie Wonder, join resident DJ Duane Powell in the Johnson Lounge for a special edition of Sunday Service. A WONDER-ful dance party and celebration. A 4 hour set featuring music from Stevie’s vast catalog including hits, writings, production and remixes. We shall… Learn More

Crying Out Loud: The Bridge 2.1

The Bridge is a transatlantic cultural exchange. French and American musicians merge for an experimental jazz performance. This event is free and open to the public. Dan Bitney – drums, electronics Rob Frye – woodwinds, electronics JayVe Montgomery – woodwinds, electronics Olivia Scemama – double bass, electric bass Simon Sieger – trombone,, tuba, accordion, piano… Learn More

Sunday Service with DJ Duane Powell

Join us for a special Easter daytime dance party in the Johnson Lounge hosted by DJ in residence Duane Powell. Duane brings the spirit in with his distinct mixes of house, soul, and disco, and the lounge becomes a sanctuary for neighbors and visitors of all ages needing to break free. It’s fitting that Duane… Learn More

Madd Crates: Bring Your Own Vinyl

Be the DJ at the Arts Bank’s monthly Bring Your Own Vinyl Sunday. Hosted by Rahsaan “DJ Sean Doe” Hawkins and Chantala Kommanivanh, Madd Crates is open to anyone with records they want to spin. Come with your crate, or come to hang and enjoy the eclectic grooves. All are welcome, cocktails, beer, wine, and… Learn More