“Option” Series, co-curated by Ken Vandermark, to begin in June


Option is a new weekly music series on Monday nights at Experimental Sound Studio. Its programming will explore contemporary perspectives on improvisation and composition in a ‘salon’ format, enabling local, national, and international artists to publicly discuss their practice and ideas as well as perform—all in the intimate environment of ESS’s Studio A. Organized by Chicago musicians Andrew Clinkman, Tim Daisy, and Ken Vandermark, the schedule of concerts represents an insider’s view of what is currently most exciting in music and the arts: option series