Another day packed with great stuff today, and it’s a weekend so you can get an early start! If you’re done buying vinyl for Record Store Day, check out The Possibilities Are Endless at noon. It’s a doc that follows Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins as he struggles to recover after a cerebral hemorrhage wipes his mind clean. Playing at Logan Theatre.
One of the big gets this year for CIMM Fest is Jaco, the Robert Trujillo-produced doc about pioneering bass player Jaco Pastorius. Trujillo and director Paul Marchand will be conducting a Q&A after the 6:15 showing at Logan Theatre.
The doc about the great drummer Sam Lay has added a second show, so if you didn’t get tickets to the early showing of Sam Lay In Bluesland, you still have a shot.
The Hip-Hop Fellow plays at Society For The Arts at 9pm. It’s the story of Patrick Douhit, known as producer 9th Wonder, teaching The Standards Of Hip-Hop at Harvard.
More great shows tonight as well! Luck Of Eden Hall is playing at Moe’s along with Waxworks and Chicago Semisweet. Chicago Mixtape has a showcase featuring the great Chicago band Santah, as well as The Rapper Chicks happening at The Hideout.
20 Feet From Stardom star and Rolling Stones backup singer Lisa Fischer will be performing at Thalia Hall. If you love great singing, you should definitely check it out.
Tickets for all these shows, and more, can be found on the CIMM Fest website.