Ear Taxi Festival – News and Updates


Update March 17, 2020: the Ear Taxi Festival and New Music Chicago leadership teams are closely following the developments related to coronavirus and COVID-19.  At this time, we are proceeding with the planning of Ear Taxi Festival for October 2020, and will continually reassess the situation as it changes.


Important Dates (updated March 6, 2020)

  • January 15, 2020
  • February 15, 2020
    • Extension Date for Proposals.
  • May 2020
    • Full Ear Taxi Festival line-up released. (Participants will be contacted in the interim.)
  • September 28 – October 7, 2020
    • Ear Taxi Festival Spotlight Concerts showcasing Chicago performers of new and experimental music. (For description, please see FAQs page)
  • October 8 – 12, 2020
    • Ear Taxi Festival Curated Concerts. (For description, please see FAQs page)