August 12, Thirsty Ears Festival
Wilson Ave between Hermitage and Ravenswood
7pm, free admission/$10 suggested donation

Zafa will be closing the main stage at Chicago's only classical music street festival! Thirsty Ears features a great lineup of Chicago performers and Zafa is sending their string quartet contingent to perform works by Bradshaw, Najarian, Washington, and Montgomery. The fest will have food trucks, beer from Empirical Brewing, and kid friendly activities so bring the whole family. Don't miss the quartet performing Shelley Washington's Middleground, from their set, on WFMT's Relevant Tones, Friday August 10 at 10pm, either!

January 6, Constellation Chicago
3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL
8:30pm, $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Zafa returns to Constellation Chicago to ring in the New Year with duos and trios from around the world. 

March 14, Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University
McClintock Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL
7:30pm, free admission

Several of Zafa's members return to their alma mater, Northwestern University, to work with four student composers. Zafa's residency at the school culminates in a performance of the four works, by composers Karen Bao, Tyler Kramlich, Kitra Razin, and Ruud Roelofsen.