About this event:
WHAT: Enjoy an evening of free music on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden
SO WHAT: This annual summer performance series, hosted by Al Carter-Bey rom WDCB 90.0 FM and Richton Guy Thomas from WHPK 88.5 FM, highlights artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. The 2017 schedule is below.
Jun 13: Caroline Davis Quartet
Jun 20: Alexis Lombre Quartet
Jun 27: Maggie Brown
Jul 4: Here in Now
Jul 11: Mwata Bowden, One Foot In and One Foot Out
Jul 18: Jason Stein Trio
Jul 25: Willie Pickens Trio
Aug 1: Dee Alexander
Aug 8: Pharez Whitted
Aug 15: Twin Talk
Aug 22: Xavier Breaker Coalition
Aug 29: Rajiv Halim
Sep 5: Fred Anderson Legacy Project
Sep 12: Ari Brown Quintet
Sep 19: Tatsu Aoki’s The MIYUMI Project
Sep 26: Mikel Patrick Avery PLAY
In case of rain, the event moves inside to the MCA’s Kovler Atrium.
NOW WHAT: The concert series is free and open seating is still available on the terrace or bring a blanket to relax on the lawn. There are limited dining options until July 4, 2017, which is when MCA returns to their regular food service including a buffet, which features a changing menu of themed dishes using fresh, locally grown produce for $30 per person. To make reservations for July–September, call 312-397-3805.