Tuesdays on the Terrace: Corey Wilkes

  • Anne & John Kern Terrace Garden
    Outer east side of the MCA, accessible via the back gate and the Commons
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


Enjoy an evening of free music on the MCA's Anne and John Kern Terrace and sculpture garden with our annual summer performance series highlighting artists from Chicago's internationally renowned jazz community.

Corey Wilkes, one of the best creative improvising trumpeters today who easily moves from jazz standard to bebop to hip-hop to funk, makes his second appearance at the MCA.

Hosted by Al Carter-Bey, WHPK 88.5 FM, University of Chicago.

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A dark-skinned person with mustache and goatee plays a trumpet with their eyes closed.
Corey Wilkes
Photo: Ingrid Moreta


Join us for free live jazz concerts every Tuesday, June 2–September 29, 2015, 5:30–8 pm.

Dine on our terrace and enjoy a buffet, which features a changing menu of themed dishes using fresh, locally grown produce from the MCA Farmers' Market. Reserve a table by calling 312-397-3805. The buffet is $26 per person.

For a more impromptu evening, open seating is available on our terrace or bring a blanket to relax on the garden lawn. Hamburgers, house-made sausages, and a variety of freshly made salads may be purchased from our outdoor grill along with cold beverages, wine, and seasonal cocktails from the bar on the lower terrace.

Sorry, outside food and beverages are not allowed.

In case of rain, the event takes place inside the MCA Café.

WDCB 90.9 is the Media Sponsor of Tuesdays on the Terrace.