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Tuesdays on the Terrace | Alysha Monique and the Family Divine

July 18, 20235:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This event is free, but capacity is limited. Reserve a Fast Pass for expedited entry.

Due to work on the garden, this event is being held indoors.

Photo of a brightly dressed Black woman standing in front of black-and-white posters labeled Vee-Jay Records. Her left hand rests on a wooden table while her right hand holds onto a guitar. She smiles broadly towards something off camera.

Alysha McElroy Hodges. Photo: Yolanda Richards; imagery by Chioma.

About the Event

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA terrace with free concerts highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned music community. Enjoy live music while relaxing on the lawn with your own picnic, or savor snacks and drinks available for purchase. Then head inside to catch the MCA’s summer exhibitions—we’re open late on Tuesdays and free for Illinois residents.

Alysha Monique and her extraordinary band, The Family Divine, make their terrace debut this Tuesday with a performance of soul-infused jazz meant to uplift, heal, and move you.

Band Members | Instruments

  • Alfonzo Jones | Drums/Backing vocals
  • Wes Julien | Percussion/Backing vocals
  • Alysha Monique | Lead vocals/Ukelele
  • Richard Patterson Jr. | Guitar
  • Matthew Skillz | Bass
  • Jahari Stampley | Keys/Synth
  • Bobby Wonderfull | Trumpet/Backing vocals

About the Artist

A bold, sensual vocalist, Alysha Monique mesmerizes audiences with the sultry vocal styling of jazz and soul music. Her endearing aura bewitches listeners into the essence of love, individuality, and self-actualization. Surrounded by incredible musicians who strive to push their music to an innovative level, Alysha Monique’s creativity and originality continue to ascend upward. An experience with Alysha Monique is striking, genuine, and poignant. Joined with her super team, The Family Divine, it’s truly an unforgettable, healing experience.


Tuesdays on the Terrace is presented by Univision Chicago and made possible in part by a generous gift from Luminarts Cultural Foundation.

This event is supported by a Chicago Presents grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

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