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Montreux Jazz Festival Miami

Mar 1, 2024 to Mar 3, 2024 - from 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM - English

Inaugural Montreux Jazz Festival Miami.

Three-Day Event Brings Headlining Performances from Jon Batiste, Daryl Hall And Daniela Mercury, And Others.

The iconic Montreux Jazz Festival brings its renowned history and musical magic to the U.S. with Montreux Jazz Festival Miami on March 1-3, 2024, marking the first time Miami hosts an event affiliated with the festival held annually on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland since its inception in 1967.

Line-up for the inaugural three-day event includes a headlining performance from multi-Grammy® and Oscar® winner Jon Batiste. Announced headliners also include Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Daryl Hall and Brazilian singer, songwriter Daniela Mercury. Also, joining the lineup are Brazilian pop/samba star Seu Jorge; multi-Grammy® awardee Israel Houghton, Afro-Cuban funk star CimaFunk, R&B and gospel stalwart Cory Henry, reggae titans The Wailers, and more.

Attendees will also experience sunset concerts featuring emerging musicians on an outdoor stage adjacent to the indoor venue. Programming includes music masterclasses and the Legendary Montreux Jam Session. Batiste will throw an exceptional inaugural performance featuring multiple special guests on March 1st. Curated dining options from some of Miami's best restaurants will be available for purchase.

Location

The Hangar at Regatta Harbour Coconut Grove
3385 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 (Map)

Contact Information

Montreux Jazz Festival Miami

www.montreuxjazzfestivalmiami.com/en/contact-us

www.mjfmiami.com

Sunshine Jazz Organization presents: 1st Fridays Live at The Lyric

Friday, Mar 1, 2024 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM - English

The Sunshine Jazz presents "1st Fridays Live at the Historic Lyric Theater". March 1st will feature the sensational "Ladies of Simone", a fantastic musical tribute to the Empress of Soul Nina Simone!

Tickets can be purchased at EventBrite, at the theater door, and on the website.

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The Sunshine Jazz presents "1st Fridays Live Jazz at the Historic Lyric Theater". March 1st will feature the sensational "Ladies of Simone", a wonderful musical tribute to the Empress of Soul Nina Simone. The "Ladies include vocalists Sarah Gracel, Ja’Nia Harden, Toddra Brunson and Deana Butler-Rahming, along with their terrific back-up Band. The "Ladies" will perform Nina Simone classics such as “I Loves You Porgy,” “The Look of Love,” “My Baby Just Cares for Me,” “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black,” “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood,” and more!

Be sure to join us on this very special evening. Sunshine Jazz Organization celebrates 37 years supporting the South Florida fine arts community, bringing high quality Jazz, Blues & Soul entertainment on a monthly basis. The SJO is proud and excited to partner with The Black Archive's Historic Lyric Theater and their 110th Anniversary by presenting our Series every 1st Friday! The Historic Lyric Theater is located in Overtown, Miami, Florida. Info and Tickets can be found one website.

Location

Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater
819 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33136 (Map)

Ruthie Foster

Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - English

In a world seeking healing, veteran blues artist Ruthie Foster presents her latest album, "Healing Time," offering a musical guide infused with compassion and resolve. This collection of songs showcases Foster's power as a singer and songwriter.

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Location

The Moss Center
10950 SW 211th St., Miami, FL 33189 (Map)

Jose Negroni presents Marinel Una Voz

Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 at 5:00 PM - Spanish

Nuestra vocalista puertorriquena, Marinel Cruz, con su versatilidad ha participado con grandes orquestas alrededor del mundo, entre ellas la orquesta sinfonica de Puerto Rico, la Orquesta Filarmonica de Odessa en Ucrania, entre muchas otras.

La tarde del 3 de Marzo, el MDCA se vestira de gala con una voz cautivadora, una banda de musicos experimentados, y un repertorio que nos llenara de grandes emociones con canciones como "Va Todo Al ganador," "No te quiero mas," "Concierto para una voz," y el estreno de su nuevo album "Marinel Una Voz." Bajo la direccion del pianista Jose Negroni.

Location

Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler St, Miami, FL 33135 (Map)

Contact Information

305-547-5414

305-541-7782

www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org

South Florida Symphony Orchestra's “Ode to Joy” Gala

Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 at 5:00 PM - English

South Florida Symphony Orchestra will celebrate 26 years of excellence in the arts at its "Ode to Joy" Gala on Sunday, March 3, at Broward Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA). The black-tie optional event, commencing at 5 p.m., prior to SFSO's milestone musical performance of Beethoven's choral masterpiece, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 and Grand Opera Arias, will honor this year's "Sound of Success" regional arts advocates.

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SFSO's 2024 "Sound of Success" honorees from Fort Lauderdale and Miami are Marc Grossman, Marie and Robert Gallager, Francis Buckely and Bill Wolfolk (in memoriam), Robert Smith, Sandra Simon, T.J. Walsh, Robert Wilson and Peter Zupcofska, and Dr. Alan Mason. This year's gala will include pre-show Champagne and hors d'oeuvres on the Wendt Terraces and a 6 p.m. multi-course dinner in the Porter Riverview Ballroom. Immediately following will be the 7:30 p.m. musical milestone performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 featuringone hundred voices from South Florida Symphony Chorus, directed by Dr. Giselle Elgarresta Rios, including talented singers from Barry University, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida, and the community. Soloists Amy Shoremount-Obra (soprano), Rebecca Ringle Kamarei (mezzo-soprano), Adam Diegel (tenor), and Luis Ledesma (baritone) will also perform grand opera arias fromBizet's Carmen, Verdi's Rigoletto, Puccini's Turandot and Tosca, and Delibes' Lakme. A post-concert dessert reception will take place in the Porter Riverview Ballroom. Following its highly acclaimed 25th anniversary season, including sold-out shows, the launch of its "Sound of Success" recognition awards, and a celebrated performance accompanying award-winning alt-rock indie vocalist Natalie Merchant, South Florida's largest symphonic orchestra is continuing its musical journey of excellence inspiring audiences of all ages.

Tickets for SFSO's "Ode to Joy" Gala start at $350 for the pre-show reception, dinner and post- show reception and $475 (with a prime seating concert ticket) and are available to purchase at website. For additional information, visit website, call or email.

Location

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Orchestra

954-522-8445

info@southfloridasymphony.org

bit.ly/OdeToJoyGala

southfloridasymphony.org

New Music Miami ISCM Festival

Next date: Mar 6, 2024 - click here for time schedule - English

The New Music Miami ISCM Festival returns for it's 27th season with 9 concerts of cutting edge contemporary classical music at the Wolfsonian-FIU. All concerts are on select Wednesday nights at 7:30 and are free and open to the public.

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Join Us for Our 2024 Season!

We are celebrating 27 years! This year, the festival runs from January 2024 through April 2024 and includes the presentation of music by composers and performers from around the world, many of whom are present to discuss their music for FIU students and audiences.

Concerts will take place at The Wolfsonian – FIU on Wednesdays. Audiences are invited to the pre-concert discussion of works at 7:00 pm, followed by a performance at 7:30pm. The festival discussions and concerts are free to the public thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. More at nmmf.fiu.edu and music.fiu.edu/concerts

2024 XXVII New Music Miami ISCM Festival

Concert #1 January 17

Our opening concert with the music of guest composer Eric Wubbels featuring the Amernet string quartet and guest performer mezzo soprano Rachel Calloway performing works by Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz and a world premiere by Cuban composer Orlando Jacinto Garcia www.amernetquartet.com rachelcalloway.com www.wubbelsmusic.com.

Concert #2 January 24

Features guest bassoonist Dana Jessen performing an evening of cutting edge works for solo bassoon and electronics www.danajessen.com

Concert #3 January 31

Features guest percussionist Al Cerulo in an immersive evening of music for multiple percussion instruments and electronics with works by Jude Traxler, Eve Beglarian, Mathew Rosenblum, and Paula Matthusen www.alcerulo.com

Concert #4 February 7

The music of FIU Alumni Composers takes center stage performed by the members of the NODUS Ensemble www.facebook.com/nodusensemble

Concert #5 February 21

An evening of music for cello, piano, and electronics featuring cellist Jason Calloway, pianist Chen-Hui Jen, with electronics by Jacob Sudol carta.fiu.edu/music/jason-calloway-2 www.jacobsudol.com/jen-sudol-duo

Concert #6 March 6

Those at Peace Shall See Their Wake: A 40 minute site specific, spatial work by Orlando Jacinto Garcia for strings and electronics to be presented with the audience seated on the 6th floor and the performers on the 7th floor space of the Wolfsonian featuring members of the NODUS Ensemble https://www.orlandojacintogarcia.com/ www.facebook.com/nodusensemble

Concert #7 March 20

The NODUS Ensemble performs the New Music Miami ISCM Festival annual concert of music from North and South America including the music of Cuban composers/Cintas Foundation Winners www.facebook.com/nodusensemble

Concert #8 April 3

Features guest pianist Vicki Ray performing an evening of cutting-edge piano music vickiray.net

Concert #9 April 24

Our closing concert featuring guest Pulitzer Prize winning composer Raven Chacon with the Amernet string quartet performing spiderwebsinthesky.com www.amernetquartet.com

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the City of Miami Beach, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. The Betsy and Avalon are the official host hotels for the festival.

Location

The Wolfsonian-FIU
1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

New Music Miami ISCM Festival

Next date: Mar 6, 2024 - click here for time schedule - English

The New Music Miami ISCM Festival returns for it's 27th season with 9 concerts of cutting edge contemporary classical music at the Wolfsonian-FIU. All concerts are on select Wednesday nights at 7:30 and are free and open to the public.

Show more >>

Join Us for Our 2024 Season!

We are celebrating 27 years! This year, the festival runs from January 2024 through April 2024 and includes the presentation of music by composers and performers from around the world, many of whom are present to discuss their music for FIU students and audiences.

Concerts will take place at The Wolfsonian – FIU on Wednesdays. Audiences are invited to the pre-concert discussion of works at 7:00 pm, followed by a performance at 7:30pm. The festival discussions and concerts are free to the public thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. More at nmmf.fiu.edu and music.fiu.edu/concerts

2024 XXVII New Music Miami ISCM Festival

Concert #1 January 17

Our opening concert with the music of guest composer Eric Wubbels featuring the Amernet string quartet and guest performer mezzo soprano Rachel Calloway performing works by Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz and a world premiere by Cuban composer Orlando Jacinto Garcia www.amernetquartet.com rachelcalloway.com www.wubbelsmusic.com.

Concert #2 January 24

Features guest bassoonist Dana Jessen performing an evening of cutting edge works for solo bassoon and electronics www.danajessen.com

Concert #3 January 31

Features guest percussionist Al Cerulo in an immersive evening of music for multiple percussion instruments and electronics with works by Jude Traxler, Eve Beglarian, Mathew Rosenblum, and Paula Matthusen www.alcerulo.com

Concert #4 February 7

The music of FIU Alumni Composers takes center stage performed by the members of the NODUS Ensemble www.facebook.com/nodusensemble

Concert #5 February 21

An evening of music for cello, piano, and electronics featuring cellist Jason Calloway, pianist Chen-Hui Jen, with electronics by Jacob Sudol carta.fiu.edu/music/jason-calloway-2 www.jacobsudol.com/jen-sudol-duo

Concert #6 March 6

Those at Peace Shall See Their Wake: A 40 minute site specific, spatial work by Orlando Jacinto Garcia for strings and electronics to be presented with the audience seated on the 6th floor and the performers on the 7th floor space of the Wolfsonian featuring members of the NODUS Ensemble https://www.orlandojacintogarcia.com/ www.facebook.com/nodusensemble

Concert #7 March 20

The NODUS Ensemble performs the New Music Miami ISCM Festival annual concert of music from North and South America including the music of Cuban composers/Cintas Foundation Winners www.facebook.com/nodusensemble

Concert #8 April 3

Features guest pianist Vicki Ray performing an evening of cutting-edge piano music vickiray.net

Concert #9 April 24

Our closing concert featuring guest Pulitzer Prize winning composer Raven Chacon with the Amernet string quartet performing spiderwebsinthesky.com www.amernetquartet.com

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the City of Miami Beach, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. The Betsy and Avalon are the official host hotels for the festival.

Location

The Wolfsonian-FIU
1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Live at Knight Mavis Staples

Friday, Mar 8, 2024 at 8:00 PM - English

An emblem of soul, MAVIS STAPLES has enchanted generations for more than 60 years with her commanding and heartfelt vocal prowess. Chart-topping pioneer, Staples has numerous accolades including being an 11-time Grammy Award winner, Blues and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, National Arts Awards Lifetime Achievement recipient and Kennedy Center honoree. As a seminal figure of the Staple Singers, her influence has been instrumental in shaping the realms of gospel, soul and R&B music. Celebrated as "one of America's defining voices of freedom and peace" by NPR, MAVIS STAPLES is an artist whose impact on the musical and cultural landscape is profound and enduring.

In this highly anticipated concert, audiences can look forward to a rich tapestry of sounds, including timeless Staple Singers hits like "Respect Yourself," "Heavy Makes You Happy" and the iconic "I'll Take You There." The performance will also feature unique renditions of tracks like "Slippery People" by Talking Heads and Funkadelic's "Can You Get to That," alongside captivating pieces from Staples' recent collaborative projects with renowned artists Ben Harper and Jeff Tweedy of Wilco.

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Piano Marathon Cubano

Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 at 7:00 PM - Spanish

Co-presented with Miami Light Project, Global Cuba Fest is a highly anticipated series by Miami audiences featuring the most popular and innovative artists from across the Cuban diaspora.

This year, FUNDarte is pleased to announce the presence of Omar Sosa at the Miami Beach Bandshell and Piano Marathon Cubano, featuring Ernan Lopez-Nussa and Rolando Luna's quartet among others. Cuban pianist Ernan Lopez Nussa is a seasoned and meticulous artist who has built an international reputation for combining rhythm, lyricism, and fusion authentically. He is a gifted composer, arranger, and interpreter, creating music with impressive formal richness and great versatility. Lopez-Nussa tours globally and is recognized as a master pianist in the same ranks as fellow artists Chucho Valdes and Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

Location

Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler St, Miami, FL 33135 (Map)

Contact Information

305-547-5414

305-541-7782

www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org

Eliades Ochoa - Afro Roots Fest

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Spanish

The 26th Annual Afro Roots Fest proudly presents legendary Cuban singer, guitarist and songwriter Eliades Ochoa, of Buena Vista Social Club fame, for a celebration of authentic Cuban roots music.

Enjoy an evening under the stars at the historic Miami Beach Bandshell as Eliades Ochoa plays songs from his new album, "Guajiro," which features international recording artists Ruben Blades, Joan as Police Woman and Delta harmonica great Charlie Musselwhite, and timeless Cuban classics, such as "Chan Chan."

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Location

North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33141 (Map)

Contact Information

Miami Beach Bandshell

786-453-2897

afrorootsfest.com

The Allan Harris Band

Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM - English

Join us for an unforgettable evening as Allan Harris, a crooner in the tradition of Nat King Cole and Al Jarreau, celebrates the release of his latest album, "Live at Blue Llama." Harris showcases his remarkable sense of phrasing, impeccable timing, and a wide range that allows him to make each song choice his own.

Location

The Moss Center
10950 SW 211th St., Miami, FL 33189 (Map)

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