MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300 OCT 21: IFRIKYA SPIRIT, Cabaret Series – Black Box Theater, 8:30pm, TICKETS; NOV 5: Monty Alexander, Main Stage (8pm) TICKETS; DEC 10: The Hot Sardines: A Sardine Christmas; JAN 14: Marcia Ball (7:30p & 9:30pm); 15: Occidental Gypsy; 27: Allan Harris; FEB 17: Indie Flicks: 'Shake 'Em On Down', the story of Mississippi Fred McDowell; MARCH 25: Beer and Music Backyard Festival Featuring Buckwheat Zydeco & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
Bayside Grille: 99530 Overseas Highway, Key Largo , FL 33037 MAP keylargo-baysidegrill.com (305)451-3380 The BEST Sunset view in the Keys! Dinner service starts at 5pm. Live music throughout the week. Check calendar HERE. Beachside Blues Touring Artists Series. Touring Blues Artist Series Starts in November. NOV 19: Lauren MItchell Band; 26: Terry Hanck Band; MARCH 11: Studebaker John & The Hawks. NEED LODGING?
MIAMI/MIAMI GARDENS/N MIAMI/MIAMI SHORES & LAKES/KENDALL
Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts: 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami Fl 33132 MAP Arshtcenter.org (305)949-6722 JAZZ ROOTS 2016-2017 Season Series. NOV 4: To Larry With Love: A Star-Studded Tribute To Larry Rosen w/ Dave Grusin, Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, and more, TICKETS 26: Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2016 w/ Special Guests Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore and Valerie Simpson; JAN 20: Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis; 24: Piano Titans: Chick Corea & Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Solos & Duets; MARCH 17: Living Legends: Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling; APRIL 7: From Ma Rainey To Miles Davis: A Blues Journey w/ Steve Miller, Jimmie Vaughan, Mike Flanigin, Shelly Berg.
Ball & Chain: 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana, FL 33135 MAP ballandchainmiami.com Open: MON-WED Noon-Midnight, THU-SAT Noon-3am, SUN 2-10pm. Happy Hour Daily 4-7pm. Tapas menu available all day & night. Inside table service is a first come first serve basis. After 8pm tables are only reserved for Bottle and Specialty Cocktail Pitcher service. For Bottle Service and/or Specialty Cocktail Pitchers table reservations email: info@BallAndChainMiami.com. Every WED: Ladies Night & Karaoke. Karaoke starts at 8pm. Free well drinks for the ladies 8-10pm; Every THU, FRI, SAT (Except for special jazz performance nights): Live Jazz w/ Nick Tannura Trio & Special Guests, 6-10pm. Last THU of every month: Live Jazz Showcase. OCT 20: Pepe Montes Trio, 10pm; 21: Kevin Mahogany, 6-10pm; 21: Palo!, 9pm on the Pineapple Stage; 23: Vlade Divak, 4pm; 27: Live Jazz Showcase: featuring acclaimed jazz Trumpeter Jean Caze, 6-10pm; 27: Rich Port Sound at 10pm; 28: The Joe Donato Allstars, 6-10pm; 28: Spam Allstars, 9pm on the Pineapple Stage; 29: Pepe Montes & His Conjunto, 9pm on the Pineapple Stage; 30: Vlade Divak, 4pm.
The Fish House: 10000 SW 56th St # 41 (Miller Road) Miami, FL 33165 MAP thefishhouse.com (305)595-8453. CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF BUSINESS! Restaurant Hours: SUN-WED, 12-10pm & THUR-SAT, 12-11pm. (MON-TUE no performances until NOV. Every WED: David Leon hosts Pro-Jazz Jam Session, 8-11pm, (2 drink minimum); Every THUR: Pro Blues Jam, 8pm, (2 drink minimum) (w/ Guest Hosts Motel Mel, Steve Duell, Michael Wainright), Every SAT: Motel Mel. OCT 19: David Leon’s Jazz Night hosts Jake Shapiro & Friends; 21: Frederico Britos; 26: David Leon’s Jazz Night - David Leon & Melinda Rodriguez present the music of Nancy Wilson/ Cannonball Adderley.
Miami Dade County Auditorium - On Stage Black Box: 2901 W Flagler St., Miami, FL 33135 MAP tigertail.org Tigertail Season 37 - Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, $50 VIP – table seating, priority entrance, complimentary beverage, $30 General Admission, $20 Student / Senior (65+) w/ ID. OCT 27: Mary Halvorson, solo jazz guitar, TICKETS, 8:30pm; APRIL 29: James Blood Ulmer, TICKETS, 8:30pm.
Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 MAP miamishoresgolf.com (305)795-2363. Sunshine Jazz Organization Series, OCT 23: Rochelle Lightfoot - A night of love, jazz & soul! 6-9pm, Live Recording of Show. Call (305)693-2594 to RSVP, ASAP!
MIAMI BEACH/N MIAMI BEACH/SUNNY ISLES
The Betsy Hotel: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 MAP (305) 531-6100 thebetsyhotel.com/event-calendar Great classic cocktails just $15; no cover, no drink minimum. reserve your table online now or call 305-673-0044. Every WED & THU, in the relaxed setting of The Betsy's Lobby Salon 8-11pm: (mostly jazz) Live Music. OCT 19, 20, 26, 27: Live (mostly) Jazz, 8-11pm.
Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 MAP pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990 SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES 2016-2017 at Pinecrest Gardens. Sunday, OCT 22: Wycliff Gordon w/ The South Florida Jazz Orchestra; NOV 19: Paquito D'Rivera; DEC 10: Dr. Ed Calle & The Mamblue Band; JAN 14: Trio da Paz & Maucha Adner; FEB 18: Alan Paul & The Jim Gasior Trio; MARCH 1: Shelly Berg & The Frost Concert Jazz Band; APRIL 22: Marcus Roberts Trio.