MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS

CORAL GABLES 

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 APR 14: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs). MAY 7: Closing set for Coral Gables Blues Fest - Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (6 pcs), 6-8:30pm; 12: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs).

McBride Plaza: 150 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134  MAP jazzinthegables.org JAZZ IN THE GABLES SERIES. The Miami Jazz Cooperative, Inc. (MJC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization the mission of which is to establish and operate a dedicated jazz facility in Miami-Dade County, Florida, for the mutual benefit of jazz students, jazz musicians, and their audience.  To this end, the MJC is committed to supporting the appreciation of jazz in the South Florida community through education and outreach. 6-7:30pm, MAR 21: Felipe Lamoglia Quintet; 28: Miami Big Sound Orchestra.

 
Open Stage Club: 2325 Galiano Street Coral Gables, Florida 33134 MAP openstageclub.com (305) 441-7902 The Miami Jazz Cooperative, Inc. (MJC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization the mission of which is to establish and operate a dedicated jazz facility in Miami-Dade County, Florida, for the mutual benefit of jazz students, jazz musicians, and their audience.  To this end, the MJC is committed to supporting the appreciation of jazz in the South Florida community through education and outreach. Miami Jazz Co-op Rent Party Mondays - every Monday Night at 8pm, $10, MJC Members and students with ID are admitted free. MAR 20: John Hart Trio; 27: Jamie Ousley w/ Special Guest Bill Mays; APR 3: MIKE GERBER and GARY KELLER; 10: JEAN CAZE; 17: JOE DAVIDIAN TRIO; 24: MIKE LEVINE CD Release Party; MAY 1: RUSS SPIEGEL Quartet; 8: DAN MONTGOMERY Quintet; 15: UNORTHODOX DUO (Jamie Ousley & SAMM); 22: PIANO SUMMIT; 29: Closed for Memorial Day 
 
CUTLER BAY

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP  www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300 MAR 25: Beer and Music Backyard Festival Featuring The Funky Meters  (Featuring George Porter Jr., Art Neville, Brian Stoltz and Russell Batiste Jr.) & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, 8pm, TICKETS; APR 1: Drumline LIVE, 8pm, TICKETS.

HOMESTEAD

Seminole Theatre: 18 N Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030 MAP seminoletheatre.org (786) 650-2073 The Historic Seminole Theatre is the premiere performing arts center of Homestead, Florida. The Seminole provides a creative hub of theater, music, dance and education in south Miami-Dade county and the Upper Keys.  8pm, MAY 20: An Evening at the Copacabana - The Latin and American Show. 

 

THE KEYS 

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 calendaHERE. Beachside Blues Touring Artists Series. TBA

 

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.  APRIL 7: From Ma Rainey To Miles Davis: A Blues Journey w/ Steve Miller, Jimmie Vaughan, Mike Flanigin, Shelly Berg, TICKETS.

 

Alamo Park at Jackson Memorial Hospital: 1151 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33136 MAP  The Miami Jazz Cooperative Presents Jazz at Jackson, made possible by a Public Space Challenge Grant from the Miami Foundation and support from the Jackson Health System. Two Sets - First at noon, second at 1pm.  MAR  23: John Daversa Big Band; 30: Brian Lynch Artist Ensemble.

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 MON & TUE: Live NYC Style JAZZ, 6-8:30pm; Every THU, FRI, SAT (Except for special jazz performance nights): Live Jazz w/ Nick Tannura Trio & Special Guests, 6-10pm. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 7 DAYS & NIGHTS! CHECK CALENDAR FOR FULL SCHEDULE.  March Live Jazz Performance Highlights:  MAR 31: Wendy Pedersen.

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. 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.  MAR 22: Alex Weitz Quartet; 29: Jean Caze Quintet. 

Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 MAP lechatnoirdesalis.com (305)377-8899  Every THUR: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 8pm.  

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.  APR 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. Classic Jazz in a Classic Miami setting. $20GA/$15 Members, or become a society member at $40, including the night's show! 6-9pm,  MAR 26: Richie Cole w/ Danny Burger.FF

 

MIAMI BEACH/N MIAMI BEACH/SUNNY ISLES

Bàcaro: 1625 Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach, FL  33139  MAP  bacaromiami.com (305)397-8248  JAZZ Waves Series, FREE, 8-11pm,  tba

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. MAR 22: Mostly Jazz Live Music: Wendy Pedersen; 23: Mostly Jazz Live Music: Hannah Walpole; 24: Mostly Jazz Live Music: Heather Pierson; 29: Mostly Jazz with Lourdes Valentin; 30: Mostly Jazz Live Music: Julie Davis.

PINECREST

Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 MAP pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990  SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES 2016-2017 at Pinecrest Gardens. Saturday, 8pm.   APRIL 22: Marcus Roberts Trio.  Marcus Roberts lost his sight when he was just 5 years old. But that didn’t stop him from becoming one of the top pianists of his generation. A prodigious talent, Roberts landed his first recording contract at age 15. At age 21 he began touring with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Band. After six years with Marsalis, he left to tour to record with his own band.