MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS

CORAL GABLES 

Coral Gables Congregational Church: 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Community Arts Program 2017 Summer Concert Series, 8:00 p.m. Every other Thursday - June 8 through August 17. AUG 3: Tony Monaco; 17: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. Series and individual show TICKETS. These shows have a history of selling out, so buy early if you want to attend!

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 AUG 11: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs); SEP 8: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs); NOV 11: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs); DEC 8: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs).

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. MJC Monday Jazz - every Monday Night at 8pm, $10, MJC Members and students with ID are admitted free. AUG 21: MARIA RIVAS; 28: ANTONIO ADOLFO CD Release Party.
 
 
CUTLER BAY

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP  www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300  AUG 19: Dave Feder.

 

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. Our Bayside Sunset Bar directly below the restaurant features Live Music Monday through Saturday and Happy Hour specials. A full liquor bar offering tropical drink specials and Keys fare from 5pm till 10 pm.. Check calendaHERE. Beachside Blues Touring Artists Series. TBA

 

MIAMI/MIAMI GARDENS/N MIAMI/MIAMI SHORES & LAKES

Arsht Center for the Performing Arts: 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL 33132  MAP www.arshtcenter.org Box Office (305)949-6722 Jazz Roots - 10th Anniversary Season 2017-18. CLICK HERE FOR SUBSCRIPTION TICKET INFORMATION. NOV 3: Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute. Direct From The Apollo Theater! Shelly Berg, Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra & Special Guests; DEC 15: An Evening With Jon Batiste & Stay Human; JAN 12: Generations: Joey Alexander & Ramsey Lewis (Joey Alexander Trio And The Ramsey Lewis Quartet); FEB 16: George Benson: A Night Of Breezin' And Greatest Hits W/ Jake Shimabukuro ; MAR 2: Gregory Porter: The Voice Of Our Time;  APR 20: Cubismo! Chucho Valdés & Irakere 45.

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, WED: 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. Every SUN: Live Latin Jazz by Kemuel Roig Quartet.  Every THU, FRI, SAT: Pineapple Stage Headliners, 9pm-3am. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 7 DAYS & NIGHTS! CHECK CALENDAR FOR FULL SCHEDULE. AUG 19: Tito Puente, Jr., 9pm-3am. SEP 1, 2, 3: Ball & Chain celebrates its 82nd Anniversary with a Three Day Music Festival this Labor Day Weekend, September 1st through 3rd. This marks the third annual multiple-day music-driven event created to not only celebrate the venue’s birthday, but also to showcase their dedication to the live music scene in South Florida and support of local artists. Guests can expect to hear a variety of music genres from jazz to Latin pop to Afro-Cuban funk.  From Friday to Sunday the live performances will feature over 100 critically acclaimed musicians.  Live performances will begin on Friday and continue through Saturday and Sunday, where from 12PM to 3AM over 100 critically-acclaimed musicians and DJs will be featured. This year’s talent lineup will include: PALO!, Spam Allstars, Aaron Lebos, Electric Piquete, Conjunto Progresso, Electric Kif, Lemon City Trio, Vlade Divak, Leslie Cartaya, BarrioActivo, Jahzel, J14, Rum & Coffee Band, SonLokos, Pepe Montes & His Conjunto, Elastic Bond, Nick Tannura Jazz Quartet, ArtOfficial, Tony Succar featuring Mixtura, Gene Paul, Lucy Grau and special DJ sets by DJ Le Spam, DJ El Russo, DJ Danis LaClave and Kenyi Succar. 

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. AUG 23: Aldo Salvent Quartet; 30: Javier Nero Quintet; SEP 6: Russ Spiegel Organ Quartet; 13: Melinda Rose Quartet; 20: Alex Hernandez Birthday Bash!; OCT 4: Kemuel Roig Quartet; 11: Melinda Rose Quartet; 18: Alessandro Fadini/Josiah Boornazian Project;  FEB 13: The Fish House's biggest event of the year - Mardi Gras!

Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 MAP lechatnoirdesalis.com (305)377-8899  Every THUR: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 9pm.  

Little Haiti Cultural Center: 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 (305)960-2969  littlehaiticulturalcenter.com  Paint Me Miami Opening Reception. SEP 15: Oriente, 5-8pm.

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, AUG 27: Maryel Epps Ensemble; SEP 30: The Sunshine Jazz Organization’s 31st Anniversary Celebration Featuring Richie Cole & The Alto Madness Orchestra!, GA $50, Members $45, 7-11pm. RSVP to SunJazzOrg@aol.com or call (305)693-2594 / (954)554-1800

Soyka's: 5556 Northeast 4th Court Miami FL 33137 MAP soykarestaurant.com  (305)759-3117  TBA

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 No cover, no drink minimum. reserve your table online now or call 305-673-0044. Live (mostly) jazz music at The Betsy features performances with world-recognized musicians.  Summer Sessions: Monday through Friday, 5pm to 8pm. Wednesday through Saturday, 8pm to 11pm. Now offering a Jazz Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 3:30pm. Join us for Brunch at LT Steak & Seafood by calling 305-673-0044 for table reservations. These informal nights are warm and welcoming with no cover charge and no minimum drink order, just a chance to gather with friends in the relaxed setting of The Betsy’s Lobby Salon.

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. 2017-18 Season Schedule. OCT 21: Janis Siegel & The South Florida Jazz Orchestra; NOV 18: Nestor Torres; DEC 9: Brian Lynch w/ The Afro Caribbean Jazz Ensemble and Vocalist Nicole Yarling; JAN 27: The Glenn Miller Orchestra; FEB 17: The Ellis Marsalis Trio; MAR 10: Sammy Figueroa & Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Glaucia Nasser; APR 14: Spyro Gyra.