MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS

CORAL GABLES 

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 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. OCT 23: A Celebration Of Dizzy Gillespie's 100th Birthday Directed By Grammy Winner Brian Lynch w/ John Hart, Lowell Ringel & Kyle Swan;  30: Tal Cohen CD Release Party; NOV 6: Unorthodox Duo; 13: Thelonius Monk Tribute w/ Jim Gasior.
 
 
CUTLER BAY

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP  smdcac.org (786)573-5300  NOV 4: Boney James; JAN 13:  Trio Nation feat. Dave Holland, Ignacio Berroa and Martin Bejerano; 20: Cristina Pato Quartet: Latina; FEB 3: To Ray with Love Starring Maceo Parker and feat. The Ray Charles Orchestra & The Raelettes; 10: California Guitar Trio; 11: Birdland All-Stars: The Art of Jazz feat. Tommy Igoe; 24: globalFest: The New Golden Age of Latin Music (See separate entry below); 25: GospelFest feat. The Jones Family Singers; MAR 3: Tierney Sutton: The Sting Variations; 10: International Guitar Night; 24: BAM! Beer and Music Backyard Festival 2017.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP  smdcac.org (786)573-5300 FUNDarte Presents globalFEST on the Road: FEB 24: The Golden Age of Latin Music featuring: Las Cafeteras and Orkesta Mendoza, 8pm, TICKETS

HOMESTEAD

Seminole Theatre: 18 N Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030 MAP seminoletheatre.org  (786)650-2073 NOV 11: The Rat Pack Now, 8-10pm; DEC 2: The Return – The Ultimate Beatles Experience, 8-10pm; 3: The Nutcracker, 5-7pm; 23: Christmas with Rockapella presented by Homestead Hospital, 8-10pm; JAN 1: Country Night featuring Tobacco Rd. Band, 8-10pm; 27: Well Strung, 7-9:30pm; FEB 3: Cirque Zuma Zuma, 7-9pm; 10: RUNA – Irish Celtic Band, 7pm; 16: An Evening with Judy Collins, 8-10pm; MAR 3: JAZZ AMBASSADORS of The United States Army Field Band, 7-9pm, FREE but membership and ticket required. TICKETS ARE ON SALE ONLY AS SEASON PACKAGES AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE FRIENDS OF THE HISTORIC SEMINOLE THEATRE. Tickets for the general public are now on sale. Become a member to secure the best seats! MEMBERSHIP INFO; 4: JAZZ AMBASSADORS of The United States Army Field Band,  3-5pm, FREE but membership and ticket required. TICKETS ARE ON SALE ONLY AS SEASON PACKAGES AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE FRIENDS OF THE HISTORIC SEMINOLE THEATRE. Tickets for the general public are now on sale. Become a member to secure the best seats! MEMBERSHIP INFOAPR 28: Mark Nizer 4D, 7-9pm; MAY 11: Dueling Pianos by Fun Pianos, 8-10pm.

 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.

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. OCT 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.  

Miami Dade County Auditorium- Mid Stage: 2901 W Flagler St., Miami, FL 33135 MAP
Global Cuba Fest Co-presented by FUNDarte with Miami Dade County Auditorium and Miami Light Project. MAR 10: Piano Marathon Cubano by Tony Perez and Yusa in concert, 8pm, TICKETS.

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, OCT 22: Monthly Concert Featuring The Danny Burger Quartet w/ Chris Labarbera, Don Coffman, and Ralph D'Ovidio; SUNDAY, JAN 28: The Sunshine Jazz Organization’s 31st Anniversary Celebration Featuring Richie Cole & The Alto Madness Orchestra! w/ Danny Burger on drums, GA $50, Members $45, 7-11pm. RSVP to SunJazzOrg@aol.com or call (305)693-2594 / (954)554-1800.

Oskar's at Space Mountain: 738 NW 62nd St, Miami, FL 33150 MAP  spacemountainmia.org  Last Thursdays of the Month - A monthly evening of exciting and diverse experimental, avant-garde jazz and sound work. Free and open to the public. 8pm. SEP 28: The Josiah Boornazian Collective (Sax-based ensemble), "Josiah Boornazian is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, educator, and visual artist currently active in Miami, New York City, Washington state, and California."  "...Josiah has written for a wide variety of musical contexts, including major works for large jazz ensemble, string quartet, solo keyboard, solo saxophone, small jazz ensemble, electronic ensembles, and symphony orchestra. Josiah has been commissioned to compose works for groups far and wide, including ensembles in California, New York, Texas, and Istanbul, Turkey."; Tiger's Milk (Jazz trio from Miami) w/ Derek Fairholm - electric piano, Dion Kerr IV - upright bass, Arturo Garcia - percussion; Dan Dickinson (Improvisational Upright Bassist from Miami; composer, member of improvisational groups Unbound and Fridamusiq).

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. SEP 26: (mostly jazz) with Ken Burkhart, 6-10pm; 27: (mostly jazz) with Junior Romero, 6-10pm; 29: (mostly jazz) with EnVee, 6-10pm.

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.