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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, DEC 6: New World School of the Arts Jazz Big Band; 13: Mike Levine & Billy Ross Quartet; 20: Holiday Concert w/ Brenda Alford; 27: Greg Diaz.
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300 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; MAR 25: Beer and Music Backyard Festival Featuring The Funky Meters & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
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, JAN 21: "Muddy on The Waters" Blues Tribute w/ The Nighthawks, Mud Morganfield & Bob Margolin, TICKETS; FEB 3: Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up; MAY 20: An Evening at the Copacabana - The Latin and American Show.
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. DEC 31: NEW YEAR'S EVE w/ John Nemeth's Feelin' Freaky Tour; JAN 21: Selwyn Birchwood Band; 28: Chris O'Leary Band; FEB 18: Lazor Lloyd; 25: Chris Beard; MAR 11: Studebaker John & The Hawks; 18: Albert Castiglia Band. NEED LODGING?
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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. JAN 20: Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis, TICKETS; FEB 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. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT THURSDAY THRU SUNDAY. CHECK CALENDAR FOR FULL SCHEDULE. DEC 8: Sonido Calle 8; 9: Kevin Mahogany; 9: Electric Piquete; 10: Tiempo Libre; 11: Vlade Divak; 12: Celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 101st Birthday! Enjoy an intimate night and listen to Sinatra’s classics Presented by Nat Koho and Jose Ivannes of Kohannes Music. 9PM-3am; 15: Pepe Montes Trio; 16: SonLokos; 17: ony Succar featuring Mixtura; 18: Vlade Divak; 22: Zarabanda; 23: Festivus w/Spam AllStars; 25: Vlade Divak; 29: Adam Scone; 29: Rich Port Sound; 30: Spectacular, Spectacular!; 30: Spectacular, Spectacular!; 30: PALO!; DEC 31: New Year's Eve w/ Tito Puente Jr & Pepe Montes Trio. Table and Tickets available at: http://ballandchainmiami.com/nye/
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. DEC 7: David Leon & Tal Cohen Quartet; 9: Steve Duell; 10: Motel Mel; 14- Melinda Rodriguez Vocal Jam; 16: De Leon Quartet; 17: Motel Mel; 21: David Leon Jam Hosts Nicole Yarling Quintet; 28: David Leon Jam Hosts Felipe Lamoglia Quartet; 30: Federico Britos and Jorge Garcia.
Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 MAP lechatnoirdesalis.com (305)377-8899 Every THUR: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 8pm. DEC 30: CD RELEASE PARTY! for SOUL ENCLAVE w/ ORIENTE BAND, 10pm.
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. $20GA/$15 Members. 6-9pm, DEC 18: Celebrate the Season with Alice Day & Friends w/ special guests, Cheryl Fisher and Eric Allison.
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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. DEC 7: Mostly Jazz with Samantha Natalie; 8: Mostly Jazz with EnVee & Ken Burkhart; 14: Mostly Jazz with Debbie Orta; 15: Mostly Jazz with Kohannes Duo; JAN 1: Mostly Jazz with Dorian Avila; 4: Mostly Jazz with Mike Gerber; 5: Mostly Jazz with Heather Pierson Trio; 11: Mostly Jazz with Joel DaSilva; 12: Mostly Jazz with Sherrine Mostin.
Colony Theater: 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 colonyMB.org (305)434-7091 The 4th Annual Winter Concert To Benefit The Miami Children's Initiative. $125 VIP Ticket Package Includes Pre-Concert Meet & Greet With Nicole Henry and Open Bar At 6:30pm At The Colony Theatre Café. For More Details: Contact Info@Nicolehenry.Com. TICKETS - $30-$125. 8pm, Dec 10: Nicole Henry.
Faena Theater: 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140 MAP Faena.com (786)655-5640 DEC 11: The Django Festival All-Stars Presented by Faena Live & The Rhythm Foundation. Doors 7:00pm – Show 8:00pm. TICKETS.
North Beach Bandshell: 7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141 MAP NorthBeachBandshell.com The Rhythm Foundation, North Beach Bandshell, GroundUp Music and Snarky Puppy Present GroundUp Music Festival. FEB 10-12: Snarky Puppy all 3 nights, Artist-in-Residence Esperanza Spalding, David Crosby, Chris Thile, John Medeski, Terence Branchard, Banda Magda, Charlie Hunter Trio Featuring Jeff Coffin, The Lee Boys Featuring Roosevelt Coller, Laura Mvula and many more. Full list of artists at http://festival.groundupmusic.net. TICKETS. FACEBOOK EVENT.
Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 MAP pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990 SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES 2016-2017 at Pinecrest Gardens. Sunday, 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.