MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS

CORAL GABLES/COCONUT GROVE 

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 JAN 12: 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. DEC 11: UM Frost Concert Jazz Band CD Release Party; 18: Christmas Party Hosted by Wendy Pedersen & Jim Gasior; 25: Dark - Merry Christmas!; JAN 1: Dark - Happy New Year!

 
CUTLER BAY

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP smdcac.org (786)573-5300  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 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. DEC 15: An Evening With Jon Batiste & Stay Human, TICKETS; JAN 12: Generations: Joey Alexander & Ramsey Lewis (Joey Alexander Trio And The Ramsey Lewis Quartet), TICKETS; 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 21 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. View full schedule of events on FACEBOOK. DEC 10: IRA SULLIVAN, RSVP to (305)595-8453; 13: Melinda Rose Quartet Residency; 20: Javier Nero Septet; 27: David Leon Trio; JAN 3: David Leon Quartet; 10: Melinda Rose & Benny Benack (NYC); 17: Aaron Lebos Reality; 24: John Yarling Fractured Pop: The Music of Chris Jentsch; 31: For Trees And Birds (NYC); FEB 7: Lowell Ringel Quartet; 13: The Fish House's biggest event of the year - Mardi Gras!; 14: Melinda Rose Quartet Residency; 17: Maria Rivas, RSVP to (305)595-845321: John Yarling Group; 28: Pete Zimmer Quartet (NYC).;    

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, SUNDAY, DEC 17: Dana Paul & The Dream Team - Martin Hand, Chuck Bergeron, John Yarling and Billy Ross; 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.  DEC: TBA. Mountain Miami is accessible from the 62 bus route and located off of I-95. Parking is free and located in the back of the building. 

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. Wednesday through Saturday, 6pm to 10pm. 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. 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.

Colony Theater: 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 MAP colonytheatremiamibeach.com (305)434-7091 5th Annual Winter Concert to Benefit Miami Music Project. DEC 16: Nicole Henry w/ the Miami Mass Choir, 8pm. $30-$100. TICKETS.

Soho Beach House: 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140 MAP (786)507-7900 sohobeachhouse.com DEC :TBA

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. DEC 9: Brian Lynch w/ The Afro Caribbean Jazz Ensemble and Vocalist Nicole Yarling. TICKETS; JAN 27: The Glenn Miller Orchestra. TICKETS; FEB 17: The Ellis Marsalis Trio. TICKETS; MAR 10: Sammy Figueroa & Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Glaucia Nasser. TICKETS; APR 14: Spyro Gyra. TICKETS