MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS
Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 Nov 13: Piano Bob's 88s & Bonefish Johnny Duo, & Lou Abbott (drums & vcls.) W/ "One Night Stan" Waldman (sax). MAP
Maurice Gusman Concert Hall: 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, Florida 33146 www.festivalmiami.com Festival Miami 2015, JAZZ & BEYOND Themed Shows (Great Performances, Music of the Americas, and Creative American Music themes, comprising 20+ shows in total, also to be presented. See website for complete listings.) Oct 16: Simone Dinnerstein; 17: Raquel Sofía; 18: Charles Castleman; 20: Johnny Mercer REIMAGINED; 21: Nashville All-Stars; 22: Gonzalo Rubalcaba: With Frost Concert Jazz Band; 23: Natalia Lafourcade; 24: John Easterlin; 25: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet; 27: Sylvan Street: High Wattage Jazz Fusion (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue); 28: Chamber Music Treasures; 29: Cyrille Aimée: Fabulous French Jazz Vocalist; 30: Ben Folds; 31: Halloween at Hogwarts and Beyond; Nov 1: Black Violin; 2: Frost Wind Ensemble; 3: Joey DeFrancesco: Master Jazz Organist; 4: Boston Brass; 5: Freda Payne: And Her Band Of Gold; 6: JAZZ ROOTS: The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard—Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra; 7: The Mills Brothers.
Open Stage Club: 2325 Galiano Street, Coral Gables, Florida 33134 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 - every Monday Night at 8pm, $10, MJC Members and students with ID are admitted free. Oct 8: Special Event Thursday -Tribute to Paquito D'Rivera w/, Aldo Salvent, Carlomagno Araya, Mike Orta, Nicky Orta; 12: Rent Party Monday with Gary Campbell; 19: TBA; 22: TBA; 26: Rent Party Monday with Saxophone Summit w/ rhythm section of Jim Gasior, Jamie Ousley, and John Yarling. MAP
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300 Nov 21: Solid Soul Featuring Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne; Jan 16: John Pizzarelli Quartet; 17: Arlo Guthrie - Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary; Feb 26: Ladysmith Black Mambazo; 27: Lisa Fischer; March 5: Savion Glover And Jack Dejohnette; April 2: Cécile Mclorin Salvant; April 9: Keith Levenson And The Curtain Up Orchestra Present Broadway: The Big Band Years. (These are selections made by Jazz & Blues Florida. See full season show schedule at www.smdacac.org)
Bayside Grille & Captain Morgan Beach Bar : 99530 Overseas Highway, Key Largo , FL 33037 keylargo-baysidegrill.com (305)451-3380 The BEST Sunset view in the Keys! Dinner service starts at 5pm. Live music every evening Mon - Sat. SPECIAL TOURING ARTIST BLUES EVENTS (7pm unless otherwise noted) EVERY THURSDAY: Steve Venini Band; EVERY FRIDAY: Luke Sommer Glenn Band. - Oct 9, 10, 11: 3rd Annual Key Largo Songfest (Columbus Day Weekend). MAP NEED LODGING?
MIAMI/MIAMI GARDENS/N MIAMI/MIAMI SHORES & LAKES/KENDALL
Ball & Chain: 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana, FL 33135 ballandchainmiami.com Hours of Operation: 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 Thur: Litte Havana Under the Stars. Free Salsa Class at 8:30pm, Dance Competition & Party at 10pm; Every Fri & Sat: Live music and DJ 10pm to close; Every Sun: Paella Sunday w/ Delicious Paella, Sangria & Live music and DJ at 2pm. Every Thu, Fri & Sat: Live Jazz w/ Nick Tannura Trio & Special Guests, 6-10pm. MAP
The Fish House: 10000 SW 56th St # 41 (Miller Road) Miami, FL 33165 thefishhouse.com (305)595-8453. CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF BUSINESS! Restaurant Hours: Sun - Wed, noon-10pm & Thur - Sat, noon-11pm. Every Mon: Stormy Monday with Rachelle Coba, 8-11p; Every Tuesday Night Singers/Voice Jam Night, 7-10pm (2 drink minimum); Every Wed: David Leon hosts Pro-Jazz Jam Session, 7pm, (2 drink minimum); Every Thur: Pro Blues Jam, 8pm, (2 drink minimum) (w/ Guest Hosts Motel Mel, Steve Duell, Michael Wainright) MAP
FIU Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall: 10910 SW 17th St, Miami, FL 33199 http://carta.fiu.edu/music/events2/jazz-at-the-wertheim Jazz at the Wertheim Series, $15 Door, $10 FIU Faculty/Staff/and Alumni, $5 Student Tickets. 7:30pm, Oct 27: Jazz Violinist Sara Caswell & The FIU Jazz Faculty Ensemble; Nov 3: FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble; 19: FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble; Dec 1: Swingin’ with the FIU Jazz Big Band; 20: Swingin’ with the FIU Jazz Big Band directed by Jim Hacker. MAP
Green Day Fair: NE Seconda Ave from 94th to 99th Streets, Miami Shores. 4pm, Oct 24: Oriente!.
Miami-Dade County Auditorium: 2901 W. Flagler, Miami, FL 33135 TICKETS online www.tigertail.org, or call 305 324-4337 TIGERTAIL Productions Presents (CLICK HERE FOR SEASON TRAILER) Nov 14: Jake Shimabukuro, 8:30pm $50/$35/$25. MAP
Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 miamishoresgolf.com (305)795-2363. Sunshine Jazz Organization Series, ADMISSION $15. AT THE DOOR. SJO MEMBERS $10 w/ CARD. FREE ADMISSION when you become a new SJO member or renew at the door! Oct 25: 6-9pm, Mel Dancy Benefit - All funds raised will benefit Mel's recovery; Nov 22: Oriente!; Dec 27: Alice Day. MAP
MIAMI BEACH/N MIAMI BEACH/SUNNY ISLES
The Betsy Hotel: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 531-6100 www.thebetsyhotel.com Great classic cocktails just $15; no cover, no drink minimum. reserve your table online now or call 305-673-0044. Every Wednesday & Thursday, 8-11pm: (mostly jazz) Live Music. Oct 8: Markus Gottschlich; 14: Lourdes Valentin;15: Hal Roland; 23: The Betsy's A Capella Festival (TBAF) 2015; Nov 4: Peter Betan & Paul Banman. MAP
Loews Hotel Hemisphere Lounge: 1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach FL 33139 (305)604-1601 9pm, TBA
Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 pinecrestgardens.org (305)669-6990 2015/16 SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES at Pinecrest Gardens SERIES INFO - Gates 6:30pm, Show 8pm, Oct 24: Ed Calle presents Mamblue: The 305 All-Star Big Band; Nov 7: An Evening with Branford Marsalis; Dec 12: Maria Rivas - Home for the Holidays: Jan 9: Loston Harris Sings the Great American Songbook; Feb 13: Carmen Lundy Quintet; March 12: Vinicius Cantuaria Quintet plays Jobim; April 9: Doc Severinsen & The New World School of the Arts Jazz Band.