MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS

CORAL GABLES 

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 MAP bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 MAY 7: Closing set for Coral Gables Blues Fest - Piano Bob's 88s & Bonefish Johnny & Lou Abbott w/ Doug Treen (sax), Richie Malfitano (sax) & George Caldwell (upright bass), 6-8:30pm; 12: Piano Bob's 88s w/Featured Artists (4 pcs); JUN 10: 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. Miami Jazz Co-op Rent Party Mondays - every Monday Night at 8pm, $10, MJC Members and students with ID are admitted free. MAY 1: RUSS SPIEGEL Quartet; 8: DAN MONTGOMERY Quintet; 15: UNORTHODOX DUO (Jamie Ousley & SAMM); 22: PIANO SUMMIT; 29: Closed for Memorial Day.
 
Titanic Brewing Company: 5813 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL  33146 MAP titanicbrewery.com  (305)667-2537 JUN 24: Ray Fuller & The BluesRockers.
 
CUTLER BAY

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 MAP  www.smdcac.org (786)573-5300 MAY 27: Fragrances of Jazz Concert Featuring Andrea Miller, Kayla Waters and Ashley Pezzotti; JUN 4: Los Nocheros.

 

HOMESTEAD

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, MAY 20: An Evening at the Copacabana - The Latin and American Show. 

 

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. APR  29: Harper and Midwest Kind; MAY 11, 12, 13: Mac Arnold and Plate Full O' Blues; 20: Bryan Lee; 27: Chris O'Leary Band; JUN 17: Frank Bang & The Cook County Kings.

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

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: 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. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 7 DAYS & NIGHTS! CHECK CALENDAR FOR FULL SCHEDULE.  APR 27: AFIN-K2; 28: Ball & Chain production presents Cachao Tribute! First Show in the Main Bar at 8pm, Second Show on the Pineapple Stage at 9pm. Cachao was Cuban double bassist and composer. He is considered one of the most influential charanga bassists of all-time, the co-creator of the mambo and a master of the descarga (improvised Cuban jam sessions). He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and won several Grammy Awards from the 1990s. He is ranked number 24 on Bass Player magazine's list of "The 100 Greatest Bass Players"; MAY 4: Danny Burger Jazz featuring Othell Molineaux.

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. MAY x: 

Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 MAP lechatnoirdesalis.com (305)377-8899  Every THUR: Eddy Oriente Balzola Jazz Jam, 8pm.  

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. Classic Jazz in a Classic Miami setting. $20GA/$15 Members, or become a society member at $40, including the night's show! 6-9pm, MAY TBA. 

 

MIAMI BEACH/N MIAMI BEACH/SUNNY ISLES

Bàcaro: 1625 Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach, FL  33139  MAP  bacaromiami.com (305)397-8248  JAZZ Waves Series, FREE, 8-11pm,  tba

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. APR 27: (mostly jazz) with Peter Betan; 8-11pm; MAY 3: (mostly jazz) with Carole Ann Taylor 8-11pm.

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.   APRIL 22: Marcus Roberts Trio.  Marcus Roberts lost his sight when he was just 5 years old. But that didn’t stop him from becoming one of the top pianists of his generation. A prodigious talent, Roberts landed his first recording contract at age 15. At age 21 he began touring with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Band. After six years with Marsalis, he left to tour to record with his own band. 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.