MIAMI-DADE COUNTY & THE KEYS
Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 bierhaus.cc (305)774-1883 Sept 11, Oct 23: 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 22: Gonzalo Rubalcaba: With Frost Concert Jazz Band; 27: Sylvan Street: High Wattage Jazz Fusion; 29: Cyrille Aimée: Fabulous French Jazz Vocalist; Nov 3: Joey DeFrancesco: Master Jazz Organist; 5: Freda Payne: And Her Band Of Gold; 6: JAZZ ROOTS: The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard—Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. MAP
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. Aug 31: James McCoy and John Rosen; Sept 7: NO RENT PARTY on LABOR DAY; 10: World Music 5 CD RELEASE PARTY!; 14: Miami Big Sound Orchestra Latin Jazz Big Band; 21: David Fernandez Farewell Party; 28: 14 Jazz orchestra. 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. - Aug 30: The Outer Band; 31: John McKinna; Sept 1: Steve Webb; 8: Dave Bowman; 14: John McKinna; 15: Steve Webb; 22: Dave Bowman; 28: John McKinna; 29: Steve Webb; Oct 9, 10, 11: 3rd Annual Key Largo Songfest (Columbus Day Weekend). MAP NEED LODGING?
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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. Sept 4-6 BALL AND CHAIN FEST: featuring Nick Tannura Trio, The Baboons, Spam Allstars, Politix, Suénalo, Conjunto Progreso, BARRIOACTIVO, Vlade Divak, Brendan O’Hara & The Rescue, Rum & Coffee, ArtOfficial, Elastic Bond, Tony Succar featuring Mixtura, Komakozie (special beatbox set), and special DJ sets by: DJ Le Spam (from Spam Allstars), DJ Danny Stern, DJ Danis LaClave, DJ Edward, 4: Electric Piquete (as part of Ball & Chain Fest); 11: SonLokos; 12: La Pachanga! 9pm-3am with Tito Puente Jr. at 9:30pm; 18: BRENDAN O'HARA AND THE RESCUE, 9:30pm; 19: LA PACHANGA WITH CONJUNTO PROGRESO; 25: SUÉNALO; 26: LA PACHANGA WITH CALLE SOL. 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 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
Miami-Dade County Auditorium: 2901 W. Flagler, Miami, FL 33135 TICKETS online www.tigertail.org, or call 305 324-4337 Sept 25: Mark Ribot, 8:30pm on Stage Black Box, $50/$35/$25; 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! Sept 26: SJO CELEBRATES 29TH SEASON w/ Freddy Cole, 7pm. MAP
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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. Sept 16: Celebrate Orgullo - Art Nights; Oct 23: The Betsy's A Capella Festival (TBAF) 2015. 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 Subscriptions for SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES at Pinecrest Gardens Now On Sale. Now is your opportunity to lock in your favorite seat for all seven performances of our Jazz series next season at $130 or $155. Both subscription and single ticket pricing are increasing in September so buy at tremendous savings today. Tickets for individual concerts will be available after Labor Day. 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.