MUSIC

Friday Night Live FREE
Friday, July 1, 5:30 p.m.                   
Normandy Fountain, Normandy Drive and 71 Street
305.332.2623
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The City of Miami Beach presents "Friday Night Live," a free concert series at Normandy Fountain the first Friday of every month. On July 1: Chardavoine's Haiti Jazz Roots Project, 6-9 PM [Chardavoine's music] has been described as "Funky jazz that is played with soul; it's lyrical, it's instrumental, it's guitar oriented in the style of George Benson, it's lyrical in the style of Stevie Wonder."

Guaco & Chino y Nacho
Friday, July 1, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Chino y Nacho are a Venezuelan reggaeton and tropical music duo formed in 2007 by Jesús Alberto Miranda Perez and Miguel Ignacio Mendoza, from Caracas, Venezuela.

Jazz in the Courtyard FREE
Sunday, July 3, 5:00 p.m.
Lincoln Center, 630 Lincoln Road
305.332.2623
Come spend a Sunday afternoon of jazz in the courtyard at the Lincoln Center Building, (near Euclid Ave.) featuring Batuke Samba Funk, a high energy Brazilian band that mixes rhythms such as Funk from the 70's with Afro Samba, Brazilian Big Band, Batucada, Soul, and R&B. The music is FREE; restaurant service is available from Il Bolognese.

Jazz in the Courtyard FREE
Sunday, July 10, 1:00 p.m.
Lincoln Center, 630 Lincoln Road
305.332.2623
Come spend a Sunday afternoon of jazz in the courtyard at the Lincoln Center Building, (near Euclid Ave.) featuring Fabi World Music Experience. This is an ensemble charged with melodic fire and global rhythmical chemistry. Deep, powerful lyrics with a message of unity and love and a wide array of nationalities and musical languages form the group’s alchemy. The result is a true expression of multilingual world beat Caribbean fusion music.

Miami Music Festival: MIAMI WAGNER INSTITUTE DEBUT
Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
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Soprano Christine Goerke and bass-baritone Alan Held, two of the world's most pre-eminent Wagnerian singers, debut with MMF's inaugural Miami Wagner Institute. The first year of this unprecedented program culminates with a concert featuring excerpts from Wagner's Die Walkure and more. Amongst the world's most in-demand Wagnerians, Goerke ("Brünnhilde" in upcoming productions at the Metropolitan Opera), and Held ("Wotan" in productions at the Canadian Opera Company and Washington National Opera) are joined by participants from the Wagner Institute alongside the MMF Symphony Orchestra. This concert will also feature Strauss' Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Jazz in the Courtyard FREE
Sunday, July 17, 1:00 p.m.
Lincoln Center, 630 Lincoln Road
305.332.2623
Come spend a Sunday afternoon of jazz in the courtyard at the Lincoln Center Building, (near Euclid Ave.) featuring Creole Jazz Project. Chardavoine is a concrete manifestation of what is called "Haitian jazz" a new genre emerging in jazz today.

Miami Music Festival Honors Ida Haendel
Saturday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
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MMF honors legendary international violinist Ida Haendel and her illustrious career as one of history's great musicians in this best-of festival concert with the festival's reprise visit to South Beach's New World Center. Orchestral student winners of the MMF Concerto Competition will perform in honor of Ms. Haendel. The concert will also feature the MMF Symphony Orchestra in Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra, as well as the MMF Piano Institute's Concerto Competition winner.

Illionaire No RE$T 2016 Tour
Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Featuring DOK2 and THE QUIETT. DOK 2 aka Young King Young Boss made his debut at the age of 15, as a rapper and producer. Dok2 has a distinguished career in southern hip-hop with his 15 albums throughout his ten-year hustle. THE QUIETT is a rapper, producer, and recording engineer. The multi-talented artist has earned acclaim as a key figure in the Korean hip-hop scene for a decade. The Q has released 10 albums and the sophomore studio album <Q-Train> won Korean Music Awards for Best Hip Hop Album.