MUSIC

Ray LaMontagne
Saturday, July 12, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Ray LaMontagne is an American singer-songwriter who has released five studio albums, Trouble, Till the Sun Turns Black, Gossip in the Grain, God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise and Supernova. He was born in New Hampshire and was inspired to create music after hearing an album by Stephen Stills. Critics have compared LaMontagne's music to that of Otis Redding, The Band, Van Morrison, Nick Drake and Tim Bu.

Live Music Series FREE
The Betsy - South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive
305.531.6100 www.thebetsyhotel.com
Live Music Series at The Betsy-South Beach gathers some of the top musicians in the country for liver performances ranging from classic jazz to improvisation, Bossa Nova and more.  Come as you are for a great night of Live Music, every Wednesday and Thursday night from 8pm to 11pm. Settle in for an evening of great live music (mostly jazz) in a relaxed setting, with sofas and oversized chairs in Betsy's Lobby Salon.  July 16: Mariana Martin & Ken Burkhart; July 17: Davis & Dow Duo; July 23: Samantha Natalie Duo; July 24: Lourdes Valentin Duo; July 30: Markus Gottschlich; July 31: Debbie Orta Duo.

Vilma Palma & Los Pericos
Saturday, July 19, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Vilma Palma is a rock band in Castilian from Rosario, Argentina. Comprised of seven members and fronted by vocalist and composer Mario "Bird" Gomez, a composer of singular talent, clearly influenced by symphonic rock especially Pink Floyd. Los Pericos is an Argentine band formed in 1987. The band has enjoyed international success, especially throughout South America. In 2006, the band received some notable exposure for North American audiences when featured on an episode of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations.

Rose Max Samba Party featuring Casuarina
Friday, July 25, 10:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Born in Rio de Janeiro, Rose Max is the great-grand daughter of the conductor and composer Cupertino De Menezes and grand-daughter of the guitar player and composer Manuel De Menezes. Rose has become highly recognized in the Brazilian, Hispanic and American communities winning the Brazilian Press Award for the "Best Female Brazilian Singer Residing and Performing in the USA" in 1997, 1998 and 2001.

Intimate Conversations of Two Sax Addicts
Saturday, July 26, 8:00 p.m.
Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive
305.613.2325 www.artsatstjohns.com
Join Nestor Zurita on alto sax and Felipe Lamoglia on tenor sax for a tribute concert to the late Steve Lacy with compositions by Nestor Zurita, Thelonious Monk, and Steve Lacy. This saxophone duo concert will be a unique experience! The audience will be able to hear two of today’s greatest saxophone players push the boundaries of the instrument as far as possible. General admission: $15, $10 Seniors & Students with ID's. Military and family, free with ID's. Children under 10, free.