January Concerts

By on January 14, 2015

Start the Music Season with Fairchild’s Garden Music Festival, Art Garfunkel, Miami Beach Jazz Fest, Jazz Series at Pinecrest Gardens, Sea of Jazz Fest, Bonnet House Concerts Under the Stars, South Florida Folk Fest and Hollywood’s ArtsPark

GardenMusic Festival
Saturday & Sunday, January 17 & 18

GardenMusic-Logo-Green-copyIncredible music & beautiful art in a magnificent setting. Visitors will be treated to folk music, chamber music & surprise concerts and can meet the musicians at 6pm pre-concert events. Four concerts: Jan. 9, 11, 17, 18 at 7pm. Tent seating: $15, Members/$10. Lawn seating: $5, members/free. Garden Pass (Buy 3 Get 1 Free): $45, Members/$30. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd. Coral Gables. Tickets: 305-663-8091 or www.gardenmusicfestival.com/tickets

Art Garfunkel»Friday, January 16

GarfunkelAn intimate evening with Art Garfunkel with an acoustic performance of Art’s greatest hits, cuts from his favorite songwriters, anecdotes from his new book & a Q&A session. 8 pm. $40–$75. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188 St. Aventura. 954-462-0222. www.aventuracenter.org

South Florida Folk Festival » Saturday & Sunday, January 17 & 18

Many unique folk favorites, ranging from bluegrass & old-time traditional to contemporary folk music. More than 40 musicians, performing on 2 stages, who will share their music, lead workshops, & interact with the crowd. Headliners: Brother Sun, David Roth, Gathering Time, Hardin Burns, Passerine. Food & crafts vendors. Sat: 11:30am–8pm, Sun: Noon–8pm. $35. Discount tickets online. Club Members at Gate/$30. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale. 954-341-0086. www.SouthFloridaFolkFest.net

Concerts Under the Stars » Thursday, January 22

A concert on the veranda lawn beneath the stars featuring the UofM Frost Opera Theater. Complimentary wine, dessert & coffee. 7–9pm. Series of 4 Thursdays once a month thru April: $160–$140, Single tickets: $45–$40. Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, 900 N. Birch Rd. Fort Lauderdale. 954-703-2606. www.bonnethouse.org

Sea of Jazz Fest » Friday & Saturday, January 23 & 24

SeaOfJazzEpic lineup of Grammy winners & jazz icons. Free admission to the Nautical Flea Market with festival ticket stub. 7–11pm. $50-$250. The Amp (Pompano Beach Ampitheater) Four Fields Complex, 1806 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach. 954-519-5500. www.pompanobeacharts.org/events-calendar/sea-jazz/

Miami Beach Food Truck & Music Fest » Wednesday, January 28

Deskarga Jam Band = Timba + Latin Jazz. Cuban-American musicians with a unique free style of playing who have performed w/Julio Iglesias & Jon Secada, among others. Deskarga’s repertoire covers everything from Benny Moré, Los Van Van, & Buena Vista, to Celia Cruz. 5–10pm. North Shore Band Shell, Collins Ave. & 73 St. Miami Beach. 305-673-7000. www.mbculture.com

ArtsPark Experience: American Jam » Friday, January 30

Kickoff to the first of six family-friendly concerts featuring Galactic, a standout on the jam-band scene, beloved by fans for their funky hard-grooving collective improvisations & positive up tempo melodies. Bring out the blankets
& lawn chairs. 7–11pm. Free. ArtsPark on Young Circle, Hollywood. 954-924-2980. www.visithollywoodfl.org

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