Bryan Ferry at the Fillmore Miami Beach September 29

When 65-year-old glam god and gentleman pop star Bryan Ferry packs his bags, he doesn't bring just sheet music.

Really, steal a glance at the Facebook photos from his Olympia world tour. All handsomer-than-thou in an undone bow tie and disheveled suit, Mr. Ferry is obviously traveling with an entire trunk meticulously stuffed full of slick, expensive accouterments. There's probably even a cummerbund stashed in a secret spring-loaded compartment, just in case he gets the urge to close out the show by singing "Shameless" in formal attire.

Yes, indeed, Mr. Ferry is a fancy old devil. And he thinks show biz should be a classy affair. As he recently told GQ: "Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, even back to Leadbelly, always looked very dapper... People say to me: 'Why do you dress elegantly onstage?' I say, 'Why not? I'm onstage.'" Which isn't to say that you, the audience member, should arrive at the Fillmore Miami Beach this Thursday evening in some dowdy outfit that Mr. Ferry might sum up as "a tracksuit" or "jeans and a pullover."

Bryan Ferry, still shamelessly stylish at 65.
Adam Whitehead
Bryan Ferry, still shamelessly stylish at 65.

Location Info

Map

The Fillmore Miami Beach

1700 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Category: Music Venues

Region: South Beach

Details

8 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at the Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $38.50 to $78.50 plus fees via livenation.com.

Sure, you won't be onstage. But that doesn't mean you should let yourself slip into total slobbishness. In fact, if you plan to sing along with any part of Mr. Ferry's sophisticated pop set list (e.g., "Slave to Love," "Alphaville," "Like a Hurricane," "All Along the Watchtower," "Jealous Guy"), you must absolutely respect the dress code.

Which is to say, shamelessly stylish.

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
 
Miami Concert Tickets

Concert Calendar

  • September
  • Sun
    14
  • Mon
    15
  • Tue
    16
  • Wed
    17
  • Thu
    18
  • Fri
    19
  • Sat
    20
Loading...