Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Ragers? Or piano rock sing-alongs? Miami's got it all.
Photo by Alex Markow
Music makes everything sweeter.
Lucky for us, we live in the Magic City. That means we're never at a shortage of good concerts. So to add a little musical sweetness in your life, we're hooking you up with SoFla's five best shows.
Check 'em out, from Sir Elton John's classic hits at the American Airlines Arena to Aesop Rock's underground hip-hop vibes at Revolution Live to Lynyrd Skynyrd's Southern rock at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Ms. Lauryn Hill - The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series
TicketsSun., Dec. 11, 8:30pm
Gold Coast Jazz: Jon Faddis Quartet
TicketsWed., Dec. 14, 7:45pm
TicketsThu., Dec. 15, 7:30pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presented by Hallmark Channel
TicketsFri., Dec. 16, 3:30pm
Girl Choir of South Florida: Carol of the Dance
TicketsFri., Dec. 16, 8:00pm
The Layzie Bone Tour. With Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, ¡Mayday!, and others. Wednesday, March 4, 8 p.m. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $15 to $45 plus fees via ticketfly.com. Ages 18 and up. Get crunk with Layzie Bone as the Bone Thungs-n-Harmony O.G. brings that Thug World Order to the 305.
See also: Hip-Hop's Ten Best Crews of All Time
Elton John's All the Hits Tour. Friday, March 6, 8 p.m. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000; aaarena.com. Tickets cost $36 to $156 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. All hail to Sir Elton John, as the "member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire" brings All the Hits to the Magic City for his first performance in over a decade.
Aesop Rock. Bestiary Tour with Rob Sonic, DJ Abilities, and Homeboy Sandman. Friday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Tickets cost $17 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. "Wandering wild things" and "obelisk phantoms." Those are the bestiary creatures you'll encounter at Revolution when San Fran-based rapper Aesop Rock takes over the 954.
Lynyrd Skynyrd. As part of Gator Jam. Saturday, March 7, 6 p.m. Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, 500 SW 177th Ave., Miami; 305-222-4600; miccosukee.com. Tickets cost $35 plus fees via miccosukee.com. Be "as free as a bird" and join in on the Gator Jam madness with Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming.
Carlos Santana. With Los Amigos Invisibles. As part of Cadillac Miami Nights Live. Presented by the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship Tournament. Saturday, March 7, 7 p.m. Trump National Doral Miami, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Miami; 305-592-2000; trumpgolf.com. Tickets cost $101 fees via ticketmaster.com. Watch Latin guitar hero Carlos Santana "unwind with some putt-putt," "a frosty Arnold Palmer," and Los Amigos Invisibles at the Cadillac Championship Tournament en el corazon de Doral.
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