Free live music series at the Betsy

TheBetsyLobbyBilled by CNN as “Miami’s only Literary Hotel” the Betsy Hotel at 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach in the heart of South Beach boasts plenty of art exhibitions and also  a free weekly live music series on Wednesday and Thursday night from 8-11 p.m.

Top performers in classic jazz, bossa nova and improvisation grace the stage twice weekly.

The November and December schedules are as follows:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 5: Jaime Cuadra Duo (latin jazz)
  • Thursday, Nov. 6: Lourdes Valentin Duo (jazz)
  • Wednesday, Nov. 12:  Kohannes Duo (jazz, blues, latin, pop)
  • Thursday, Nov. 13: Mike Gerber (jazz pianist)
  • Wednesday, Nov. 19: Nestor Zurita Duo (jazz)
  • Thursday, Nov. 20: Lenard Rutledge Duo (jazz)
  • Wednesday, Nov. 26: Ken Burkhart (jazz pianist)
  • Thursday, Nov. 27: Rick Jazzed Duo (pianist and vocalist)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 3: Mike Gerber (jazz paianist)
  • Thursday, Dec. 4: Markus Gottschlich (jazz pianist)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 10: Brooklyn Duo (cello and piano)
  • Thursday, Dec. 11: Nick Tannura Duo (jazz)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 17: Nestor Zurita Duo (jazz)
  • Thursday, Dec. 18: TBD
  • Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25: Tom Lippincott (jazz guitarist)
  • Saturday, Dec. 27 and Sunday, Dec. 28: Markus Gottschlich (jazz pianist) brunch performance from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31: Adrenaline Jazz Trio with Lenard Rutledge (jazz)

All performances are free, with no cover or drink minimum. Call 305-531-6100 for more info.