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La Perla with opening set by DJ Achiote

The Miami Beach Bandshell is one of the city's busiest venues where free music and dance performances are regularly presented. The open-air location provides a gorgeous snapshot of Miami Beach and is just steps from the water.

Here's what's coming up that's free:

North Beach Social: FOOM! and Friends
Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 8 p.m.
 
A hip-hop family of funky players, delivering a unique blend of rock, R&B, funk, jazz, rap…. best defined by FOOM! With humble beginnings as a “backing band”, FOOM! has grown into an eclectic blend of South Florida’s best artists, musicians and MCs featuring an ever-changing cast of characters. Click here to reserve a free ticket.
 
 
Unclassical: Celebrating Miami's Musical Diversity
Friday, April 19, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.
 
A live orchestral concert by Miami Music Project’s Leaders Orchestra in a program representing Miami's eclectic mix of cultures, blending classical music with the diverse sounds of the community. Pieces ranging from the lively and energetic to the soulful and introspective will take the audience on a musical journey. Click here to reserve a ticket.
 
La Perla with opening set by DJ Achiote
Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 8 p.m.
 
Three drum witches from Bogota, La Perla is a one-of-a-kind percussion and vocal trio of three of Bogota's top young musicians, whose powerful lyrics and beloved rhythms – classic bullerengue, cumbia, merengue, gaita, and kreyol champeta — are accompanied by a dose of punk rock attitude. Click here to reserve a free ticket.
 
If you can't make it to a live show, tune in to “Soundwaves at the Bandshell” hosted by Cuci Amador Mondays at 10:30 p.m. on WXEL and Fridays at 11 p.m. on WPBT. 
 

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More free and cheap music events this week:

Friday, April 12, 2024

Delray Affair art festival

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

Pop-up Biergarten, Wellington

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Town Center Promenade, Wellington

Fluffy's Food Trucks in Coconut Creek

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Coconut Creek community center

Art After Dark: Live performances, tours, workshops, Fridays at The Norton, WPB

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

Food truck gathering

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Tropical Park, South Miami

Smorgasburg Miami weekly street fair with music

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Lincoln Road Mall, Miami Beach

Tunes 'n Trucks in Sunrise

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Sunrise Athletic Complex

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Moonlight concert series at The Barnacle

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.00-20.00 | Barnacle Historic State Park

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Free Music Under the Stars in Pompano Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Pompano Beach Great Lawn

South Beach Jazz Festival with LeNard Rutledge Quintet

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Lincoln Road Mall at Euclid Avenue, Miami Beach

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

Broward College Dance Ensemble at Bailey Hall

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Bailey Hall in Davie

Viernes Musicales in Fort Lauderdale

7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Riverland Park

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free Live Music

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Books and Books Coral Gables

Saturday, April 13, 2024

BAM Festival

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Delray Affair art festival

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

MENAfest cultural celebration in Opa-Locka

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Sherbondy Park, Opa-Locka

Pride Festival, Miami Beach

12:00 pm | FREE | Lummus Park, Miami Beach

Downtown Palm Beach Gardens free outdoor music series

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | FREE | Downtown at the Gardens

Salsa Fest in Hollywood

2:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood ArtsPark

Chopin for All concert, Fort Lauderdale

3:00 pm | FREE | Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Pop-up Biergarten, Wellington

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Town Center Promenade, Wellington

Free Liberty Plaza jazz series, Miami Beach

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Liberty Plaza, Miami Beach

Free Jazz in the Park, Biscayne Park

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Ed Burke Recreation Center, North Miami

Dania After Dark Street Festival: Blues and BBQ

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania City Hall

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Doors Tribute concert in Jupiter

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Seabreeze Amphitheater, Jupiter

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

Broward College Dance Ensemble at Bailey Hall

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Bailey Hall in Davie

Free New World Symphony WALLCAST Concert

8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | New World Center, Miami Beach

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free Live Music

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Books and Books Coral Gables

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Delray Affair art festival

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

Pride Festival, Miami Beach

12:00 pm | FREE | Lummus Park, Miami Beach

Miami Beach Pride Parade, Miami Beach

12:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade, Miami Beach

Live Indian music at Bailey Hall in Davie

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | FREE | Bailey Hall in Davie

Downtowner Chamber Music Concert Series by Orchestra Miami

2:00 pm | FREE | First United Methodist Church of Miami

Chopin for All concert, Coral Gables

3:00 pm | FREE | Granada Church, Coral Gables

Free concert: Classical Collaboration, Boca Raton

4:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE | Mizner Park in Boca

Dancing by the Sea

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Anglin Square

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade, Miami Beach

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

Salsa dance class

9:00 pm | FREE | Ball & Chain

Monday, April 15, 2024

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tasty Tuesday food trucks, Boca Raton

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Free live music in Pompano Beach

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm | FREE | Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Food Truck Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Highland Oaks Park

Morikami after hours Sunset Stroll, Delray Beach

5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Free Thursdays at PAMM: Backroom Sessions

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Miami Beach Culture Crawl

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Live music: Clematis by Night, West Palm Beach

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Free Third Thursdays in Surfside

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | 93 St. Collins and Harding Avenues

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free live music series at The Betsy Hotel

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | The Betsy Hotel

North Beach Social: FOOM! and Friends

8:00 pm | FREE | Miami Beach Bandshell

More Music

 

La Perla with opening set by DJ Achiote
When
May 2, 2024 @ 8:00 pm
Cost
FREE
What
La Perla with opening set by DJ Achiote
Where
Miami Beach Bandshell
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