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Free Battle of the Bands at American Airlines Arena Xfinity Plaza

Curious to know who might be playing during halftime of a future Miami Heat game at the American Airlines Arena? Then get to the Arena’s Xfinity Plaza Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. for Battle of the Bands. The event is free but RSVP is required to attend.

Watch as the six finalist bands take the stage in a quest to win the battle and perform on center court during halftime of a Miami Heat home game. The other five finalists will also perform at some point during Heat season but on the East Plaza as part of the “JBL Battle of the Bands Series.”

Performing Jan. 27 will be:

  • Problem Kids, a Caribbean hip hop band
  • REMYZ a fusion of pop, R&B, funk and rock
  • La Cuarta, a pop rock band
  • The Swayzees, vintage rock and soul
  • Fatkingbulla, a rock band
  • Face2Face playing a fusion of rock, Latin reggaeton, Motown dance and R&B

More free and cheap concerts and music events this week:

Monday, June 27, 2022

Jam Session

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Free live music on Hollywood beach

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

Closer Encounters at the Electric Tree Pioneer Winter Collective x Juraj Kojš

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Food trucks and music

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

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

Free live music on Hollywood beach

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

Friday, July 1, 2022

First Fridays @ 5 concert series

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Beach Amphitheater

Downtown Delray Art Walk

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

Free Gallery Night entry

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

No event in June --- Old Town Untapped in Pompano

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Bailey Contemporary Arts

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free Friday Night Sound Waves concert in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free live music on Hollywood beach

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

Starlight Musicals live entertainment

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Holiday Park

First Friday Art Walk

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Arts Garage

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Downtown Palm Beach Gardens free summer concert series

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Downtown at the Gardens

Free live music on Hollywood beach

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

Live Music Saturdays at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Sunday, July 3, 2022

Free live music at Jazz Brunch in Fort Lauderdale

11:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk

Bluegrass festival and acoustic jam

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Greynolds Park

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music on Hollywood beach

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

See our full Calendar of Events

Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Edible South FL, Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today covering the arts community and restaurant scene and served as Calendar Editor. She has also worked in public relations for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Florida Monthly Magazine, Miami.com, Indulge Miami and MiamiCurated.

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