Every first Friday of the month, the City of Miami Beach offers “First Fridays / Friday Night Live,” a series of free concerts at the Normandy Fountain, which sits in a triangle between Normandy Drive, 71st Street and Rue Vendome. The concerts run from 6 to 9 pm.
Aug. 4: Batuke Samba Funk
Batuke Samba Funk is a high energy Brazilian band mixing rhythms such as Funk from the 70’s with Afro Samba, Brazilian Big Band, Batucada, Soul, and R&B. The band attracts a mixed crowd with people from all ages and nationalities dancing in every performance. The goal of Batuke is to “brazilianize” American sounds and “americanize” Brazilian sounds in a perfect balanced fusion. The show is at Normandy Fountain, Normandy Drive and Rue Vendôme.
Table service is availabe from local restaurants. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.
Normandy Fountain is at 7802 Rue Vendome, Miami Beach, FL 33141. Call 305-332-2623 for more info.