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Live music at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

The abundance of colorful foliage and delicate ponds at Miami Beach Botanical Garden adds to the ambiance of its bimonthly special event, “Garden After Dark.”

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On Thursdays, from 5:30-8 p.m., enjoy:

  • Live Music
  • Shop and tour with Gaylord 
  • Art exhibit “En Plein Air” and a meet-and-greet with artist Gaspar Saldhana
  • Yoga sessions with Will Thomas on the Great Lawn
  • Pop-up shops
  • Garden center visit
  • Cocktails and light fare for purchase

Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers. The yoga session costs an additional $10.

Safety notice: Mask wearing, social distancing and prescribed pathway guidelines will be in place to ensure a safe experience.

The live entertainment schedule is as follows:

Nov. 5: Miami’s local band Cortadito performs Cuban dance music. Their sound is described as an updated Buena Vista Social Club.

Nov. 19: One of Miami’s most popular DJs, DJ Le Spam, plays a blend of classic soul, ska and Latin music from his vast vinyl collection.

Dec. 3: Rose Max Samba Band features the Brazilian singer belting out authentic samba tunes with her full band as backup.

Dec. 17: Holiday Jazz Band features the trio of Kelly Davis, Julie Dow and Paul Shewchuck performing parodies and songs of holiday songs from all faiths and traditions.

See all the free and cheap events this week.

More Musical Entertainment

The Rhythm Foundation is now presenting a variety of musical and dance performances from the North Beach Bandshell. Click here for details on the schedule for the next few months.

Plus, the Arsht Center continues presenting their popular “Arsht at Home” series. The virtual series features livestreamed performances by Miami musicians and archival performances by the Arsht’s resident groups. Click here for details on what you can watch.

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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