Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 15, 2004
Kip Winger of the band Winger plays 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. at Solid Gold, 163rd Street and Biscayne Boulevard, North Miami Beach. Included with the two shows are raffles for Kip Winger-signed guitars. Tickets $20 per person or $350 per table, which includes admission for four to both shows and a bottle of liquor. Details: (305) 956-5726 or www.solidgoldvip.com.
Grammy Award nominee George Winston presents an intimate concert at 8:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth St., Fort Lauderdale. From his impressionistic compositions of the seasons to his tribute to the music of the rock group the Doors, Mr. Winston enthralls audiences with his solo piano artistry in the age of technopop. $40. Details: (954) 522-5334 or www.browardcenter.org.
Musician Sting kicks off his "Sacred Love" tour at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23-24 at
James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami; Sting has sold
nearly 95 million albums and been awarded 15 Grammy Awards. His hits with the
Police and as a solo artist have included "Roxanne" and "If You Love Somebody."
Opening for Sting is jazz artist Chris Botti, who recently released "A Thousand
Kisses Deep," his best-selling contemporary jazz collection. Tickets, $48-$88, are on
sale. Details: (305) 358-5885.
Folk pioneer Tom Rush, the man credited by Rolling Stone magazine for
kick starting the singer-songwriter era, appears in concert with local musician Rod
McDonald at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at Amaturo Theater at Broward Center for the
Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $35. Details: (954) 522-5334
11th annual Bob Marley Caribbean Festival, So Jah She, Feb. 7 at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., will feature Stephen, Damian and Julian Marley, India Arie, Steel Pulse, Culture, Johnny Dread and Soldiers of Jah Army among others. The festival is a humanitarian effort to feed the hungry in South Florida and the Caribbean – to date, more than 1 million cans of food have been collected. Admission $28 plus four cans of food. Details: (305) 740-7344 or www.bobmarleymovement.com.
Entertainer Bette Midler has added a second date for her Kiss My Brass Tour at Office Depot Center in Sunrise. The second show will be Feb. 29. Considered one of the world’s most popular and successful recording artists and performers, Ms. Midler is returning to South Florida for the first time in four years. Tickets, $51.50-$151-50, are available at (305) 358-5885.