Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 5, 2009
The Miami Light Project and FUNDarte host Global Cuba Fest 2009. On the shores of Miami Beach, concerts from Albita, Alex Cuba and Yosvany Terry mesh the sounds of their roots with influences from other cultures without losing their identity. Ends Feb. 8. North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $20 per concert. $50 for festival pass. Details: fundarte.tix.com.
The Miami Symphony Orchestra presents its "Made in America" concert with the debut performance of "Chasing Light" by American composer Joseph Schwantner. The performance will also feature jazz pianist Shelly Berg, dean of the University of Miami’s School of Music. 8 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. 8 p.m. Feb. 8. Lincoln Theatre, 1070 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 275-5666 or www.miamisymphony.org.
JAZZY NIGHT OF BLUES
Tigertail hosts jazz legend John Hammond for a solo performance. The Grammy-Award winner has made 31 records and performed with such musicians as Muddy Waters, Duane Allman and Michael Bloomfield. 8:30 p.m. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $35 and up. Details: (305) 324-4337 or www.tigertail.org.
The Barnacle Society presents another installment of "Barnacle Under Moonlight" featuring a performance by Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band. 6 p.m. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.thebarnacle.org.