Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on June 4, 2009
The Coral Gables Congregational Church and the Community Arts program present the 24th annual "Summer Concert Series." The two-month long season will offer Miamians a taste of every genre of music performed by some of the world’s most notable artists. The series will open with a concert by Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro-Latin Jazz Quartet. Ends Aug. 13. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-7421 ext. 33 or www.communityartsprogram.org.
The Miami Jazz Society presents a performance by jazz percussionist Andrew Atkinson. 7-10 p.m. Bank of America Tower, 100 SE 2nd Ave., Sky Lobby, Miami. Details: (305) 979-1510.
The Performing Arts Network hosts an evening of classic musical by the Meridian Ensemble. 7 p.m. Performing Arts Network, 13126 Dixie Hwy., North Miami. Details: (305) 899-7730 or www.panmiami.org.
THE NEW SOUL
Neo-Soul band will perform their soul-jazz songs as part of the "Mocha Soul Series." The band is said to be a cross-cultural fusion of all things spiritual and funk-ridden. 8 p.m. Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. $15. Details: (305) 636-2350 or www.ticketmaster.com.
The Toomai Spring Quartet will perform a concert featuring the work of Mozart, Dvoark, Lecuona and others. 4 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students, $20 others. Details: (305) 271-8449 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seraphic Fire opens its summer season with a performance of "Precious Lord, Take My Hand." The performance will blend the bluegrass, Southern gospel and African-American spiritual genres and will include such songs as "Amazing Grace," "Angel Band," "Precious Lord" and more. 8 p.m. St. Martha’s Catholic Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $25. Details: (305) 285-9060.