University of Miami's Frost School of Music Dean Shelton Berg and the school's faculty perform with seven-time Grammy nominated bassist and composer John Clayton as well as Jeff Hamilton for a performance in "Festival Miami." 8 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $25-$45 Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.
The University of Miami's "Festival Miami" culminates with an evening of jazz titled "Open Me First." The performance features jazz artists Jeff Hamilton and John Clayton accompanied by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band. 8 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $25-$85 Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.
FROM THE HEARTLAND
Seraphic Fire presents its annual gospel and folk series, "I'll Fly Away." From the Appalachian spirituals of the Great Awakening to the folk music of the American frontier, the all-star ensemble explores the fervor, joy and hopefulness of a people rejoicing. 7:30 p.m. St. Christopher's by-the Sea, 95 Harbor Drive, Key Biscayne. $35. Details: (888) 544-FIRE or www.seraphicfire.org.