MUSIC WITH MEANING
Folk rock duo Indigo Girls, who have been recording together for more than two decades, performs. The group is known for writing songs that reference social issues like environmentalism and feminism. 7:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $29.50-$49.50. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Florida Grand Opera presents Rossini's "The Barber of Seville," which follows Seville's famous barber Figaro as he devises a plan to help Count Almaviva rescue the beautiful Rosina from her captor, the evil Dr. Bartolo. 7 p.m. Additional show times through Feb. 28. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets $27.75-$253.75. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Local band Spam Allstars, known for their unique blend of Latin, funk and hip hop music they have coined "electronic descarga," headlines a free concert in Coconut Grove. 8:30-10:30 p.m. CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 461-5506 or www.coconutgrove.com.
Six-time Grammy Award winner Al Jarreau and jazz master Ramsey Lewis perform in concert. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. Tickets $25-$125. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Seraphic Fire's Firebird Chamber Orchestra performs the first segment of "The Brandenburg Project," the orchestra's initiative to perform all of Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos" over three years. This first performance includes Bach's concertos three and five with "Cantata 84" and "Orchestral Suite in B minor." 7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 536 Coral Way, Coral Gables. Additional performances at other locations on Feb. 27 and 28. $35. Details: (888) 544-3473 or www.seraphicfire.org.
Hosted by the Miami Bach Society, the Tropical Baroque Music Festival returns to Coral Gables. The festival features ensembles from Italy, Germany, France, England and Argentina, along with local groups such as the newly formed Miami Brass. Eight-year-old cello prodigy Sujari Britt, who has performed at the White House, is to close out the concert series. Performances at various times and locations in Coral Gables through March 6. $35-$50. Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
Local pianist and composer Rachel Currea performs. 8 p.m. Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 613-2326 or www.artsatstjohns.com.
Florida International University presents a free concert of works written by its students. 7:30 p.m. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., concert hall, Sweetwater. Details: (305) 348-0496 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.carta.fiu.edu.