Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on June 9, 2011
ALL THAT JAZZ
The Coral Gables Congregational Church begins its 26th Summer Concert Series with the Count Basie Orchestra. Legendary jazz artist William "Count" Basie founded the orchestra during the swing era when it performed in the early years of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. Most of its musicians remain those chosen by the late Mr. Basie himself. 8 p.m. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. $30-$50 single performance. $170-$240 series. Details: (305) 448-7421 or www.communityartsprogram.org.
BLUES AND WINE
Schnebly Redland’s Winery showcases Big City Band, a local rhythm, blues and classic rock band. Enjoy a glass of local, handcrafted wine from tropical fruits. 6-7 p.m. Schnebly Redland’s Winery, 30205 SW 217th Ave., Homestead. $8 adults. $4 children. Details: (305) 242-1224 or www.schneblywinery.com.
Pop and rock singer, songwriter and guitarist Diego Torres performs. 8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $51-$73. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com.
SALSA AND WINE
Schnebly Redland’s Winery presents Bryan Gonzalez, a salsa, merengue and pop band. Enjoy a glass of local, handcrafted wine from tropical fruits. 6-11 p.m. Schnebly Redland’s Winery, 30205 SW 217th Ave., Homestead. $8 adults. $4 children. Details: (305) 242-1224 or www.schneblywinery.com.
The Mainly Mozart Festival XVIII continues with a performance by the Miami Music Project String Quartet accompanied by Tao Lin on piano. 4:30 p.m. The Westin Colonnade, Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $20 single performance. $100 series. Details: (786) 468-2251 or www.miamimusicproject.org.
The Miami International Guitar Festival begins with classical guitarist Dr. Rene Gonzalez and jazz guitarist Tom Lippincott. 8 p.m. Ends June 18. Victor E Clarke Recital Hall, 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. $8 students. $15 others. $30 series. Details: (305) 284-2083 or www.miamiinternationalguitarfest.blogspot.com.