"A Brahms Celebration" recital presents Florida International University faculty Lissette Jimenez, contralto; Michael Klotz, viola; and Jose Lopez, piano, performing chamber music composed by Johannes Brahms. 7:30 pm. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., concert hall, Miami. $5-$15. Details: (305) 348-0496 or music.fiu.edu.
Global pop artist "Manu Chao" performs his Latin and global alternative, political music. 8 p.m. Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $33.50. Details: (305) 672-5202 or email@example.com or www.rhythmfoundation.com.
Brazilian-born guitarist Chico Pinheiro makes his Florida debut at the "WDNA Fine Arts" concert series, which also includes art exhibit "After Yesterday…" by multimedia visual artist, "MANO." Mr. Pinheiro is a graduate of Boston's Berklee college of music and his albums have been included in Brazil's annual "Top 10 Albums of the Year." Brazilian music, jazz, classical, rock and Middle Eastern music all influence him. He performs with his quintet and guest vocalist, Glaucia Nahsser. 7:30 p.m. Exhibit through Oct. 22. WDNA Jazz Gallery, 2921 Coral Way, Miami. $25 members. $50 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 662-8889.
"Sunday Afternoons of Music" kicks off its 2011-12 season with a Saturday evening concert by South Florida artists Ross Harbaugh, cello, and Paul Posnak, piano. 7:30 pm. Gusman Concert Hall at the Frost School of Music, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $30 seniors and students. $35 others. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
EASTERN EUROPEAN JAZZ
Art at St. Johns presents a season of international jazz beginning with "Jazz Portraits of Poland and Eastern Europe" music performance featuring Polish jazz and xylophone artist Les Blachut, trumpeter Zoltan Grof, saxophonist Nestor Zurita and keyboardist Paul Banman. 3 p.m. Art at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 613-2325 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.artatstjohns.com.