5 Alfresco Entertainment Options!

Germaine Benson | November 4, 2016 | Lifestyle Best of The Best Play

Our weather has finally turned and that means Miami likes to head outside when it comes to entertainment. Check out these five upcoming musical performances at a venue near you. *Editor's Note: All performances are free except otherwise noted.
The Rooftop Unplugged Sessions at Filling Station Lofts are back!
1. Rooftop Party

For live music and epic views of Downtown, look no further than the monthly Rooftop Unplugged Sessions at the pool deck of Filling Station Lofts. NEXT ON THE PROGRAM Shira Lee will take the stage to perform her mix of blues, jazz, folk and—yes—early 20th century Americana. Sips and bites from Wynwood Parlor will be available for sale. Nov. 10, 7:30PM, 1657 N. Miami Ave., Miami, 305.625.0949, aedistrictmiami.com

2. Garden Glory

Doesn’t rosé wine, soothing tunes and beach breezes sound enticing? That's because they are! The W South Beach has teamed up with Chateau D’Esclans for a three-part music series that hits all the right notes. NEXT ON THE PROGRAM The W’s garden area will come alive with the funky jazz sounds of local band Lemon City Trio. Bites will be available for sale and the first glass of vino is free. Nov. 11, 6PM, 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.938.3000, wsouthbeach.com

3. Outdoor Classic

The season for the New World Symphony’s Wallcast Series is back in full swing. Bring a blanket, share a picnic and enjoy the orchestra concert at the actual New World Center without even stepping foot inside the building as the performance is broadcast on part of the venue’s gigantic (7,000 feet high) outdoor facade. NEXT ON THE PROGRAM Conductor Bernard Labadie will lead the NWS on the Baroque to Classical performance of works by Bach and Handel. Nov. 12, 7:30PM, 500 17th St., Miami Beach, 305.673.3331, nws.edu

4. A Pop of Pérez

Every third Thursday of the month, the Pérez Art Museum Miami teams up with Poplife to host a get-together of live acts, happy hour specials and interactive art-making stations. NEXT ON THE PROGRAM This month, visitors can catch a performance by the eccentric electric rock band Jacuzzi Boys that’s bound to be... stimulating. Nov. 17, 6PM, tickets $16, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305.375.3000, pamm.org

5. Miami's Got Talent

As a food and culture hub, The Wynwood Yard aims to bring the community together through its Taps & Tunes series. Every Tuesday night, the outdoor space hosts a showcase at which local performers get to show off their skills. NEXT ON THE PROGRAM Miami native Anna Palmerolan takes the stage to perform her brand of jazz. Nov. 22, 7PM, 56 NW 29th St., Miami, 305.771.4810, thewynwoodyard.com


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