Benefit held in Wynwood for music students

Eight local bands of various genres came together to perform at a benefit concert for music students in the Caribbean affected by the recent hurricanes on Sunday at Gramps in Wynwood. Jeffrey Sadowsky, owner of the Music Talent Association in Miami and creator of the concert, said he partnered with the bar’s owner to hold

2017-10-30T19:46:57+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music|

“The Leaf Magician” entertains on Calle Ocho [Video]

It’s 1965 in El Oriente Cuba. Angel Zoilo Perera grabs a green ficus leaf from a tree, presses it between his lips, and begins to blow, but becomes dizzy. His brother-in-law does the same but shows him how it’s done. His life was changed forever. Perera or “El Mago de la Hoja” (The Leaf Magician)

2017-11-16T15:36:06+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Video/Audio|

Grovetoberfest hits Coconut Grove [Photo Essay]

Coconut Grove’s annual Oktoberfest celebration – aptly named Grovetoberfest – took place on Oct. 14 and featured over 500 craft beers, stouts, lagers for lederhosen-donning attendees to sample as they strolled along the newly opened Regatta Park. This year's theme was Back to the Future and the festival even had its very own DeLorean. -- Photos

2017-11-06T19:59:34+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Music, Photos|

Making it in the Magic City music world

Six local bands including Hometown Losers, Top Tier, Happy Hour, Stay for Tonight, and Harvey, came together to perform on Oct.13 at The Fish House where they shared their stories behind Miami’s local music scene. Stay for Tonight, a five-piece band with two vocalists, are in the final stages of releasing their debut single and

2017-10-18T20:53:32+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music|

Ultra Music Festival 2017 [Photo gallery]

The Ultra Music Festival descended on Miami 24-26 in Bayfront Park, bringing in people from all over the world. Though the popularity of the event has an international audience, they all have one thing in common: colorful costumes. The stranger the costumes, the better. From ballerinas and teddy bears, to tie-dyed t-shirts and bikinis, nothing

2017-03-31T12:39:14+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Photos|

Q&A: Teenar Renee looks to tear up the Miami music scene [Audio]

Teenear Renee, more commonly known as “Teenear,” is an emerging vocal artist dreaming of making it big in the Magic City and beyond. The 19-year-old Miami native will be touring across Florida and into Georgia as part of the Juice Tour with iHeartRadio. She will also be performing at Rolling Loud, a two-day concert series

2017-03-10T11:50:06+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Lifestyle, Music, Video/Audio|

Music for Your Heart foundation teaches children ‘What Really Matters’

Two years ago, Felipe Carvajal, a Flamenco musician, moved to Miami from Seville, hoping to expand his international career. He was an established musician in Spain and wanted to leave his footprint into the American music scene. “It was extremely difficult to leave a place where I lived and breathed the music I love,” said

2016-04-06T15:51:21+00:00 December 20th, 2015|Lifestyle, Music|

DJ sets aside law school to follow his dream and return to spinning records

When Jordan Sanchez was 15, he started practicing to become a disc jockey. But, after playing in some clubs professionally, he decided to leave the DJ world to major in political science. He went on to law school, but something was missing. Sanchez was isolating himself from his closest friends and feeling depressed. Then, he

2016-04-06T16:09:26+00:00 October 18th, 2015|Business, Lifestyle, Music, News|

Young artists, producers say their six-hour gallery parties help fill ‘The Void’

Sean Prosper, his roommate Rodman Davis and mutual friend Ashley Solage have thrown parties in South Florida since they were teenagers. Then, last year, while sitting in a car with rapper Denzel Curry, they thought of creating a networking event that would integrate two creative elements: music and visual arts. Curry came up with “The

2016-04-06T16:44:13+00:00 April 16th, 2015|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Video/Audio|

Little Havana bar offers Saturday night “La Pachanga” musical event

When Rodolfo Tancredi’s yoga instructor mentioned the bar where she also works, Ball & Chain, he decided to check out the Little Havana establishment on a recent Saturday night. “I go to everything I’m invited to,” said Tancredi, a Venezuelan native, 39. “So I came by to see what was going on.” What Tancredi didn’t

2016-04-06T16:54:33+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Business, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Music, News|