Creative American Music

  1. Keb’ Mo’—BLUESAmericana

    November 08, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A superb musician with a soothing voice and impressive guitar chops, Keb’ Mo’ draws on the old-fashioned country blues style of Robert Johnson, balanced with touches of soul, R&B and rock. Discover his latest project, BLUESAmericana.

  2. Frost Band of the Hour Homecoming Parade

    October 31, 2014
    UM Coral Gables Campus, Eaton Lakeside Lot
    Unite with fellow Hurricanes on Alumni Avenue during Homecoming Weekend. Welcome new director of athletic bands Jay Rees as he pumps up the Frost Band of the Hour in the Homecoming Parade! Enjoy a grand fireworks show.

  3. Jorma Kaukonen—Acoustic Rock Legend

    October 24, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Jorma Kaukonen is a music legend, one of America’s finest singer-songwriters, purveyor of traditional blues, and a leading practitioner of fingerstyle guitar. A founding member of Jefferson Airplane, he is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

  4. Songwriter’s Showcase

    October 23, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Features songs by students in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program. Judges and audience pick their favorites and the winner opens our Friday night concert!

  5. In The Nick of Time—Children’s Concert

    October 19, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Nick Deysher’s In the Nick of Time kids albums have earned Parents’ Choice awards. His YouTube video “The Dinosaur Song” has almost a million hits. Live concerts keep little ones entertained, with plenty of movement and fun!

  6. Craig Campbell—Country Music’s Rising Star

    October 11, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Country Music singer-songwriter Craig Campbell performs up-close-and-personal with memorable music that goes straight to your heart. His catchy “Outta My Head” and “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” are destined to become part of the soundtrack of your life.

  7. The Okee Dokee Brothers—Children’s Concert

    October 27, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    An Americana folk concert the whole family will enjoy! Everyone is invited to dress in costumes and enjoy an after-concert A-B-C party.

    Tickets: $10 - $15

       
  8. Ana Popovic—Blues Guitar Sensation

    October 19, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Yugoslavian blues-rock guitarist Ana Popovic is a multi-nominated Blues Music Award artist and Billboard and Amazon chart-topper. Discover the power-blues of guitar sensation Ana Popovic!

    Tickets: $20 - $40

       
  9. Fiddles on Fire—Featuring Mark O’Connor and Glenn Basham

    October 13, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    With fingers flying, toes tapping, and a blaze of excitement lighting up the stage, violinists Mark O’Connor and Glenn Basham create a roaring bluegrass, jazz and country fiddle mash-up you won’t want to miss!

    SOLD OUT!

       
  10. Joan Osborne—Songwriter Extraordinaire

    October 10, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Bluesy multi-platinum singer-songwriter Joan Osborne performs an intimate acoustic duo concert with pianist Kevin Cotton featuring her Grammy-nominated breakthrough hit “One of Us.”

    Tickets: $25 - $45

       
  11. Songwriter’s Showcase—New Songs and Inspiration

    October 09, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The annual Songwriters Showcase features songs composed and performed by students enrolled in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program.

    Free admission, ticket required.

       
  12. Songwriters Showcase—New Songs, New Voices

    October 30, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The annual Songwriters Showcase features songs composed and performed by students enrolled in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program. Free, ticket required.

  13. Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir—Something to Sing About

    October 28, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir presents an energetic children’s Halloween concert filled with singing, moving, and an all out good time with such happy classics as “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” $12/10

  14. Best of Broadway—Valerie Perri and Michael Maguire

    October 18, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Broadway touring pro Valerie Perri (Evita) and Michael Maguire (Les Misérables) pair up for an entertaining evening featuring marvelous musical theater favorites. $50/35/20

  15. Emerging Composers—New Music Concert

    October 11, 2012
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Join us for a remarkable concert featuring winners of the 2012 Emerging Composers Competition. Free admission, ticket required.

  16. Divergent Boundaries—Celebrated Composers Concert

    November 02, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    For 28 years, Festival Miami has been premiering new works by prominent guest composers and award-winning faculty composers. This year we proudly introduce new works by Lansing McLoskey, Charles Mason, Dennis Kam, JB Floyd, and Dorothy Hindman. FREE

  17. Gemini Presents “Good Mischief—A Musical Celebration for the Whole Family”

    October 30, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Gemini, twin-brothers Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits, presents "Good Mischief—A Musical Celebration for Children and the Whole Family,” featuring rousing sing-alongs, and original, sparkling songs about the everyday experiences of childhood. $12/$10 Kid

  18. Livingston Taylor

    October 28, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Livingston Taylor fills his concerts with upbeat storytelling, a joyous selection of his own writing, and a perfect splash of songs from the great American songbook. If you enjoy James Taylor, Alison Krauss, and Vince Gill, this is a must! $50/35/20

  19. Livingston Taylor—Ways to Be Your Best When It Counts the Most

    October 28, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    In this master class, singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor discusses how to control nervousness and find joy on stage. In addition to his solo career, Taylor has toured with Linda Ronstadt and Jimmy Buffet, and his brother James. FREE

  20. 2011 Songwriters Showcase—New Songs, New Voices

    October 27, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    A fabulous concert featuring songs composed and performed by students enrolled in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program. Judges and audience are polled and the winning act opens the following night’s concert! FREE

  21. Jackson Browne Solo Acoustic with Special Guest Bruce Hornsby

    Jackson Browne

    October 26, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    An intimate solo acoustic performance with Jackson Browne and special guest Bruce Hornsby to benefit The Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program. $70/$50/$30

  22. United States Marine Band—The President’s Own

    October 14, 2011
    UM BankUnited Center
    Festival Miami announces the University of Miami will host a free concert by the U.S. Marine Band at the BankUnited Center on October 14. The Washington Post calls them “not only the best in the land but, very likely, the best in the world.” FREE

  23. Emerging Young Composers—New Works for String Quartet

    October 05, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Frost School of Music student composers entered an adjudicated competition for new string quartet works and the winners will have their compositions premiered at Festival Miami by the Stamps, Graduate, and Bergonzi String Quartets! FREE

  24. STOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE: Lamont Dozier

    October 28, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    A Rock-n-Roll Celebration of the Greatest Songs of Lamont Dozier, the #1 Songwriter in America.

    Tickets range from $25 to $60

  25. NEW SONGWRITING SENSATIONS

    October 27, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program Showcases New Songs and Fresh Faces.

    FREE ADMISSION

  26. TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA

    October 24, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Grammy Nominated Kids-Duo Performs Selections from ‘My Name is Chicken Joe’ and Other Favorites.

    Tickets range from $10 to $12

  27. NEW TRANSITIONS

    October 20, 2010
    Clarke Recital Hall, University of Miami
    Emerging Young Composers Showcase their Latest Works.

    FREE ADMISSION

  28. FORM AND FRACTURES

    October 12, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    New Compositions by the Faculty of the Frost School of Music.

    FREE ADMISSION

Creative American Music