Music of the Americas

  1. Mau y Ricky—New Sony Music Latin Artists

    ©Carlos Perez

    February 07, 2017
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Mau y Ricky, songwriters for megastars Thalia, Ricky Martin, and Ricardo Montaner, are now on fire as a hot new singer-songwriter team on the Sony Music label. Enjoy music from their debut album, Arte, including their seductive hit “Voy Que Quemo.”

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  2. Jon Secada—Sings the Music of Beny Moré

    ©Gio Alma

    February 03, 2017
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Enjoy a night of sizzling nostalgia as Jon Secada and the Frost Studio Jazz Band perform the music of iconic Cuban entertainer Benny Moré, an influential singer/songwriter whose extraordinary versatility led the way to today’s modern tropical sounds.

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  3. La Santa Cecilia—Latin Rock Grammy Winners

    January 27, 2017
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy-winning La Santa Cecilia is a spirited Latin fusion band that is a passionate musical voice for a new generation of Latino Americans. With magnetic singing and stage presence they present an intriguing mix of styles.

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  4. Tiempo Libre—Seductive Cuban Fusion

    ©Elvis Suarez GlassWorks MultiMedia

    January 20, 2017
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin and Afro-Caribbean bands today. This concert presents music from two of their most popular albums Bach in Havana and Panamericano. A night of irresistible Cuban rhythms!

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  5. Festival Miami Moving to January: Save the Dates Jan. 19 – Feb. 11, 2017

    June 27, 2016
    Festival Miami dates are announced!

  6. Natalia Lafourcade—Latin American Pop Sensation

    October 23, 2015
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A 3-time Latin Grammy winner and double Grammy nominee, Natalia Lafourcade is one of the most important singer-songwriters of her generation. Her new album Hasta la Raíz was inspired by her travels in South America.


  7. Raquel Sofía—New Sony Music Latin Artist

    October 17, 2015
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    “Raquel Sofía is the breath of fresh air that Latin Pop needs,” says megastar Juanes. This concert showcases her appealing jazz-infused vocals and accessible sonic style. “A bonafide future star,” says NPR.

    Prices Start at
    $20 + $4 per ticket fee

  8. Gaby Moreno—Best New Latin Grammy Artist

    November 06, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Gaby Moreno, 2013 Latin Grammy Best New Artist, lights up the stage with her hit songs in both Spanish and English. Her album Postales is hugely popular, and her YouTube video of “Fuiste Tú” with Ricardo Arjona has over 100 million hits.

  9. Emilio Estefan Presents—Fantine!

    November 01, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Meet Fantine—a sensational singer fluent in Spanish, Russian, English and French with a style that reflects her cultural diversity. Emilio Estefan produces her debut, I Am Fantine in Spanish and English. An exciting, new Latin Music artist!

  10. Classical Guitar Favorites—Aranjuez and Andaluz

    October 21, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    An intimate guitar and orchestra concert featuring Joaquín Rodrigo’s Fantasía para un gentilhombre with guitarist Rafael Padrón; Concierto de Aranjuez showcasing Rene Izquierdo; and Concierto Andaluz, Isaac Bustos, soloist.

  11. Sammy Figueroa and Glaucia Nasser—Latin-Brazilian Exhilaration

    October 18, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A fiery Latin-Brazilian fusion that pairs multi-percussionist and two-time Grammy Award nominee Sammy Figueroa with captivating and charismatic São Paulo-based singer Glaucia Nasser. An electric combination…and a Festival Miami exclusive!

  12. Leon Foster Thomas—Steel Pan Virtuoso

    October 16, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Leon Foster Thomas, a gifted jazz musician and steel pan virtuoso originally from Trinidad and now based in Florida, blends the music of his Caribbean roots with the music of North and South America in a lively meld all his own.

  13. Arturo Sandoval—Jazz, Tango, Bebop and More

    October 26, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Latin Jazz icon Arturo Sandoval brings his unabashed virtuosic trumpet talents to perform selections from his Grammy Award winning albums.

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    Now Closed

  14. Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra—Jose Serebrier Premieres New Works

    October 23, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra’s second program presents two more U.S. premieres by Latin American composers...and features virtuoso flutist Sharon Bezaly performing Serebrier's Flute Concerto with Tango.

    Tickets: $20 - $30

  15. Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra: Jose Serebrier Conducts Meza, Gershwin, and Shostakovich

    October 22, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Celebrated conductor José Serebrier returns to Miami with the Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra to present lively music by Meza and Shostakovich--plus Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue performed by pianist Shelly Berg!

    Tickets: $20 - $30

  16. Paulinho Garcia—Brazilian Vocalist

    October 17, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Award-winning recording artist Paulinho Garcia performs a relaxing musical journey and satisfy your soul.

    Schedule Notes:
    Q&A starts at 7:15 p.m.
    Concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

    Tickets: $15 - $30

  17. Luis Enrique—Romantic Salsa at Its Best

    October 12, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy-winning salsa singer-songwriter-guitarist Luis Enrique will sing his hits, such as “Yo No Sé Mañana” and “Tengo Ganas”

    Tickets: $40 - $60

  18. Gloria Estefan—The Standards

    October 01, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Seven-time Grammy Award-winning international megastar Gloria Estefan performing highlights from her brand new CD, Gloria Estefan: The Standards, arranged and orchestrated by Shelly Berg.

  19. Jon Secada—A Cabaret Night to Remember

    November 03, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Vocal superstar Jon Secada performs an intimate cabaret-style show for Festival Miami that highlights his numerous pop hits, favorite Broadway selections and timeless classics. $65/45/25

  20. Carlos Oliva y Los Sobrinos del Juez—Latin Fusion Artists Keep on Grooving

    October 27, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Carlos Oliva y Los Sobrinos del Juez perform their classic “Miami Sound” hits and new works punctuated by an exciting fusion of Cuban music, salsa, Afro beats, samba, jazz and rock. $50/35/20

  21. Trio da Paz—Brazilian Jazz Masters

    October 16, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Enjoy Brazil’s spectacular Trio da Paz (guitar, bass, drums) as they update the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music with harmonically adventurous interactions. $40/30/20

  22. Nuevo Tango in Miami, Part 2—A Jazz Homage to Piazzolla

    October 06, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Nuevo tango jazz band arrangements combine the passion of Argentinian tango with the exotic timbres of jazz in a tribute to the musical genius of the late Ástor Piazzolla. $30/20/15

  23. Nuevo Tango in Miami, Part 1—Music of Ástor Piazzolla

    October 05, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Bandoneonist JP Jofre and Frost chamber artists perform a compelling Nuevo tango concert honoring the legacy of Argentine bandoneón artist/composer Ástor Piazzolla. $30/20/15

  24. Lucie Arnaz—Latin Roots

    November 03, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Latin Roots is Lucie Arnaz's fiery, explosive, and heartfelt musical tribute to the rhythm of her roots and a love note to the man who introduced La Conga to the United States, her father, Desi Arnaz. Sophisticated songs with sassy sizzle! $50/35/20

  25. Suénalo

    October 21, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Suénalo is the premier descarga-funk Latin jam band in Miami, with a vivid sound that reflects the cultures that shape the region. The 8-piece act meshes funk, hip-hop, cumbia, timba, jazz, Caribbean rhythms into a multicultural cocktail. $30/20/15

  26. Brazilian Superstar Ivan Lins—Romantic and Sophisticated Favorites

    October 16, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    When multiple Grammy winner Ivan Lins performs his own music, it’s pure magic. From “Love Dance” to “The Island,” his magnificent songs are recorded by Simone, Irakerê, Chucho Valdés, Barbra Streisand, Toots Thielemans, and Michael Bublé. $50/35/20

  27. Willy Chirino

    October 15, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    When Willy Chirino sings, the salsa band grooves—and the audience truly can’t stop dancing! More than 60 artists including The Gypsy Kings have recorded his song, “Soy.” His CD, Son del Alma, won a Grammy Award for Best Salsa/Merengue Album $70/50/30

  28. FLUTE JOURNEY: Nestor Torres

    Nestor Torres: Flute Journey

    October 29, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Amazing Nestor Torres Explores a Rainbow of Musical Colors Ranging from Baroque to Big Band, Latin to Fantasy.

    Tickets range from $25 to $60

  29. ARTURO SANDOVAL with the Miami Symphony Orchestra

    October 24, 2010
    Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center, Downtown Miami
    Premiere Rivera’s Concierto de Miami with the Miami Symphony Orchestra at the Adrienne Arsht Center.

    Tickets range from $20 to $150

  30. MAMBO!: Tiempo Libre

    October 23, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Tiempo Libre Pays Tribute to Beloved Cuban Big Bands and the Music of their Heritage.

    Tickets range from $20 to $50

  31. ¡CELEBRACIÓN!: Gabriel Alegría

    October 14, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Experience the Excitement of the Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet.

    Tickets range from $20 to $30

  32. LATIN EXPLOSION: Hansel y Raúl!

    October 09, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Hottest Act in Latin Dance Music Bring Their Tropical Dance Music and Contagious Beat to Festival Miami.

    Tickets range from $25 to $60

Music of the Americas