A Month Long Performing Arts Celebration at the North Beach Bandshell
Seaside Summer is a month-long celebration of performing arts, drawing visitors and residents to North Beach, filling the month of July with a dense calendar of outstanding programs. The series will be held at the North Beach Bandshell, presented by The Rhythm Foundation in coordination with leading cultural partners. Seaside Summer will showcase Miami Beach’s North Beach neighborhood as a family-friendly summer cultural destination, in partnership with the district’s hotel and hospitality amenities. Tickets for all performances go on sale on Wednesday, May 19th at 12 Noon. Purchase at NorthBeachBandshell.com
Beginning as a pilot program, Seaside Summer will become an annual highlight in South Florida's cultural calendar, bringing world-class concerts and special events to North Beach.This preview 2021 year will lay the groundwork for an even more ambitious schedule in the post COVID-19 years ahead.
Full July Calendar
Fri. July 2 Miami Classical Music Festival Orchestra presents an Independence Day Celebration Concert
The Miami Beach Music Festival Orchestra takes over the Bandshell for a spectacular evening of patriotic music celebrating Independence Day. Bring the whole family to enjoy stirring favorites like America the Beautiful, music from West Side Story, songs from The Greatest Showman, and much more!
Presented by Miami Classical Music Festival
Sat. July 3 Miami Salsa Battle: Timabalive verzus N’Taya
A la batalla, as Miami's Salsa, Timba & Changui Heavyweights Battle! Two popular salsa groups, the city's best dancers, and a competition where everyone wins. Presented by Asho Productions and The Rhythm Foundation.
Sun. July 4 Beach Skate - Featuring The Love Below + Roller Skating Vibes
Warm up for the fireworks, as the Bandshell becomes a roller disco! The Love Below DJs will spin the best Miami bass and dance beats for your skating pleasure all day. The pros from the Roller Skate Vibes community also have some special moves to show off. Presented by The Rhythm Foundation and City of Miami Beach.
Fri. July 9 Orchestra Miami presents a Tribute to Astor Piazzolla
On Argentine Independence Day, Orchestra Miami celebrates one of Argentina’s most famous artists with an all-Piazzolla program. Joining the Orchestra will be special guests direct from Buenos Aires: guitar & vocal duo Rosa Incaica, and Bandoneón master David Alsina, conducted by guest conductor Andrés Cárdenes. Presented by Orchestra Miami
Sat. July 10 Festa Julina featuring Forró da Gabi
Festa Julina - when the annual Brazilian midsummer festival extends into July - centers on the irresistible accordion-fueled dance rhythm known as forró (pronounced FO-HOH). Come enjoy live music, DJs, dancers, specialty foods and more. Presented by The Rhythm Foundation and Brazilian Nites.
Sun. July 11 Siempre Flamenco presents the 8th annual Flamenco Sephardit
Exploring the roots of Spain's Ladino Jewish, Moorish and Gypsy cultures, Siempre Flamenco brings together a cast of international vocalists, guitarists, flamenco masters, and distinguished classical musicians, for an evening of music and dance. Presented by Siempre Flamenco
Thur. July 15 North Beach Social with XAXO
The Rhythm Foundation’s monthly program showcasing innovative artists from Miami’s live music scene - the July edition features Grammy-winning Latin Electronic producers XAXO and special guests.
Sun. July 18 MiMo Weekend - A Celebration of Mid Century Modernism
North Beach is home to two National Historic Districts, a treasure trove of MiMo (Miami Modern or MidCentury Modern). Enjoy the inaugural MiMo Weekend, when Miami Modern architecture is the focus, with walking tours, films, a vintage car show and surf rock performance by Gold Dust Lounge. Presented by Miami Design Preservation League and The Rhythm Foundation.
Sat July 23 Now Vs Now and TWYN
Mixing genres from hip hop to electronica to world music, Now Vs Now is led by Jason Lindner (composer, electronic musician, keyboardist on David Bowie's final album, Blackstar) with co-founding bassist, Panagiotis Andreou, and drummer Justin Tyson. Miami's future-jazz duo, TWYN, is a collaboration between Electric Kif's keyboardist, Jason Matthews & Lemon City Trio's drummer, Aaron Glueckauf. Though both are trained jazz players who have dabbled in funk and hip-hop, neither is interested in applying their skills in the name of traditionalism. They're always pursuing innovative sound designs and different ways of performing technically complex music. Presented by The Rhythm Foundation.
Sun. July 24th Boy Pablo with Special Guests
Performing live in concert, the 19-year-old Chilean/Norwegian singer-songwriter Pablo Muñoz aka Boy Pablo, named by Pitchfork as one of the hottest new indie up-and-comers on the planet.
Presented by The Rhythm Foundation and Mishu Music
Fri. July 30 XXVI International Ballet Festival of Miami - Youth Gala
The 25th Annual Ballet Festival Of Miami presents their stars of tomorrow. Presented by Miami Hispanic Ballet Corp.
Sat. July 31 An Intimate Evening with Julian Marley
A personal, intimate performance by Bob Marley’s British Jamaican son as he carries on the family reggae tradition.
Presented by The Rhythm Foundation.
About the Rhythm Foundation
We create shared cultural experiences that build and strengthen the diverse communities of South Florida through the presentation of live music. We believe:
International cultural exchange injects empathy and positivity into the global conversation;
Cultural activity develops community and builds neighborhoods;
Sustainable practices are possible in event productions; and
Miami is a global city, and our artists and audiences are world-class.
Support for the Rhythm Foundation comes in part from the City of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and National Endowment of the Arts. The Knight Foundation,The Miami Foundation,Funding Arts Network.