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Bayfront Jazz Festival 20211: April 30th & May 1st, 2021


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The 1st edition of the highly anticipated Bayfront Jazz Festival will take place on April 30th and May 1st, 2021, featuring legends of Jazz and Cuban music in an open-air iconic venue. Hosted by Melrose Media at the FPL Solar Amphitheater at Bayfront Park in Miami, the Bayfront Jazz Festival will begin Friday, April 30th, which also notably doubles as International Jazz Day (declared by UNESCO). This year’s unique line-up will feature names by the likes of Roy Ayers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola, and Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music, who will all be participating at the festival throughout 2 days of live jazz, afro-Cuban, and electronic music.

Bayfront Jazz Festival flyer
Bayfront Jazz Festival flyer

The FPL Solar Amphitheater is situated in the middle of Bayfront Park on the Oceanfront. Bayfront Park has a 500-panel solar installation, that includes solar trees, allowing for the generation of approximately 250 kilowatts of emission-free energy – more power than that which is used during the Amphitheater’s famed concert season. To maintain social distancing and safely abide by all Covid-19 guidelines, the festival will operate at limited capacity, hosting 1,500 guests instead of the normal capacity limit of 10,000. Physical tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster. An internet ticketed livestream video will also be offered through EluvioLIVE, giving fans from around the world the chance to watch the festival's talented musicians play in front of a real audience, which has not been possible for over a year! All payment types will be accepted, including Cryptocurrencies, to gain access to the livestream. The livestream will be available in 4K on mobile, desktop, tablets, Apple TV and Roku TV. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to American Hospitals, fighting Covid at the forefront. “Artists and audiences crave for live music in an outdoor venue, and we had to fight to make that event happen. We took engagements with the venue and the City to protect our audience with masks, gels, and social distancing,” said Manuel Molina, managing director of Melrose Media. Co-producer Rozenberg added, “We wanted to bring back live jazz in the heart of the Miamians and feed their souls with iconic musicians' vibes. There will only be 1,500 happy people in the venue, but everybody likes the sunshine, so everybody will be able to follow the hybrid event on a livestream.” Molina adds, “We are so glad to put back on the map a new Jazz Festival, especially after the cultural chaotic Covid, and bring back joy with live music.” Bayfront Jazz Festival (30 April – 1 May 2021):

More information on Bayfront Jazz Festival can be found at www.bayfrontjazz.com and at the festival’s Instagram (@bayfrontjazz), Facebook (@BayfrontJazz), and Twitter (@bayfrontjazz).

Tickets Bayfront Jazz Festival: via bayfrontjazz.com for the livestream and Ticketmaster. Passes and vouchers are limited in number.


By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Gnazzo Group