CocoWalk Partners with Candlelight to Host Free Community Concert Series in Miami
The newly reimagined CocoWalk, a 150,000-square-foot, open-air lifestyle center anchoring Coconut Grove’s commercial district, announces the first ever free community Candlelight Concert series. Starting in November, CocoWalk’s courtyard will be filled with hundreds of candles and the sounds of music legends such as ABBA, Beyonce, and Queen, creating a unique, live, multi-sensory musical experience for the community.
Present in over 100 cities worldwide, Candlelight concerts are a Fever Original experience aimed at democratizing access to classical music by allowing people all over the world to enjoy live music candlelit performances played by local musicians in various stunning venues that form part of each city’s cultural heritage. Now, for the first time ever, CocoWalk’s plaza will be added to its list of spectacular locations. Set underneath a 60-foot Kapok tree, the candlelit concert series will highlight the area’s tropical oasis and create an enchanting environment under the moonlight for guests to enjoy a variety of musical genres. Known for creating a memorable ambiance, each Candlelight location is carefully chosen to elevate the listening experience, creating a serene atmosphere that will sweep you off your feet.
“We are thrilled to activate the CocoWalk courtyard with the first-of-its-kind complimentary concert experience in partnership with Candlelight,” said Brittany Lawrence, CocoWalk Marketing Manager. “Historically, the Grove has been known as a creative enclave where musicians would gather. Now that it is dubbed as Miami’s coolest neighborhood, we are excited to bring music back to the heart of the Grove, providing our community with a magnificent experience.”
Occurring on the third Friday of the month, the series kicks off with professional musicians performing a tribute to ABBA’s most legendary tracks, including “Mamma Mia,” “Fernando,” and “Dancing Queen,” on Friday, November 18. Experience Beyonce’s most female-empowering songs and the favorite Queen B chart-topping hits, from “Crazy in Love” to “Irreplaceable,” in a dazzling setting on Friday, December 16. Whether you listened to them in the 70’s or are a fan of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” British Rock band Queen’s notable tracks will echo from the courtyard on Friday, January 20 for the grand finale concert.
“With the Candlelight concerts, we will continue to create events to cultivate the city's unique venues, as we contribute to making culture accessible to people who wouldn’t normally have access to classical music. CocoWalk serves as a central gathering point in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, making it the perfect setting for a community Candlelight concert series", said Dana Moutis, Fever Originals Regional Manager for Americas.
CocoWalk’s Candlelight concert series makes the perfect intimate, breathtaking setting ideal for a girls’ night out or a romantic date night. To enhance the experience, Narbona Market & Restaurant will offer a personal charcuterie board with Narbona’s reggianato cheese, manchego cheese, gouda cheese, dried salami, dried fruit, and mixed nuts for $17. Oenophiles can enjoy two glasses of Narbona’s branded house red blend or white wine for $14. Attendees can purchase their charcuterie board and wine while registering for the event.