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Miami Beach Botanical Garden Presents: Garden After Dark–Live Outdoor Concert Series



The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is pleased to announce four upcoming dates for the Garden After Dark live music series. The Garden’s lush grounds provide the perfect setting for these intimate, outdoor shows featuring a slate of world music performances designed to provide rousing entertainment while still offering safety protocols in a Covid-conscious environment. The Garden After Dark lineup includes:

Spam Allstars • Friday, April 16 • 6pm doors

In their first public concert with an in-person audience in over a year, Spam Allstars promise a groove heavy, funky, hip-shakin’ set that will have you dancing and smiling all night long. Andrew Yeomanson, AKA DJ Le Spam, spins vintage tropical vinyl before and after his band’s performance. Location: Great Lawn. Cost: $35 non-members, $25 members.

Tamboka + Carlos Sosa • Thursday, April 29 • 6pm doors

Mixing gypsy jazz with Latin grooves, flamenco, cumbia, swing and salsa, Tamboka will ignite a fiery jam session. Tenor crooner Carlos Sosa opens the night with Latin American standards and ballads from the American songbook. Location: Great Lawn. Cost $35 non-members, $25 members.

Arozé Twoubadou + DJ Kumi • Thursday, May 13 • 6pm doors

Joyous folk, bolero and rhythmic konpa from Arozé Twoubadou will elevate the Haitian vibes. DJ Kumi, one of Miami’s most eclectic turntable masters, will spin a special Haiti inspired set. Location: Banyan Terrace. Cost $25 non-members, $15 members.

Jody McDonald’s Stayin’ Alive Disco Dance Party • Thursday, May 27 • 6pm doors

An all-out, no holds barred, disco inferno extravaganza with DJ master and “Miami's number one man behind the music,” Jody McDonald. Location: Banyan Terrace. Cost $25 non-members, $15 members. All concerts are held on the grounds of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, located at 2000 Convention Center Drive on Miami Beach and tickets may be purchased by visiting: mbgarden.org. Series sponsors include: Hornitos, Maker’s Mark, Sipsmith London, City of Miami Beach, and Miami-Dade County.


The series is curated by producer Gene De Souza.

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is a 3-acre subtropical garden and event space, featuring a wetland with red mangrove and pond apple trees, an expansive water garden with a cascading oolite fountain, and diverse collections of flowering trees, palms, cycads, orchids, and Florida native species. The mission of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden is to promote environmental enjoyment, stewardship and sustainability through education, the arts, and interaction with the natural world. The Garden is a unique, subtropical oasis of beauty and tranquility within an urban setting – a community resource that refreshes, inspires and engages our visitors.


For additional info and tickets, please visit www.mbgarden.org.


By ML Staff. Image courtesy of MBGarden.org. World Red Eye