LISTEN TO THE CUBAN BEAT AT ARSHT CENTER WITH WILLY CHIRINO & SPECIAL GUEST, CARLOS OLIVA:
A new generation of exiled Cuban musicians, were looking for a musical sound they could call their own. In the mid seventies, they created a unique fusion of Cuban music mixed with a tinge of Rock, Jazz, Brazilian, Salsa and Caribbean rhythms. This unusual blend came to be known as “The Miami Sound” and its master, Cuban born, vocalist, band leader and composer of more than one hundred songs was, Willy Chirino. Along with another amazing trailblazer, Carlos Oliva, they created “Cuban Beat,” a celebration of Cuban music that became very contagious,
Chirino has received numerous awards and has been recorded by many artists including Gypsy King, throughout his career. He can now be seen and heard in person in the Knight Concert Hall on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $55 to $150, available at the Arsht Center’s box office located at 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami. For information, call: (305) 949-6722. Or: 1 (800) 741-1010.
VLADIMIR ISSAEV’S SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE YOUNG MUSICIANS CONCERT AT AVENTURA CENTER:
The Young Musicians Concert will gather the most talented young music students in Piano, Violin, Voice, Guitar, Ensemble and Choir. This elite ensemble of young, talented musicians will interpret the most delightful of the classical and popular repertoire. In this concert, featuring the students of Vladmir Issaev’s Music School. Be prepared to see what these young people have accomplished on June 4th, 2015 at the Aventura Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $24.97 and can be purchased at the Center’s box office located at 3385 Northeast 188th Street, Aventura. For reservations, call: 1 (877) 311-7469. Or: (954) 462-0222. Not suitable for children under 5 years of age.
SISTERS OF SWING - THE LIFE OF THE ANDREW SISTERS TAKES THE BROWARD STAGE DOOR THEATRE'S CENTER STAGE:
This musical follows the Andrew Sisters from the early days on the road to through their rise as recording stars to entertaining American GI's overseas. The score intermingles more than twenty hit songs like: "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen," "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." The show goes beyond the ordinary to offer a unique perspective into these women as human beings, showing how the events of their lives, shaped who they became to the rest of the world.
The Andrew Sisters were a close harmony group of the swing and Boogie Woogie era. They consisted of three sisters, contralto La Verne, soprano, Maxine and mezzo-soprano Patty. Throughout their long career, the sisters sold well over 75 million records. The sisters’ harmonies and songs are still influential today and have been sung by entertainers such as: Bette Midler, Christina Aguilera and others. The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1998, they are still widely acclaimed.
One show not to be missed opening June 5th, through July 12th, 2015 at the Stage Door Theatre located at 8036 West Sample Road, Coral Springs. Showtimes are evenings at 8 p.m. Matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $38, $44 and $16 for Students with an ID. For all information, call: (954) 344-7765.