Fri. April 26 –La Quilombera at PAX, 10 pm, $10
Puerto Rican group La Quilombera borrowed the slang phrase 'quilombo' to represent what the group hopes to incite with their music: revolution. The group has members that come from past groups from all different types of genres, ranging from ska to to Afro – Caribbean. Through their music, these musicians hope to inspire change through art and hope to bring cultures together. This Friday, the eight piece group will be performing their anthems live at PAX, starting at 10 pm.
Fri. April 26 – Fonseca at The Fillmore Miami Beach, 7 pm, $40 - $70
The Ilusion World Tour stops off at Miami Beach this Friday. The Colombian singer – songwriter Fonseca has been performing since 2002, and will be taking his Latin pop sound to The Fillmore Miami Beach. His shows are known for their cumbia and vallenato influences in his music, which have garnered him fans across South America and internationally as well. Not only has the singer been won three Latin Grammy Awards, but was also nominated for a Grammy award last year for his album Ilusion.
Sat. April 27 – Xperimento at Jazid
Miami Beach's best hole in the wall bar will be hosting Latin fusion group Xperimento this Saturday night. Xperimento borrows from so many different genres, they simply created a new one: Latin Reggae Urban Soul. The name references the merengue and cumbia sounds that they pair with funk, ska, rock, and reggae, plus a dash of dancehall to make their music. Not only are they touted as one of Miami's best fusion bands, they are taking their sound all over, as they tour Florida and Jamaica this year.
Sat. April 27 – JarabedePalo at Grand Central, 9 pm, $40
With over 20 years of music under their belt, Spanish group JarabedePalo has been sharing their distinct sound over nine albums and countless shows. Their current tour, 'A Piano y Voz' takes a new approach to their music. Pianist Jaime Burgos joins the group as they perform 17 love songs that are especially noteworthy throughout their extensive career. The intimate show will be taking place this Saturday in Downtown Miami's Grand Central, starting at 9 pm.