Top Five Concerts and Shows to Welcome 2022 in Miami

Because it is always important to end and start the year by thanking, we present the five best ways to welcome the Year 2022 in Miami.

Miami’s most traditional New Year’s Concert

The usual “Salute to Vienna”, the New Year’s concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, which this year takes place on Sunday, January 2, is now an American tradition. It is a dazzling performance that evokes a golden age of Viennese music, characterized by being full of energy, joy and romance; a re-enactment of the internationally known “Neujahrskonzert”, the concert that has welcomed the new year for more than 80 years in Vienna and around the world. “Salute to Vienna” brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with leading singers and ballet operettas, graceful dancing, lively overtures, and the beauty of the Blue Danube Waltz. Plus: www.arshtcenter.org

New World Symphony kicks off the year with the Buenos Aires tango, an interactive experience at the New World Center on Friday, January 7. Ana Padron and Diego Blanco lead a dance class.

New World Symphony: Tango and Milonga Party in Miami Beach

New World Symphony kicks off the year with the Buenos Aires tango, an interactive experience at the New World Center on Friday, January 7 at 7:30 pm Conceived and curated by Isabel Kwon, this attractive program combines a concert with an introductory class dance, a social dance demonstration and a milonga that takes place after the concert. The program is made up of a lively repertoire with new and traditional tangos, waltz and milonga, with guest artists Héctor del Curto, Alex Roitman on bandoneon and Pablo Estigarribia on piano, who, along with New World Symphony scholarship recipients, perform music from Astor Piazzolla, Pablo Estigarribia, Armando Pontier, among others. The dance class before the concert is directed by the renowned tango dancers Analía Centurión and Diego Blanco at the Truist Pavillion at 6:30 pm It is a class to learn the basic steps of tango and experience its elegance and romanticism. Attendees are recommended to wear leather-soled shoes. After the concert there is a demonstration of social dance in the Atrium. The milonga after the concert is given by DJ Lore Diez from Las Pebetas Milonga from 9 pm to 1 am, at the Truist Pavillion. Complimentary wine is served from Total Wine & More. Entry $ 25, including the social milonga dance party. Plus: www.nws.edu/events-tickets/concerts/live-tango/#/about

The block party at Surfside with live music, food, unique activations and activities with family artists.

The block party in Surfside with live music, food, unique activations and activities with family artists.

They return on Thursdays in the city of Surfside

For those who do not know this city in South Florida well, this is a very good opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of one of the most special places in La Playa. Once again the popular events of the third Thursday of the city of Surfside return, which have always been in the style of a block party with live music, different types of food from renowned Harding Avenue restaurants, activities with artists and events to highlight sustainability . Each party has a different theme. The one with the first party, which takes place on January 20, from 6 to 9 pm, at 9500 Collins Avenue, is “Turtletown”, the mascot adopted by the city to highlight the importance of respectful practices. with the environment. The next appointments are February 17 with the theme “Authortown”, which will pay tribute to some of the literary giants that give their name to the residential streets of Surfside, and March 17 with the theme “Full Moon Town” to celebrate the spirit. of dance, percussion and art under the watchful eye of the March full moon. Plus: www.VisitSurfsideFl.com

There are nights with musical themes by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Queen, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Rolling Stones and Bob Marley, among many others.

There are nights with musical themes by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Queen, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Rolling Stones and Bob Marley, among many others.

Miami’s most popular nighttime laser show

The planetarium of the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Sciences, in downtown Miami, welcomes back to laser nights, a luminous and musical spectacle that is probably the most traditional in Miami, having marked the lives of several generations of youths. It is the star show of the museum, which this year takes place on January 14. New to the rotating roster of featured musicians are U2 and Aerosmith. There are nights with music by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Queen, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Rolling Stones and Bob Marley, among others. On Friday, January 14, the evening’s programming includes Symphony of the Stars, a family show at 7 p.m., followed by The Best of the Beatles at 8 p.m., Pink Floyd at 9 p.m., David Bowie at 10 p.m. and Queen at 11. pm As the laser shows rotate throughout the year, as each event has a different schedule, it is best to visit the museum’s website for the dates and times of the shows. Entry $ 10 / adults and $ 8 / children. Plus: www.frostscience.org/laserevenings

Dance and music, China’s rich spiritual heritage

“Shen Yun 2022: China Before Communism”, from Tuesday 4 to Sunday 9 January at the Ziff Ballet Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center presents traditional Chinese dance and music. This dance reflects the rich spiritual heritage and how ancient China was divinely inspired. Shen Yun, which means the beauty of the divinities dancing in the skies, invites you to return to the magical world of ancient China and feel that lost culture through the incredible art of classical dance. This dance pushes the boundaries of the performing arts with a combination of impressive costumes, high-tech backdrops, and a spectacular orchestra. Thanks to a group of Chinese artists, meeting in New York, the best of China’s cultural heritage can be relived to share with the rest of the world. The show is inspired by the practice of Falun Dafa, a spiritual discipline based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. Plus: https://www.arshtcenter.org/Tickets/Calendar/2021-2022-Season/Shen-Yun/Shen-Yun/

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Top Five Concerts and Shows to Welcome 2022 in Miami