Blue Note Club Heads Outdoors to Miami Beach


The Soul Rebels will perform with Big Freedia.

(Photo: Blue Note Jazz Club)

The Blue Note Jazz Club is heading to Miami Beach this June for a series of outdoor concerts at the city’s North Beach Bandshell.

Partnering with the Rhythm Foundation, the series kicks off in June, but plans are in the works for more concerts. The first three shows have been announced, featuring Arturo Sandoval on June 5, Robert Glasper on June 12 and Big Freedia with the Soul Rebels on June 26.

“Blue Note is actively looking for outdoor space in New York City and beyond,” said Steven Bensusan, president of Blue Note Entertainment Group. “We have not yet found the right opportunity to fit our needs locally making the partnership with North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach — who have created a very safe environment for socially distanced shows — the perfect moment for Blue Note Jazz Clubs to continue presenting live music.”

“The Blue Note Jazz Club pop-up in Miami Beach marks a significant milestone in our growth at the North Beach Bandshell,” said James Quinlan, director of Rhythm Foundation. “We are honored to welcome their 40 years of experience with the leading jazz artists of our generation.”

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