6 Amazing Concerts in Miami this week (Week of 2/8/2021)

Get set, go! We've rounded up the best gigs in Miami this week

Feb 08, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

This week's best concerts in Miami range from Kingston Trio and Wild World of Animals, to Bela Fleck with Abigail Washburn and Rolling Loud Festival (Friday Pass) with Plies, Saweetie, Pouya. Whether you're looking for a blowout bonanza with chart-topping songs at one of its big live-music venues or low-key concerts in Miami, we've got you covered. Checkout our guide and buy your tickets!

Bela Fleck with Abigail Washburn

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When & Where

Wed, February 10, 2021, 12:00am

Béla Anton Leoš Fleck is an American banjo player. An innovative and technically proficient banjo player, he is best known for his work with the bands New Grass Revival and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.

Abigail Washburn is an American clawhammer banjo player and singer. She performs and records as a soloist, as well as with the old-time bands Uncle Earl and Sparrow Quartet, experimental group The Wu Force, and as a duo with her husband Béla Fleck.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

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When & Where

Wed, February 10, 2021, 1:00am

Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk-rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel. One of the best-selling music groups of the 1960s, their biggest hits—including "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", "The Boxer", and "Bridge over Troubled Water"—reached number one on singles charts worldwide.

Kingston Trio

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When & Where

Thu, February 11, 2021, 11:00pm

The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to late 1960s. The group started as a San Francisco Bay Area nightclub act with an original lineup of Dave Guard, Bob Shane, and Nick Reynolds. It rose to international popularity, fueled by unprecedented sales of LP records, and helped to alter the direction of popular music in the U.S.

Rolling Loud Festival (Friday Pass) with Plies, Saweetie, Pouya

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When & Where

Fri, February 12, 2021, 8:00pm

Dexter Gore Jr., better known by his stage name Famous Dex, is an American rapper. His song "Pick It Up" peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Megan Pete, known professionally as Megan Thee Stallion, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. She released the EP Tina Snow in June 2018. She signed to 300 Entertainment in November 2018, making her the first female rapper on the label. Her first full-length project, Fever, was released on May 17, 2019.

Caswell Senior, known professionally as Casanova, is an American rapper born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. In 2016, Casanova made his first original song "Don't Run". He is currently signed to Roc Nation, LLC.

Jordan Terrell Carter, known professionally as Playboi Carti, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Formerly signed to Atlanta-based underground label Awful Records, he is currently signed to A$AP Mob's AWGE Label and Interscope Records. His eponymous debut mixtape was released on April 14, 2017, and his debut studio album, Die Lit, was released on May 11, 2018.

Shante Scott Franklin, better known by his stage name Currensy is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and record executive. He was one of the original members of Young Money Entertainment, a label founded by Lil Wayne. In 2011, Franklin founded the label Jet Life Recordings.

Saint John is the port city of the Bay of Fundy in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The port is Canada’s third largest port by tonnage with a cargo base that includes dry and liquid bulk, break bulk, containers, and cruise. In 2016, after more than 40 years of population decline, the city became the second most populous city in the province for the first time, with a current population of 67,575 over an area of 315.82 square kilometres. The Saint John metropolitan area covers a land area of 3,362.95 square kilometres across the Caledonia Highlands, with a population of 126,202. After the partitioning of the colony of Nova Scotia in 1784, the new colony of New Brunswick was thought to be named 'New Ireland' with the capital to be in Saint John before being vetoed by Britain's King George III. Saint John is the oldest incorporated city in Canada. During the reign of George III, the municipality was created by royal charter in 1785.

Osiris Williams, known professionally as YK Osiris, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Jacksonville, Florida. He initially gained popularity with the release of his songs "I'm Next" and "Valentine", which was remixed by rapper Lil Uzi Vert. In 2019, he signed to Def Jam Recordings, and his single "Worth It" peaked at number 48 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was the lead single for his debut album, The Golden Child, released later that year.

Rakim Athelaston Mayers, known professionally as ASAP Rocky, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, actor, and music video director. He is a member of the hip hop collective A$AP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker.

Ariyan Arslani, better known by the stage name Action Bronson, is an American rapper, writer, chef, and television presenter. In August 2012, he signed with Warner Bros. Records, but was later moved to the Atlantic Records-distributed label Vice Records.

Diamonté Harper, known professionally as Saweetie, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. After the release of her debut single, "Icy Grl", she was signed to Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Artistry Worldwide. She released her debut extended play, High Maintenance, on March 16, 2018.

George "Buddy" Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced eminent guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark Jr. and John Mayer. In the 1960s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records and began a musical partnership with the harmonica player Junior Wells.

Suicideboys is an American hip hop duo from New Orleans, Louisiana, founded in 2014 by cousins Ruby da Cherry and Scrim. Via the music sharing platform SoundCloud, the duo rose to popularity for their abrasive, self-produced beats, as well as their harsh lyrical content and themes prominently featuring substance use disorder and suicidal ideation. They own and operate their own label, G*59 Records, under which all of their music is distributed by Caroline Distribution.

Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, better known as DaBaby, is an American rapper and songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is best known for his single "Suge", the lead single off his debut studio album, Baby on Baby. "Suge" became a commercial success and peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100.

Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, known by his stage name 21 Savage, is a rapper, songwriter and record producer who was born in London, England, and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. He became known in Atlanta for the 2015 mixtape The Slaughter Tape before attaining nationwide attention following an EP collaboration Savage Mode with the producer Metro Boomin and its popular singles "X" and "No Heart", as well as a guest feature on the 2016 Drake single "Sneakin'".

Kevin Pouya, known professionally as Pouya, is an American rapper from Miami, Florida.

Shoreline Amphitheatre is an outdoor amphitheater located in Mountain View, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The venue has a capacity of 22,500, with 6,500 reserved seats and 16,000 general admission on the lawn. When the parking lot is utilized for festival stages, the total capacity of the venue can reach 30,000.

Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is the founder of Big Gates Records. Born in Fort Myers, Florida, Washington was a wide receiver on the football team of Miami University in Ohio in 1996 and 1997 before he became a rapper. After dropping out of college, he founded Big Gates with his stepbrother. Signed to Slip-n-Slide Records, from 2007 to 2008 he released three albums. Plies debuted in 2007 with The Real Testament with successful singles "Shawty" and "Hypnotized". Plies also released two albums in 2008, Definition of Real and Da REAList, and later released Goon Affiliated in 2010.

Michael Lamar White IV, known professionally as Trippie Redd, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. White is best known for his songs "Dark Knight Dummo" and "Topanga" with the former peaking at number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the latter peaking at number 52.

Khalik Antonio Caldwell, better known as Stunna 4 Vegas, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his singles "Animal", which featured fellow rapper DaBaby, and "Up The Smoke" with Offset.

Richard O'Neil Burrell better known by his stage name Robb Banks, is an American rapper. Born in New York City, the rapper later moved to Broward County, Florida, at age six and has lived there ever since. He gained recognition with the Raider Klan movement in 2012 where he would debut his first mixtape Calendars and his follow-up mixtape Tha City in 2013. His debut studio album, Year of the Savage, was released on October 2, 2015.

Kristopher Campbell, better known by his stage name K Camp, is an American rapper and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He is signed with Interscope Records and released his debut EP In Due Time on April 22, 2014. He is best known for the singles "Money Baby", "Comfortable" and "Cut Her Off", the latter receiving a nomination at the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. His debut album Only Way Is Up was released in September 2015 and peaked at number 20 on the Billboard 200 chart.

William Leonard Roberts II, known professionally by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur. In 2009, Ross founded the record label Maybach Music Group, on which he released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap, Teflon Don, God Forgives, I Don't, Mastermind, Hood Billionaire, Black Market, and Rather You Than Me. Ross was also the first artist signed to Diddy's management company Ciroc Entertainment. In early 2012, MTV named Ross as the Hottest MC in the Game.

Wild World of Animals

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When & Where

Sat, February 13, 2021, 7:00pm

Ticket listings for Wild World of Animals at Aventura Arts and Cultural Center in Aventura, FL on 2/13/2021

Molly Hatchet with The Fabulous Thunderbirds

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When & Where

Sun, February 14, 2021, 12:00am

The Fabulous Thunderbirds is an American blues rock band formed in Texas in 1974. After performing for several years in the Austin, Texas, blues scene, the band won a recording contract with Takoma/Chrysalis Records and later signed with Epic Records. In 2011, they signed with Severn Records.

Molly Hatchet is an American Southern hard rock band formed by guitarist Dave Hlubek in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1971. The band is best known for their 1979 hit song "Flirtin' with Disaster".

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