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Rhythm Foundation Presents Ibeyi at the North Bandshell May 8, 2016

The Rhythm Foundation staff eats lunch together on Thursdays and talks about programming, shares music, makes plans. With TWO* Best of Miami awards in today’s 2016 New Times’ Best of Miami, we sat together in congratulatory happiness.   *Best Music Festival (TransAtlantic Festival) and Best Venue for Local Acts (North Beach Bandshell)… Read more »

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DJs are usually the best people to ask about ‘the classics’ because they have a music encyclopedia in their heads. So we asked DJ Gardy Girault a few questions:   Please describe ‘raratech’? Raratech it is an affectionate way to define my style. It is a fusion of traditional music from my country… Read more »

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Welcome summer with music, Francophone-style: celebrate Fete de la Musique by enjoying FREE music events this weekend!  Fête de la Musique, also known as Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration taking place on June 21, the first day of summer in cities around the world. The global celebration that… Read more »

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The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are supporters of Big Night in Little Haiti and will be there tomorrow, Friday May 15 with some special surprises! You can support Big Night in Little Haiti as well. Soccer + music, what a great combination! We want to thank the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers for supporting… Read more »

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The legendary Orchestre Septentrional will perform at Big Night in Little Haiti on Friday, April 17th! In Haiti, there is one band that has seen it all: Orchestre Septentrional. Originally a group of seven musicians, L’Orchestre Septentrional d’Haïti was formed in 1948, with the fusion of two small orchestras. Now with over 60 albums… Read more »

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Rutshelle

This month we are celebrating International Women’s Month at Big Night in Little Haiti with Rutshelle Guillaume, the leading new female voice in the Haitian “Nouvelle Scene” and the 2014 Female artist of the year. Rutshelle Guillaume began her professional career in 2011, joining other creative new artists who are pushing Haitian music forward… Read more »

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This Throwback Thursday we remember with a heavy heart two Rhythm Foundation performers and very special musicians who recently passed away- Allen Juste, beloved accordion player and one of the founders of the Lakou Mizik project, and Julien Weiss, founder of the Al-Kindi Ensemble.  Allen Juste passed away on February 18th in… Read more »

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Paul Beaubrun heads the reggae-roots band Zing Experience, which will be performing at Big Night in Little Haiti this Friday, February 20. The son of two musicians/performers—Theodore “Lòlò” Beabrun Jr. and Mimerose “Manzè” Pierre Beaubrun of the legendary, controversial Grammy-nominated band Boukman Eksperyans— Paul grew up in a very musical and artistic… Read more »

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Karizma is a popular 8-piece modern konpa band out of New York. The band’s musicians started their young musical career in local Haitian Gospel churches and they all grew up under the heavy influence of konpa music, R&B, Gospel, and Hip Hop. They are performing at Big Night in Little Haiti… Read more »

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Gabel, one of the premier Haitian bands is very busy this month with the start of their tour. They have a show almost everyday in December and January and one of their tour stops will be at Big Night in Little Haiti on Friday, December 19. They began with a… Read more »