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Posted by & filed under Checking in with artists, Featured Artists & Interviews, North Beach Bandshell.

By: Karla Arguello For the past few months, Rhythm Foundation has been working closely with the GroundUp Music team on the GroundUp Music Festival hosted by jazz collective Snarky Puppy, taking place at the North Beach Bandshell on February 10-12, 2017. This past weekend, Snarky Puppy performed at the Havana International Jazz Festival… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Featured Artists & Interviews, TransAtlantic Festival.

One of the neighborhood activations we are most looking forward to in the 2016 TransAtlantic Festival is a sunset raga (featuring tabla master Rajesh Bhandari and sitarist Rajesh Ramoutar), Saturday April 9th at 6:30 pm on the Beatles mandala in Bandshell Park in Miami Beach. Wait, you might ask, what Beatles… Read more »

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The long awaited “Chickenz” music video from local artist Chantil Dukart is finally here. We asked her a few questions about the song and music video… read the interview below!   Why did you choose the song “Chickenz” for your next music video? “Chickenz” is one of my favorite songs… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Featured Artists & Interviews, Hollywood ArtsPark Experience.

Rachel Goodrich, “queen of the Miami indie rock scene”, returns to her hometown with her ukulele and yellow kazoo to open for The Wood Brothers on March 21 at the Hollywood ArtsPark.    Rachel Goodrich’s  music has been described as an “eclectic blend of vaudeville-inspired indie pop, swing-jazz and country-folk,” though… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Big Night In Little Haiti, Featured Artists & Interviews.

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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The Wood Brothers have been making a name for themselves for the better part of a decade now, with five studio albums and regular tours. The band consists of Chris Wood (of Medeski, Martin & Wood) on upright bass and harmonica, his older brother Oliver Wood on guitars, and drummer/multi-instrumentalist Jano… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Big Night In Little Haiti, Featured Artists & Interviews.

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 »

Posted by & filed under Featured Artists & Interviews, Hollywood ArtsPark Experience.

San Francisco‘s Psychedelic Soul and Funk Band, Monophonics, are on tour with Galactic and will be opening for them at the Hollywood ArtsPark Experience this Friday, January 30. Monophonics play psychedelic soul music, sometimes called Black Rock, which is a sub-genre of Soul music, mixing the characteristics of Soul with Psychedelic… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Big Night In Little Haiti, Featured Artists & Interviews.

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 »

Posted by & filed under Featured Artists & Interviews, Get to know our members.

Raphael Wagner, also known as Hoffa, is a music lover and very dedicated Rhythm Foundation Member. When our shows go on sale, he never wastes a minute and almost always gets front row seats. The Brazilian native was such a huge Marisa Monte fan that he started the Marisa Monte… Read more »