Events in Broward County,FL-August 2018

Events in Broward County,FL-August 2018

July is almost over. Last month of the summer, August, starts soon.

Here are some events that you can enjoy during the last month of summer in Broward County, FL:

Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Badfinger Feat. Joey Molland

DATE & TIME: SUN, AUG 5, 2018 – 6:00 PM

LOCATION: Parker Playhouse

More info: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/hippiefest-2018

Hippiefest returns this summer to Fort Lauderdale celebrating the music and bands of rock’s most important decade; an age that would shape the musical landscape for years to come. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of ’68, a year that, according to Time Magazine “changed the world.” That is no less true for 60’s music than its politics and social revolution, so come take a trip back in time and experience rock & roll musical pioneers. Starring Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland.

 

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band & Beth Hart Band

DATES & TIMES: August 11, 2018 8:00 PM 

LOCATION: Au-Rene Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

More info: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/kenny-wayne-shepherd-band-and-beth-hart-band

There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. Utter the phrase “young blues rock guitarist” within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and the first name they are most likely to respond with will be Kenny Wayne Shepherd. The Louisiana born axeman and songsmith has sold millions of albums while throwing singles into the Top 10, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound he has embodied since his teens.

In a 20 year recording career that began when he was just 16, Shepherd has established himself as an immensely popular recording artist, a consistently in-demand live act and an influential force in a worldwide resurgence of interest in the blues. At 16 years old, he signed his first record deal and burst onto the national scene with the release of his 1995 debut album Ledbetter Heights, which produced the radio hits “Deja Voodoo,” “Born with a Broken Heart” and “Shame, Shame, Shame.” His relentless touring and success on rock radio helped to drive the album to Platinum sales status. His 1998 sophomore effort Trouble Is… also went Platinum, yielding such radio hits as “Blue on Black,” “True Lies” and “Somehow, Somewhere, Someway.” 1999’s Live On spawned the radio hits “In 2 Deep”, “Shotgun Blues” and “Last Goodbye.”

Beth Hart is on fire. Right now, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter is riding a creative tidal wave, firing out acclaimed albums, hooking up with the biggest names in music and rocking the house each night with that celebrated burnt-honey voice. In 2016, the headline news is Beth’s latest album, Fire On The Floor, a release that even this fiercely self-critical artist describes as “pretty frickin’ good.” But let’s not forget the backstory that brought her here…

 

Monster Jam

DATES & TIMES
August 11, 2018 1:00 PM 
August 11, 2018 7:00 PM 
August 12, 2018 1:00 PM

LOCATION : BB&B Center, 2555 NW 136th Ave., Sunrise FL

More info: http://www.thebbtcenter.com/events/detail/monster-jam-4

Three show dates have been announced as part of the 2018 Monster Jam season schedule.

Fans in Sunrise, Florida, will get a special treat for the events on August 11-12 as the BB&T Center will offer a dirt floor for competition for the first time.

 

XXIII International Ballet Festival of Miami: Concemporary Performance

DATE & TIME: August 12, 2018 5:00 PM 

LOCATION : Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

More info: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/xxiii-international-ballet-of-miami

The acclaimed International Ballet Festival of Miami is a summer highlight event in South Florida presenting ballet stars from around the world.

This cutting edge Contemporary Performance features companies from Italy, Mexico and USA in an eclectic mix of dance & music from classical & contemporary to Afro Cuban & Spanish guitar

Shakira

DATE & TIME: August 15, 2018 7:30 PM 

LOCATION : BB&B Center, 2555 NW 136th Ave., Sunrise FL

More info: http://www.thebbtcenter.com/events/detail/shakira

Twelve-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and international superstar Shakira has announced plans to embark on her EL DORADO WORLD TOUR, presented by Rakuten. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will feature many of her catalog hits and kicks off on November 8 in Cologne, Germany. It will stop at BB&T Center on January 11.

The tour announcement comes on the heels of Shakira’s 11th studio album release, EL DORADO, which hit #1 on iTunes in 37 countries and held 5 of the top 10 spots on the iTunes Latino Chart within hours of its release. The 5x platinum album, including her already massive global hits – “La Bicicleta,” “Chantaje,” “Me Enamoré,” and “Déjà vu”- currently holds the top spot on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums, marking her 6th #1 album on this chart.  Her single, “Chantaje” featuring Maluma, is 16x diamond certified, while its video currently has been viewed over 1.4 billion times, making it the #5 fastest video to reach 1 billion views worldwide and working its way to soon be the most viewed video of her entire catalogue.

 

Def Leppard & Journey

DATE & TIME: August 17, 2018 7:00 PM 

LOCATION : BB&B Center, 2555 NW 136th Ave., Sunrise FL

More info: http://www.thebbtcenter.com/events/detail/def-leppard-journey

Promising to be the Tour of the Year, two of the world’s greatest rock bands – DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts, half the shows being closed by Journey and  half by Def Leppard. The tour, promoted by Live Nation will feature complete sets and all-new production from both bands, and an arsenal of their hits such as “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” “Lights,” “Photograph,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Rock of Ages” and “Faithfully.” Stay tuned for presale and VIP ticketing information.

 

Chris Macdonald Memories of Elvis

DATE & TIME: August 18, 2018 7:30 PM 

LOCATION : Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL

More info: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/chris-macdonald-memories-of-elvis-parker-2018

As the only tribute artist hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Graceland’s Heartbreak Hotel, Chris MacDonald returns this August for a very special Memorial Anniversary Celebration of the life and music of the King of Rock-n-Roll. Chris MacDonald will bring back the “Memories of Elvis In Concert” in a dynamic live performance complete with costumes, back up singers, dancers, videos and a high-energy 8-piece concert band. An accomplished and experienced entertainer, Chris has performed in Las Vegas, Branson and with the famous “Legends in Concert” stage productions .With this fun interactive tribute, Chris MacDonald draws his audience in with the look, moves, vocals and nuances that made Elvis the King. This newly updated production show will include costume changes and songs representing the different stages of Elvis’s legendary career including the 1950′s, the Movies, the 1968 Comeback and the 1970′s White Fringe Vegas Concerts.

 

Apai Celebrating 20 Years of Indian Classical Music & Dance

DATE & TIME: August 25, 2018 6:30 PM 

LOCATION : The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

More info: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/apai-celebrating-20-years-of-indian-classical-music-dance

 

The 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Association of Performing Arts of India continues with a legendary Indian movie at Savor Cinema, The Music Room. (Please note that this is a separate ticket to be purchased from the cinema.) Indian Dinner* at the Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom at the Broward Center, and wraps up with a Surbahar and Sitar Concert at Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center.

*VIP ticket includes premium seating and a pre-show dinner in the Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom at 5:00PM

Proceeds from all events will support the Association of Performing Arts of India Legacy Fund at Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. The endowed fund will be used to promote and showcase the music and dance of India.

Events in Broward County, FL – July 2018

First month of the summer is over, and we are waiting for waiting July to start.

Here are some of the fun events you can plan to attend next month in Broward County:

July Events

Charlie Daniels Band: Red, White & Brews in the Pines

July 3rd, 2018
Time: 7 PM
Location: Charles F. Dodge City Center Pembroke Pines, 601 SW City Center Way
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33025
More info: www.browardcenter.org

Red White and Brews in the Pines will be an afternoon of festivities in the outdoor plaza area including food, BBQ, beer and drinks with live performance by SHANE DUNCAN BAND starting at 5PM.

From his Dove Award-winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark onAmerica’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. The Charlie Daniels Band scored its first hit with the top ten “Uneasy Rider.” Since then the CDB has populated radio with such memorable hits as “Long Haired Country Boy,” “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” “InAmerica,” “The Legend of Wooley Swamp” and of course, his signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”

Beres Hammond: All Love Tour 2018

July 6th, 2018. at 7:30 PM
Location: AU-RENE THEATER at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
More info: www.browardcenter.org

The Jamaican reggae superstar and undisputed king of lovers rock returns to the Broward Center for a sizzling summertime performance. Famous for his soulful vibe and smoky sweet, bourbon-on-the-rocks vocals, this GrammyAward–nominated singer-songwriter known as the “Otis Redding of Reggae” has a hit list that stretches for miles and includes the songs “Tempted to Touch,” “I Feel Good,” “Putting Up Resistance,” “Rockaway,” “No Disturb Sign” and many more.

 

Dan and Phil 2018 World Tour – Interactive Introverts

July 8th, 2018 at 7 PM
Location: Au-Rene Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
More info: www.browardcenter.org

A theatrical stage show with hilarious anecdotes, sketches, lots of audience interaction we’ll probably regret, a loose story tying it all together and some SURPRISES you’ll never see coming. Come see Dan and Phil IRL!

The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show

July 13th, 2018 at 8 PM
Location: AU-RENE THEATER at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
More info: www.browardcenter.org

Wanna dance with somebody? Embark on a heartfelt musical journey celebrating the legendary Whitney Houston through her greatest hits. Featuring the breathtaking vocals of SouthAfrican songstress Belinda Davids accompanied by a fabulous 6-piece live band and dancers, The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show is a beautifully crafted tribute to one of the world’s most revered singers.

 

FLO’Pocalypse

July 14th, 2018 at 8:30 PM
Location: Abdo New River Room at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
More info: www.browardcenter.org

The highly anticipated annual poetic megaFLO’ production “FLO’pocalypse” returns to the world famous Broward Center for the Performing Arts! It is an exciting Spoken Word journey through the words & life experiences of one the greatest & most historical storytellers of all time – the POET! This unique artistic showcase spotlights an array of national & internationally renown professional poets (featuring nationally & internationally renowned PrOET DEVERY BROOX). Hosted by the one & only all around entertaining CEO of FLO’etry (FLO4Me) Ent., LLC Jerris “QUICKThePoet” Evans, FLO’pocalypse is a nonstop energetic spoken word rollercoaster production that will leave every patron in attendance highly anticipating the next poetic ride!”

 

World of Beer 8th Anniversary Street Party

July 14th, 2018 at 11AM – July 15th, 2018 2 AM
Location: 4437 Lyons Rd, Ste E-101, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
More info: www.facebook.com/events/315706038965267/

Let World of Beer (WOB) Coconut Creek show you how to drink like a local!  Join us as we celebrate our Eight Year at our location inside The Promenade at Coconut Creek with a 40 Keg Local Tap Takeover, Live Music,  outdoor games, a beer tent, and more fun from 11am on Saturday July 14 till we close at 2am!

Live Music

2PM – 6PM: Jerriko
9PM – 1AM: Polaroid

Specialty kegs from Funky Buddha, Cigar City, Civil Society, Coppertail, Bangin’ Banjos, 81 Bay, Devour, Accomplice, Broski, Barrel of Monks, Prosperity, Mathews, Tampa Bay Brewing Co. & much more!!

More Info

All Raffle proceeds will be benefiting C.O.P.S (Concerns of Police Survivors). In case you’ve never heard of C.O.P.S check out their website: soflocops.com

Broward Center and Ricky Derae Present Shirley Caesar

July 14th, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Location: Au-Rene Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
More info: www.browardcenter.org

Perhaps the most visible gospel singer in the world, Shirley Caesar has been serving up the best gospel tunes for more than 40 years. A multiple Grammy Award-winner, she has sung for presidents and world leaders and released over 40 solo albums. Her legendary career includes collaborations with the greatest vocal artists of our time, including Al Green, Whitney Houston, Patti LaBelle, and Gladys Knight; Shirley Caesar is a true gospel icon. Join her for a special concert event in honor of Bishop C.E. Glover and Bishop Jimmie Williams with a special tribute to Reverend Joe Johnson. The concert features guest soloist Christine Robinson and the New Sounds of Joy Ministry.

The Next Step Institute Presents The Cambridge Impronauts

July 21st, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Location:  Abdo New River Room at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

 

Crystal by Cirque du Soleil

A Breakthrough Ice Experience!

July 18-29, 2018
BB&T Center, 2555 NW 136th Ave, Sunrise, FL 33323
More info: www.thebbtcenter.com

Cirque du Soleil is coming to the BB&T Center with a brand-new arena creation. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL, explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s 34-year history. This unique production pushes boundaries of performance by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. CRYSTAL will perform in Sunrise Arena for 15 performances only.

Panic! at the Disco

July 31st, 2018
Time: 7 PM
BB&T Center, 2555 NW 136th Ave, Sunrise, FL 33323
More info: www.thebbtcenter.com

Fans who pre-order the new album Pray for the Wicked via Panic’s website, before March 29 at 9 p.m. EST, will receive a unique presale code for first access to tickets.
General tickets will be available to the public beginning March 30th at 12:00 p.m. local time at panicatthedisco.com

Swap Shop Drive-In Movie Theatre in Fort Lauderdale

Drive-In Movie Theatre in Fort Lauderdale,FL
Drive-In Movie Theatre in Fort Lauderdale,FL

If you would like to watch films under the stars from a comfort and privacy of your own car, you can do that at the Swap Shop Drive-In Movie Theatre in Fort Lauderdale. It is the only drive-in movie theatre currently open in Broward County, FL

It is located at 3291 W. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is one mile West I-95

This drive-in movie theatre has 14 screens.

Pricing:
Adults : $7
Kids (5-11) : $2
Kids (0-4) : FREE

Buy tickets at the entrance between 31st Ave. & 34st Ave., right before bridge on Sunrise Blvd.

Drive-in movie theatre is open every day of the year. First movie starts at 8:30 PM.

 

There is one more drive-in movie thearte in South Florida. It is located in Palm Beach County, in the town of Lake Worth. It is located at 3438 lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL 33461.

I hope you have a great time !

 

Events in Broward County, FL – June 2018

 

Events in Broward County, FL - June 2018

June is almost here. School is going to be over for the summer break. Here are some events in Broward County, FL for the month of  June. I hope, you will find something interesting for you.

Enjoy!

 

Friday Night Sound Waves Presents Pamir Guanchez

June 1st, 2018
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location : The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Friday, June 1st, Friday Night Sound Waves welcomes master Sax player and Flute Virtuoso, Pamir Guanchez and His Latin Flow for an evening of mambo rhythms and lyrical latin flavors down by the shore.  Having already performed in front of sold out audiences in New York’s world famous Carnegie Hall and Madison Square garden, Pamir is now embarking on a solo career.  Pamir’s flute, saxophone and singing talent are at his peak and hopes to bring his passion to Fort Lauderdale’s beach, for a free concert, this Friday, June 1st beginning at 6pm.

I Ride for Meadow & School Safety Awareness Memorial Ride – New Date!

June 2nd, 2018
9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Location: 27 Bar and Lounge, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Calling on all motorcycle riders, live music lovers and supporters of our local community to join in a fun and charitable event on Saturday, June 2nd, in honor of Meadow Pollack and all the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy. I Ride for Meadow will raise both funds and awareness to make our schools a safer place for all. The public is invited to attend this huge event with live music entertainment, family-fun activities, food trucks and beer too as riders start out at Mickey’s Bar in Pompano Beach and head south around noon to 27 Bar & Lounge in Fort Lauderdale.

UPDATE: Ride has been moved from May 27 to June 2nd due to forecast of heavy rains

A registration/entry donation of $20 per adult is greatly appreciated for the event. Children 12 years old and under are free. One beverage is included with entry donation. You do not have to ride in order to participate in this event. 100% of the proceeds will go towards the “Princess Park Memorial,” which will be built in memory of the 17 victims that perished in the school tragedy. #MeadowsMovement

The ride event begins at Mickey’s Tiki Bar and Lounge in Pompano Beach. Check-in begins at 9:30am and a complimentary breakfast will be provided for the riders followed by a church service hosted by Sunrise Chapel at 11:00 am. Kick stands will be up by 12:00 pm and we will begin the 17-mile escorted ride ending at our destination, the 27 Bar and Lounge in Ft. Lauderdale at approximately 1:00 pm.

Entertainment, Food and Activities:

4 Live Bands (see schedule below)
Special Guests: Paul Teutul Sr. from Orange County Choppers and the hit show American Chopper
Food trucks, Mission BBQ and beer tents
Cosmos Ice Cream Truck: “World’s Largest Ice Cream Truck”
Sandman Beach Art by Josh the Sandman
Face painting
Rock painting
Raffles and prizes

Live Entertainment Schedule:

12:45 pm – Siren Says Rock
2:30 pm – DNA
3:30 pm – Reckless
5:00 pm – 22 North

Location Start:

Mickey’s Tiki Bar
350 SW 12th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL 33069

End Destination and Fundraiser Event Location:

27 Bar and Lounge
835 NE 3rd Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

Ride Schedule

9:30 am: Check-in time/complimentary breakfast and other activities
11:00 am: Memorial church service hosted by Sunrise Chapel
12:00 pm: Kick stands up! The ride begins…
1:00 pm: Arrive at destination

Note: Public entry into 27 Bar and Lounge, located inside MASS Arts District will begin at Noon

Five Years On It: Funky Budda Aniversary Party

June 2nd, 2018
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

LOCATION: Funky Buddha Brewery, Oakland Park Florida

Funky Buddha is celebrating five years of bringing bold, natural ingredient-driven beers to the thirsty masses on Saturday, June 2nd from 2-10pm! Enjoy the celebration with an all star lineup of 50+ Funky Buddha draft beers, live music, food trucks and yummy grub. New this year is the barrel room bash! Vibe out with tasty tunes from local bands and special barrel-aged tappings inside our state of the art barrel room. We’re bringing back classic funky favorites along with some new brews! Five Years on It DIPA bottles will cost $5.55.

Live Music Schedule
2pm-3:30pm: SpiderCherry
4pm-6:30pm: SOSOS
7pm-8:30pm: Randy Bernson w/ Julius Pastorius
Admission: Free

More Info:
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/182617375721342/
Website Event: https://funkybuddhabrewery.com/news-and-events/news/five-years-it-funky-buddha-anniversary-party-june-2nd
More info at: 954-440-0046 or FunkyBuddhaBrewery.com

6th Annual Pineapple Jamboree – A Taste of The Tropics

June 8th, 2018
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LOCATION: Sample McDougald House – 450 NE 10th Street, Pompano Beach, FL 

More info : www.pineapplejamboree.com

The Greater Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Point/Margate Chamber of Commerce is presenting Pineapple Jamboree. This year’s theme  is “A Taste of The Tropics”, giving the event a Caribbean flavor with more than 15 Rum and Tequila tastings hosted by Pompano Discount Liquors.  In addition, Pompano Beached based craft breweries, Holy Mackerel, Bangin Banjo’s and Broski Ciderworks will sample a selection of Pineapple infused Craft Beers paired with delicious morsels!  Attendees will also partake in a Hot Buffet prepared by Bobby Rubino’s with a tropical flair. Also keeping this year’s tropical theme, a variety flavored Coffees, Latte’s and Pineapple Desserts will be on the menu.

Connie Davis, Director of Events at the Pompano Chamber said, “Here in the tropics, we like to celebrate all things tropical, beginning with honoring part of our heritage, ‘The Pineapple’! We’re excited to bring these wonderful businesses together for you to get to know, along with some very exciting local entertainment, guaranteed to get you up dancing…and our Authentic Caribbean Steel Drum Band ‘Pan Paradise’ and his Junk-A-Noo Show can do just that!”

Event Highlights for 2018

  • Crowning of the 1st Annual “Pineapple Queen”, Debbie McCarty who will serve as “Goodwill Ambassador” for 1 year
  • Week-End Spa Get-A-Way” raffle: including “Two Nights in a suite at the beautiful Pompano Beach Marriott on the beach, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Spa Package, Dinner for Two, Lunch for Two, all day Water Taxi, a dozen Roses, Champagne and a luscious Gift Basket”, Raffle Tickets are $10 each or 6 for $50.
  • Caribbean Steel Drum Band ‘Pan Paradise’ and Junk-A-Noo Show

So gather up some friends, don your Panama Straw Hat, your favorite tropical print shirt and come out to help us celebrate “The Pineapple”, at this fabulous evening affair.

TICKETS & MORE INFO

Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. RSVP and Purchase Tickets online at: www.pineapplejamboree.com

School’s Out For Summer Concert on Fort Lauderdale Beach

June 8th, 2018
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

HOURS and LOCATIONThe Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub is located on the corner of Las Olas & A1A (across from The Elbo Room). A metered parking lot is located across the street from the beach. This event takes place weekly through August 31st from 6 till 9pm.

More info at: http://fridaynightsoundwaves.com/artists/school-of-rock/

School’s out for summer – but School of Rock is still on and ready to kick off a summer celebration with Live Music and Dancing on the Sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Friday June 8 starting at 6pm. Presented by Southwest Airlines® all ages are invited to the Schools Out for Summer Concert featuring performances by School of Rock Coral Springs, Pompano Beach and West Broward.

About Friday Night Sound Waves
Featuring some of South Florida’s best musical talents performing an eclectic range of genres including jazz, blues, big band swing, indie rock, salsa and classic Americana, the free live music series aims to entertain area locals, global visitors – from the young to the young at heart. Those attending are encouraged to don flip-flops and set up a beach chair in the sand to take in the ocean breezes and spectacular sights and sounds.

More details at: http://fridaynightsoundwaves.com and MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com

Follow updates via Facebook: www.facebook.com/FridayNightSoundWaves

Harry Styles

June 9, 2018, 8:00 PM
Location : BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL

More info: www.thebbtcenter.com

Due to overwhelming demand, Harry Styles has added 56 new show dates in 2018 to his sold-out world tour, including a stop at BB&T Center on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

**NO RE-ENTRY**

**THERE WILL BE HAZE & STROBE LIGHTS**

ALL GUESTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WALK THROUGH A METAL DETECTOR AND ARE SUBJECT TO WANDING.

All bags are subject to search.

10th Annual Rum Renaisance Festival

June 9-10, 2018
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, located at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL

More info: http://www.rumrenaissance.com

The largest rum festival in the world has a new home in Fort Lauderdale this year as the tenth annual Rum Renaissance Festival is scheduled for Saturday June 9 and Sunday June 10, 2018 at the Broward County Convention Center. The festival attracts rum experts, professionals and enthusiasts from more than 30 countries for a fabulous weekend of rum discovery. Ticket-holders benefit from unlimited sampling of hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond, celebrity rum seminars, live entertainment and more! Food will be available for purchase. A VIP Tasting Bar for the most serious rum fanatics to taste rare and limited edition rums for a small extra fee. VIPs will have a lounge sponsored by the Ritz Carlton Rum Bar with small food samplings to go with sample cocktails. The event activities will be rounded out with master classes and seminars presented by rum luminaries and key influencers.

RumXP Tasting Competition and Awards
The International Rum Expert Panel judges will be on hand to announce the winners of their annual RumXP Tasting Competition and present these esteemed awards.

Rum Renaissance Seminars
Two seminar classrooms at the Grand Tasting Event can accommodate about 80 participants each. Reserved seating is available for $20 at the festival, or $15 in advance. http://www.rumrenaissance.com/seminars/

Live Entertainment
TAMBOKA, original Latin gypsy jazz! Free spirited individuals born from the Latin grooves of mother’s legs and the soulful jazz of your sister’s hips. We feel, love, live, and vibe with you through the tropical and earthy sounds impregnated in our hands and voices.

Maroon 5

June 17, 2018
7:30 PM, Sunrise, FL
Location: BB&T Center.

More info : www.thebbtcenter.com

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum band Maroon 5 have announced the first details of their upcoming 2018 world tour, which is happening in conjunction with the release of their highly anticipated new studio album, Red Pill Blues. The Red Pill Blues world tour will stop at BB&T Center on June 17.

Caribbean Cultural Village Festival 2018

June 24th, 2018
1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: Lauderhill Sports Park -7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL

More info: www.caribbeanvillage.net

Florida’s largest outdoor celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month is coming to Lauderhill, FL on Sunday, June 24th with a family-friendly Festival that features the best live Caribbean music, arts, crafts, food tastings, prizes, and an all island-inspired, zesty cook-off competition. This year’s headline musical performers include: International recording artist Maxi Priest along with Kymani Marley; Alison Hinds; Shurwayne Winchester; Julien Believe; MikaBen, and more. “Mr. Comedy” Majah Hype serves as the Festival Emcee and host. This show takes you away on a trip across the Atlantic Ocean and through the Caribbean Sea.
Individual food stations at the Festival feature specialties from Jamaica, Trinidad, Haiti, Bahamas and a variety of other islands.

Proceeds benefit The Galleon Foundation, a South Florida-based non-profit that provides scholarships and student mentoring.

Tickets: General Admission tickets start at $25 when purchased by May 31, $30 as of June 1st and $40 at the gate. Tickets may be purchased online at https://www.caribbeanvillage.net, or at designated ticket outlets. Also available are tickets for the Beach Party (Sponsored by Publix) which will take place on Saturday, June 23, and an all-inclusive VIP package that includes food and hotel stays.

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train

June 24th, 2018
Time: 7 PM
Location : BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL

More info: www.thebbtcenter.com

Produced by Live Nation, the extensive trek will make over 35 stops across the U.S. and Canada including a stop at BB&T Center. This marks the first-time legendary duo Daryl Hall & John Oates will tour together with fellow award winning hitmakers, Train. Fans can expect full sets from both Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train, followed by a show stopping joint set.

Train is a multi-GRAMMY and Billboard award-winning band from San Francisco, CA that has had 14 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 list since the release of their debut self-titled album – hits include “Drops  Of Jupiter,” “Hey, Soul Sister”  “Drive By” and “Play That Song.” They’ve sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, more than 30 million tracks, amassed over a billion streams with multiple platinum/gold citations, and dozens of other honors. Last year, the band released their 8th studio album, a girl a bottle a boat, via Columbia Records spawning the lead single, “Play That Song,” which went platinum in 4 countries including the US, hit Top 5 on the US iTunes chart, Top 10 at Hot AC radio, charted at Adult Top 40 and holds almost 70 Million streams on Spotify alone.