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Miami Soul Easter Weekend Guide

Miami Soul – your ultimate source for places to go, people to see, and things to do in the black social scene. Check out this week’s weekend guide from Miami Soul. For a list of weekly reoccurring events, check out

Beats After Sunset

Friday, April 3, 8PM – 11PM – Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

The monthly art and cocktails event features music, art, and cocktails. Admission $10 or free for members of the museum.

Lyric Live

Friday, April 3, 8PM – 11PM – The Historic Lyric Theater, 819 NW 2nd Ave

Miami’s own amateur night showcase hosted by comedian Chello returns for second two with twice the talent, twice the laughs, and twice the fun. Live performances are featured and the audience decides who’s got the talent and who’s go to go. Tickets start at $15, and available online at

R&B Love Fest

Saturday, April 4, Doors open at 6PM; Showtime 7PM – Bank United at University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Dr, Coral Gables

The kings of R&B – K.C. & JoJo, Bell Biv Devoe, Keith Sweat, and El Debarge hit the stage live for an evening of an evening of real R&B classics. Tickets online at

Cat’s Corner: A Jazz-Fusion Experience

Saturday, April 4, 7PM – 11PM – 5925 NE 2nd Ave, Miami

Enjoy an evening of live sultry jazz and a night of entertainment featuring local music by Carole Ann Taylor, Danny Mixon on bass, Curtis Lundy on the keys, and more. Free drinks. $10 suggested donation.

Yolanda Adams live at Reclaim the Dream Candlelight Memorial

Saturday, April 4, 6PM – 8PM – Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1140 NW 62nd St, Miami

The Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation hosts their 12th annual memorial service and gospel concert featuring a live performance by Grammy award-winning gospel artist, Yolanda Adams. The event kicks off with a Unity March followed by the gospel concert. Free RSVP at

Live Jazz featuring Nicole Kidd Quartet

Saturday, April 4, 10PM – Lilt Lounge, 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami

The live music series at Lilt Lounge features jazz and smooth R&B. Born and raised in Miami Beach with a Jamaican background, Nicole was exposed to many different cultures which is translated in her music. Nicole has also performed with Gloria Estefan and Michael Buble. Free entry.

SunTrust Jazz Brunch at Las Olas Riverfront

Sunday, April 5, 11AM – 2PM – 300 SW 1st Ave, Ft. Lauderdale

Bring out your lawn chair and picnic basket for this monthly first Sunday outdoor jazz brunch featuring live music from local jazz artists. Free.

Talib Kweli Live DJ Set

Sunday, April 5, 5PM – 11PM – Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave, Miami

Old School Hip Hop artist Monie Love hosts a live spin session by Talib Kweli. Get there early for a free BBQ. No cover.

Ricky Derae’s Gospel Easter Celebration

Sunday, April 5, 5PM – War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th St, Ft. Lauderdale

The celebration features The Mighty Clouds of Joy, Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC’s, Cantons, Lil Roy, Five Singing Stars, and Second Chapter. Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 954-828-5380, at War Memorial Auditorium, Ticketmaster, WMBM Radio Station, Betty’s Soul Food Restaurants, and Clark & Norris Home of Funerals.

Sunday Reggae Sessions

Sunday, April 5, 11AM – 4PM – Sole on the Beach, 17315 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach

Live performances by Reggae sensations Junior Jazz & Bradley Brown + DJ Mark Gorbulew. Free.