The Wynwood Yard’s Simple Vodka Stage ushers in the new season with a selection of live musical performances that will pick you up this fall. Don’t miss out on The Main Squeeze on October 7th as they make a stop on their national tour and belt out tunes from their recently released album, Without a Sound. Chill out at a special Reggae Sunday edition on October 22 with special guest, Zach Deputy. Make The Yard your go-to spot on Wednesdays for the newly-launched Jazz at The Yard series, and join The Yard for community-driven Farm Aid Benefit and Puerto Rico Relief concerts on October 25 and 27 respectively, among many other magical music moments.
Special October Musical Events at The Yard
Jerry Joseph Special Happy Hour Solo at The Yard |Friday, October 6 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.A musician’s musician, Jerry Joseph hosts a happy hour solo at The Yard you won’t soon forget. This rock-n-roll singer-songwriter has an impressive thirty years under his belt as a solo performer as well as head of the band, Jackmormons. Catch the legend at The Yard’s Simple Vodka Stage free! More info here.
Electric Kif at The Yard |Friday, October 6| 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Following Jerry Joseph happy hour solo at The Yard, catch Miami’s self-proclaimed creators of “post-nuclear music”, Electric Kif, as they bring their cosmic renditions of funk, rock, soul and jazz to The Yard. They’ll elevate your soul, mood and groove as they rock the Simple Vodka Stage. More info available here.
The Main Squeeze at The Yard |Saturday, October 7 |9 p.m. -midnight
Travelling cross country from L.A., The Main Squeeze brings their infectious blend of soul, hip-hop, funk and rock to the Simple Vodka Stage at The Yard as part of their new album and tour, Without a Sound along with special guest, Bobby Lee Rogers. Don’t miss this good for the soul, energy-loaded performance. RSVP and find more info here.
Chantil Dukart | Thursday, October 12| 8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
In a day and age where originality seemingly doesn’t exist, Chantil Dukart truly is a force to reckon with. Taking the stage by storm at The Wynwood Yard, this classically and jazz-trained pianist will mesmerize you with her visceral and authentic artistry. More info and RSVP here.
Tamboka at The Yard |Friday, October 13 | 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
The Yard invites you to feel Latin grooves infused with soulful jazz by free-spirited Tamboka. Enjoy fantastic eats provided by The Wynwood Yard food concepts and your spirit of choice by The Bar at The Yard while you let Tamboka take you away. This event is free! More info available here.
Farm Aid Benefit Concert |Wednesday, October 25| 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Please join The Wynwood Yard for a benefit concert featuring live music and fantastic eats in support of South Florida farmers and their crops affected by Hurricane Irma. Artists and other participants, including community organizations that will collect donations for our all-important farmers, will be added and posted here. Check the link regularly for updates! Come share your love and support for our farming community.
Cortadito|Thursday, October 26 | 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Transport yourself to Havana with this Miami hailing ensemble. Cortadito lights up the stage with traditional Cuban music from back in the day, specifically Son Montuno, Guaracha, Boleros, Nengon, and Bolero Son. You may want to have a cortadito too to keep you energized and dancing the night away.
Puerto Rico Relief Concert at The Yard|Friday, October 27 | 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
An international selection of live musical performers come together for an evening at The Yard to collectively raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Maria, including Miami’s own Latin reggae-urban-soul band, Xperimento; singer-songwriters Paula Arenas from Colombia and Sarah Packiam from Ireland. Find more information and RSVP here.
Heavy Pets Album Release Party|Saturday, October 28| 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Join The Wynwood Yard for The Heavy Pets album, Strawberry Mansion, release party. The Pets will turn up their amplifiers with rock-n-roll driven tunes influenced by an eclectic mix of rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae on the Simple Vodka Stage. More info here.Recurring Musical Events at The Yard:
Re-energize your week and shake off hump-day doldrums with live jazz under the stars at The Yard. With a thoughtfully-curated line-up by Chad Bernstein of Guitars over Guns and Spam Allstars, the newly-launched Jazz at The Yard series spotlights local musicians and luminaires from Miami’s own backyard. Come support local music and revel in live performances. Admission is free! More info and RSVP link here.October 11th: Leon Foster Thomas, October 18th: Lemon City Trio
DJ Next Door | Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24 & 31 | 6 P.M. – 11 P.M.
Join The Wynwood Yard as it supports and celebrates its own The Bar at The Yard’s barback, Ivan Sandhas, as he takes over the decks, spinning some fresh beats during DJ Next Door. Accompany the night with some cocktails or craft beer and you’re ready to face the rest of the week.
Reggae Sundays featuring Zach Deputy on Oct. 22 | Sundays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29| 2 P.M. – midnight
Kulcha Shok Reggae Sundays shine bright with a series of themed events including Kulcha Kids on the first Sundays of the month with activities just for the little ones from noon to 2 p.m. followed by regularly-scheduled Reggae Sunday live musical performances and DJ’s until midnight. All Vinyl on second Sundays co-hosted by Peppabox throwing you back to turntable days. Surfer Night coasts through every third Sunday co-hosted by the Surfrider Foundation and featuring surf movies. Miami-kissed Kulcha Latino brings the best of both worlds together under one sunny sky on the fourth Sunday of each month. This month Zach Deputy, soulful rhythm-and-blues tunes singer-songwriter shares the Simple Vodka Stage with The Yard’s reggae hosts. When there’s a fifth Sunday in the month, revel in it with Skavelution, a salute to Jamaica’s ska culture. More info here.
October 8th: All Vinyl / Special musical guest: Brothers United
October 15th: Surfer Night / Special musical guest: Jahfe
October 22nd: Kulcha Latino / Special musical guest: Itawe and Zach Deputy
October 29th: Skavelution: Special musical guest: Freecoasters