How deep is your love for Miami Beach? Barry Gibb, Gloria Estefan, Andrea Bocelli and Wyclef Jean are all performing at Miami Beach’s free centennial concert March 26. Hialeah native Jon Secada is also playing, along with English guitarist and singer-songwriter Dave Mason, Jamaican reggae and hip-hop artist Ky-Mani Marley, jazz flautist Nestor Torres and Miami Beach jazz vocalist Nicole Henry.
The daylong oceanfront music festival will be staged at Eighth Street and Ocean Drive. Gates open at noon, and the music will continue until midnight. The event is free and open to the public. Beach residents will have a special reserved section.
A limited number of premium tickets will be sold, as well. Pre-sale ticketing for Beach residents and sponsors for all centennial events will being Feb. 24. The general public can get tickets starting Feb. 26. The concert, sponsored by Hard Rock International, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood is called Hard Rock RISING. It’s the capstone on a week’s worth of centennial events, including a fashion show, car show, beachside wedding for 100 couples, naturalization ceremony for 100 new U.S. citizens and a tennis match.