6 free and cheap events in Miami this weekend – July 8-10

Art fans fill the Warehouse Alternative Space during the Bird Road Art District Art Walk. Bird Road Art District

Free events featuring art and music abound this weekend. Here are the highlights: 

Works of Art 

Art enthusiasts have two free events to choose from on Friday, one in Little Havana and the other in Miami Beach, and a third event in Wynwood on Saturday. 


In Little Havana, the galleries along Calle Ocho (Southwest Eighth Street) between 12th and 17th avenues will be open until 11 pm. One can see paintings, photography, sculpture, mixed media and contemporary pieces. 


In Miami Beach, The Wolfsonian museum offers free admission and free tours of its permanent collections or temporary exhibitions. Free music is usually a part of this event, too.


Wynwood’s art walk includes art, street performers, music and food trucks. 

Works of Music 

Music seekers can find free or cheap live music in Miami Beach, Sweetwater, Miami 

On Sunday afternoon, jazz lovers can listen to FABi World Music Experience in Miami Beach for the free “Jazz in the Courtyard Summer Concert Series.”  Or, for those who prefer classical music, the free “Music in Miami” series features an all-strings Sunday afternoon concert in downtown Miami’s Trinity Cathedral featuring Adam Diderrich on the violin and Rafael Ramirez on the mandolin.


At the Dolphin Mall in Sweetwater, shoppers and diners can listen to free live music on Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday evenings. This weekend, the lineup at the mall’s Ramblas Plaza includes Eclipse Band Live, Axel Aleman Quartet and Debbie Orta Jazz Quartet respectively. 


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