Miami Soul weekend guide: 12th Annual Irie Weekend and other things to do June 23 – 26, 2016

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12th Annual Irie Weekend
Thursday, June 23 – Saturday, June 25 – Shelbourne Hotel, 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

DJ Irie is taking over the entire weekend with his celebrity friends, a sexy pool party, a BBQ Beach Bash, live performances, a golf tournament, and plenty of partying all to benefit the Irie Foundation. This is always one of the hottest events of the summer. So hit up a friend of a friend that knows someone that can get you access. For more info about Irie Weekend, visit

The weekend lineup includes:

Wed, June 22 – Dinner Gala hosted by Jamie Foxx for an exclusive, multi-course menu, special performances, and VIP appearances.

Thurs, June 23 – InspIRIE Kids Golf Clinic teaching kids the game of golf followed by a special celebrity met & greet.

Thurs, June 23 – VIP Kickoff Concert featuring Jamie Foxx, complimentary gourmet bites, and cocktails. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased at

Fri, June 24 – Celebrity golf tournament with Irie and his celebrity friends at the Miami Beach Golf Club, including complimentary food and open bar. Tickets for the hospitality tent are $50 and available at

Fri, June 24 – Friday night party featuring a throwback performance by Dru Hill at LIV nightclub.

Sat, June 25 – BBQ Beach Bash with a surprise live performance, complimentary BBQ and cocktails. Tickets are $50 and available at

Saturday, June 25 – Closing celebration at E11even featuring a performance by T-Pain.


Other events this weekend

Jazz @ MOCA
Friday, June 24, 8PM – 10PM – Museum of Contemporary Arts, 770 NE 125th St, North Miami

Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets for jazz under the moonlight at South Florida’s longest running free outdoor jazz concert series hosted on the last Friday of every month. This month’s event features a performance by the Afro-Latin group, Lanzallamas Monofonica. Free and family friendly.

The Brunch Social
Saturday, June 25, 12PM – 7PM – Soho Bay, 520 West Ave, Miami Beach

SocialXchange hosts a brunch social and day party with a full brunch menu, $25 bottomless mimosas, and $10 drink specials. Free admission.

MUCE Summer Series: Music.Art.Film.Good Vibes.
Saturday, June 25, 5PM – 12AM – Chef Creole, 5400 NW 2nd Ave, Little Haiti

Miami Urban Contemporary Experience (MUCE) presents the 2nd annual summer series every second Saturday at Chef Creole featuring local vendors presented by The Roots Collective, live music from local artists, an art pop, short films, interactive arts zone, a yoga & drum circle, and lively conversations. June is Scleroderma Awareness month & 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Scleroderma foundation. Free admission for MUCE Instagram followers @muce305 and Night of Light attendees. Tickets $15 online; $25 general admission available online at

Little River’s Night of Light
Saturday, June 25, 5PM – Midnight – Various locations between NE 4th Ave and NW 2nd Ave and NE 54th St 83rd St and NE 83rd St

It’s a 305 Summertime Culture Crawl with a collective of art galleries, artists’ studios, and other creative spaces presenting a night of food, art, music, and culture. Gallery hop, enjoy the music, and see all that’s brewing in the Little River and Little Haiti community. Free. For locations, visit

Reggae Sundays
Sunday, June 26, 4PM – 11PM – Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St

Kulcha Shok Crew winds down the weekend with live reggae music from Rhythmadix for the new Reggae Sundays that moved from Jazid to Wynwood Yard. Free and open to the entire family.