Miami Soul weekend guide: Distinguished Gentlemen event, Sundays at the Bay, and more

FLOW FRIDAYS Live Music & Poetry Dinner Party
Friday, August 22 (Every Friday), 8PM – 1AM – Piano Hollywood at Hard Rock, 5805 Seminole Way, Ft. Lauderdale

Presented by B Side Entertainment, enjoy open mic, dinner, and live music featuring international jazz saxophonist, Mike Phillips. Showtime at 9:30pm; kitchen closes at 10:30pm; 2 drink minimum per person. Admission $15 in advance. For info:

Sundays at the Bay with King Waggy T
Sunday, August 24, 10PM – 4AM – Ginger Bay Cafe, 1908 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood

Every Sunday, enjoy great music and a live band. King Waggy T hosts this week’s event playing music from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. Live band and dinner from 6pm – 10pm; party starts at 10pm. $5 wings and free special. Free before 10pm

Secret Society Mondays
Monday, August 25, 11PM – FDR at Delano, 1685 Collins Ave, South Beach

Weekly Monday hip hop night that started at Bambu, moved to Bed, and is now at the FDR Lounge at the Delano.

Distinguished Gentlemen: Honoring the Gentlemen Making An Impact
Tuesday, August 26, 6:30PM – 8:30PM – C Lounge Miami, 3945 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach

Enjoy an evening of style and debonair as Distinguished Gentlemen celebrates four emerging African-American male business and community leaders while also raising funds to support Boys & Men of Color Initiatives. The gentlemen of the hour are: Brandon Okpalobi, Founder & CEO of Dibia Athletic Development; Garth Williams, Director of Finance at Calder Casino & Racecourse; Zamarr brown, Owner & Principal Architect of Design2Form; and Matthew Beatty, Director of Communications at The Miami Foundation. Enjoy happy hour specials. Advanced ticket purchase required: early bird admission $10 and ends Aug 12; regular admission $15 after August 12. Purchase tickets online at

The Session: Live Music Open Mic Night
Tuesday, August 26, 8PM – 11pm (every Tuesday) – Piano at Seminole Hard Rock, 5805 Seminole Way, Hollywood

Hosted by Ingrid B, enjoy live music and open mic for singers and musicians. Complimentary admission with RSVP; $5 general admission. 2-4-1 cocktails 7pm – 9pm; open mic 9:30pm – 11:30pm. Singers and musicians can sign up at the door for live music.