An Introduction to the Miami Music Scene

Miami is mainly known for it’s sun-kissed sands, tropical weather, and beautiful people, but that’s not all there is to this laid back city. Miami architects is an area packed with culture and has a flourishing music scene with enough diversity to keep everyone’s ears happy.

Local artists and international superstars perform regularly in the area of Miami, and with a legacy comprising world famous artists such as 2 live crew, Marilyn Manson and Flo Rida, to name but a few, it’s no surprise that Miami attracts some of the biggest musical names from around the globe.

From intimate clubs to large arenas, the variety of venues in Miami is astonishing. Some of the best venues in the area include The Electric Pickle, The Stage, The Fillmore and The Culture Room. Many of the night clubs in the area regularly play host to some of the figureheads of electronic music, but the scene is so varied that there’s no set specific genre that pulls in the crowds.

Fat Boy Slim, Janet Jackson, Moby and The Cure are just some of the huge names set to perform in the Miami area in 2012. Arguably Miami’s biggest export is Latino-pop sensation, Enrique Iglesias, who often returns to the town he was raised in to perform for his legions of fans in the city. This is usually at Miami’s biggest, and arguably best music venue, The American Airlines Arena.

Locally known as ‘The Triple A’, The American Airlines Arena is the place to be for the biggest names in modern music. At the time of writing, the last three shows to hit town were Kanye West & Jay-Z, Guns and Roses and Radiohead, who chose to launch their US tour at the epically proportioned arena. The electric atmosphere and exquisite sound quality make this one of the best music venues in the USA.

Due to the huge Hispanic population, Miami has a thriving Latino music scene. The Latino version of MTV is stationed in the area, and there are numerous radio stations dedicated to playing both classic and modern Latino music. Da Vittorio, La Covacha and Jazid are probably Miami’s biggest and best known venues for this genre of music in the city.

Whatever your taste in music, there’s something for all music fans in Miami. And from epic concerts in huge arenas to string quartets playing in Miami hotel lobbies, you’re never far from music in the Magic City.

Article submitted by Harald Bindeus, Director of Sales & Marketing at Grand Beach Hotel Miami. This Miami Beach hotel was built and opened in 2009 and is located right on the Atlantic Ocean close to South Beach, Miami. The property is located on Millionaires’ Row, only a few minutes from the excitement and nightlife of South Beach, the Miami Beach Convention Center and other major convention hotels.

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