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Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com — The Tourism & Development council of the Florida Keys

Calendar of Events for January, 2018

  

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Key West / January 21 to January 21
South Florida Symphony presents: Martha Graham's Dance of Life
A Masterworks Series II concert, the pinnacle of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra's 20th Anniversary Season led by Founder/Music Director Sebrina Maria Alfonso. Delight your choreodrama senses by experiencing this enthralling evening that features an historic collaboration between the world class Symphony and the legendary Martha Graham Dance Company, America's oldest dance company presenting some of the world's leading dancers. 7:30 p.m., Glenn R. Archer Performing Arts Center, Preconcert Chat 7:00 p.m. with Edward Pitt.
Contact: Tickets 305-295-7676

Key West / January 01 to August 31
Key West Fishing Tournament
More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.
Contact: Doris Harris 305-923-5934
Email: director@keywestfishingtournament.com

Key West / January 02 to January 29
Christopher Peterson's EYECONS
A master of impersonations, both visually and vocally, with impeccable comic timing. The show is all LIVE, no lip-sync. Thrill to his parodies of Marilyn Monroe, Carol Channing, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Cher, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball, even Lady GaGa. Show dates are online. Show times 9 p.m., at La te da 1125 Duval St.
Contact: Tickets 305-296-6706 ext 4

Key Largo / January 03
Orange Bowl Swimming Classic
Some of the best college swimmers - and perhaps future Olympians - in the country compete at Jacobs Aquatic Center, mile marker (MM) 99.6 oceanside, in a competition that is part of the celebration surrounding the annual Orange Bowl college football game in Miami. Spectators are invited to attend this free event and meet the swimmers and coaches. Warm-up is set for 10 a.m., meets are scheduled from noon to 2 p.m.
Contact: 305- 453-7946
Email: jacobsaquatic@bellsouth.net

Key West / January 04
The Studios of Key West presents: First Thursday Gallery Walk
From 6-8 p.m., The Studios' historic building at 533 Eaton Street will be filled with work by Cuban sculptor and printmaker Abel Barroso, assemblages by local artist Marta White, and photographs by Maggie Evans Silverstein, a former editor of the Miami Herald's Sunday magazine. Featured in the XOJ Gallery during the January 4 opening will be Key West/New York artist Marta White's assemblage sculptures and shadow boxes. Her creations are elegant studies in composition, and ache with memory and loss.
Contact: 305-296-0458

Key Largo / January 04 to January 14
Uncorked ... the Key Largo and Islamorada Food & Wine Festival
The 10-day food, wine and spirits showcase features 30-plus savory events to please virtually every palate and budget, spread among numerous Upper Keys venues with fresh, locally sourced seafood and international-style dishes. The festival's outdoor 'A Grand Tasting,' is set for Jan. 14. What better reason to 'Uncork' and unwind in the Florida Keys. For a complete events schedule, visit website.
Contact: 305-522-1300
Email: events@fkrm.com

Islamorada / January 04 to January 14
Uncorked ... the Key Largo and Islamorada Food & Wine Festival
The 10-day food, wine and spirits showcase features 30-plus savory events to please virtually every palate and budget, spread among numerous Upper Keys venues with fresh, locally sourced seafood and international-style dishes. The festival's outdoor 'A Grand Tasting,' is set for Jan. 14. What better reason to 'Uncork' and unwind in the Florida Keys. For a complete events schedule, visit website.
Contact: 305-522-1300
Email: events@fkrm.com

Marathon / January 06 to January 07
The Florida Keys Celtic Festival
Some of America's most celebrated Celtic musical masters are to be featured at the Marathon Community Park, MM 49. The festival will also feature Irish and Scottish dancing, Highland athletics, Celtic merchandise, food and beverage booths and children's activities.

Key West / January 07
Key West Artisan Market, Art of the Art Edition
Art of the Art is a unique opportunity to meet our local artists and learn how they make and design their craft. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests are encouraged to ride bikes or the bus which conveniently stops in front of the Restaurant Store. Parking is available in the Old Town Parking Garage at 300 Grinnell Street. Please bring your own bags.

Key West / January 08
Key West Theater presents: The Zombies
Now in their 54th year and cited as being one of the most influential UK pop/rock bands of all time, a mid-'60s rock group who wrote gorgeous melodies. Dominated by Colin Blunstone's breathy vocals, choral backup harmonies, and Rod Argent's shining jazz- and classical-influenced organ and piano, the band sounded utterly unique for their era. To this day, they're known primarily for their three big hit singles, "She's Not There", "Tell Her No", and "Time of the Season", however they have released multiple albums in recent years, both in the studio and live. Show starts 8 p.m.
Contact: 305-985-0433

Key West / January 11 to January 14
36th Annual Key West Literary Seminar
The 2018 topic is "Writers of the Caribbean." Literary aficionados from around the world are to gather for readings, discussions and lectures led by some of contemporary literature's most acclaimed writers. The island nations of the Caribbean have produced some of the most powerful and exciting writers of our time. For the 36th annual Key West Literary Seminar, we look across the waves to the vital literature that has emerged from this region.
Contact: 888-293-9291

Key West / January 11 to January 14
Key West Kingfish Mayhem
Big fish, big money! Come fish for some of the largest kingfish in Florida Keys waters in this new tournament. Fishing headquartered at Stock Island Marina. First prize could earn $15,000 cash, based on a 50-boat field.
Contact: Jimmy Wickett 954-605-8284
Email: info@meatmayhemtournaments.com

Key West / January 12 to January 13
58th Annual Key West House & Garden Tours
Tour elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and the interior design that complements each. January tours are offered 3 to 7 pm each day. Transportation between homes is available via Conch Train for $40 each, seating is limited. Tickets without transportation are $30 in advance and $35 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs.
Contact: 305-294-9501
Email: tickets@oirf.org

Islamorada / January 12 to January 14
Sixth Annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival
Featuring several great Oldgrass, Newgrass and a blend of next generation Bluegrass as well as some tasteful variations of the genre. Tickets to be available in advance online and at the gate. Monies raised help fund music, dance and art scholarships for local students; main event is located at the ICE Amphitheater, MM 87 bayside at Founders Park. Other weekend musical activities are to be planned. Attendees can bring blankets and lawn chairs, but coolers are not permitted. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Marathon / January 13
2018 Bar Olympics to Benefit the Florida Keys SPCA
Do you have the best bar tending or service team at your bar or restaurant? Can you make the best original cocktail? This Olympic season, in addition to having fun while helping support a Keys local animal shelter, the winning bar or restaurant team of the Winter Bar Olympics at the Lighthouse Grill at Faro Blanco Resort & Yacht Club will take home gold metals and bragging rights for all of 2018. In addition to the main event, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be games and challenges for pets and owners to participate in including a tennis ball lottery, red light green light and kissing contest!. With celebrity judges, shelter dog kissing booth, 50/50 raffle, silent auction and more!
Contact: 305-743-4800 Register
Email: tara@fkspca.org

Islamorada / January 13 to January 15
Island Boat Show & Festival
All the top boat brands will be featured at the Island Boat Show, being held at the Island Christian School campus at MM 83. Come enjoy a great show with loads of boats, auction items, food, vendors featuring a variety of merchandise, great fishing seminars presented by local captains... all at a very reasonable $10 admission. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat & Sun., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. A silent auction and fishing seminars hosted by Captain Rich Tudor, co-host of Saltwater Experience, and other Keys captains, round out the weekend.
Contact: Bob Phelps 239-691-3290

Islamorada / January 13
35th Annual Art Under The Oaks
Fine art & original crafts, a variety of entertainment, specialty food booths, children's arts & crafts, as well as a raffle of items donated by the artists are part of the annual highlights. San Pedro Church Gardens, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mile Marker 89.5 on Plantation Key in Islamorada. Onsite parking is available for a $5 donation. Free parking is available at Coral Shores High School, with shuttle service to the event.
Contact: 305-360-8556
Email: artundertheoaks@yahoo.com

Key West / January 13 to January 14
13th Annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival
A family-friendly event with local fresh Keys seafood, drinks, marine-related crafts, youth activities, and live music. $5 admission per person; hours open from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at Bayview Park, Truman Avenue and Jose Marti Drive.
Contact: Caitlin 813-362-9555
Email: Caitlin.Hemphill@gmail.com

Big Pine & the Lower Keys / January 13 to January 14
14th Annual Nautical Expo
Admission and parking at this event are free, held at the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce grounds, MM31, from 8AM to 2PM. Find steals and deals on everything imaginable for boating, fishing, diving and more, from nearly 200 vendors. Crafts, food and beverage, live music and entertainment round out the two-day event.
Contact: 305-872-2411
Email: adminassist@lowerkeyschamber.com

Key West / January 13
Key West Classic Regatta aboard Schooner America 2.0
The Key West Classic Regatta is designed after the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner race and is a great way to see some of the most beautiful Key West schooners in their element. It is time to jump aboard and take an adventure on Key West's most stunning sailboat, the 105-foot Schooner America 2.0 and be a part of this annual festivity! So, all hands on deck! Join us as we push off the dock at 10:30 AM for race start! America 2.0 features beautiful teak decks, mahogany-trimmings, and with 3,600 square feet of canvas, she flys! Sit back and relax while she plies effortlessly through the crystal Green Key West sailing waters towards the finish line!
Contact: 646-772-4880
Email: Heather@classicharborline.com

Key West / January 14
Key West Half Marathon & 5k Run
Recognized by Runners World magazine as one of the 10 great half-marathons of the winter season, the race follows a 13.1-mile course that includes Old Town Key West and the scenic waterfront. Now in its 20th year, the race typically attracts American and international runners to compete in Key West's balmy January climate. Named as one of the United States' leading winter half marathons in Runner's World, February, 2014; the same magazine included in its list of Best Destination Half Marathons; in April, 2015; Bucket List Best Half Marathons, and most recently in December, 2015 was ranked among 13 must-do U.S. half-marathons by Competitor.com.
Contact: Barbara Wright 305-240-0727
Email: bwpromo3@bellsouth.net

Marathon / January 15
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Throwback
This prize-winning Barbershop Quartet, led by Sean Devine, brings together an infectious energy with a love of yesterday's music. Based in Florida, they have performed to great acclaim from Alaska to New York. show starts @ 7:30PM at the Marathon High School, 350 Sombrero Road, Marathon, FL 33050 (MM50). Tickets available online.

Islamorada / January 16
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Throwback
This prize-winning Barbershop Quartet, led by Sean Devine, brings together an infectious energy with a love of yesterday's music. Based in Florida, they have performed to great acclaim from Alaska to New York. All Islamorada Concerts are at Island Community Church @ 7:30 PM, 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 (MM83). Tickets available online.

Key West / January 18 to January 21
Fringe Theater presents: The Regina Monologues – A Staged Reading
Admired, vilified, de-humanized. Six women with one thing in common. Marriage to a man called Henry. This re-telling of the lives of the wives of King Henry VIII views history through a modern lense. Cleverly constructed. Skillfully arranged. Based on the lives of the wives of King Henry VIII.! Limited Seating. Shows at 7 p.m., Parish Hall at St Paul's Church. 401 Duval Street.
Contact: 305-731-0581

Islamorada / January 19 to January 20
RESCHEDULED: Conch Scramble Charity Golf Tournament
Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual "par-tee" on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament. Fans of golf and boating can expect to have a "hole" lot of fun honing their swings and raising money for charity one shot at a time. Up to 50 teams can enter this one-of-a-kind golf experience.
Contact: Michelle Abramoff 305-509-0315
Email: conchscramblecharitygolf@gmail.com

Islamorada / January 20
Free Outdoor Pops-in-the-Park: Back to the Future
A free concert held at Founders Park, featuring a musical trip through time. Special theater troupe appearance is planned. Performance is outdoors; no chairs provided, bring blankets. Starts at 4 p.m. Admission free for all concerts. Presented by Keys Community Concert Band.
Contact: 305-853-7294
Email: keyscommunityconcertband@yahoo.com

Key West / January 21
South Florida Symphony presents: Martha Graham's Dance of Life
A Masterworks Series II concert, the pinnacle of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra's 20th Anniversary Season led by Founder/Music Director Sebrina Maria Alfonso. Delight your choreodrama senses by experiencing this enthralling evening that features an historic collaboration between the world class Symphony and the legendary Martha Graham Dance Company, America's oldest dance company presenting some of the world's leading dancers. 7:30 p.m., Glenn R. Archer Performing Arts Center, Preconcert Chat 7:00 p.m. with Edward Pitt.
Contact: Tickets 305-295-7676

Marathon / January 22
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Rising Star
Each year we try to bring you a future star of the classical music world. We also encourage young people to attend (at no charge) and hear a young musical prodigy right here in the Keys. Stay tuned for further information. Show starts @ 7:30 PM at San Pablo Catholic Church, 550 122nd St., (MM53). Tickets to be available online.

Key West / January 22 to January 29
Kelly McGillis Classic International Flag Football Championship
Women and girls from around the world are to meet on the playing field for hard-fought sporting action. Each year, nearly 30 teams from across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Sweden and India participate.
Contact: 305-896-8678
Email: iwffa@iwffa.com

Key West / January 22
Friends of the Library series presents: Edmund White
Key West Friends of the Library will welcome acclaimed author and critic, Edmund White, to the podium at the Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. Admission is free. His talk begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. Seating starts at 5:30 on a first come first served basis. Edmund White has authored dozens of books including fiction, memoir, biography, drama, and essays. He has gained notoriety for his biographies and autobiographical works Additionally, White's many essays have appeared in major publications. Thematically, his work centers on the gay experience in America and France from the 1950s to the present.. His most recent novel, Our Young Man, was published by Bloomsbury in 2016.

Big Pine & the Lower Keys / January 23
Table-to-Sea Feast on Stock Island
Outstanding in the Field Travels to the Florida Keys! Stock Island -- the farthest isle of Florida's Lower Keys across the strait from Key West just five miles from the end of the road at the archipelago's southernmost tip -- will be the site for an open-air Outstanding in the Field dinner on Tuesday, January 23. Hosted in collaboration with Lost Kitchen Supper Club, Roostica and Hogfish, the table-to-sea dining event is the traveling restaurant without walls' first visit to the Florida Keys. Per person cost is $225, all inclusive. Tickets available online. Proceeds benefit Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Outstanding in the Field has staged table-to-farm events in all 50 states across the US and 15 countries around the world, welcoming more than 120,000 people to its long table set in vegetable fields and orchard groves, at creameries and cheeseworks, in urban gardens and big-sky ranches.

Key West / January 23 to February 04
Waterfront Playhouse presents: 1776, In Concert
"1776" is the Tony Award winning musical which brings history to life as it dramatizes America's contentious Founding Fathers and their determination to do the right thing for a fledgling nation. Engaging, witty and passionate, this Broadway musical takes audiences back to the long, hot Philadelphia summer of 1776 when John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson of Virginia bid members of the Second Continental Congress to proclaim independence from the tyranny of British monarchy and adopt the United States Declaration of Independence.
Contact: 305-294-5015

Islamorada / January 23
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Rising Star
Each year we try to bring you a future star of the classical music world. We also encourage young people to attend (at no charge) and hear a young musical prodigy right here in the Keys. Stay tuned for further information. All Islamorada Concerts are at Island Community Church @ 7:30 PM, 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 (MM83). Tickets to be available online.

Key West / January 23 to February 17
Red Barn Theater presents: 20th Century Blues
This sharply funny and evocative exploration of time was the flat our hit of the 2016 Contemporary American Theatre Festival in the 25th season. The play centers on four women who bonded as protesters one night in jail in their youth. Through the vagaries of love, careers, children, and lost causes, the women reunite once a year for a photo shoot, chronicling their changing selves. But when these private photos have the potential to become part of a public exhibit, mutiny erupts and relationships are tested. Featuring Marjorie Paul-Shook, Annie Miners, Peggy Montgomery, Deborah Jacobson, Kathy Russ, and Justin Ahearn.show times and tickets online. Red Barn Theater is located at 319 Duval St.
Contact: 305-296-9911

Islamorada / January 24 to January 25
IFC Sailfish Tournament
Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event is the second leg this year of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series and typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. Kickoff is 1/24 and fishing day is 1/25. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.

Key West / January 24
Key West Art & Historical Society presents: Conch Revival Picnic
The Key West Art & Historical Society and Isle Cook Key West have teamed up to present a picnic-style Conch heritage dinner and co-benefit for Grimal Grove prepared by acclaimed chefs Martha Hubbard and Dave Furman. Staged on the grounds of the Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters, the picnic features a wine and appetizer pairing, a variety of classic Key West/Conch recipes using produce from Grimal Grove, and a Molletes cook-off competition coordinated by Key West Food Tours creator Analise Smith and her Cuban-Conch recipe aficionada mother Teresa Menendez. Tickets $35 for Members and $45 for Non-members.
Contact: 305.295.6616 x111
Email: scowles@kwahs.org

Key West / January 24 to January 28
Key West Food & Wine Festival
Top chefs and restaurateurs display culinary creativity and the Keys' indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively "Old Town Uncorked," neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.
Contact: 800-474-4319
Email: dolce@dolceeventsandmarketing.com

Key West / January 25 to January 27
Studios of Key West presents: Heisenberg
A chance meeting on a train platform is the spark that sets off this meticulous examination of human relationships. Mike Mulligan returns under the direction of Dennis Zacek, joined by acclaimed Chicago actress Dana Black. On its 2015 premiere, Ben Brantley of the New York Times called the play "shimmeringly and satisfyingly elusive." Shows at 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Islamorada / January 26 to January 28
Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament
Anglers compete for beautiful trophies and prizes in one of the most prestigious offshore tournaments in the Florida Keys, and this year is the third and final leg of the Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship.
Email: lthornhill@cheeca.com

Key West / January 26 to January 27
Key West Theater presents: Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie has been known to generations as a prolific songwriter, social commentator, master storyteller, actor and activist. Born in Coney Island, New York in 1947, Arlo is the eldest son of Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of The Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease, and America's most beloved singer/writer/philosopher/artist Woody Guthrie. Arlo has become an iconic figure in folk music in his own right with a distinguished and varied career spanning over fifty years. Show starts 8 p.m. each night.
Contact: 305-985-0433

Islamorada / January 26
Cocktails in the Stream: Life & Times of Hemingway in Key West and Cuba
Calling Hemingway and Rum Aficionados! Event at Keys History & Discovery Center is to feature famed rum drinks. Known the world over for his fierce embrace of all life had to offer, Ernest Hemingway made sure his friends' glasses were never empty and their thirst for stories never unsatisfied. Join Philip Greene, author and founding member of the Museum of the American Cocktail, as he shares the legendary camaraderie and spirit of adventure of Hemingway. Imbibe in an evening of celebration with friends, enjoying three of Hemingway's favorite rum cocktails and Keys-Cuban cuisine popular in 1930s-50s. Evening begins at 5:30 p.m., with a welcome cocktail and appetizers. Presentation is at 6 p.m., and includes two additional cocktails and appetizers. Cost for members is $30; cost for non-members is $50. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online.
Contact: 305-922-2237

Key West / January 27 to January 28
33rd Annual Key West Craft Show
Tens of thousands of attendees browse and buy among juried artisans and crafters who gather to display their talents at this popular outdoor festival on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town Key West.
Contact: 305-294-1243
Email: kwartctr@earthlink.net

Big Pine & the Lower Keys / January 27
January "Jump Up" Social with The Southernmost Coconut Castaways
The Southernmost Coconut Castaways is the OFFICIAL "Friend Club" of Howard Livingston and the MM24 Band. A special "Meet 'N' Greet" starts at 6:30 p.m. before they hit the stage. Raffles, giveaways, drawings, prizes, plus specials on drinks and food! ALL "Jump Ups" are open to the public! Benefit is for KOA Care Camp, a camp for kids with cancer, and is to take place at Mangrove Mama's, MM20 in Sugarloaf Key from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Contact: Mark Hollander 305-619-4414

Key West / January 28
24th Annual Key West Master Chefs Classic
Local restaurants vie for top honors in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories. Attendees sample the culinary treats while judges pick the winners. The show is held from 4-7 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina pier, 245 Front St. Event proceeds benefit the nonprofit Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens.
Contact: 305-294-9526, ext 25

Key West / January 28
Key West Artisan Market presents: Culinary & Wine Show
Culinary & Wine Show features local chef specialties, exotic cheeses, wine tasting and dozens of great vino by the bottle and case. Guests are encouraged to ride bikes or the bus which conveniently stops in front of the Restaurant Store. Parking is available in the Old Town Parking Garage at 300 Grinnell Street. Please bring your own bags.

Marathon / January 29
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Trio Solisti
Hailed as "the most exciting piano trio in America" by The New Yorker Magazine, Trio Solisti is comprised of three brilliant instrumentalists - violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Fabio Bidini. They have earned a reputation for soulful and passionate performances marked by soloist virtuosity, electric energy, seamless ensemble playing, and thrilling abandon. Performance at 7:30 PM, at San Pablo Catholic Church, 550 122nd St., (MM53). Tickets to be available online.

Big Pine & the Lower Keys / January 29
Full Moon Kayak Excursions
Florida Keys Wildlife Society, the friends group to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges, kicks off this season from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, departing Big Pine Kayak Adventures on Bogey Road on Big Pine Key. The 2-hour paddle traverses through Big Pine's National Key Deer Refuge, one of four wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys and home to the Refuges' Visitor Center, the Key Deer Bookstore, and the endangered Key deer. The Society (formerly known as FAVOR- Friends and Volunteers of Refuges), is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the National Wildlife Refuges of the Florida Keys through education, advocacy, volunteerism, and fundraising. They established the excursions several years ago to encourage people to get outside and enjoy the abundant natural resources of the National Key Deer Refuge. Full Moon Kayak excursions includes kayak, gear, and an experienced guide, with a $25 donation to benefit local wildlife through the Florida Keys Wildlife Society. Call to reserve, arrive ½ hour before launch time.
Contact: 305-872-7474 to reserve your spot

Key West / January 30
Studios of Key West presents: Tom Rush in Concert
With wry humor and a guitar style that's all his own, Tom Rush is a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads, and the passion of gritty blues. Show starts 7 p.m.

Islamorada / January 30
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Trio Solisti
Hailed as "the most exciting piano trio in America" by The New Yorker Magazine, Trio Solisti is comprised of three brilliant instrumentalists - violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Fabio Bidini. They have earned a reputation for soulful and passionate performances marked by soloist virtuosity, electric energy, seamless ensemble playing, and thrilling abandon. Performance at Island Community Church @ 7:30 PM, 83250 Overseas Highway, (MM83). Tickets to be available online.