Tune In to Live Musical Events, Concerts, and Festivals this Winter Season

Are you a music lover looking for a great place to spend your winter? Look no further than the Florida Keys! The Keys have a wide variety of musical events, performances, and concerts for the music lover in all of us. So, get ready to rock the winter away! 

This winter 2023, The Studios of Key West will be hosting an amazing array of musical performances. On February 6th, Jazz on the Roof will feature the vocal talents of Libby York. On February 7th, fans of retro grooves can see Miss Tess. On February 14th, the hard-working folk stylings of Chicago Farmer will take the stage. On March 9th and 10th, cabaret master Amanda McBroom will be performing. And on April 18th and 19th, ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro will be playing. These performances will all take place at 533 Eaton St. and times may vary.

The Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West will also be offering some amazing performances this winter. On February 12th, Hungarian pianist Zoltan Fejervari will be performing. On February 26th, the Aizuri String Quartet will be playing. On March 12th, the acclaimed American Brass Quintet will take the stage. And on March 22nd, don’t miss the Dutch reed quintet Calefax Winds. All of these performances will take place at 4 p.m. at the historic St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 401 Duval St.

Rams Head Presents Key West will also be offering some great musical acts this winter. At the Key West Theater at 512 Eaton St., fans can see Firefall on February 3rd, Jim Messina on February 17th, the Devon Allman Project with Donavon Frankenreiter on February 23rd, and the Led Zeppelin tribute band Get the Led Out on March 20th-22nd. At the Coffee Butler Amphitheater, 21 E. Quay Road, fans can see Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band on February 9th and 11th, KC and The Sunshine Band on February 26th, Willie Nelson on March 1st, and Old Dominion on March 31st-April 2nd.

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra will also be performing two concerts at the Tennessee Williams Theatre (Feb. 18, March 25) located at 5901 College Road. The performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The theater’s other offerings include “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” combining video projection, dynamic lighting and a live band (Feb. 10); “Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock N’ Roll, Part 3” (Feb. 28); and the original musical, “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan” (April 5).

The Florida Keys Community Concert Band will be hosting free public “Pops in the Park” concerts. Upcoming performances, each on Saturday afternoons at 4 p.m., include the pet-friendly “Who Let the Dogs Out” (Feb. 18); a “Festival of Music” including a sensory experience of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (March 18); and the season-ending “What a Wonderful World” concert featuring poetry and narrative music (April 22). Performances are held at Founders Park, mile marker 87 bayside on Plantation Key. 

Finally, fans of live music and distinctive cultural events can look forward to the annual Afro Roots Fest, scheduled to feature performances in Key West April 27-29. While the artist lineup and other details have not been announced, the festival is known for presenting musical artists from Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas in a fascinating global fusion. 

And then, of course, there’s the Key West Songwriters Festival in May. This multiday event (May 3-7) typically includes more than 50 shows and over 200 country and pop music hitmakers. 

So, if you’re looking for a great winter getaway full of music and culture, the Florida Keys is the place to be! With all of these amazing musical events, performances, and concerts, there’s something for everyone. Get ready to rock the winter away!

Find more details and stay up-to-date with Key West music events at: keywesttourist.com/festivals-events/

And remeber to check out the local music scene at restaurants & bars in Key West: keywesttourist.com/live-music/