South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center hosts POSTMODERN JUKEBOX: THE GRAND REOPENING TOUR
The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center hosts Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour on Saturday, April 9 at 8 p.m.
Postmodern Jukebox, or “PMJ” as it’s commonly known, harnesses the signature looks and sounds of yesteryear – especially swing and jazz – to transform modern performers into iconic musicians, such as The Platters, Frank Sinatra and Bessie Smith. He launched the careers of singers, dancers and instrumentalists, in addition to collaborating with contemporary pop musicians and American Idol contestants.
“Postmodern Jukebox’s creative spin on hit songs made them a social media sensation. With millions of views on YouTube, they introduced old-school fans to new music and young fans to great styles. era, doo-wop, and more,” said Eric Fliss, CEO of the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. “The incredible talent of this set will amaze audiences, as will their captivating interpretation of a century of musical success.”
Postmodern Jukebox began in New York pianist Scott Bradlee’s Queens basement as he transformed pop hits into sounds of years gone by. A decade later, billed as “part celebration of vintage music and culture, part ‘Saturday Night Live’ for singers,” Postmodern Jukebox has performed over a thousand shows on six continents.
In addition to their ongoing international tour – described by Bradlee as “the most sensational 20s party this side of The Great Gatsby” – Postmodern Jukebox continues to grow its online following with over 5 million subscribers and 1 .7 billion views on YouTube alone.
Postmodern Jukebox: The grand reopening tour is recommended for all ages. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket, regardless of age. Food and drinks from outside are not allowed in the room. Strollers are not allowed inside the auditorium. Discounts for children (under 12), seniors, students, military and groups (10 and over) are available by phone or in person at the Center ticket office.
This show is sponsored in part by Culture Shock Miami. Teens and young adults up to 22 can purchase tickets for $5 with Culture Shock Miami. Culture Shock Miami tickets for teens and young adults (ages 13-22) are only available through the program website at www.cultureshockmiami.com.
General admission tickets are available for $32 to $57, and the $79 VIP ticket includes a free table and drink. For more information, call (786) 573-5300 or visit SMDCAC.org. About Culture Shock Miami
Culture Shock Miami, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs’ audience development program, is designed to introduce the next generation of audiences to live arts and cultural experiences at an age when they are beginning to make their own decisions. in entertainment. Based on research that shows most people begin their appreciation of the arts at a young age, Culture Shock Miami is founded on the principle that when teens and young adults make the arts a regular entertainment choice, they are more likely to to become full price tickets. buyers and subscribers in the future. Through its website, teens and young adults (ages 13-22) can purchase $5 tickets to top music, theater, and dance performances, as well as admission to museums, monuments, and cultural destinations in and around Miami-Dade County. With the purchase of a $5 ticket for a young person aged 13 to 22, a second $5 ticket can be purchased for a person of any age who is accompanying them.
Created in 2013, Culture Shock Miami Presents is a series dedicated to showcasing nationally and internationally acclaimed artists who specifically cater to the 13-22 age group. The program presents more than a dozen performances each season to the public and through free school field trips. Culture Shock Miami Presents received a 2018 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo).