Due to a scheduled maintenance Backyard Bash tickets will not be available online on Saturday, October 12th from 12:01am until 8:00am.
Our annual season kickoff is one of the best parties in Miami, a FREE, family-friendly celebration of culture, community and music. Classic Albums Live will be performing Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' classic album Damn the Torpedoes, note for note, cut for cut, playing beloved hits like “Refugee” and “Don’t Do Me Like That." In addition to Classic Albums Live, we will be featuring artists Albert Castiglia and Host DJ Le Spam!
Miami based DJ Le Spam, founder of Spam Allstars, is also known for his eclectic vinyl collection. Born in Montreal, and raised in London and Bogota, he was exposed to a variety of music and cultures from an early age. He specializes in rare and hard to find music. His expansive collection includes Latin, Funk, Miami-bass, Haitian, Jazz, and more.
Albert Castiglia has been making his living as a bluesman for 20 years, coming to prominence as lead guitarist for the legendary Junior Wells. He's played with a who's who of blues greats in his career and stepped out on his own in 2002 with Burn, an album that got universal raves.
BEER PACKAGE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!
Beer package includes six (6) 12-ounce beers. Those not purchasing a beer package can still buy individual beer tickets for $5 each. Pre-paid beer packages may be picked up at SMDCAC box office only.
Appropriate for all ages. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. No coolers are permitted. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket regardless of age. This includes children and infants.
It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314, firstname.lastname@example.org, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).