The Wynwood Yard in Miami will celebrate Art Basel a line-up of free live musical performances and a friendly spot to chill from the day’s sensory overload and recharge for another art-filled day.
Guests can visit The Wynwood Yard each evening during Art Basel and enjoy eats from the food concepts at The Yard, a well-deserved craft brew, cocktail or glass of wine and enjoy South Florida’s finest musical talent lighting up the Simple Vodka Stage.
The Art Basel calendar of events at The Wynwood Yard includes:
Jazz at The Yard Basel Edition | Wednesday, Dec. 6 | 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The Wynwood Yard presents a special Art Basel edition of its weekly Jazz at The Yard series, which showcases some of the stellar jazz musicians living in our midst. The line-up is by curated Chad Bernstein, one of Miami’s most sought-after musicians, who plays regularly with Miami’s Spam All-Stars and ¡Suénalo! He’s also co-founder of Guitars Over Guns, a nonprofit that empowers young people through the arts and music.
Art Basel’s edition of Jazz at The Yard features local Miami jazz sensation, Vaughn “V-Keys’’ Henry, on keyboards. Henry has most recently been touring the country playing keys with rhythm band Ghost-Note.
Basel at The Yard: The Nth Power | Thursday, Dec. 7 | 8 p.m. to midnight
The Nth Power comes from New Orleans with a funky and soulful sound. Local favorites Lemon City Trio will open the evening, which is free and open to the public.
Basel at The Yard: Electric Avenue |Friday, December 8 | 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.
The Yard’s Electric Avenue party featuring the legendary Afrobeta! Come ready to get down with the electronic duo we all know and love. Take in the electro-R&B sounds of Millionyoung, an awesome set by EONS and DJ Lolo (co-founder of Sweat Records) spinning her musical knowledge on the decks. It’s a stacked lineup of local electronic sounds. The event is free and open to the public.
Basel at The Yard: Locos Por Hippies | Saturday, December 9 | 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Art Basel’s busiest day brings one of the most epic musical lineups to ever grace the Simple Vodka Stage at The Wynwood Yard featuring tons of collabs and special moments starting off with the always funky, Electric Kif for a special Basel happy hour featuring Yellow Shoots from NYC. Then, Miami’s own rising funk purveyors, Magic City Hippies bring the house down. Finally, take in an awesome set by Locos Por Juana with their Latin reggae vibes. Stick around for Silent Disco and dance the night away to your own beat. The live music event is free and open to the public.
Reggae Sunday Basel Edition |Sunday, December 10 | 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Join us Sunday, December 10th for a special Art Basel edition of Reggae Sundays. Kulcha Shok DJs will be on deck spinning the best in reggae, dancehall, ska and more with special live musical performances by Ras Kokay & The Truth, Yard faves Jahfe, Long Island’s Oogee Wawa and Mighty Mystik & The Hard Roots Movements. Kids will channel reggae vibes into artistic creativity while painting on provided skateboards from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.