South Florida offers a diverse range of cultural activities to satisfy the aesthetic-savvy individual. The concert lineup for 2014 promises to be the best that we have seen yet, with genres of all kinds. Relax and savor the sounds of top-rated artists.
It all begins on March 15, 2014, as the legendary Paul Simon, and musical superstar, Sting, perform together for one memorable evening at the BBT Center in Sunrise, Florida. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are still available at Ticketmaster.com, ranging in price from $61.50 up to $275.50 per person. These two artists put on a spectacular show, combining a taste of rock and pop for sounds that we have treasured for over a decade. We hope to hear many of the hits that made them famous as well as some of their newer works.
One of my favorites, who is making a strong name for himself in the world of music, is John Legend. His sweet melodies take us into an emotional paradise. Legend has nine Grammy wins to his name, a testament to his talent. He will appear in two live shows in April. On April 22, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., Legend will be performing at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au Rene Theater with ticket prices ranging from $49.75 to $135.50. On April 23, 2014, another live performance will take place at the exclusive Kravis Center in downtown West Palm Beach at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $40.75 to $129.25. All tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com but they are almost gone so get your tickets today before they sell out.
South Floridians always look forward to the tradition known as Sunfest , a musical festival going strong now for 32 years and drawing record crowds of over 165,000+ visitors each year. This is the music festival felt round the nation with popular musical artists playing on the waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach from April 30, 2014 through May 4, 2014. This year’s lineup is full of class and culture with artists that have a long list of awards to their names. Some of the top headliners include Robin Thicke, Ellie Goulding, Goo Goo Dolls, The Bangles, Blues Traveler, Kid Rock, The Wailers, Daughtry and that is just the beginning. Tickets are available online or buy advance tickets at Publix locations in Palm Beach and Martin County from Sunday, April 13, 2014 to Saturday, April 26, 2014. Advance pricing for one day is $30, regular pricing for one day is $39. Advance pricing for two days is $46, regular pricing for two days is $56. Advance pricing for five days is $61, advance pricing is $71. There is plenty to see and plenty to do in the Florida sunshine as you enjoy the best of Sunfest .
Bringing attitude and a unique experience to Broward County is Lady Gaga with her tour, ‘Lady Gaga’s artRave-The ARTPOP Ball’. It takes place on May 4, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available at Ticketmaster and go for $50 at the low range and $575 at the high range. Lady Gaga puts on a dynamic performance, whatever the venue may be, and thrills her fans each and every time. She takes music to a whole new level with not only her musical talent, but her eccentric costumes as well. She is the chosen face of the Versace campaign these days becoming one of fashion’s favorites, recognized for her style and her music.
Performing in cities and various venues all across the United States, the lovely Katy Perry brings her Prismatic Tour to South Florida this year. We welcome her at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida as summer gets into full swing. The date is July 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be bought online at Ticketmaster.com and range from $41.25 to $148. Her explosive sound has seduced audiences and this tour is definitely entertaining.
Lastly, teens will be screaming for more as boy band, One Direction, rounds out the year with their ‘One Direction: Where We Are Tour’ coming to the area on October 5, 2014. The concert is set to take place at the Sun Life Stadium at 7:00 p.m. as the sun has just set. This is an outdoor venue and the concert will go on regardless of the weather. Never fear, this is one of the finest times of the year in South Florida. Not only does this band have a tantalizing sound, but their popularity is also attributed to their good looks. All the girls will simply go wild for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and hear One Direction in concert this year. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com with prices beginning at $50 and going up to $725+.
This only goes to show that there are numerous attractions to South Florida, but the year 2014 will surely be remembered for the massive talent that will headline areas from Palm Beach to Dade County bringing something for music lovers of all ages.