Music in August: Florida summer concerts

Even though things may be a little quiet here when it comes to events in the summer, that’s certainly not the case just a short flight away. There are many artists from a host of different genres hitting the southern Florida circuit in August, so if you’re planning a trip up to Miami for a day or so, you may want to look into tickets for your favourite performer.

Here are just some of the entertainers you may not want to miss. All events have tickets available on

Believe it or not, this American country and rock band has been around for 40 years, and the boys are still going strong. With a multitude of hits under their belt (buckles), they are a must-see for any fans of great, classic country.
Where: Hard Rock Live, Hollywood FL
When: 10 August, 2013 @ 8pm

The Cult 


Who can forget The Cult with their fantastic hits Fire Woman and She Sells Sanctuary, or Ian Astbury’s hair for that matter? They’re hitting Ft. Lauderdale this August, so take a nostalgic journey north. Don’t forget your hat.
Where: Revolution Live, Ft. Lauderdale
When: 13 August, 2013 @ 7pm

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z 

You know that when these two performers get together it’s going to be a night of high energy, amazing performances and incredible production. If all you know of Justin Timberlake are his appearances on SNL, you’re in for a great surprise.
Where: Sun Life Stadium, Miami FL
When: 16 August, 2013 @ 8pm

The Killers 


It just gets better and better for The Killers, a band that originated in Las Vegas, Nevada. With hits like “Mr. Brightside” and “All These Things That I’ve Done”, they’re hot, hot, hot.
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami FL
When: 17 August, 2013 @ 8pm



Do we really need to say anything else? Catch Gene, Paul and the guys as they rock the house, old-school style at the Hard Rock in Hollywood. Make-up optional.
Where: Hard Rock Live, Hollywood FL
When: 18 August, 2013 @ 7pm

Marc Anthony 

Ladies get ready to swoon as this Latino hot man hits Miami in grand style. You have his albums, you love the way he moves. Time to buy your tickets.
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami FL
When: 23 & 24 August, 2013 @ 8pm

Bruno Mars:
Moonshine Jungle World Tour
This guy can do no wrong, which is why he has legions of fans around the world. You’ll definitely want to book early, or you may find yourself getting your seats from scalpers. The price may still be worth it.
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami FL
When: 30 August, 2013 @ 8pm