Upstairs at Van Dyke is a live music lounge and event space on the second floor of the historic Van Dyke CafÃ© overlooking Lincoln Road. Known for its warm and welcoming environment, the venue has made a name for itself by while playing host to the Jazz music tradition. The venue has also recently received a mention in Time Magazineâ€™s Miami: 10 Things to Do in 24 Hours issue. The refurbished space boasts a full-service bar, state of the art sound system, grand piano and is staffed by an acoustic engineer. Live music can be heard at Upstairs at Van Dyke nightly from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
June 2010 Schedule
1- JP Soars; Electrified Blues into DJango Jazz.
2- Maryel Epps; Diva of song and love. Opening act Erica Sommer; Pianist/vocalist
3- Nicole Henry; Internationally acclaimed Jazz vocalist.
4- Sammy Figueroa; and Latin Jazz Explosion
5- Ike & Val Woods Revue.; Soul and blues revue.
6- Joshua Stedman; Original compositions influences of Sting, Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai & Seal.
7- The BARBQ’ Band; Features Othello Molineaux, Jeff Berlin, Frank Quinteros and Leo Quinteros. Playing Latin and contemporary Jazz songs.
8- Maria Rivas; Fusion of hispanic and american songs with Jazz and world music.
9- Jose Ivannes; Performs the best of Frank Sinatra and Sandro De America.
10- KCC Productions Presents Big Poppa E and The E Band; Best of the Blues.
11 & 12- ARTIST OF THE MONTH; Marion Cowings; An incomparable stylist who’s eloquence and swing have put him at the top of his game.
13- Soul of Latin Jazz Series; Oriente; Afro-Cuban fusion.
14- Iko Iko; Blues and acoustic funk.
15- Matt Farr; Throw-back vintage, Billy Joel-like sound, funky yet very easy to listen.
16- Tribute Night Series; Troy “Satcho” Anderson; Louis Armstrong Tribute.
17- KCC Productions presents The Felipe Lamoglia Ensemble; Grammy-winner saxophonist plays new direction in Afro-Cuban beats.
18- Rose Max; Brazilian samba party.
19- Palo!; Mix of Afro-Cuban, funk and jazz.
; 20- Nicole Yarling 4-tet; Violinist and vocalist,
21- SJ; Acoustic songman. Opening act Erica Sommer; Pianist/vocalist
22- Turk Mauro; The sax man with Mike Orta, Nicky Orta, Danny Burger.
23- Paradigm Shift; Nu-Modern Jazz, Nagel Heyer
24- KCC Productions Presents Silvano Monasterios and The Fourth World Ensemble; ” Best Jazz Musician in Miami” for 2009 by the Miami New Times.
25- Lanzallamas!; Afro-latin-america world beat mezcla.
26- Conjunto Progreso; Grammy nominated. Cuban son and descargas Cubana.
27- Latin Rock Songwriter Night.; Unplugged featuring Periko, Fernando Osorio, Adrian Guerra, Dav Julca, Junelly Rojas, Jose Val, Nicole Chirino Hosted by Randy Singer.
28- Tribute Night Series; Roll The Stones; Tribute to the Rolling Stones unplugged.
29- Airplay; Featuring Randy Singer, Bob Grabowski, Rodolfo Zuniga
30- Ivan Zervigon; Latin Jazz