Dear Neighbor,

Auditions are OPEN for the Second Annual Miami Beach Youth Music Festival!

The City of Miami Beach is very proud to once again partner with the Rhythm Foundation and the North Beach Bandshell to feature the most exceptional young musical talent in our area. 

Vocalists, soloists, and bands performing any genre of music are encouraged! Audition videos are due 12/15/17.

Just want to come see the show? I'll see YOU at the North Beach Bandshell on March 17, 2018!

Commissioner John Elizabeth Alemán
Submit Music Festival audition videos (YouTube links encouraged) via email to by Friday, December 15, 2017 at 5pm, along with a completed application that can be found at
Bands and individual performers of any musical genre are encouraged to participate. Performers must be able to perform a minimum 10-minute set.

Judges include third generation musician Stephen Gibb, music industry executives Rudy and Betsy Perez and founder of The Rhythm Foundation, Laura Quinlan. Selected youth performers will be announced on or before January 19, 2018.
New this year , visual artists may submit designs to be featured on the Festival’s official t-shirt.

Festival t-shirt design submissions should be emailed to:
by the December 15, 2017 deadline.

For more information visit !!
Moving Miami Beach Forward Together!
Whether you are a Miami Beach resident or a business owner in our community, my office is here to help! My door is always open, so feel free to stop by or e-mail me at 

Follow me on  Facebook  and  Twitter  to stay up-to-date on important initiatives throughout our community.
John E. Alemán | City of Miami Beach Commissioner | 786-459-7111 |