Miami Big Sound Orchestra at Arts Garage (Delray Beach)


May 10, 2024    
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tonight, 8pm, spend An evening of Miami-style big band instrumental and vocal music with our featured vocalist Lourdes Valentin, as well as the music of our 2023 Latin Grammy Award-winning arranger, Rafael Valencia!

The Miami Big Sound Orchestra is downtown Miami’s resident professional contemporary Latin Jazz Orchestra, a project formed as a collaboration of musicians from Miami’s jazz and Latin music communities. This 18-piece powerhouse group is comprised of Miami-based musicians who have performed and toured with the likes of Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Jon Secada, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Chayanne, Ray Ruiz, Tito Nieves, Chaka Khan, and the Funk Brothers among many other artists.

Led by trumpeter/flugelhornist Pete Francis and bassist/composer Rafael Valencia, and featuring vocal artist Lourdes Valentin, the band delivers its own blend of Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music, contemporary Jazz, and Soul.


The Arts Garage in Delray Beach is a very unique venue with 8 person table seating, an excellent sound system, and GREAT ENTERTAINMENT. Adult beverages are available for purchase (A menu is available at and you bring your own munchies! Please purchase all your beverages (including water) at Arts Garage (which also helps defray Arts Garage costs). Tickets are $45 – $50 at

All COVID protocols are followed. There is parking directly above the venue ($5 event parking) but it fills up quickly so come early and sample the many restaurants and eateries around Arts Garage in the Delray Pineapple Grove before or after the show! (Delray Beach)