Modern World Music at 12th Heineken TransAtlantic Festival

heineken_transatlantic_2014Four international bands will make their Florida debuts at the 12th Heineken TransAtlantic Festival in Miami. The 2014 edition takes place April 5-6 at North Beach Bandshell.

The Festival Launch Party takes place Wednesday April 2nd, 10PM at Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1 Avenue, Miami, featuring Eagle Chief and Hunters of the Alps. Admission is free (21+).

The featured artists include Astro, electro sensation from Chile; Bombino, hypnotic Tuareg grooves; The Courtney John Project (Jamaica), reggae meets EDM; Esteman, Colombia’s fresh singer-songwriter.

Local spotlight: four locally-based favorites round out the schedule: Afrobeta, Eagle Chief; Hunters of the Alps; and Tremends.

Festival program:

Friday April 4th, 6pm

Astro, Esteman, and Afrobeta
North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
tickets: $23 advance / $28 day of show / 2 day pass $40

Saturday April 5th, 6pm

Bombino, The Courtney John Project, and Tremends
North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
tickets: $23 advance / $28 day of show / 2 day pass $40

Tickets online, by phone: (305) 672- 5202 or in person at Sweat Records (Miami), Radio Active Records (Ft Lauderdale)

The 12th Heineken TransAtlantic Festival is presented with support from Heineken USA.
Additional support is received from FIAT of North Miami, Atlantic Broadband, Remezcla.com, Urban Resource, the Embassy of Colombia in Washington DC and the Consulate General of Colombia in Miami, Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council, the Miami Dade Department of Cultural Affairs and the Tourist Development Council, and the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

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