Local fans of the J-Boys are accustomed to high-energy gigs at Churchill’s Pub and Blackbird Ordinary that look like a giant dance mob to the uninitiated. Their songs are like the crash of the ‘70s Punk Movement t-boning the melodious Beatlemania of the ‘60s, all rolled in modern lyrical themes. The mishmash produces lo-fi hums, snappy beats and echoing vocals that create a frenzied partyscape from which few escape. In 2013, they put jumper cables to ears during a 23-city tour of Europe, then charged right into a domestic one in 2014, including stops at Big Guava and SXSW Music Festivals. Eventually, Metric, Wavves & Vampire Weekend took note of their speedy rhythms and invited the band to open their respective shows. If you haven’t already, check them out — you’ll never listen to music the same again; JacuzziBoys.com.
Beyond its colorful interiors and exteriors, vibrant entertainment lineup and authentic Mexican cuisine, Pilo’s aims to be the largest employer of individuals with special abilities.
Whether you’re a novice art aficionado, a seasoned collector or something in between, we’ve gathered some emerging Miami artists that you should consider adding to your collection. Some you may have heard of, some you will discover here first, but all have one thing in common: They’re on the verge of greatness and thrilled to share their passion with the world.