Miami-Dade County Visual Arts

‘The Beat Who Cheated Death: How Bass Shaped Miami’ with Dave Tompkins

“The Beat Who Cheated Death: How Bass Shaped Miami” with Dave TompkinsThursday, May 31, 6-9pm – Miami Art Museum, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami

Dave Tompkins, music journalist, historian, and author of How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, leads a discussion on the history of Miami bass and its cultural, political and geological impact on the Magic City. Lecture begins 6:30pm. (Doors open 6pm. Seating is limited. First come, first seated.) Following the lecture, stick around for a party led by DJ Dave Tompkins, who will be spinning the best of Miami “bass” music. Check out The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, and other works, on view in the galleries. MAM members free, non-members $8. Specialty cocktails by Smirnoff.  Secure garage parking is available for $5 at 50 NW 2 Avenue, Miami.

RSVP: [email protected] or 305-375-1704

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