Off the Shelf

Miami Book Fair’s über-cool outdoor hangout. Kick back and chill amid spinning DJs and live music, literary events and performances, large-scale art exhibitions and games, and a well-stocked food and drink court.  It’s just like a rollicking mini music festival, with books.

Past Events

November 2022

Sunday, November 20 @ 5:00 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

AFROBETA

WITH SPECIAL GUEST MIAMI BLOCO Formed by lyricist/vocalist Cuci Amador and synth-centric producer/arranger Tony Smurphio, this duo from Miami has been tearing up dance floors across the world since 2006 – this time with added zest from Miami Bloco, representing our samba percussion community.…

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AFROBETA

Sunday, November 20 @ 4:00 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

THE GUMBO LIMBO EXPERIMENT

WITH DJ RICHIE HELL & LIVE VISUALS BY FRANCISCA OYHANARTE With beats to chill, dance, and groove to, The Gumbo Limbo Experiment and DJ Richie Hell offer fans of Quantic, Khruangbin, Polo & Pan, Red Axes, Thievery Corporation, and beyond what they want.…

Sunday, November 20 @ 1:45 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

Sunday, November 20 @ 12:00 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

KULCHA SHOK MUZIK

All reggae music, all the time – Kulcha Shok Muzik is bringing it!…

Sunday, November 20 @ 11:00 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

JAHZEL DOTEL

Jahzel Dotel is a Dominican American singer-songwriter and composer who marries jazz and soul while honoring her Caribbean roots. The result is a signature rhythmic style of alternative pop/soulful sounds, topped by unique vocals.…

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JAHZEL DOTEL

Sunday, November 20 @ 10:00 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

DJ CARLOS MENENDEZ

Throwbacks and hot tracks from Miami-favorite DJ Carlos Menendez.…

Saturday, November 19 @ 6:00 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

SOL + THE TRIBU

Ambassadors of the New Miami Sound, Sol + Tribu bring a retro-futuristic amalgamation of Caribbean rhythms to the stage, along with a heavy dose of Miami-licious swagger.…

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SOL + THE TRIBU

Saturday, November 19 @ 4:45 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

LITERARY DEATH MATCH

The brainchild of author Adrian Todd Zuniga, Literary Death Match is a competitive, humor-centric reading series featuring famous and emerging authors performing their most electric writing in seven minutes or less – before a live audience and a panel of all-star judges. Who’ll take home the crown at Miami Book Fair? Belly up to the stage and find out!…

Saturday, November 19 @ 3:45 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

LES GREENE & THE SWAYZEES

Serving up the sounds of the ’60s and back, Les Greene & The Swayzees will get you to dance a lot, sing a little, and stay a while.…

Saturday, November 19 @ 2:30 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

MIAMI’S FAVORITE POEMS PROJECT

Richard Blanco – former presidential inaugural poet and Miami-Dade County’s current and first-ever poet laureate – presents the launch of Miami’s Favorite Poems Project, featuring special guest readers Mayor Daniella Levine Cava; Nicole Tallman, poetry ambassador for Miami-Dade County; MDC President Madeline Pumariega; former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky; poet and novelist Sandra Cisneros; and poet Marci Calebretta Cancio-Bello,…

Saturday, November 19 @ 1:30 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

FRENCH HORN COLLECTIVE

A fusion of diverse styles based on Romani guitarist Jean “Django” Reinhardt and French swing violinist Stéphane Grappelli – with some New Orleans and Latin world music influences thrown in – French Horn Collective mixes classic French standards and original French compositions with hot swing rhythm.…

Saturday, November 19 @ 12:30 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

MIAMI BEACH ROCK ENSEMBLE

Rocking the planet since 1972, the student-led Miami Beach Rock Ensemble – a merry band of musicians, stage crew, and sound engineers – plays a heady blend of classic and modern rock that’ll leave you wanting more.…

Saturday, November 19 @ 11:30 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

ELECTRIC PIQUETE

Award-winning Latin funk septet Electric Piquete is a sweet mashup of influences ranging from rock to jazz, spiced up with everything in between: funk, fusion, old-school salsa, progressive, and R&B.…

Saturday, November 19 @ 10:45 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

THE BISCAYNE POET AKA OSCAR FUENTES

Multidisciplinary artist Oscar Fuentes, aka The Biscayne Poet, will share poetry and prose accompanied by a live musical performance with strings.…

Saturday, November 19 @ 10:00 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

DJ CARLOS MENENDEZ

Throwbacks and hot tracks from Miami-favorite DJ Carlos Menendez.…

Friday, November 18 @ 1:30 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

DJ HOTTPANTS

Keeping pants HOTT and music HOTTer, Miami born and bred DJ Hottpants has been making the Magic City sweat for nearly two decades.…

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DJ HOTTPANTS

Friday, November 18 @ 12:15 pm
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

SONS OF MYSTRO

Ever heard violins speak? Rock, then roll? Hip AND hop? Yes or no, you won’t want to miss experiencing the Sons of Mystro – violin virtuosos with roots in Jamaica, homegrown right here in South Florida.…

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SONS OF MYSTRO

Friday, November 18 @ 10:45 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

Friday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Off the Shelf
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

DJ CARMEL OPHIR

Eclectic tracks and jams from famed Miami nightlife figure and Vagabond club founder DJ Carmel Ophir.…

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DJ CARMEL OPHIR

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