Tribute to Nat King Cole and Friends
When: Dec. 27, 8 p.m.
Where: Arts Garage
What: Dick Lowenthal—who has performed with Mel Torme, Nancy Wilcon and others—leads his band and joins Dana Paul and Lisanne Lyons in this tribute to the life and music of the iconic singer.
When: Dec. 28, 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center
What: The Grammy nominee and Emmy winner stops at Miami on this “The Pale Tourist” tour. Known for his clever and observational takes on fatherhood and other subjects, the comedian has endeared himself to audiences through his multiple comedy specials, including his latest, Quality Time, Amazon Prime’s first original comedy special.
’70s New Year’s Soul Xplosion
When: Dec. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Broward Center
What: End the year on a high note with the classic soul and R&B of Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and The Chi-Lites.
When: Dec. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 170 NW Fifth Ave., Delray Beach
What: The family-oriented event celebrates the values of African cultures with food, music, crafts, a Kwanzaa discussion and ceremony.