The biggest acts come to the American Airlines Arena in Miami. Janet Jackson brings her Unbreakable World tour to the Triple A on Sept. 20, followed by Marc Anthony, Oct. 2 – 3, Ricky Martin, Oct. 24, and Taylor Swift, Oct. 29. Madonna will be stopping by, also, but you’ll have to wait until January. Get your tickets now. Tickets and more information at

Quirky cult filmmaker John Waters takes to the Arsht Center stage for what promises to be a uniquely twisted take on the holidays in “A John Waters Christmas: Holier and Dirtier,” Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, go to

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters should have no trouble selling out the intimate Aventura Arts & Cultural Center’s fifth anniversary gala, even at a steep $225 ticket, which includes a pre-show reception with the artist. Tickets are still available at

The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater has been amping up its schedule over the past year and, this fall, brings sexy Nick Jonas, Sept. 27; British funnymen John Cleese and Eric Idle, Oct. 10; Margaret Cho, Oct. 30; and former “Late Late Show” host Craig Ferguson, Dec. 3. Tickets are available at

Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Paradise in Hollywood has a solid lineup for fall: rocker Billy Idol, Sept. 21; Cheap Trick, Oct. 22; Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller: Don’t Be a Pinhead Tour, Nov. 7; Daryl Hall and John Oates, Nov. 28; and Michael McDonald, Dec. 17. For tickets and more information, go to

The king of NBC’s ‘90s Thursday night lineup, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Oct. 16 – 17. The island stylings of Jake Shimabukuro and his ukulele will be featured on Nov. 15, followed by the wacky stand-up nuns of “Late Night Catechism,” Nov. 20 – 22. For tickets and information, go to

The Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale is a throwback to the glamorous days of the traveling road shows and it continues to attract interesting acts that can’t be seen just anywhere. The Naked Magic Show comes to Parker, Oct. 17 – 18. No telling what these guys are going to pull out of their hats, but that’s about all they may be wearing. On Nov. 7, magician Bill Blagg brings his tricks to the stage, fully clothed, and on Nov. 20, “Dynasty” actress Joan Collins dons those famous shoulder pads to dish on her career. For tickets and more information, go to