Miami music scene heats up during All-Star Week

Award-Winning Artists Jennifer Hudson, Flo Rida & Lenny Kravitz Headline Private Parties Around the Festivities.

July 8th, 2017

A star-studded roster of musical artists is scheduled to perform during All-Star Week in Miami, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2017 T-Mobile Home Run Derby includes performances by international superstar Pitbull and Miami-based renowned disc jockey DJ Irie. Pitbull performs as part of pregame ceremonies on Monday, July 10 at Marlins Park. 'Mr. Worldwide' has released 10 studio albums in both English and Spanish, and recorded No. 1 hits in more than 15 countries. Over the course of his 15-year music trajectory, Pitbull has recorded numerous chart-topping hits including, "Timber," "I Know You Want Me," and "Give Me Everything," which marked his first No. 1 single in the United States. DJ Irie sets the stage for the T-Mobile Home Run Derby and its exciting matchups as he mixes music to introduce Derby participants. Irie, an award-winning disc jockey who made his name in Miami, frequently spins at high-profile events and private celebrity parties.
Warner Bros. recording artist and singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha will perform the U.S. National Anthem at the 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard, on Tuesday, July 11. Rexha has appeared as a guest vocalist in top charting singles, such as G-Eazy's "Me, Myself & I," Martin Garrix's "In the Name of Love" and David Guetta's "Hey Mama." Rexha recently wrapped up her first U.S. and European headline tour and released "All Your Fault Pt:1" earlier this year which includes the tracks, "I Got You" and "F.F.F." Up next, Rexha will release her highly anticipated follow up to the first, "All Your Fault Pt: 2" on August 11th which features the hit single, "The Way I Are (Dance With Somebody)" featuring Lil' Wayne. The Canadian National Anthem will be sung Disruptor Records platinum recording artist and singer/songwriter Jocelyn Alice. A Calgary, AB native, Alice rose to fame with her 2015 breakout summer hit 'Jackpot.' The hot single topped radio and sales charts, eventually being certified platinum in Canada. Since then Alice has continued to release hit after hit, including her latest single 'Bound to You', now a top 15 radio song in Canada.
Mastercard, the presenting sponsor of the 2017 All-Star Game, is partnering with Stand Up to Cancer to host a private concert on South Beach with Academy Award-winning artist Jennifer Hudson. New Era will host a private party in South Beach on Sunday, July 9 featuring Aminé and Metro Boomin. Singer/songwriter and producer Lenny Kravitz headlines the private festivities hosted by the Major League Baseball Players Association on Monday, July 10. These events are invitation only and not open to the public.
Additional musical guests scheduled to participate in All-Star Week festivities include Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Jon, who will perform at the first-ever Electric Run MLB All-Star 5K on Saturday night, July 8th, and Latin Grammy-winning reggaeton artist Don Omar, who will perform at the inaugural MLB All-Star Zumba® experience on Sunday, July 9th.
Superstar rapper, songwriter & Miami-native Flo Rida will perform on-field between the conclusion of the Futures Game and the start of the Legends & Celebrity Game on Sunday, July 9. With more than 100 million digital song downloads, Flo Rida is among the most successful hip-hop artists in the world, with popular hits such as "Right Round," "Good Feeling," "Wild Ones," "My House," "Club Can't Handle Me," "Whistle," and many more. His debut single "Low" stayed at No. 1 for 10 weeks on the Billboard chart. Flo Rida has collaborated with well-known artists such as T-Pain, Timbaland, and Kesha. Flo Rida will also perform at the MLB All-Star Gala, a private event held on Sunday night at the Perez Art Museum Miami.
MLB All-Star Week includes the 88th Midsummer Classic presented by Mastercard at Marlins Park (July 11th), Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby (July 10th), All-Star Sunday featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game (July 9th), All-Star FanFest at the Miami Beach Convention Center (July 7th-11th). The 88th Midsummer Classic will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 160 countries. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, please visit and follow @AllStarGame on social media.