9 Mile Music Festival Returns this Weekend

Now in its 24th year, the 9 Mile Music Festival returns this weekend March 11th to the historic Virginia Key Beach Park located at 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, Florida, 33149. The event starts at 1 p.m. rain or shine. And is presented by Smilin Island Food. The headliner at this year’s festival is Miami’s hip-hop legend Rick Ross.

The festival is co-hosted by Lance’O of Kulcha Shok Muzic and Caribbean radio personality Nikki Z. Performers include DMX, Julian Marley, Capleton, Sizzla, Kreesha Turner, Charly Black, DJ sets by Jahstream, Mighty Crown, DJ Cool and more.

Other than music, the festival will also feature a holistic village with services such as acupuncture, massages, and yoga, as well as nutritionists, and life coaches. There will be body painting available and a drum circle on the beach. Festival go-ers can expect a variety of food and drink options. Food options include jerk chicken, arepas, pizza, Chinese food, fresh salads and vegetarian food.

This year the festival will support Kurlys House & Food for Life, which will benefit from the festival’s yearly tradition to bring a required four pieces of canned goods as a donation for entry.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

Image by Rod Deal for Tropicult