With Art Basel happening this week in Miami from Dec. 1 to Dec. 4, the lengthy list of what to see and do can be overwhelming. To help with the decision process, Billboard has selected six standout events that attendees won't want to miss. From top-tier music performances to the fusion of art and sport, be sure these are all on your to-do list.
12/1 and 12/2, Kendrick Lamar, Madonna at Faena
Kendrick Lamar takes the stage at the Faena Art Dome on Dec. 1 to kick off four days of art happenings. During the show, artist Shanell Martin will sketch a mural influenced and inspired by Lamar's performance to christen the dome, which will act as the interdisciplinary nonprofit that serves as both a catalyst and a platform for art and performance. (Tickets are $65 for AMEX members only at Ticketmaster, 3300-3398 Collins Ave, Miami Beach).
Then on Dec. 2, Madonna will host a "music, art, mischief and live performance" event to benefit Raising Malawi at the Faena Forum. Special guest appearances willbe made by Chris Rock, Sean Penn and Ariana Grande, with James Corden as the master of ceremonies. Only 400 tickets will be available. (Tickets start at $5,000, 32nd Street & Collins Ave., Miami Beach.)