11 events in Miami this weekend – July 29-31

Friday, July 29


POLITICAL LAUGHS

THE CAPITOL STEPS

With the election heating up, there’s no better time to catch this comedy troupe, which will perform songs from its newest album, “What To Expect When You’re Electing,” plus plenty of jokes at the expense of Hillary, Donald, Ted and Bernie.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $39.

 

BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE

RUFFHOUSE

We hope you like jammin’, because the Boca Raton’s Summer in the City free concert series continues with Ruffhouse performing standards by reggae legend Bob Marley including “Three Little Birds,” “Get Up Stand Up,” “Exodus,” “Waiting in Vain,” “Stir it Up,” “No Woman No Cry,” “I Shot the Sheriff” and many more.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday (beer garden opens at 6:30 p.m.) at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton;  www.myboca.us; free.


THE TRADITION CONTINUES

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

Beloved jam band – which is the only group to have six consecutive albums debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 – returns for its annual two-day summer fling with its faithful South Florida fans, serving up two full, funky sets each night. You’ll hear a mix of faves including “Satellite,” “What Would You Say,” “Crash Into Me,” “Ants Marching,” “American Baby” and “Funny the Way It Is,” plus many more. 

Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $31.50-$76.

Saturday, July 30


MIAMI CITY BALLET

NATIONAL DANCE DAY PARTY

MCB celebrates National Dance Day  with a dance party in Collins Park followed by an Open House across the street at MCB Studios with free sample classes by MCB School, a meet-and-greet with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders, and building tours led by MCB Dancers.

Details: 10 a.m. Saturday at Collins Park and MCB Studios, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach;  www.miamicityballet.org; free.


SWEET BEATS

MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY

Superstar DJ/producer Diplo’s label is back at Revolution for its annual bash, and the lineup is strong, featuring Autoerotique, Big Wild, Dillon Francis, Giraffage, Keys N Krates, Jackal, Sleepy Tom and Diplo himself serving up the best in electro, deep house, trap, moombahton, dancehall, drum ‘n’ bass and garage.

Details: 2 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $36.50.

STONED ON OCEAN TOUR

CURREN$Y

New Orleans rapper aka Spitta Andretti, who was one of the original members of Lil’ Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment label, takes the stage in support of his latest mixtape, “Stoned On Ocean.”

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hangar, 60 NE 11th St., Miami; Ticketmaster; $30.

SHOW-STOPPERS

BRING IT! LIVE

Come see the Dollhouse Dance Factory, as Miss D’s best girls high kick, shake and flip their way to the top.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or  www.browardcenter.org; $29.75-$99.75.


ITALIAN TREASURE

LAURA PAUSINI

Grammy-winning singer, whose magical voice – at times low and husky, or high and soaring – is always locked into perfect pitch performs selections from her extensive repertoire, including “La Solitudine,” “Strani Amore,” “Gente,” “Viveme” and “Surrender,” plus the salsa number “Se Fue.”

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, Waterfront Theatre, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $33.75-$195.

Sunday, July 31

CULTURAL CELEBRATION

PERUVIAN FESTIVAL

Help celebrate Peru’s independence from the Spanish Empire with this fun, all-ages party featuring live music by Dominican salsa singer Jose Alberto “El Canario”; tropical indie, electronica, cumbia and Afro- Peruvian band Bareto; plus Mariella Zanetti, Manuel Donayre, Puchungo Yanez and many more.

Details: Doors open at 11 a.m., showtime at noon, at Ranchito mi Peru, 13400 SW 200th St., Miami; www.tickeri.com; $19.99, $50 VIP.

SUNDAY FUNDAY

MIAMI MARLINS

Cheer on the Fish against the rival St. Louis Cardinals, and the first 15,000 fans will receive a Marlins 2016 All-Star Poster. Plus, children 12 and under can take part in the traditional Diamond Dash and run the bases after the contest.

Details: Game time is 1:10 p.m. Sunday; Marlins Park West Plaza, 501 Marlins Way, Miami; www.marlins.com/entertainment; tickets start at $16.


THE BAD MAN TOUR

PITBULL

Hit-making Mr. 305 makes a triumphant return to his hometown in support of his 10th studio album, “Climate Change,” featuring the singles “FREE.K,” “Freedom” and the new “Messin’ Around.” You’ll also hear “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho),” “Culo,” “Hotel Room Service,” “Give Me Everything,” “Don’t Stop the Party,” “Feel This Moment” and “Timber.” Opening acts are Prince Royce and Farruko.

Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $25.70-$135.70.

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RENAISSANCE WOMAN

K. MICHELLE

R&B singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and TV personality (“Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta,” “K. Michelle: My Life”) performs in support of her third studio album, “More Issues Than Vogue,” featuring the hits “Ain’t You” and “Not a Little Bit.” Fun fact: She’s the first African-American to have an endorsement deal with Jack Daniels and is developing her own drink – so raise a toast to her from the crowd.

Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster; $30.50.

FAREWELL TOUR

THE GO-GO’S

America’s sweethearts have still got the beat, but the all-girl new-wave pop group led by singer Belinda Carlisle is going, going, gone after this tour. Enjoy their energetic hit singles – including “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation” and “Head Over Heels” – performed live for the last time.

Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster; $25-$115.


JUST DANCE

YELLOW CLAW 

Dutch electronic duo fills up the dance floor with the best in trap, hip-hop, hardstyle, big-room house and moombahton beats.

Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.flavorus.com; $30.

free for all


JAZZ AT MOCA

8-9:15 P.M. FRIDAY: Groove to sexy samba and bossa nova beats with acclaimed Brazilian singer Rose Max and her frequent partner, acoustic guitarist Ramatis, who began performing professionally at age 12; Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; www.mocanomi.org.



 

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