Friday, Sept. 9
FEEL THE BEAT
Two chances to catch this Australian DJ and electronic music producer who has remixed artists including Lorde (“Tennis Court”), Arcade Fire (“Afterlife”) and Sam Smith (“Lay Me Down”). He takes the stage in support of his upcoming second album, “Skin,” featuring the hit “Never Be Like You.” Opening is Aussie EDM/hip-hop duo Hermitude.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $30.
Saturday, Sept. 10
ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER
Free annual all-day celebration helps kick off the 2016-17 arts season and the Center’s official box-office opening with family-friendly activities including interactive workshops, the official Bad Boy Reunion concert pre-party featuring a silent disco, author and community conversations, a farmer’s market, chef demonstrations, a food-truck invasion, walking tours, a Comic-Con and cosplay contest, a pet adoption station and much more.
Details: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; free.
GET REVVED UP
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
The 46th edition of this nationally acclaimed auto show will feature several hundred new cars, crossovers and SUVs, plus highlights including Topless In Miami’s display of convertible cars in a picturesque Miami environment and Havana Classics, a nostalgic display of cars from Havana in the 1940s and ‘50s.
Details: 1-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday and 2-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, running through Sept. 18, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach; www.miamiautoshow.net; $15, $6 kids 6-12, free for 5 and under.
GET YOUR OOMPAH ON
Second-annual event celebrates the great German tradition of Oktoberfest with the launch of the coconut-infused Floridafest, Concrete Beach Brewery’s version of an Oktoberfest lager. Plus, partake in traditional games such as the pretzel toss, a pretzel-eating competition and a pretzel-eating relay race; dance to traditional German music by the Larry Roberts Polka Band; and chow down on German sausages from Miami Smokers.
Details: 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Concrete Beach Brewery, 325 NW 24th St., Miami; www.concretebeachbrewery.com; free.
THE SPIRIT OF RIO
BRAZILIAN BEAT 2016
Back for its 5th year, this family-friendly event celebrates Brazilian Independence Day with savory cuisine, cocktails, costumes, music and dance with a Rio-style parade and concert by Grammy-nominated bossa nova singer Bebel Gilberto, with an unplugged opening show by local faves Batuke Samba Funk.
Details: 6-11 p.m. Saturday at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; www.myboca.us; free.
TASTE THE PAIN
German heavy metal band considered one of the most influential groups in the power- and speed-metal genres performs tracks from throughout its three-decade-plus career, including selections from its 10th album, “Beyond the Red Mirror.” Opening act is fellow German speed-metal veterans Grave Digger.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $25.50.
KEEPER OF THE FLAME TOUR
Grammy-winning country queen best known for hits such as “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Gunpowder & Lead,” “The House That Built Me,” “Heart Like Mine” and “Automatic” (as well as her tabloid-headline marriage to Blake Shelton) takes the stage in support of her upcoming sixth studio album and its first single, “Vice.” Kip Moore and the Brothers Osborne open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $25-$59.75.
BAD BOY FAMILY REUNION
Puff Daddy is back in the house, and he’s bringing all his friends for a must-see moment in hip-hop history. Joining him onstage will be Faith Evans, Lil’ Kim, Mase, 112, Total, Mario Winans, Carl Thomas, The Lox and many more. You’ll hear all your favorite hits, including “I’ll Be Missing You,” “All About the Benjamins,” “All the Way Up,” “Been Around the World,” “Best Friend,” “I Need a Girl,” “No Time,” “Mo Money Mo Problems,” “All Night Long,” “I Don’t Wanna Know,” plus plenty of shout-outs to the late, great Notorious BIG.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $35.50-$146.
JOHN DAVERSA BIG BAND
Trumpet master and bandleader Daversa teams up with acclaimed vocalist Renee Olstead to explore the vast brilliance of The Beatles catalog in “Kaleidoscope Eyes,” a genre-fusing concert that adds a jazzy touch to the music of the Fab Four.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Arts Garage, 180 NE First St., Delray Beach; 561-450-6357 or www.artsgarage.org; $30-$45.
A STANDARD AFFAIR
Jazz chanteuse performs a dynamic show that goes back 12 years to when she first discovered the Great American Songbook.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Miami; 786-573-5300 or www.smdcac.org; $35 advance, $40 day of show.
Sunday, Sept. 11
Cheer on the Fish against the Los Angeles Dodgers while celebrating Patriot Day, and the first 5,000 children will receive a Marlins Kids Stars & Stripes Batting Sleeve. Plus, children 12 and under can take part in the traditional Diamond Dash and ru
n 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.
R&B and gospel singer-songwriter has been compared to a modern-day Otis Redding, young Marvin Gaye or Sam Cooke, which is no small praise. Bridges will perform tracks from his debut album, “Coming Home,” which evokes mid- to late-‘60s soul with songs such as “Smooth Sailin’,” “River,” “Better Man” and the title track.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $37.50-$90.
PET SOUNDS – 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
The Beach Boys’ 1966 masterpiece “Pet Sounds” was one of the most influential albums in music history, and Brian Wilson wrote, composed, produced and arranged nearly all of the album, which features the classic songs “God Only Knows,” “Sloop John B” and “Wouldn’t It Be Nice.” Wilson and his band (including Beach Boys founding member Al Jardine and onetime member Blondie Chaplin) will perform the album in its entirety, plus other Beach Boys faves including “California Girls,” “I Get Around” and “Good Vibrations.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $40-$80.
Simply put, no one rocks the ukulele like Jake Shimabukuro. Rolling Stone mag called this mind-bending Hawaiian virtuoso “one of the hottest axemen of the past few years who doesn’t actually play guitar,” Imagine someone performing perfect solo versions of songs as complex as The Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and Queen’s opus “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Throw in jazz, bluegrass, funk, classical and even flamenco and the breadth of his mastery takes shape. He takes the stage in support of his upcoming first album of all original songs, the adventurous “Nashville Sessions.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $17.50-$47.50.
free for all
JAZZ IN THE LOBBY
6:30-9 P.M. WEDNESDAY: Miami Jazz & Film Society presents drummer Jonathan Joseph – who is currently recording with guitar legend Jeff Beck – performing live Afro-funk and jazz with his quartet; Lobby lounge of the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts., 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; 305-374-2444 or www.olympiatheater.org.