Friday, Aug. 26
Chart-topping Miami girl group formed for the second season of “The X Factor” brings its powerhouse vocals to the stage in support of its second album, “7/27,” and its first single, “Work From Home.” You’ll also hear plenty from the quintet’s debut album, “Reflections,” featuring the platinum-selling hits “Boss,” “Sledgehammer” and “Worth It.”
Details: 7 p.m. Friday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $20-$119.95.
A REAL STAND-UP GUY
Comedian who triumphed on the ninth and final season of “Last Comic Standing” in 2015, otherwise best known for playing Peanut on the TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” performs stand-up.
Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and 7 p.m. Sunday, at The Improv, 5700 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale; 954-981- 5653 or ftl.improv.com; $20.
A GOOD STORM TOUR
Singer-songwriter who independently released his first album at age 13 and last year joined Danielle Bradbery as the youngest performers to win “The Voice” (at 16) is an old soul, as evidenced by his choice of cover songs on the show. Fredericks belted out CCR’s “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth,” Ray LaMontagne’s “Trouble” and Neil Young’s “Old Man” on his way to victory.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero Blvd., Davie; Ticketmaster; $20-$25.
IN THE HOUSE
Guatemalan DJ based in Los Angeles – an Ultra Music Festival favorite best known for “Incredible,” his hit collaboration with Borgore – spins a wicked mix of trap, electro and big-room anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. Friday at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.flavorus.com; $30.
Saturday, Aug. 27
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU
STAR WARS MARATHON
Dress up in your finest Jedi robes or Galactic Empire uniforms and celebrate nearly four decades since George Lucas’ great sci-fi franchise kicked off in 1977 with this three-film marathon of special versions of “A New Hope,” “The Empire Strikes Back” and “The Return of the Jedi.”
Details: 4 p.m. Saturday at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts., 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; 305-374-2444 or www.olympiatheater.org; $30-$60.
Comedy duo and YouTube sensation that won the 2016 Teen Choice Award for “Choice Web Star: Male” and has more than six million subscribers on Vine offer live music, hilarious skits about teen life and meet-and-greets in a show rescheduled from July 31 (those tickets will be honored).
Details: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $29.
Iconic, Grammy-winning Panamanian singer, songwriter, actor, activist, politician and creator of “thinking man’s salsa music” says “Adios y Gracias” after more than four decades in the music biz, possibly to prepare for another run at the presidency of Panama in a couple years. With special guest Victor Manuelle.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables; Ticketmaster; $69-$254.
Grammy-winning, Puerto Rican heartthrob who first made a splash with the boy-band Menudo, then as an adult artist with the global smashes “Livin’ la Vida Loca,” “She’s All I Ever Had” and “She Bangs,” swivels his hips onstage for his “One World Tour” in support of his 10th studio album, “A Quien Quiera Escuchar” (To Those Who Want to Listen), and its singles, “Adiós,”“Disparo Al Corazón,” “La Mordidita” and “Perdóname.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $75-$155.
Sunday, Aug. 28
Cheer on the Fish against the San Diego Padres while celebrating Italian Heritage Day, and the first 5,000 children will receive a Marlins Baseball Shirt. 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.
FREE GOSPEL SUNDAYS
Concert series closes out the season with a soul-stirring performance from the Grammy-winning singer featuring her chart-topping singles “Break Every Chain” and “For Your Glory,” accompanied by South Florida’s Miami Mass Choir.
Details: 5 p.m. Sunday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-
949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; free, check online for First-Access Passes.
OUR KINDA PARTY
Up-and-coming country artist who wrote Jason Aldean’s smash hits “My Kinda Party” and “Dirt Road Anthem” found success with his 2010 album, “Halfway to Heaven,” and its No. 1 hits “Country Must Be Country Wide” and “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do,” plus later chart-toppers “Bottoms Up” and “One Hell of an Amen.” Justin Moore and Colt Ford open.
Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $25-$49.75.
Philly singer-songwriter with the soaring soprano who was discovered by Questlove of The Roots will perform Grammy-winning hits including “God Bless the Child,” “Cross My Mind” and “Daydreamin’,” plus new material from her fifth studio album, “Woman.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $65.50-$93.50.
SUMMER SIXTEEN TOUR
Grammy-winning Canadian rapper performs hits including “Best I Ever Had,” “Forever,” “I’m Goin’ In,” “Find Your Love,””Headlines,” “Make Me Proud,” “The Motto” (in which he created the term YOLO – “you only live once”), “Take Care” and the newer “Hotline Bling,” “One Dance” and “Jumpman” (with opening act, Atlanta rapper Future).
Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $45.50-$175.50.
ROCK OR BUST WORLD TOUR
Singer Brian Johnson had to quit touring to save his hearing, but Guns ‘N Roses front man Axl Rose has been filling in quite nicely for this high-voltage show, belting out classic-rock anthems including “Back In Black,” “Highway to Hell,” “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap,” “Thunderstruck,” “Hells Bells,” “T.N.T.,” “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)” and “You Shook Me All Night Long.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $70.75-$125.25.
free for all
JAZZ AT MOCA
8-9:30 P.M. FRIDAY: Sit back and enjoy the Glyn Dryhurst Dixieland Jazz Band, South Florida’s leading group dedicated to this genre of music, which combines earlier brass band marches, French Quadrilles, beguine and ragtime; Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; www.mocanomi.org.