12 events in Miami this weekend – July 22-24

Friday, July 22

DYNAMIC DUO

COUNTING CROWS & ROB THOMAS

West Coast alt-pop band Counting Crows, led by dreadlocked singer Adam Duritz, breezes through hits including “Mr. Jones,” “Round Here,” “A Long December” and “Accidentally In Love,” plus tracks from its seventh album, “Somewhere Under Wonderland.” Meanwhile, ex-Matchbox Twenty frontman Thomas performs faves including “Push,” “If You’re Gone,” “She’s So Mean,” “Smooth” and “Lonely No More.” K Phillips opens.

Details: 6:45 p.m. Friday at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $23.50-$83.50.

MOTOR-CITY MADMAN

TED NUGENT

Wild-eyed guitarist, hunter, right-wing radio host and author of the cookbook “Kill It and Grill It” tears through hard-rock classics such as “Cat Scratch Fever,” “Free For All,” “Stranglehold” and “Dog Eat Dog.” Opening act is Southern metal band Jackyl (“The Lumberjack”).

Details: 7 p.m. Friday at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach; Ticketmaster; $28-$73.

A REAL STAND-UP GUY

HANNIBAL BURESS

Emmy-winning Chicago comedian who has written for “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” and been featured in the “Neighbors” films and voiced Buddy in “The Secret Life of Pets” does stand-up.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $40-$65.

“A TRIP DOWN MELODY LANE”

DECADES REWIND

From Abba to Zeppelin, Decades Rewind’s 15-piece rock band will bring to life more than 60 songs effortlessly blended into unique medleys from the ‘60s through the ‘80s.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $42.50.

NOTHING UP THEIR SLEEVES

THE NAKED MAGIC SHOW

Imagine “Magic Mike” with real magic, and you’ve got the idea of this show featuring two buff Aussie magicians – Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler – who bring new meaning to the phrase “Now you see it, now you don’t.”

Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 6:30 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; $45-$65.

LOL!

MARLON WAYANS

The baby brother of the Wayans entertainment conglomerate (he’s the youngest of 10 children, among them Shawn, Damon, Keenan Ivory and Kim) takes a break from his successful film career (“Scary Movie,” “White Chicks,” “Fifty Shades of Black”) to do stand-up.

Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and 7 p.m. Sunday; at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, 5700 Seminole Way; www.improvftl.com; $30.

 

Saturday, July 23

CULTURAL CELEBRATION

OVERTOWN MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

Enjoy live performances by R&B and Latin artists including Eric Benet, Tito Puente Jr., Estelle, Ameriie, Jeremih, Kelly Price, Carl Thomas, Jon B and more. Plus, there’s a Youth Zone for kids including performances by Young Lyric (“The Rap Game”), DJ Chipman and the Miami Girls Choir; an arts & crafts area; a fitness and game zone; and other fun stuff including face-painting, story time and karaoke contests.

Details: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at Northwest 3rd Avenue and Northwest 11th Street, downtown Miami;  www.overtownmusicartsfestival.com; free.

SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR

CANNIBAL CORPSE

Legendary Buffalo, N.Y., death metal band that gave us the albums “Eaten Back to Life,” “Butchered at Birth” and “Evisceration Plague” destroys the stage along with like-minded groups including Nile, After the Burial, Suffocation, Carnifex and more.

Details: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $30.

THE “OTIS REDDING OF REGGAE”

BERES HAMMOND

Undisputed king of lovers rock returns to the Broward Center for a scorching summertime show featuring hits including “Tempted to Touch,” “I Feel Good,” “Putting Up Resistance,” “Rockaway,” “No Disturb Sign” and many more.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster; $30-$125.

Sunday, July 24

SUNDAY FUNDAY

MIAMI MARLINS

Cheer on the Fish against the rival New York Mets, and the first 5,000 kids will receive a Dee Gordon replica jersey. Plus, children 12 and under can take part in the traditional Diamond Dash and run the bases after the contest, or partake in the postgame Marlins Wives Ice Cream Social.

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.

PUNK IT UP

ALIEN ANT FARM

California punk/nu-metal group best known for its unlikely but compelling cover of Michael Jackson’s hit “Smooth Criminal” takes the stage in support of its fifth studio album, “Always and Forever,” featuring the singles “Homage” and “Let ‘Em Know.”

Details: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $15.

Next Week

THE UNITY TOUR 2016

311 & MATISYAHU

Omaha band that blends styles including rap, rock, reggae, funk metal and even jazz fusion tears through hits including “All Mixed Up,” “Down” and a reggae-tinged cover of The Cure’s “Lovesong,” and shares the stage with Hasidic reggae-rocker Matisyahu (“King Without a Crown,” “Jerusalem,” “Sunshine,” “One Day”).

Details: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circ., Boca Raton;  www.pbcgov.com; $34.50.

THIS IS WHAT THE TRUTH FEELS LIKE TOUR

GWEN STEFANI

Grammy-winning pop icon who got her start fronting the SoCal ska band No Doubt (“Just a Girl”) takes the stage in support of her third solo album and its singles “Used to Love You” and “Make Me Like You.” You’ll also hear faves including “Hollaback Girl,” “What You Waiting For?,” “Cool,” “The Sweet Escape,” No Doubt’s cover of Talk Talk’s “It’s My Life” and duets with special guest Eve (“Rich Girl,” “Let Me Blow Ya Mind”).

Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $20-$142.95.

 

STRAIGHT OUTTA OZ TOUR

TODRICK HALL

Broadway and MTV star, “American Idol” finalist and viral YouTube personality puts a new “twister” on L. Frank Baum’s most classic creation, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” with more than 20 original songs, innovative sets, sensational choreography, dazzling costumes and a great social message. 

Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $27.50 Munchkin Pass, $37.50 Poppy-razzi Pass, $100 VIP Emerald Pass.

free for all

DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE

7:30 P.M. FRIDAY: As part of Boca Raton’s Summer in the City free concert series, Stardust Memories presents a tribute to the late Great White Duke, featuring classic songs such as “Space Oddity,” “Suffragette City,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Young Americans,” “Heroes” and “Fame”; Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton;  www.myboca.us.

 

 

 

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