13 events in Miami this weekend that you should not miss – May 6-8

Friday, May 6

HIP-HOP HOORAY!

ROLLING LOUD

Two-day, indoor/outdoor festival features the best in rap and hip-hop, including Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Curren$y, Roy Wood$, Lil B and dozens more acts on three stages, plus great food and drinks.

Details: 5 p.m.-midnight Friday and noon-1 a.m. Saturday at Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd St., Miami;  www.rollingloud.com; two-day pass $100, $150 VIP; check website for single-day tickets; all ages (except VIP is 21+).

BLUE STARLITE DRIVE-IN

A TRIBUTE TO PRINCE

Dearly Beloved: We are gathered here tonight to honor the genius of Prince, who left us April 21 at the too-early age of 57. Enjoy a Best of Prince pre-show, followed by his classic film “Purple Rain,” featuring the timeless hits “When Doves Cry,” “Let’s Go Crazy” and the anthemic title track.

Details: Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Blue Starlite Drive-In, 7271 SW 168th St., Palmetto Bay; www.miamiurbandrivein.com; $7-$45.


PLOWIN’ AHEAD

BILL BURR

One of the busiest actor/comedians in the biz (he’s appeared in the feature films “Daddy’s Home,” “Black or White,” “Walk of Shame,” “The Heat,” “Stand up Guys” and “Date Night,” plus the TV series “Breaking Bad,” in between producing his popular twice-weekly rant “Monday Morning Podcast”) 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; $35-$80.


REGGAE ICON

BUNNY WAILER

Legendary Jamaican performer – who in 1963 formed The Wailers with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh – performs reggae standards including Marley favorites such as “Three Little Birds,” “Stir It Up” and “No Woman No Cry.”

Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $28.50.

 

EN CONCIERTO

CARLOS VIVES

Colombian singer-songwriter got his start acting in telenovelas, but his true claim to fame was fusing traditional Colombian vallenato with rock, funk and pop. He takes the stage in support of his album, “Mas Corazon Profundo,” which won the Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album in 2015.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $21-$181.

A REAL STAND-UP GUY

CHARLIE MURPHY

He looks so much like his younger brother Eddie that you expect him to break out that goofy “Revenge of the Nerds” laugh. But Charlie’s made his own way in comedy, with a huge role in “Chappelle’s Show” and his stand-up special “I Will Not Apologize.”

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

 

Saturday, May 7

FLYING HIGH

FORT LAUDERDALE AIR SHOW

Love to watch spectacular planes perform breathtaking moves in the sky? Join thousands of jet-happy people at the 2016  Air Show which will feature aircraft from all four military branches, headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Canadian Air Force Snowbirds. The event will also feature full capabilities demonstrations by the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet, U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier, Canadian Armed Forces CF-18 and first civilian air show performance of the F-35
Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

Details: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on State Road A1A and the adjacent beach between Sunrise Blvd and Northeast 14th Court, Fort Lauderdale; $34 Drop Zone ($22 kids 6-12), $129 Photo Pit, $169 VIP.

CHEERS TO BEER

BREW AT THE ZOO

Sample some choice suds, including dozens of craft beers, while grooving to the sounds of Grammy-winning hip-hop trailblazers Arrested Development (“Tennessee,” “People Everyday,” “Mr. Wendal”) at the seventh-annual event presented by The Miami New Times.

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152nd St., Miami; www.zoomiami.org; $40, VIP $70-$80; 21+.


SEASON FINALE

NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

Join conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and violist Roberto Diaz as they close out the season with this WALLCAST orchestral concert featuring works by Berlioz and Sibelius.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; www.newworldcenter.com; $150-$175.

 

Sunday, May 8

MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT

JAZZ IN THE BAY

Treat Mom to a scintillating show by scat-singing, Kansas City jazz vocalist Kevin Mahogany (who has taught jazz at the University of Miami), plus the Bobby Watson All-Star Quartet and Curtis Lundy, and the Richmond Heights Middle School Jazz Band.

Details: 4 p.m. Sunday at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Miami; 786-573-5300 or www.smdcac.org; $35-$100.

 

JUST FOR MOM

WOMEN OF PRAISE

Shirley Caesar, the First Lady of Gospel Music, headlines an inspirational show also starring Vickie Winans, Regina Belle and Dorinda Clark-Cole that will make fill Mom’s heart with joy on her special day.

Details: 5 p.m. Sunday at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-8686 or www.bankunitedcenter.com; $40-$70, $90 VIP.

 

MOTHER’S DAY EXPERIENCE

KEM AND KELLY PRICE

R&B/soul singer Kem takes the stage in support of his fourth studio album, “Promise to Love,” while R&B and gospel singer Price performs selections from her sixth album, “Sing, Pray, Love, Vol. 1: Sing.”

Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; Ticketmaster; $42.50-$100.

 

Next Week

GUITAR MAN

GEORGE BENSON

Ten-time Grammy-winning jazz guitarist and singer-songwriter,best known for the enduring hits “This Masquerade,” “The Greatest Love of All,” “Breezin’,””Turn Your Love Around” and, of course, “On Broadway,” teams up with saxophonist Boney James for a night of hot jazz and cool R&B sounds.

Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $45-$85.


ALT-ROCK SHOWCASE

THE 1975

British alt-rock band performs indie-funk and electropop hits from its chart-topping second album, “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It,” including “Love Me,” “UGH!,” “The Sound” and “Somebody Else.” Opening acts are The Japanese House and Wolf Alice.

Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $31.70.

 

free for all

FIRST FRIDAYS

5:30 P.M. FRIDAY: The City of Miami Beach presents the Latin jazz, blues, R&B and soul band Oriente, performing original compositions from its recent releases “Soul EnClave,” and “NOW,” plus classic jazz favorites; Normandy Fountain, 71st Street and Normandy Drive, Miami Beach; www.kccproductions.com.

 

 

 

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