Friday, Aug. 19
Soul Train Award-winning singer’s dynamic jazz vocals draw from the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz titles, contemporary standards, blues and originals.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Arts Garage, 180 NE First St., Delray Beach; 561-450-6357 or www.artsgarage.org; $30-$45.
CUT A RUG NIGHT
It’s the one-year anniversary of the Cut a Rug night with live music by local indie band Queef Latina plus DJ Woozles and DJ Rat Bastard and host Ammy Juliet.
Details: 9 p.m. Friday at Churchill’s Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807 or www.churchillspub.com; $5; 18 and up.
IN THE HOUSE
Aussie DJ twins Miriam and Olivia Nervo – who started off as fashion models, but proved they were more than just pretty faces when they won a Grammy for co-writing and producing David Guetta’s hit, “When Love Takes Over,” featuring Kelly Rowland – rock the decks with house anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. Friday at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.flavorus.com; $30.
Saturday, Aug. 20
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER
COCOWALK’S 2ND-ANNUAL DOG FESTIVAL
Precious pups and their owners can enjoy their own special day, with plenty of pet-friendly activities and giveaways such as the Pooch Perks station. Plus, visitors and their pets can play with interactive toys, take a photo in the Instagram photo booth and sign up for the Pooch Perks Box raffle. And if your dog has a special skill, register him or her for the My Pup’s Got Talent Competition, beginning at 5 p.m. Don’t have a dog? Adopt one, courtesy of Miami-Dade Animal Services, which will be on hand with pups in need of a loving home.
Details: 3-7 p.m. Saturday at Cocowalk, 3015 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove; www.cocowalk.net; suggested donation of $5 will be given to a local pet rescue.
DCX WORLD TOUR MMXVI
Outspoken Texas trio of Martie Maguire, Emily Robison and lead singer Natalie Maines have won 13 Grammys by sticking to their guns, both musically and politically. Expect hits including “There’s Your Trouble,” “Wide Open Spaces,” “Goodbye Earl,” “Long Time Gone,” “Landslide” and their signature song, “Not Ready to Make Nice.” Vintage Trouble and Smooth Hound Smith open.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $20-$280.
STILL COCKED & LOADED
Glam-metal band whose formation in the early ’80s led to the creation of Guns ‘N Roses (along with members of Hollywood Rose) performs fan faves including “The Ballad of Jayne,” “Sex Action,” “Kiss My Love Goodbye” and “It’s Over Now.”
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Club Vixens, 3050 Burris Rd., Davie; Ticketmaster; $20.
RAP IT UP
Pioneering Havana hip-hop group that appealed to Cuban youth who identified with rap culture at the turn of the century, and whose name refers to the set of deities worshipped in African-based religions in the Americas, performs after a seven-year hiatus.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $48.75-$153.75.
HIALEAH PARK CASINO
WILLY CHIRINO & JOHNNY VENTURA
Help celebrate the casino’s three-year anniversary with this concert by Cuban salsa and merengue legend Chirino and Dominican singer and bandleader Ventura.
Details: 9 p.m. Saturday at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino Amphitheater, 100 E. 32nd St., Hialeah; www.hialeahparkcasino.com; $20-$25.
FEEL THE BEAT
SUNNERY JAMES & RYAN MARCIANO
Dutch DJ duo that combines soulful vocals with high-energy house music spins a lively set full of build-ups, drops and epic anthems that will keep you moving all night on the dance floor.
Details: 11 p.m. Saturday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.flavorus.com; $40.
Sunday, Aug. 21
THE MIAMI FLEA
The Arts + Entertainment District celebrates the anniversary of one of the coolest events in town, a family-friendly gathering that brings together groups of artisans, local coffee and beverage shops, restaurants, entrepreneurs and every creative soul in the city. Enjoy 95 vendors, great food and drink, live music by OIGO, Kids, Raquel Sofia and Aura the Band, and a kids’ corner by Little Creative Souls with creative crafts and face-painting.
Details: 4-8 p.m. Sunday at 1440 N. Miami Ave., Miami; RSVP at www.aedistrictmiami.eventbrite.com; free.
Prolific and controversial Jamaican dancehall master, who has released more than 70 solo albums (including 2013’s Grammy-nominated “The Messiah”), takes the stage along with The Firehouse Band for a night of rousing reggae beats.
Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $40, $60 VIP.
YUK IT UP
THE ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL
Comedy tour from the Funny Or Die team kicks off its fourth year with performers including Sebastian Maniscalco, Gabriel Iglesias, Jim Jefferies, Joey Diaz, Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger, Martin Moreno, Sarah Tiana, Bert Kreischer and Big Jay Oakerson.
Details: 5 p.m. Thursday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $22-$118.
PRETTY GOOD TOUR
Atlanta trap, dubstep and moombahton DJ/producer – real name Nicholas Weiller – spins a mesmerizing mix of old-school rap, Miami bass, skittering drums and trance-y synths, with plenty of spacy keyboard blasts, video-game blips and bleeps, and amusing vocal snippets thrown in to add even more spice.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $25 advance, $30 day of show.
BY THE WAY, WHICH ONE’S PINK?
THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW
The “best tribute band in the world” ac
cording to the London Sunday Times combines a million-dollar light show with dead-on versions of Pink Floyd classics including “Comfortably Numb,” “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Money,” “Time,” “Brain Damage,” “Have a Cigar,” “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” and “Wish You Were Here.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $45-$70.
free for all
SUMMER IN THE CITY
7:30 P.M. FRIDAY: Free concert series wraps up with the Symphonia Boca Raton, featuring conductor and trumpeter Jeff Kaye, performing an eclectic program of popular favorites; Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; www.myboca.us.