Events in Miami this weekend – Sept. 23-25

Friday, Sept. 23

ROCK ON

HEART, JOAN JETT AND CHEAP TRICK

Dream lineup for classic-rock lovers features sister act Heart (“Barracuda,” “Crazy On You,” “Magic Man,” “What About Love,” “These Dreams”), plus the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Joan Jett (“Bad Reputation,” “Crimson and Clover,” “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”), and recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame electee Cheap Trick (“Surrender,” “I Want You to Want Me,” “Dream Police,” “The Flame”).

Details: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $36.45-$225.

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS

FOLLOW YOUR HEART

The most magical show on ice is back, with all the usual suspects including Mickey and Minnie, Cinderella, Ariel, Jasmine, Goofy, Belle and Rapunzel, plus newer favorites from “Finding Dory,” “Frozen” and even “Inside Out.”

Details: 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday; at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $16-$110.

BLAST FROM OUR PAST

THE BUTTON SOUTH CLASS REUNION V

Those who remember the glory days of Miami local rock bands won’t want to miss this annual event that pays homage to the late, great club. Performers include Heartless, Gypsy Queen, Canaveral, Race, Actual Proof, Charlie Pickett & The Eggs, Stranger, Motor, John Wesley (of Porcupine Tree) with members of Autodrive, and the Button South All-Star Jam.

Details: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $11 advance, $16 day of show, $16 advance combo, $26 day of show. 

CATCH SOCCER FEVER

MIAMI FC

Get your kicks as our hometown soccer team Miami FC will host Puerto Rico FC for the first time, with a pregame autograph session (beginning at 7 p.m.) with Puerto Rican boxing legend Miguel Cotto and a postgame concert with Puerto Rican superstar singer Elvis Crespo. Plus, the first 5,000 fans will receive a free Miami FC T-shirt.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium, 11310 SW 17th St., Miami; www.miamifc.com; $20, $10 kids 12 and under.

THEY’VE GOT TALENT

HOWIE MANDEL & NICK CANNON

“America’s Got Talent” costars take a break from the hit reality TV competition to show the nation how stand-up is done.

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

IN THE HOUSE

DIPLO

Superstar L.A. DJ and producer, Mad Decent labelhead, co-creator of the electronic dancehall group Major Lazer, and frequent collaborator with dubstep god Skrillex spins a killer set of deep house, trap, moombahton and fist-pumping dance anthems.

Details: 11 p.m. Friday at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.flavorus.com; $50.

Saturday, Sept. 24

MICCOSUKEE RESORT & GAMING

AMERICAN INDIAN DAY

The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida invites everyone for a day of fun, adventure and entertainment, featuring free airboat rides, alligator wrestling shows, carnival rides and water slides, plus Native American entertainment such as dancers, a fashion show and much more. And don’t miss the incredible arts & crafts for sale, as well as mouth-watering cuisine.

Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Miccosukee Gaming & Resort, Krome Avenue and 8th Street, Miami; www.miccosukee.com; free.

INTERSTATES & TAILGATES TOUR

TOBY KEITH

Nashville country legend best known for enduring hits such as “As Good As I Once Was,” “How Do You Like Me Now?!,” “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),” “Red Solo Cup,” “American Soldier” and “Beer For My Horses” (with Willie Nelson) is also likely to play a medley in tribute of the late, great Merle Haggard, who left us in April. Eric Paslay opens.

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $14-$64.

JAZZ IT UP

THE RAD TRADS

New York soul and blues band channels the best of the New Orleans, Chicago and Delta Blues sounds, plus a healthy dose of R&B, early jazz and rock, led by four captivating vocalists and a killer horn section.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Arts Garage, 180 NE First St., Delray Beach; 561-450-6357 or www.artsgarage.org; $30-$45.

Sunday, Sept. 25

SUNDAY FUNDAY

MIAMI MARLINS

Cheer on the Fish one last Sunday against the Atlanta Braves while celebrating Aviation Day, and the first 5,000 children will receive a Marlins Kids Photoball. 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.

NEW WORLD CENTER

OPEN HOUSE

The New World Symphony is inviting the public to its home to explore, listen and learn, hands-on and up-close, with performances, tours, musical demonstrations and activities such as an instrument petting zoo, scavenger hunt and a Mini WALLCAST Concert at 7:15 p.m.

Details: 3 p.m. Sunday at the New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; www.newworldcenter.com; free; all ages welcome.

JAM ON IT

GOV’T MULE

Southern-rock side project of the Allman Brothers formed in 1994 by guitarist Warren Haynes and the late bassist Allen Woody celebrates its 20th anniversary with a typically unpredictable show (no two shows have ever been alike), drawing upon the more than 300 songs in its repertoire.

Details: 8 p.m. Sunday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $38.50-$49.50.

Next Week 

AUTHOR EVENT

CARL HIAASEN

Longtime Florida satirical novelist and Miami Herald columnist discusses and signs his 14th novel, “Razor Girl” (Knopf, $27.95), one of his sharpest and wittiest works to date. You will receive a voucher for two entries with each purchase of the book from Books & Books.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free with voucher.

METAL MAYHEM

SLAYER AND ANTHRAX

Grammy-winning punk-thrash band Slayer trashes the stage in support of its 12th studio album, “Repentless,” which hit No. 4 on the Billboard 200, while Anthrax (featuring original singer Joey Belladonna) performs on the strength of its 11th studio album, “For All Kings.” San Francisco thrash-metal band Death Angel opens.

Details: 7:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $48.50-$82.50.

free for all

ARTSCAPE CONCERT SERIES

2-5 P.M. SUNDAY: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the family-friendly sounds of TimbaLive, a Cuban group that blends Caribbean rhythms, popular Cuban Music, and lyrics and arrangements designed with the dancer in mind. Don’t miss the opening act, Dr. Ed Calle’s Student Jazz Ensemble; Collins Park, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.globalartsproject.org.

Details: 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.globalartsproject.org; free.

 

 

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