FRIDAY, JUNE 11
JAZID’S 14TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
South Beach jazz club marks its 14th year, an eternity in this cutthroat nightlife area.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday (grand opening of new reggae party “Freeup Fridays” with Jahfe and Mixed Culture) and 8 p.m. Saturday (Spam Allstars, Suenalo and Nil Lara playing a mix of rock, funk, cumbia and hip-hop) at Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372 or www.jazid.net; free between 8 and 9 p.m., $10 cover afterward.
Former model decided DJing was more fun, and ended up being the first female to mix a compilation CD for Deep Dish’s Yoshitoshi Recordings; she’s helping celebrate the F.U.B.A.R. Fridays party’s one-year anniversary.
Details: 10 p.m. at Dream, 1532 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4444 or www.wantickets.com; $15.
SATURDAY, JUNE 12
BROOKS & DUNN
Beloved country duo hangs up their boots after this swan-song tour; Jason Aldean opens.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $35-$65, $25 festival lawn, $75 festival lawn four-pack.
ALL THAT JAZZ
Grammy-winning trumpet master performs his first show in South Florida since 2000, and it’s not to be missed: Raves the Los Angeles Times, “Nicholas Payton is well on his way to being the most important trumpeter of his generation.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie; 954-462-0222 or www.southfloridajazz.org; $35, $10 students.
SUNDAY, JUNE 13
“YOUNG ARTIST DEBUT” CONCERT
Juilliard-educated pianist and winner of the eighth National Chopin Piano Competition performs – what else? – an all-Chopin program.
Details: 4 p.m. at Gusman Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-8449 or www.miamicivicmusic.org; $20, $10 students and children.
Berklee-educated indie-electropop band from Cambridge, Mass., performs in support of its latest album, “Manners,” with Tokyo Police Club and BRAHMS opening.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $24.