Things to do in Miami this weekend - August 1 - 3

 

Here are ideas for what you could be doing this weekend... with tips for next week!

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By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday


THAT’S AN AFFIRMATIVE
YES

Legendary prog-rock band, now featuring Jon Davidson on vocals instead of Jon Anderson — will perform 1971’s groundbreaking album “Fragile” as well as 1972’s “Close to the Edge” in their entirety, plus new material and classic hits including “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Yours Is No Disgrace” and “Owner of a Lonely Heart.” Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $35-$55.

HE’S AN ANIMAL
ROB SCHNEIDER

Ex-“Saturday Night Live” member and star of the films “The Animal,” “The Hot Chick” and the “Deuce Bigalow” series, returns to stand-up. Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, and 7 p.m. Sunday; at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, 5700 Seminole Way; improvftl.com; $27.

AUTHOR EVENT
SIMON CHOKOISKY

Feeling lost? Let Chokoisky, who teaches Sanskrit and Medical Astrology at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico, help you find fulfillment by unlocking your soul’s purpose. He hosts a seminar based on his new book, “The 5 Dharma Types: Vedic Wisdom for Discovering Your Purpose & Destiny” (Destiny Books, $19.95). Details: 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or booksandbooks.com; free.

SHE SEEMS FUN
JEN KIRKMAN

You know her from “Chelsea Lately,” her New York Times bestselling book “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself,” and her weekly podcast, “I Seem Fun: The Diary of Jen Kirkman” — now see her do stand-up. Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or palmbeachimprov.com; $20.

VINTAGE POP SOUND
THE LOVERS KEY

Christopher Moll, the musical mastermind behind the stylish local band The Postmarks, presents his latest project, The Lovers Key, which will be performing in support of its retro-kissed soul and R&B debut album, “Here Today Gone Tomorrow.” Details: 10 p.m. at Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; free.


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PARROTHEADS UNITE
7:30 P.M. FRIDAY: You’ll be wastin’ away again in Margaritaville as Jimmy Stowe and The Stowaways do their best Jimmy Buffett impersonation; Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; myboca.us.

 

Saturday


ARTSPARK LIVE CONCERT SERIES
THE BABOONS

Miami quintet led by sultry singer Majica performs its unique brand of “urban tribal Afro-Cuban funk-n-roll,” including new tracks from its third album.
Details: 8 p.m. at Hollywood ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood; 305-510-3003; free.

UNLIMITED DEVOTION
JERRY GARCIA’S BIRTHDAY

The iconic leader of the Grateful Dead might be gone, but his legacy lives on, and is celebrated (albeit one day later) with a night of grooving tunes including “Shakedown Street,” “Sugaree,” “Casey Jones” and “Truckin’.”
Details: 9 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or thestagemiami.com; $10.

OUTBREAK TOUR
ZOMBOY

Up-and-coming dubstep dominator who has remixed the likes of Skrillex, DJ Fresh and Flux Pavilion, and scored more than 10 million views on YouTube, takes the stage in support of his new album, “The Outbreak.”
Details: 10 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or jointherevolution.net; $20.

EXPERIMENTAL SOUNDS
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE

Baltimore indie-electronic psychedelic freak-folk band sends two of its members (Avey Tare and Deakin) to Miami for what promises to be a wild DJ set.
Details: 11 p.m. at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or grandcentralmiami.com; $15.

 

Next Week


IN TECHNICOLOR TOUR
JESSE MCCARTNEY

Pop-R&B singer who co-wrote the No. 1 hit “Bleeding Love” with Ryan Tedder performs hits including “Beautiful Soul,” “Leavin’” and “How Do You Sleep?” plus tracks from his fourth album “In Technicolor,” which hit the streets July 22.
Details: 7 p.m. Monday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or jointherevolution.net; $22.

GODFATHER OF GOTH
PETER MURPHY

Former Bauhaus front man (“Bela Lugosi’s Dead”) performs solo hits including “Indigo Eyes” and “Cuts You Up,” plus tracks from his 10th studio album, “Lion.”
Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; grandcentralmiami.com; $20-$100.

IN CONCERT
SOPHIE B. HAWKINS

Singer-songwriter performs hits including “Right Beside You,” “As I Lay Me Down” and “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Jazziz Nightlife, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-300-0730 or jazziznightlife.com; $40-$75, $100 VIP.

STILL CARRYING ON
CROSBY, STILLS & NASH

Legendary trio consisting of David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash performs timeless tracks including “Carry On,” “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” “Teach Your Children” and “Woodstock.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; browardcenter.org; $49-$99.

JUST DANCE
SANDER VAN DOORN

Dutch progressive house and trance superstar DJ, an Ultra Music Festival favorite, spins a lively set.
Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $30-$40.

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