Things to do in Miami this weekend - Jan. 31 - Feb. 2
Here are some ideas for what you could be doing this weekend.
LOCAL BOYS MAKE GOOD
Fort Lauderdale metal band rips through a live set for its hometown crowd even as the guys are working on a new album.
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or jointherevolution.net; $20.
Two chances to see the comedian whose eponymous “show about nothing” went on to become the greatest sitcom of all time return to his stand-up roots.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $79-$169.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY
At 80, this country music legend and his trusty old guitar “Trigger” keep rolling along, performing beloved hits including “Crazy,” “Funny How Time Slips Away,” “Georgia On My Mind,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” “Always On My Mind” and, of course, “On the Road Again.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $63.07-$84.27.
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JAZZ AT MOCA
8 P.M. FRIDAY: The South Florida Jazz Orchestra plays a mix of swingin’ originals and big band standards with guest vocalist Nicole Yarling; Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; mocanomi.org.
WHAT A DRAG
THE KINSEY SICKS
America’s favorite dragapella beautyshop quartet takes on the world of pseudo-celebrities in the reality-TV mash-up, “America's Next Top Bachelor Housewife Celebrity Hoarder Makeover Star Gone Wild,” in four-part harmony, of course.
Details: 6 and 9 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or browardcenter.org; $37.
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND
Veteran Colorado group that combines neo-bluegrass music with a jam-band aesthetic performs in support of its new EP, “YMSB EP ’13.”
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or jointherevolution.net; $19.99 advance, $24 day of show.
LET’S LAUGH ABOUT SEX
THE WET SPOTS
Husband-and-wife team celebrates and satirizes the libido with a vaudevillian blend of original songs, audience interaction, and spankings.
Details: 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Miami; 786-573-5300 or smdcac.org; $25 in advance, $30 day of show.
AIR SUPPLY AND FIREFALL
The easy listening hits will be flowing freely as Air Supply (“The One That You Love,” “Every Woman In the World,” “All Out of Love”) and Firefall (“You Are the Woman,” “Just Remember I Love You,” “Strange Way”) share the stage.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or magiccitycasino.com; $20-$125.
OUT OF THIS WORLD
DJ duo decked out in matching NASA spacesuits takes you to a higher state of consciousness with lively house music anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; mansionmiami.com; $20.
Country Music Hall of Fame member and Kennedy Center honoree chooses from his 38 No. 1 hits, including “Okie From Muskogee” and “Mama Tried.”
Details: 8 p.m. Monday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or kravis.org; $20-$100.
Newbery Award-winning author and Miami Herald columnist reads from “Dance of the Reptiles” (Vintage, $15.95), a collection of his best columns offering his wry commentary on environmental issues and political corruption in Florida.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or booksandbooks.com; free.
QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE
California alt-metal band led by dynamic singer-guitarist Josh Homme takes the stage in support of its latest album, “… Like Clockwork,” which was partly inspired by Homme’s near-death experience following a botched knee operation.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $39.50 in advance, $42 day of show.
SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
South Africa’s Grammy-winning cultural ambassadors perform a joyous 10th-anniversary concert to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela and kick off Black History Month at the Arsht Center.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or arshtcenter.org; $35-$55.
HE’S ALL RIGHT
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and movie soundtrack superstar (his hits have been featured in “Footloose,” “Top Gun” and “Caddyshack”) performs favorites including “Danger Zone,” “I’m Alright” and “This Is It.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or kravis.org; $25-$100.
BEHIND THE DECKS
Lead singer of post-Britpop band Bloc Party – which counts The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, and Radiohead among its influences - spins a DJ set.
Details: 10 p.m. Thursday at Bardot Miami, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; bardotmiami.com; $15.
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