Things to do in Miami this weekend - May 30 - June 1
Here are ideas for what you could be doing this weekend.
HEY MR. DJ
Dutch superstar DJ known for his “Everybody” and “This Is…” CD series (his epic track “This Is Miami” has been a perennial crowd-pleaser at Winter Music Conference) spins an intimate set.
Details: 10 p.m. at Bardot Miami, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; www.bardotmiami.com; $20.
FUNKY BUDDHA BREWERY
Raise a glass to one year of great beer with a rollicking bash featuring more than 40 unusual brews on tap, plus live music from bluegrass/Americana group Short Straw Pickers, the Heavy Pets’ funk/jazz side project Lather Up!, and Miami soul band Ketchy Shuby.
Details: Noon-midnight at the Funky Buddha Brewery, 1201 NE 38th St., A1, Oakland Park; www.funkybuddhabrewery.com; free.
THE GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP TOUR
ZAC BROWN BAND
Grammy-winning country-jam band from Atlanta performs No.1 hits including “Chicken Fried,” “Knee Deep,” “As She’s Walking Away” and “Free.” Kacey Musgraves opens.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $31.50-$79.50.
Ex-Smiths front man performs hits from the hugely influential British ’80s alt-pop band including “How Soon Is Now?,” “Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me” and “Sheila Take a Bow,” plus solo favorites “Everyday Is Like Sunday,” “Interesting Drug” and “Suedehead,” and possibly a few songs from his upcoming 10th solo album, “World Peace Is None of Your Business.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arsht.org; sold out, but check online ticket exchange sites such as StubHub.
STILL RUFFLING FEATHERS
Controversial and provocative singer known as the “Supreme Diva of Mexican Pop” takes the stage in support of her latest album, “De Pelicula.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $43.50-$83.50.
Former lead singer of the bachata group Aventura takes the stage in support of his second album, “Formula, Vol. 2,” which features collaborations with Drake, Nicki Minaj, Marc Anthony and Carlos Santana.
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $18-$176.
WILD-EYED SOUTHERN BOYS
Southern rock band is still rolling with hits including “Hold On Loosely,” “Caught Up in You,” “Rockin’ Into the Night” and “Fantasy Girl.”
Details: 9 p.m. at Casino Miami Jai-Alai, 3500 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-633-6400 or www.casinomiamijaialai.com; two general admission tickets free, $30 premium tickets (rows 5-14), $75 VIP (rows 1-3, free drink and meet & greet).
IN THE HOUSE
L.A. DJ/producer who founded the Mad Decent label, co-created the dancehall group Major Lazer and collaborated with dubstep DJ Skrillex on the project Jack U tears up the dance floor with his eclectic style.
Details: 11 p.m. at Adoré Nightclub, 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-203-0303 or www.wantickets.com; $40-$60.
free for all
‘FEEL THE FORCE: HURRICANES AND OTHER HAZARDS’
10 A.M.-6 P.M. SATURDAY: Most South Florida residents are intimately familiar with the wrath a hurricane can bring, but you can brush up on your preparedness — and even have a little fun — at this interactive exhibit; Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
JAZZ IT UP
Four chances to catch one of the most innovative jazz guitarists of all time and his pioneering “touch technique,” which allows him to play melody and chords at the same time. Close your eyes and you’ll swear you hear two guitarists.
Details: 7 and 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Jazziz Nightlife, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-300-0730 or www.jazziznightlife.com; $25-$45.
Alt-country band from musical hotbed Athens., Ga. (B-52’s, R.E.M.), takes the stage in support of its 10th studio album, “English Oceans.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $25.
America’s “master griller” participates in the “Man Up! Cook-Off Contest” to celebrate his new book, “Man Made Meals,” described as a “Joy of Cooking” for guys.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; RSVP at www.booksandbooks.com.
WAKA FLOCKA FLAME
Atlanta rapper performs hits including “Hard in da Paint,” “O Let’s Do It” and “No Hands,” plus tracks from his upcoming album, “Flockaveli 2,” featuring collabs with Ne-Yo, Drake and Wyclef Jean.
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or www.grandcentralmiami.com; $20.
JACK OF ALL TRADES
DAVID ALAN GRIER
Cast member of “In Living Color” best known for his flamboyant character Antoine Merriweather, plus star of many Broadway shows (“Race,” “Porgy and Bess”) and feature films (“Peeples”), does stand-up.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10:45 p.m. June 6, 7 and 9:45 p.m. June 7, and 7 p.m. June 8; at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or www.palmbeachimprov.com; $22.
HEAVEN ON EARTH TOUR
Classic-rock band led by guitar innovator Tom Scholz performs radio staples including “More Than a Feeling,” “Foreplay/Long Time,” “Peace of Mind,” “Rock and Roll Band,” “Let Me Take You Home Tonight” and “Don’t Look Back.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $50-$65.
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