Things to do in Miami this weekend - Sept. 6-8

 

Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.

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By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday, Sept. 6

PUNK IT UP
RANCID

Despite its name, this California punk-rock revival band from the ‘90s definitely does not stink, as evidenced by its third album, “…And Out Come the Wolves,” featuring the MTV hits “Roots Radicals,” “Ruby Soho” and “Time Bomb.”
Details: 6:30 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster; $26.

ART OPENING
CUNDO BERMUDEZ: THE ARTIST, THE FRIEND

See “King and Queen” (1969) and 18 more works at this exhibition by the Cuban master.
Details: 7-10 p.m. at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-461-1050 or www.cernudaarte.com; free.

GO GA-GA OVER HIS BEATS
ZEDD

Russian-German electro-house and dubstep DJ – who is producing Lady Gaga’s upcoming album “ARTPOP” – takes the stage along with Oliver and Alex Metric.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $25. Catch him late-night at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; doors open at 11 p.m.; www.wantickets.com; $40-$75.

IN THE HOUSE
DIRTY SOUTH

Serbian-Australian DJ – whose momma named him Dragan Roganovic – steps behind the decks in support of his new album, “Speed of Life.”
Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $40-$50.

Saturday, Sept. 7

2013 NIGHT TRAIN TOUR
JASON ALDEAN

Nashville country boy performs hits such as “My Kinda Party” and “Dirt Road Anthem,” plus tracks from his No. 1 album “Night Train.” Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett and Dee Jay Silver open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.75-$59.50.

BACK IN BLACK
BLACK FLAG

Seminal California hardcore-punk band led by Greg Ginn, and later Henry Rollins, has re-formed, and tours in support of its new album – its first since 1985’s “In My Head” - with Ron Reyes (1979-‘80 era) on vocals.
Details: 8 p.m. at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Downtown Miami; 305-377-2277 or www.grandcentralmiami.com; $22.

Sunday, Sept. 8

SEASON OPENER
SUNDAY AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC

Gifted cellist Joshua Roman and dazzling pianist Cory Smythe perform works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Schumann and Beethoven.
Details: 4 p.m. at the University of Miami’s Gusman Hall, Frost School of Music, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org; $35, $30 seniors, $10 students.

BORN & RAISED TOUR
JOHN MAYER

Grammy-winner for the song “Your Body Is a Wonderland” rocks much harder when performing live, especially on guitar. Opening is “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips, who has scored two huge hits this year with the infectiously folksy “Home” and “Gone, Gone, Gone.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $36-$75.

Next Week

AUTHOR EVENT
RANDY WAYNE WHITE

Celebrated author from Sanibel Island who continues his Doc Ford adventure series with “Deceived” (Putnam Adult, $26.95) discusses his work.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free.

”WHAT DREAMS MAY COME” TOUR
J. COLE

Hip-hopper discovered by Jay-Z and signed to his Roc Nation label in 2009 takes the stage in support of “Born Sinner,” his second No. 1 album on The Billboard 200. Grammy-nominated rapper Wale, whose latest album “The Gifted” opened at No. 1, gets things started.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-416-5977 or www.jlkc.com; $39.50-$59.50.

FREE FOR ALL
JAZZ IT UP

Groove to the sweet sounds of trumpet legend Melton Mustafa, who has performed with the Count Basie Orchestra, the Details: 6-10 p.m. Wednesday at Miami Tower, 100 SE 2nd St., Miami; 305-684-4564 or www.miamijazzsociety.com.

STILL “ELECTRIC”
PET SHOP BOYS

British synth-pop duo featuring Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe performs anthems including “West End Girls,” “It’s a Sin,” “What Have I Done to Deserve This?” “Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money)” and “Left to My Own Devices,” plus tracks from the new album, “Electric.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $59.50.

DO IT AGAIN
STEELY DAN

Studio-rock studs Walter Becker and Donald Fagen hit the road again, performing pristine hits including “Do It Again,” “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number,” “Reeling in the Years,” “Peg,” “Deacon Blues” and “Hey Nineteen.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; Ticketmaster; $68.50-$128.50.

”UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM” TOUR
JOE SATRIANI

Guitar legend who mentored Metallica’s Kirk Hammett among many others takes the stage along with the Steve Morse Band in support of his 14th studio album..
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $52.50-$97.50.

LOL!
FINESSE MITCHELL

University of Miami grad – and walk-on member of the 1991 national champion Hurricanes football team who played alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Warren Sapp - comes home to crack you up with stand-up, and maybe some celebrity impressions from his time at “Saturday Night Live” from 2003-’06.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14, and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15; at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., Miami; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $15.


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