Things to do in Miami this weekend - September 5 - 7

 

Here are ideas for what you can do this weekend... with tips for next week!

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By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

 

Friday, Sept. 5


READY, STEADY, WIGGLE
THE WIGGLES

Make your kids’ day with a lively, colorful show by the Aussie Fab Four joined onstage by Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus, singing songs and nursery rhymes.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $37.10-$52.47.

ART EXHIBIT
JUAN GIL GARCIA

See “Roses” and more at the opening reception of the one-person exhibition, “The Painter of Flowers, Fruits and Landscapes.”
Details: 7-10 p.m. at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-461-1050 or cernudaarte.com; free.

IN CONCERT
JUAN GABRIEL

Mexican ranchera and mariachi legend who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a street named after him in his hometown has sold more than 100 million albums.
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $63-$254.

ROCKING THE HOUSE
SAVOY

Colorado electro trio that has shared the stage with bands including Phoenix, Passion Pit and The Glitch Mob performs its unique blend of French house, rock, pop, funk and world music.
Details: 8:30 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; jointherevolution.net; $18.

SEXY BEATS
DAVID GUETTA

Superstar French DJ is best known for winning a Grammy for “When Love Takes Over,” his hit with Kelly Rowland, plus his wild “F*ck Me I’m Famous” club parties and CD series.
Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $60-$125.

Saturday, Sept. 6


MECHANICAL BULL TOUR
KINGS OF LEON

Nashville alt-rock band performs Southern-kissed hits including “Sex On Fire,” “Notion,” “Radioactive” and “Use Somebody,”plus tracks from its sixth studio album, “Mechanical Bull.”
Details: 7 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.50-$65.50.

CANTANTES CALIENTES
MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS AND GILBERTO SANTA ROSA

Dynamic duo of Mexican bachata singer and Puerto Rico’s “El Caballero de la Salsa” teams up for a night of hot Latin favorites.
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $32-$142.

BLAST FROM THE PAST
TKA AND NU SHOOZ

It’s a freestyle explosion, as ’80s faves TKA (“One Way Love,” “You Are the One”) and Nu Shooz (“I Can’t Wait,” “Point of No Return”) team up.
Details: 9 p.m. at Magic City Casino, Stage 305, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or magiccitycasino.com; $10.

HEY MR. DJ
PAUL OAKENFOLD

British progressive house and trance producer, and one of the first superstar DJs in the ’90s, spins a lively set of classic anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $40-$75.

Sunday, Sept. 7


BACHATA HEARTTHROB
PRINCE ROYCE

Young singer from Brooklyn performs hits including “Corazon sin Cara,” “Incondicional,” “Te Me Vas” and his remake of Ben E. King’s standard “Stand By Me,” plus tracks from his third studio album, “Soy el Mismo,” featuring the hit “Darte un Beso.”
Details:7 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $63.50-$128.50.

Next Week


BEARDS & BECK TOUR
ZZ TOP & JEFF BECK

Texas trio that has been cranking out roadhouse blues rock for more than 40 years teams up with legendary guitarist Beck, and will perform hits including “La Grange,” “Cheap Sunglasses,” “Got Me Under Pressure,” “Legs,” “Gimme All Your Lovin’” and “Sharp Dressed Man.”
Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $49-$69.

SHE’S BACK
LILY ALLEN

Britain’s “top pop provocateur,” who made waves in the music world with her debut single “Smile” in 2006, returns with her new album “Sheezus,” to which The Times awarded four stars, calling it the “mother of all comebacks.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.50-$35.

CUBAN CHANTEUSE
ALBITA

Grammy-winning singer who has performed with Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Gloria Estefan, Tony Bennett and many more takes the stage for jazz and Latin standards.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at Jazziz Nightlife, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-300-0730 or jazziznightlife.com; $35-$45, $65 VIP.

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE
PRINCE — PURPLE RAIN

Here’s the next best thing to catching the Diminutive One live. World-class musicians re-create Prince’s masterpiece song for song, note for note, including faves such as “When Doves Cry,” “I Would Die 4 U” and “Let’s Go Crazy.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; parkerplayhouse.com; $25-$49, $69 VIP.

 

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