Things to do in Miami this weekend - May 31- June 2
Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.
Friday, May 31
SOUTH FLORIDA BOAT SHOW
Whether you’re a veteran boater or an amateur considering dipping your feet into the nautical waters, this show has everything you could possibly need, from millions of dollars worth of watercraft to the latest boating gear and accessories.
Details: Noon-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr.; www.southflaboatshow.com; free.
FREE FOR ALL
JAZZ IT UP
Fresh off of performing at the White House on May 18 to celebrate Haitian Flag Day, saxophonist Jowee Omicil performs a soulful, spiritual show.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; 305-332-2623.
Japanese jazz-fusion keyboard star teams up with legendary guitarist Al Di Meola to perform original songs and scintillating world music.
Details: 8 p.m. at the New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; www.newworldcenter.com; $45-$200.
FRAMPTON’S GUITAR CIRCUS
Frampton comes alive once again with an electric guitar showcase (he’s always been a vastly underrated rock guitarist) also including longtime blues fave Robert Cray. You’re sure to hear classic hits including “Show Me the Way,” “Baby I Love Your Way” and “Do You Feel Like I Do.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $45-$125.
A STAND-UP GUY
You know him from his role as the cool bartender on the NBC sitcom “Whitney” — now see him excel at his original talent.
Details: 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, at Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., Miami; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $17-$20.
THAT’S A RAP
Brooklyn rapper who has led the supergroup Boot Camp Clik and the hip-hop trio Black Moon, plus collaborated with KRS-One, brings his East Coast hardcore hip-hop style to The Stage in support of his latest release “The Solution.”
Details: 10 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or www.thestagemiami.com; $20.
Saturday, June 1
You know this playwright and author from her groundbreaking work “The Vagina Monologues.” Now, follow her harrowing journey through uterine cancer, as she discusses her new book “In the Body of the World: A Memoir” (Metropolitan Books, $25).
Details: 6 p.m. at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables; tickets are free, but required for this event, and are available at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; or www.eventbrite.com.
Puerto Rican salsa king who also dabbles in Colombian vallenato and reggaeton performs in support of his latest album, “Me Llamare Tuyo.”.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $33.50-$63.50.
DISARM THE DESCENT TOUR
One of the founding bands of metalcore that blends brutal musical precision with screaming vocals and death growls takes the stage in support of its sixth studio album. Miss May I, Darkest Hour, The Word Alive and Affiance open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $28.
FALL OUT BOY
Multi-platinum selling pop-punk band led by singer Patrick Stump and bassist Pete Wentz returns with its first album in five years, “Save Rock and Roll,” which debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 on April 16.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $35-$65.
Most know him only as Andre 3000’s partner in the hip-hop group OutKast, but Big Boi has forged a name for himself in the rap world, having worked with Missy Elliott, Jay-Z and Beyonce — and his debut solo album, “Sir Lucious Left Foot … The Son of Chico Dusty,” opened at No.3 on The Billboard 200 in 2010.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $25.
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