OCT 20-22: The best concerts and events to attend this weekend

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: The Weeknd performs onstage during the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 22, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Friday

INDIE HEAVEN
CONOR OBERST
Alt-folk singer from Omaha, Neb. – who gained fame for his work in the band Bright Eyes and was dubbed Best songwriter of 2008 by Rolling Stone – takes the stage in support of his latest solo albums, “Ruminations” and “Salutations.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $30.

NEW WORLD TOUR
KREWELLA
EDM sister duo featuring Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf – which has been churning out killer techno, electro, dubstep and trap beats since 2007, and whose debut album, “Get Wet,” hit No. 8 on the Billboard 200 in 2013 – takes the stage in support of its latest EPs, “New World” parts 1 and 2.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $20-$45.

Saturday

FEELING CRABBY?
COCONUT GROVE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
Just in time for the start of stone-crab season comes this fifth-annual extravaganza featuring the best in regional cuisine from the Caribbean, Latin America, New Orleans and more, plus live calypso and reggae music, cooking workshops and the new Eco-Discovery Zone, plus great slides and rides for the kids.
Details: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Miami Marine Stadium, 3501 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne; www.coconutgroveseafoodfestival.com; $15-$30, two-day pass $25, kids under 10 free.

GO FLY A KITE!
KITETOBERFEST
Family-friendly event, now in its 25th year, features spectacular high-flying kites of all colors, shapes, sizes and themes, plus free kiting activities for all ages, including kite-building classes, kite-flying demonstrations and competitions. Marvel at the amazing “monster kites,” such as the 100-foot squid, the 30-foot dragon, the 30-foot scuba man, the 30-foot “Nemo” fish, the 150-foot flying rainbow, and more. There will also be food and refreshments for purchase.
Details: Noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Haulover Beach Park, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.skywardkites.com; free, $7 parking.

HOPELESS FOUNTAIN KINGDOM WORLD TOUR
HALSEY
New Jersey synth-pop singer who gained fame by collaborating with The Chainsmokers on the hit “Closer” performs on the strength of her chart-topping second studio album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” and its hit “Now or Never.”
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $25.25-$65.25.

30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
BLUES TRAVELER
Veteran jam band featuring lead singer and virtuoso harmonica player John Popper celebrates three decades of creating blues, psychedelic rock and soul, including the Grammy-winning “Run-Around” and “Hook.”
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $23.50-$48.

I’M FINE … AND OTHER LIES TOUR
WHITNEY CUMMINGS
She’s a frequent guest on “Chelsea Lately” and co-wrote the Emmy-winning CBS sitcom “2 Broke Girls,” so you know Cummings’ saucy stand-up is scathingly funny. She takes the stage in support of her new book, which includes all the stories and mistakes she’s made that she says are way too embarrassing to tell an audience – until now.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $44.50 – includes a copy of the book.

THE BROKEN CROWNS TOUR
MATISYAHU
Hasidic reggae-rocker (“King Without a Crown,” “Jerusalem,” “Sunshine,” “One Day”) enhances his hits in concert with beat-boxing, improvisation and live jams that feed off the crowd’s energy. He takes the stage in support of his sixth studio album, “Undercurrent.” With Common Kings and Orphan.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $38.50.

Sunday

POSITIVE VIBRATIONS
REGGAE SUNDAYS
Kulcha Shok presents weekly live musical performances and DJs in a family-friendly setting – this week, enjoy the Miami-kissed Kulcha Latino theme with live music by Itawe, plus multi-instrumentalist Zach Deputy and his unique looping sound that he labels “island-infused, drum ‘n’ bass gospel ninja soul.”
Details: 2 p.m.-midnight Sunday at Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St., Miami; 305-351-0366 or www.thewynwoodyard.com; free.

Next Week

ACOUSTIC TOUR
LYLE LOVETT & JOHN HIATT
Two veteran, country-tinged singer-songwriters – the Grammy-winning Lovett, who is also a prolific actor; and the talented Hiatt, whose songs have been covered by Bonnie Raitt, the Neville Brothers, Iggy Pop and Three Dog Night – join forces for an enthralling night of great tunes and storytelling.
Details: 8 p.m. Monday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $39.50-$69.50.

STARBOY
THE WEEKND
Canadian pop/hip-hop crooner who rocketed to stardom with the megahits “Earned It” (from the sultry film “Fifty Shades of Grey”), “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel My Face” brings his Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour to Miami on the strength of collabs with Daft Punk, “Starboy” and “I Feel it Coming.” With Gucci Mane and NAV.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $65.75-$171.75.

HIPSTER ALERT
LCD SOUNDSYSTEM
Grammy-nominated, Brooklyn electronic dance-punk band led by James Murphy rocks the stage in support of its chart-topping fourth studio album “American Dream” and its single “Call the Police.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; Ticketmaster; $44.25-$74.25.

THE COIL TOUR
TOAD THE WET SPROCKET
Pleasingly melodic West Coast alt-rock band – named after a silly “Monty Python” sketch – that gave us the hits “All I Want” and “Walk on the Ocean” in the ‘90s pays tribute to its 1997 album “Coil.” With Jonathan Kingham.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $35.

US SOULFIRE TOUR
LITTLE STEVEN
New Jersey rocker born Steven Van Zandt – who is well known as both a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and for playing Silvio in HBO’s mob smash series “The Sopranos” – brings his band The Disciples of Soul in support of the new album, “Soulfire.”
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $38.50.

free for all

LAS OLAS ART FAIR
10 A.M.-5 P.M. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: One of the top 100 art festivals in the country turns 30 and features more than 150 top national artists displaying their works, plus live music, great food and an art giveaway; Las Olas Boulevard, between SE 6th Avenue and SE 11th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale; www.artfestival.com.

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Michael Hamersly Michael Hamersly is a freelance music and entertainment writer in Miami. He is a former rock star, professional chef and center fielder for the Red Sox. OK, he made that part up.

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