Things to do in Miami this weekend – Aug. 15-17

Friday, Aug. 15

 

DYNAMIC DUO

INCUBUS AND DEFTONES

California alt-rock band Incubus — performing hits including “Anna Molly,” “Megalomaniac,” “Love Hurts” and “Drive,” plus tracks from its new EP, “Trust Fall” — teams up with Grammy-winning art-metal band Deftones, which will crank out crowd faves including “Change (In the House of Flies),” “Minerva,” “Tempest” and “Hole in the Earth.” Dance-punk duo Death From Above 1979 opens.

Details: 6:15 p.m. Friday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre (formerly Coral Sky Amphitheatre), 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $18-$92.50.

 

THE BOYS ARE BACK

CULTURE CLUB

Boy George and his British ‘80s pop band perform catchy, often cheeky hits including “Karma Chameleon,” “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya,” “Miss Me Blind,” “Time (Clock of the Heart),” “Church of the Poison Mind” and, of course, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” plus tracks from the new album “Tribes” and its first single, “More Than Silence.”.

Details: 7 p.m. Friday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $30.75-$70.25.

 

THE SPIRIT OF WOODSTOCK

HIPPIEFEST

Forty-six years after Woodstock on its exact weekend — Hippiefest honors the famous festival’s spirit with a rousing roundup featuring The Family Stone (“Dance to the Music,” “Everyday People,” “I Want to Take You Higher”), Rick Derringer (“Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo”), Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels (“Devil With a Blue Dress”) and Badfinger (“Day After Day,” “Without You,” “Come and Get It”).

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $19.69-$59.49.

 

FREE FOR ALL

EAGLES TRIBUTE

Get a peaceful, easy feeling as the band The Long Run performs the best of The Eagles, including “Take It to the Limit,” “Desperado,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Already Gone,” “Take It Easy” and, of course, “Hotel California.” 

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; www.myboca.us.

 

SPOOKY TRICKS TOUR

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT

Chicago industrial-rock group that helped pioneer the genre in the late ’80s along with Wax Trax labelmates Ministry, Front 242 and KMFDM brings its wild, over-the-top live show in support of its 11th studio album, “Spooky Tricks.” Shadow Reborn and Phoenix/Nebulin open.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $15.

 

CRUNK IT UP

LIL JON

Atlanta crunk-rock king takes a break from his gigs on “Celebrity Apprentice” to perform a DJ set sure to be jamming hip-hop classics including “Get Low,” “Snap Yo Fingers,” “Salt Shaker,” “Let’s Go,” “Yeah!,” “Do You Remember” and, of course, “Turn Down For What.”

Details: 11 p.m. Friday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.livnightclub.com; $40.

 

 

Saturday, Aug. 16

 

MONSTERS OF ROCK

BLUE OYSTER CULT

The classic-rock band that gave us the hits “Godzilla,” “Burnin’ for You” and “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” teams up with The Doors’ guitarist Robbie Krieger (“Light My Fire,” “Love Me Two Times”) and
Vanilla Fudge (“You Keep Me Hanging On”).

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach; Ticketmaster; $25-$65.

 

FORGING ON

SUBLIME W/ ROME

Long Beach ska-punk band Sublime, which found fame in the mid-’90s with lively hits including “What I Got,” “Santeria,” “The Wrong Way” and “Doin’ Time,” returns with singer Rome Ramirez replacing Bradley Nowell, who died in 1996. The new formation takes the stage in support of its second studio album, “Sirens.”

Details: 6 p.m. Saturday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $15-$170.75

 

MANDATORY WORLD TOUR

“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC

The greatest musical parodist and biggest-selling comedy recording artist of all time presents brand-new spoofs including “Tacky” (Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”), “Foil” (Lorde’s “Royals”) and “Word Crimes” (Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”), plus tried-and-true faves such as “Eat It” (Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”), “Like a Surgeon” (Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”) and “White & Nerdy” (Chamillionaire’s “Ridin’”).

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $30-$60.

 

MEMORIES OF ELVIS

CHRIS MACDONALD

The only Elvis Presley tribute artist ever to perform at Graceland takes the stage with an eight-piece concert band, backup singers and dancers, plus The King’s original drummer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member D.J. Fontana, who played on all the hits of the ’50s and ’60s, including “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock” and “Heartbreak Hotel.”

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $33.39-$54.59.

 

 

Next Week

HIP-HOP HOORAY

J. COLE

North Carolina artist whose first three albums have hit No. 1 takes the stage for his Forest Hills Drive Tour, during which you’re sure to hear hits including “Power Trip,” “Work Out,” “Can’t Get Enough” and “Crooked Smile.” Opening acts include Big Sean, YG and Jeremih.

Details: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre (formerly Coral Sky Amphitheatre), 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $21-$63.75.

 

AUTHOR EVENT

LUTHER CAMPBELL

Miami rapper turned social activist who found fame with his notoriously lascivious group 2 Live Crew discusses his book, “The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice and Liberty City” ($24.99, Amistad Press).

Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; two tickets free with purchase of the book.

 

BLUES CHANTEUSE

RICKIE LEE JONES

Grammy-winning singer whose sultry voice effortlessly swings from bravado to aching vulnerability, sings classics including her biggest hit “Chuck E.’s In Love,” plus standards and tracks from her new album “The Other Side of Desire.”

Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $37.50-$47.50.

 

IN CONCERT

JOHN HIATT & THE COMBO

Vastly influential singer-songwriter — his songs have been recorded by artists including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Chaka Khan, Keith Urban and countless others — brings his showmanship and guitar prowess in support of his 22nd album, “Terms of My Surrender.” Opening is Grammy-winning blues and roots artist Taj Mahal, with his trio.

Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $45.25-$65.25.

 

HEY MR. DJ

JAMES MURPHY

Fans of New York alt-dance group LCD Soundsystem won’t want to miss this Lexus Pop-Up Concert Series Powered by Pandora, featuring the late, great band’s frontman, James Murphy, doing a DJ set.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gulfstream Park Fountain, 901 Federal Hwy., Hallandale Beach; free to Pandora listeners — RSVP at www.eventbrite.com; 21 and over.

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