Friday, July 24
SUMMER’S LAST STAND TOUR
Alt-metal gods from America’s heartland of Iowa that turn their state’s bucolic image on its head by wearing terrifying masks take the stage in support of their chart-topping fifth studio album, “.5: The Gray Chapter.” Opening are metalcore fave Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine and Motionless in White.
Details: 6 p.m. Friday at Coral Sky Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $30-$70.
ARTS BALLET THEATRE OF FLORIDA
FUTURE STARS OF THE BALLET
More than 80 young, talented dancers will take the stage to show off what they’ve learned from partaking in the four-week Summer Intensive Program at Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida.
Details: 7 p.m. Friday at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; parkerplayhouse.com; $20.
3 DOORS DOWN
Chart-topping Mississippi alt-rock band, best known for the smash hit “Kryptonite” performs tracks such as “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You,” plus songs from its upcoming sixth studio album, “Us and the Night.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach; Ticketmaster; $39.50-$59.50.
FIGHT THE POWER
Groundbreaking, bigger-than-life New York hip-hop group starring Chuck D and Flavor Flav storm the stage, performing politically charged hits including “Bring the Noise,” “Fight the Power,” “911 Is a Joke,” “Welcome to the Terrordome” and “Don’t Believe the Hype,” plus new tracks from its upcoming album, “Man Plans God Laughs.”
Details: 11 p.m. Friday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; flavorus.com; $40.
Saturday, July 25
MIAMI/BAHAMAS JUNKANOO FESTIVAL
Celebrate the unique culture of the Bahamas with this street festival featuring Bahamian entertainers, musicians, Junkanoo parade and performers showcasing their heritage, authentic Bahamian cuisine, art and much more.
Details: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday on Grand Avenue from Douglas to US 1 in Coconut Grove; free.
SING IT LOUD
OVERTOWN MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
The whole family will enjoy this “gospel explosion” of a show, featuring live performances by Raheem DeVaughn, Melanie Fiona, Carl Thomas, The Deep Fried Funk Band and many more, plus an interactive Youth Zone for the kids.
Details: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at the Overtown Business District, NW 3rd Avenue between 8th and 11th streets, Miami; www.overtownmusicartsfestival.com; free.
San Diego alt-rock band beloved for its live shows and playful sound that blends punk, funk, reggae, blues, folk, dub, psychedelia and hip-hop takes the stage in support of its eighth studio album, “Meanwhile … Back at the Lab.” Opening are The Dirty Heads and Stick Figure.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton; 561-488-8069; $34.50 advance, $40 day of show.
LOCAL BOY MAKES GOOD
Young rapper from Weston and one of MTV’s “Artist to Watch” for 2014 takes the stage in support of his new EP, “Rumors,” as part of his summer-long Dazed and Confused Tour.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $23.50 advance, $25 day of show.
MIAMI SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL GALA
More than 200 students from the world’s elite classical music institutions — including Juilliard, the Royal College of Music, the Cleveland Institute, and more — join forces to perform the best of all four programs: opera, piano, orchestra and composition.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; newworldcenter.com; $10-$20.
The man dubbed “America’s greatest living poet” by none other than Bob Dylan croons pop-R&B classics including “Shop Around,” “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me,” “Ooo Baby Baby,” “The Tracks of My Tears,” “Tears of a Clown,” “I Second That Emotion,” “The Way You Do the Things You Do,” “My Girl,” “Get Ready,” “My Guy” and “Being with You.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $50-$80.
PUSHING THE ENVELOPE
Atlanta-born DJ/producer – aka Nicholas Weiller – returns to the Magic City for a blistering set of tracks that blend trap, dubstep, drum ‘n’ bass, moombahton, Miami bass and old-school rap into an ominous, futuristic sound.
Details: 11 p.m. Saturday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or www.grandcentralmiami.com; $20-$30.
Sunday, July 26
FREE FOR ALL
SCRATCH & SNIFF
DJs from Scratch Academy paired with live instrumentation set a cool soundtrack to this laid-back Arts & Entertainment District event, featuring great grub curated by Hedonist/Shedonist, a craft beer lineup presented by The Box Elder and aromatic drink specials.
Details: 5-9 p.m. Sunday at CANVAS Lot, 90 NE 17th St., Miami; RSVP at AEDistrictMiami.Eventbrite.com.
CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE
THE BEATLES’ “ABBEY ROAD”
One of the most beloved albums by the Fab Four — featuring timeless songs such as “Come Together,” “Something,” “Here Comes the Sun,” “Oh! Darling,” “Octopus’s Garden” and “The End” — comes to life, performed note by note, track by track.
Details: 6 p.m. Sunday at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Miami; 786-573-5300 or smdcac.org; $30, $50 VIP.
“FROZEN” IN HISTORY
The voice of Elsa in “Frozen” — the voice that powers “Let It Go,” the signature song from the animated Disney phenomenon that has taken over your children’s lives — has so much more to offer: She originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway smash “Rent,” then won a Tony Award for portraying the witch Elphaba in “Wicked.” You’ll hear a bit of everything in her performance as part of her World Tour.
Details: 8 p.m. Sunday at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; Ticketmaster; $51.50-$121.
REFLECTION: THE SUMMER TOUR
A Miami girl group formed for the second season of “The X Factor” takes the stage in support of its debut album, “Reflections,” featuring the hits “Boss,” “Sledgehammer” and, of course, “Worth It.” Opening are Bea Miller, Debby Ryan + The Never Ending and Natalie La Rose.
Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.50-$49.50.
Singer Adam Duritz and company perform hits including “Mr. Jones,” “Round Here,” “A Long December” and “Accidentally In Love,” plus tracks from their seventh album, “Somewhere Under Wonderland,” featuring the sin
gle “Palisades Park.” D.C. alt-soul troubadour Citizen Cope opens.
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $30.75-$70.25.