Friday, July 31
JAM ON IT
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
The only group to have six consecutive albums debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 returns for its annual double-shot jam session, serving up two full, funky sets each night. You’ll hear a mix of faves including “Satellite,” “What Would You Say,” “Crash Into Me,” “Ants Marching,” “American Baby” and “Funny the Way It Is,” plus many more.
Details: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $31.50-$76.
FREE FOR ALL
BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE
Ruffhouse fills the balmy night air with the sweet sounds of the reggae legend who gave us hits including “Three Little Birds,” “Get Up Stand Up,” “Is This Love,” “Waiting in Vain,” “I Shot the Sheriff” and “One Love/People Get Ready.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; myboca.us.
PAUL & LINDA MCCARTNEY’S “RAM”
Mad Cat Live! — featuring local musicians Jim Camacho, Matt Corey, Erik Fabregat and more under the direction of Paul Tei – performs the ex-Beatle’s 1971 masterpiece in its entirety, featuring the classic songs “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey,” “Too Many People,” “Heart of the Country,” ”Dear Boy,” “Smile Away,” “Eat at Home” and “The Back Seat of My Car.”
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Miami Theater Center, 9816 NE Second ave., Miami Shores; madcattheatre.org; $20.
JAZZ AT MOCA
NOAH HAIDU QUARTET
New York pianist and composer performs vibrant and adventurous 21st Century swinging jazz tracks from his CDs “Slipstream” and “Momentum,” accompanied by bass, drums and sax.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; mocanomi.org; free.
A REAL STAND-UP GUY
Eddie’s brother — who has forged a fine career of his own, starting with being a cast member of “Chappelle’s Show” and appearing in feature films such as “Lottery Ticket,” “Our Family Wedding” and “Night at the Museum” — takes the stage.
Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday; 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday; and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or palmbeachimprov.com; $25, $35 VIP.
CELEBRATE JERRY’S BDAY
Jam with Unlimited Devotion and Dreams (featuring members of Crazyfingers) performing the music of the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers to celebrate the birthday of the Dead’s late leader, Jerry Garcia, who died in 1995.
Details: 9 p.m. Friday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; jointherevolution.net; $15.
Saturday, Aug. 1
GET JACKED UP
MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY
Superstar DJ/producer Diplo’s label is back at Revolution for its annual bash, and it’s bigger and better than ever, with headliner Jack U, the trap duo starring Diplo and Grammy-winning dubstep god Skrillex, plus Major Lazer, Thomas Jack, Jauz, Twrk, Zeds Dead and Yellow Claw serving up the freshest new electronic beats.
Details: 3 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; jointherevolution.net; $35.50-$72.
MARLINS SATURDAY SPECTACULAR
After the Fish take on the San Diego Padres, stick around for a concert by the pioneering, Grammy-winning New York hip-hop trio that gave us enduring hits including “Shoop,” “Whatta Man,” “Let’s Talk About Sex” and “Push It.”.
Details: Game time is 7:10 p.m. Saturday at Marlins Park West Plaza, 501 Marlins Way, Miami; marlins.com/entertainment; tickets start at $15.
British reggae singer and toaster who, over his 30-year-plus career, has collaborated with The English Beat, UB40, Steel Pulse and Sting takes the stage, with opening acts Future Prezidents and Rythmadix.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; cultureroom.net; $15.
Puerto Rican Latin-pop heartthrob and TV star who has sold more than 30 million records performs in his hometown of Miami in support of his 19th album, “En Todo Estare.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $60-$180.
Sunday, Aug. 2
GOOD TIMES & PICKUP LINES TOUR
Outspoken Nashville country legend best-known for his hits “As Good As I Once Was,” “How Do You Like Me Now?!,” “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),” “Red Solo Cup,” “American Soldier” and “Beer For My Horses” (with Willie Nelson) takes the stage in support of his 18th studio album, “35 MPH Town.” Colt Ford and Chris Janson open.
Details: 7 p.m. at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $20-$54.75.
SPREAD THE WORD
Get spiritual with Aussie worship band Hillsong United, plus Christian singer/songwriter Kari Jobe, California artist collective Bethel Music, Crowder, Lauren Daigle, Trip Lee, DJ Promote and many more.
Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $21.75-$95.25.
MY MORNING JACKET
Eclectic Louisville quintet led by the otherworldly voice of singer Jim James has become legendary for its live shows, with The New York Times dubbing the band “the new kings of expand-your-mind, religious-experience rock.” The group performs in support of its seventh studio album, “The Waterfall.”
Details: 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $45-$59.50.
HERE THEY GO AGAIN
British hard-rock band formed in 1978 by ex-Deep Purple singer David Coverdale brings The Purple Tour to the Hard Rock, in support of its 12th studio LP, “The Purple Album,” which features re-recorded versions of — you guessed it — Deep Purple songs such as “Burn,” “Stormbringer” and “Soldier of Fortune.” Of course, you’ll hear Whitesnake’s biggest hits as well, including “Is This Love” and “Here I Go Again.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $30-$50.
SULTAN + SHEPARD
Canadian DJ and production duo that has collaborated with David Guetta, Dillon Francis and Tiesto, among many others, performs big-room house anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; flavorus.com; $30.