Friday, June 5
Brazilian death- and thrash-metal band celebrates 13 studio albums and three decades of administering sonic pain, along with opening acts Destruction, Arsis, The Last Ten Seconds of Life and Starkill.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $22.
Crime-thriller novelist who writes outside at his Miami home discusses his new novel, “Cash Landing” (Harper, $26.99), No. 12 in his Jack Swyteck series, which tells the tale of a band of amateur thieves that pulls off a multimillion-dollar heist at MIA and predictably finds itself in way over its collective head.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free.
LEANER, MEANER TOUR
Comedy’s lovable Queen of Mean is back at it again, thriving in the familiar role of equal-opportunity offender after her bizarre, overly emotional turn on “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2012. She returns to more comfortable territory: ethnic humor, racial slurs, insults and stereotypes that sometimes shock and yet illuminate. No one is safe — not even herself.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $35-$55.
TITO PUENTE JR.
Energetic bandleader and percussionist carries on his legendary father’s legacy with lively jazz and mambo classics with his Latin Jazz Ensemble.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Arts Garage, 180 NE First St., Delray Beach; 561-450-6357 or www.artsgarage.org; $25.
Saturday, June 6
Celebrate the vibrant, colorful and immediately recognizable works of Britto, the Brazilian-born, Miami-made pop artist whose playful paintings exude “warmth, optimism and love,” according to The New York Times. Opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Thurs., June 11.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, running through Aug. 29, at the Coral Springs Museum of Art, 3855 Coral Springs Dr., Coral Springs; www.coralspringsmuseum.org; $6.
THIRD EYE BLIND
San Francisco alt-rock band that hit it big with the bouncy yet dark hit “Semi-Charmed Life” takes the stage in support of “Dopamine,” its first album in six years (out June 16), and its first single, “Everything is Easy.” Opening is the cathartic emo band Dashboard Confessional, led by Boca Raton’s Chris Carrabba,.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $30.75-$45.25.
Argentinian rock singer-songwriter and pianist takes the stage in support of his latest album, “Rock and Roll Revolution.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $43.50-$123.50.
IN THE HOUSE
Ibiza-based deep house and techno DJ/producer heads to her favorite Miami club in Miami for a marathon set on the terrace in support of her new EP, “Her Dub Material.” For a sampling of what to expect, tune in to her radio show “In the MOOD” on Mixcloud, which reaches more than two million people in 23 countries.
Details: 11 p.m. Saturday at Club Space, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; www.clubspace.com; $20-$30.
A DJ SET WITH TEETH
British DJ/producer Jon Gooch has a dark side, and its name is Feed Me, his dubstep and electro-house alias that will spin filthy beats in support of its new EP, “A Giant Warrior Descends on Tokyo.”
Details: 11 p.m. Saturday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or www.grandcentralmiami.com; $20-$25.
Sunday, June 7
FREE FOR ALL
Get your monthly bluegrass fix with honey-kissed harmonies backed by banjo, fiddle, mandolin and upright bass.
Details: Noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Greynolds Park, 18500 NE 22nd Ave., North Miami Beach; 305-945-3425.
PICASSO AT THE WHEEL TOUR
Grammy-winning San Francisco band that gave us the singalong hit “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” takes the stage in support of its seventh studio album, “Bulletproof Picasso.” You’re also sure to hear hits including “Calling All Angels,” “Marry Me,” “Drive By” and, of course, “Hey Soul Sister.”
Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at Coral Sky Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $11.75-$72.50.
INTIMATE SOLO SET
Rock legend takes the stage alone with a guitar to perform favorites from his years with The Byrds (“Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man,” “Eight Miles High”); Crosby, Stills & Nash (“Wooden Ships,” “Almost Cut My Hair,” “Woodstock,” “Teach Your Children,” “Carry On”); duets with Graham Nash; and solo work (including tracks even newer than last year’s critically acclaimed album “Croz”).
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $45.50-$65.50.
BLUE STARLITE PRESENTS
“GREASE: THE SING-ALONG”
For film buffs who crave timeless tunes, ’50s culture and a classic teenage love story, “Grease” is still the word! Bring the whole family to this “drive-in movie theater for the modern age,” featuring the 1978 musical romantic comedy starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, complete with subtitled lyrics to all those great songs.
Details: Doors open at 7:30 p.m., movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Starlite — Coconut Grove behind the Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Miami; www.miamiurbandrivein.com; $25 drive-in car space plus entry for two ($55 for dinner).
Post-grunge, alt-metal band from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, wrecks the stage in support of its fifth studio album, “Puppet Strings,” featuring the singles “Yeah!” and “Soul to Preach To.” You’ll also hear fan faves including “Shimmer,” “Bad Day,” “Falls On Me,” “Wasted Time” and “Gone.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $15.
SWINGING NEW CONCERT SERIES
DANCE BAND NIGHT
The Rhythm Foundation presents a fun new event happening every second Thursday, which combines a live concert with a dance lesson. This time, it’s all about authentic salsa, with veteran Miami band Conjunto Impacto, a 15-piece Cuban salsa orchestra that was the preferred backup band for legends including Celia Cruz and Hector Lavoe, and pre-show lessons by Kings Dance Studio.
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday at the North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-672-5202 or www.northbeachbandshell.com; free.