Things to do in Miami this weekend Sept. 18-20

 

Friday, Sept. 18

 

DISNEY ON ICE
TREASURE TROVE

This spectacular show has it all as each of Disney’s first 50 features — beginning with “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” and ending with “Tangled” — is commemorated. It’s safe to say your little ones’ favorite characters will be represented.
Details: 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $16-$55.

BIG NIGHT IN LITTLE HAITI
MAGNUM BAND

One of the most enthralling and diverse musical ensembles Haiti has ever produced, Magnum Band has been developing the classic konpa sound for almost 40 years, with blazing guitars, jazzy horns and socially conscious lyrics. The family-friendly night also features a contemporary photography exhibition, delicious kreyol cuisine and plenty of hands-on art activities for kids.
Details: 6-10 p.m. Friday at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami; 305-960-2969 or www.bignightlittlehaiti.com; free.

AUTHOR EVENT
SALMAN RUSHDIE

Notorious and celebrated author of “The Satanic Verses” discusses and signs copies of his latest spellbinding novel, “Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty Eight Nights” ($28), a highly imaginative work of fiction that blends history, mythology and a timeless love story.
Details: 7 p.m. Friday at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; www.booksandbooks.com; purchase a copy of the book and receive a voucher for two to enter event.

COUNTRY COMEDIAN
RODNEY CARRINGTON

Actor, country singer and stand-up comedian, best known for his ABC sitcom “Rodney” and for co-writing and starring in the film “Beer For My Horses” with Toby Keith, brings his side-splitting act to South Florida.
Details: 7 p.m. Friday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $25-$100.

Saturday, Sept. 19

LOVE THE EVERGLADES
EVERGLADES BENEFIT CONCERT

Help protect the endangered Everglades and have a great time doing it at this all-day, all-ages event featuring great live music from Suenalo, The Spam All-Stars, Army Gideon, The Baboons, Iko Iko, The Oski Foundation, Purple?, SunGhosts, Above The Skyline, The School of Rock, Venus Rising, Sweetbone and many more, plus spoken word, dance performances, live art and face painting.
Details: 4 p.m. Saturday at Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693 or www.gramps.com; $10; donations also accepted at www.gofundme.com/LoveTheEverglades.

KICK THE DUST UP TOUR
LUKE BRYAN

Current king of country, crowned both ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year, is in town for two nights in support of the first single from his fifth studio album, “Kill the Lights.” You’ll also hear his No. 1 hits “Drink a Beer,” “Crash My Party,” “That’s My Kind of Night,” “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye” and “I Don’t Want This Night to End.”
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre (formerly Coral Sky Amphitheatre), 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $25.50-$65.50.

“EL ANIMAL NOCTURNO”
RICARDO ARJONA

Eclectic Guatemalan singer-songwriter who has sold more than 20 million records performs ballads, Latin pop, rock, Cuban music and even a cappella and soul sounds.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $39-$159.

FREE FOR ALL
ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION

Southern-rock band performs its silky, blues-rock hits from the ‘70s, including “I’m Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight,” “Imaginary Lover” and “So Into You.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Magic City Casino, Sky 7-37, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com.

DYNAMIC DUO
AL JARREAU & JEFFREY OSBORNE

Multiple Grammy-winning, scat-singing Jarreau — hailed as “the greatest jazz singer alive” by Time magazine — teams up with R&B superstar Osborne, who will sing his hits “Stay With Me Tonight” and “On the Wings of Love.”
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; $49.50-$74.50.

QUEEN OF SALSA
CELEBRATING CELIA!

There are sure to be plenty of shouts of “Azucar!” as Aymée Nuviola, the star of Telemundo’s mini-series “Celia,” world-renowned, Grammy-winning flamenco singer Diego “El Cigala” and many others help bring Cuban icon Celia Cruz’s songbook to life.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $59-$154.

Sunday, Sept. 20

KINGS OF THE ROAD
BLUES TRAVELER

Grammy-winning blues, jam, soul and folk-rock band led by singer and harmonica virtuoso John Popper will perform hits such as “Run-Around” and “Hook,” plus new tracks from its 12th studio album, the collaboration-heavy “Blow Up the Moon.”
Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $25.50.

INDUSTRIAL PIONEERS
FRONT 242

Belgian group that was a major player in the industrial dance-rock scene of the mid-’80s and helped create a style known as “electronic body music” takes the stage for its only Southeastern U.S. performance. South Florida electronic duo Les Anges de la Nuit opens.
Details: 8 p.m. Sunday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or www.grandcentralmiami.com; $30-$75.

UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR
JANET JACKSON

Ms. Jackson embarks on her first tour in more than four years in support of her 11th studio album, “Unbreakable,” featuring the quiet-storm single “No Sleeep.” You’ll also hear mega-hits including “Nasty,” “Control,” “What Have You Done For Me Lately,” “Let’s Wait Awhile,” “All For You,” “When I Think of You,” “If” and “Rhythm Nation.”
Details: 8 p.m. Sunday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $35-$126.50.

Next Week

KINGS & QUEENS OF THE UNDERGROUND TOUR
BILLY IDOL

British ’80s and ’90s pop-punk prince with the killer sneer takes the stage in support of his eighth studio album. You’ll also hear classic hits including “Dancing With Myself,” “White Wedding,” “Eyes Without a Face” and “Rebel Yell,” plus his lively cover of “Mony Mony.”
Details: 8 p.m. Monday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $55-$75.

THE FLOOD TOUR
THE NBHD (THE NEIGHBOURHOOD)

L.A. indie-rock band (assumed they were British, didn’t you?) performs its moody, atmospheric tunes in support of its upcom
ing second album, “Wiped Out!” Opening acts: The Bad Suns and Hunny.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $32.50-$42.50.

 

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