Miami is recovering from a hurricane, but we can still have fun at these events this weekend

Reach out and touch faith - the Depeche Mode show is on for Friday in Miami.

Friday

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

TITO PUENTE JR.

Mambo the night away as this legendary, high-energy bandleader and percussionist celebrates father’s magical musical legacy with his band, the Latin Jazz Ensemble.

Details: 7 p.m. Friday at the Littman Theater, 17011 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach; 305-948-2957; free.

COUNTRY ICON

BRAD PAISLEY

The man who set a record for most consecutive No. 1 country singles with 10 performs hits including “Whiskey Lullaby,” “She’s Everything,” “Then,” “Crushin’ It” and “Remind Me,” plus tracks from his 11th studio album, “Love and War,” including “Today.”

Details: 7 p.m. Friday at Coral Sky Amphitheater, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $23-$110.

GLOBAL SPIRIT TOUR

DEPECHE MODE

Seminal British synth-pop group – the most successful electronic-music band in history – returns to South Florida in support of its 14th studio album, “Spirit,” featuring the single “Where’s the Revolution.” You’ll also hear hits including “Personal Jesus,” “Enjoy the Silence,” “Walking in My Shoes,” “Never Let Me Down Again,” “People Are People,” “Strangelove,” “World in My Eyes,” “Policy of Truth,” “It’s No Good” and “Just Can’t Get Enough.”

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $35.50-$140.

OUR FAVORITE JACKASS

STEVE-O

Anyone who has seen the wild, absurd and usually dangerous stunts on the “Jackass” TV and film series knows exactly what to expect from this show, as Steve-O (who attended the University of Miami for a year, as well as clown college) brings his larger-than- life persona to the stage.

Details: 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or www.palmbeachimprov.com; $25-$35.

MOVING FORWARD

SOUNDS OF LITTLE HAITI, SPECIAL POST-IRMA EDITION

Take in the rhythms of Haiti at a free concert featuring kompa band Les Ambassadeurs and Haitian street band Rara Lakay. This special Sounds of Little Haiti event will also include free meals, resources and services for the elderly.

Details6 p.m. Friday at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami; free.

ESCAPE THE HEAT

FREE ADMISSION AT GRAPELAND WATER PARK

City of Miami residents and employees can beat the heat Friday through Sunday at Grapeland Water Park where admission fees will be waived. Must have proof of residence or an employee ID.

Details: 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at  Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37th Ave, Miami; free. The park’s capacity is 1,200 people.

WELCOME BACK

WYNWOOD YARD REOPENS

One of Miami’s Art District’s favorite hangout spots is reopening with a jam session by the Juke Post Blues, plus all the notable bites. The concert at The Wynwood Yard begins at 9 p.m., but the Yard opens at 11 a.m.

Details: 9 p.m. at The Wynwood Yard at 56 NW 29th St, Miami; free.

Saturday  

COUNTRY CROONER

CLINT BLACK

Country singer-songwriter has 22 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Country chart to choose from, including “A Better Man,” “Nobody’s Home,” “Like the Rain,” “Nothin’ But the Taillights,” “The Shoes You’re Wearing,” “When I Said I Do,” “Killin’ Time,” “Loving Blind,” “When My Ship Comes In” and “Where Are You Now,” plus many more.

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach; Ticketmaster; $38.

DEADPAN MAN

STEVEN WRIGHT

The Oscar-winning, undisputed king of dry, deadpan humor takes the stage with his thought-provoking one-liners (“I lost a buttonhole,” “Everywhere is walking distance, if you have the time,” “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.”

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale;  www.parkerplayhouse.com; $27.50-$47.50.

PETS AND PRODUCE

BRICKELL CITY CENTRE GARMER’S MARKET PET ADOPTION EVENT

Find a new best friend while you shop for fresh produce and homemade items. All pets up for adoptions have been spayed or neutered, michrochipped, dewormed and vaccinated.

Details: 10 a.m. Saturday at Brickell City Centre, 701 S. Miami Ave., Miami

CHARITY WALK

MIAMI CHILDREN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION 5K RUN/WALK

The the MCHFK5 raises awareness for the Nicklaus Children’s work and research and offers the South Florida community an opportuntyiy to support patients and their families.

Details: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables; $10-$30 at www.MCHF5K.com.

SHOPPING AND SUN SALUTATIONS

UNDERFIT FREE YOGA

Grab your kids and your yoga mat for a free yoga session with instructor Anny Noratto. The biweekly event, hosted by Baptist Health South Florida, is conveniently located near the Coach store at Brickell City Centre.

Details:  9:30 a.m. Saturday at Brickell City Centre, 701 S. Miami Ave., Miami; free.

LEADING THE WAY

CITYPLACE DORAL HURRICANE RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT

El Tumbao will be the main headliner at a benefit concert at CityPlace Doral’s plaza. Attendees can expect live music and giveaways, in addition to post-Irma efforts with ESPN Deportes 990 AM and Exitos 107.1. CityPlace Doral partnered with United Way, which will be accepting donations all evening.

Details:  7 p.m. Saturday at CityPlace Doral, 8300 NW 36th St., Doral; free.

Sunday  

FREE FOR ALL

FREE GOSPEL SUNDAYS UNVERIFIED

Grammy-Award winning gospel superstar, accompanied by the Miami Mass Choir, performs hits from her new album, “Let Them Fall In Love,” her first in nearly a decade

Details: 5 p.m. Sunday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.

MODERN-ROCK SHOWCASE

P.O.D. & ALIEN ANT FARM

Christian nu-metal band whose name stands for Payable on Death rocks the stage with hits including “Alive” and “Youth of the Nation,” while alt-metal group Alien Ant Farm plays tracks from its five albums, including its popular cover of the Michael Jackson song “Smooth Criminal.”

Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $22.50 advance, $25 at the door.

BEER AND GAMES

THE TANK BREWING COMPANY’S OKTOBERFEST

Local craft brews will take center stage at The Tank Brewing Company’s first Oktoberfest in partnership with Doral Mayor J.C. Bermudez. Be the first to taste The Tank’s newest creation, the Oktoberfest-Märzen, described as a medium-bodied amber lager. Don’t forget your Hurricane Irma donations.

Details: 11 a.m. at The Tank, 5100 NW 72nd Ave, Bay A-1, Miami; free.

GRUNGE PIONEERS

THE MELVINS

West Coast alt-rock band led by singer-guitarist King Buzzo whose sludgy sound helped influence the late-‘80s grunge explosion brings its playful, high-energy live show in support of its 25th (not a typo) album, “A Walk With Love and Death.”

Details: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $20.

 

Next Week  

STILL ROCKIN’

SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE

Wild ex-front man for Van Halen teams up with that band’s longtime bassist Michael Anthony, plus drummer Jason Bonham, for a tour through Hagar’s 40-year career. You’ll hear anthems such as Van Halen’s “Right Now,” “Why Can’t This Be Love” and “Finish What Ya Started”; solo Hagar hits including “I Can’t Drive 55” and “There’s Only One Way to Rock”; and even Led Zeppelin faves including “Ramble On,” “Whole Lotta Love” and “Rock and Roll.”

Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach; Ticketmaster; $59.50.

GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD

MUMFORD & SONS

British neo-folk band whose 2012 record “Babel” won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and whose follow-up, “Wilder Mind,” hit No. 1 on The Billboard 200, performs for the first time in Florida since 2013.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $41-$61.

 

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Michael Hamersly Michael Hamersly is a freelance music and entertainment writer in Miami. He is a former rock star, professional chef and center fielder for the Red Sox. OK, he made that part up.

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