Weekend Ticket - April 15-17

 

Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend

Weekend Ticket 15 image - Yanni and Iron Maiden

By Michael Hamersly

Friday, April 15


FREE FOR ALL
BIG NIGHT IN LITTLE HAITI
Groove to Haitian compas group Zenglen, plus performances by masquerade troupe TiChapo.
Details: 6-10 p.m. at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terr., Miami; 305-960-2969. Presented by the Rhythm Foundation.

NEW AGE HERO
YANNI
Grammy-winning Greek composer’s instrumental works have inspired millions and powered countless sports programs, including the Olympics, the Super Bowl and the U.S. Open; he performs two shows in support of his latest album, “Truth of Touch.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $30-$135; 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; $50-$125.


Saturday, April 16


FEEL THAT FIRE
DIERKS BENTLEY
Country superstar performs at the Jagermeister Country Tour in support of his latest album, “Up on the Ridge”; Josh Thompson opens.
Details: 7 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Rd., Boca Raton; Ticketmaster or 561-488-7414; $35.

ROCK ME, AMADEUS
”DON GIOVANNI”
Don’t miss what’s widely considered the world’s most perfect opera, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, that premiered in 1787.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; www.fgo.org; $25-$254.

BANG YOUR HEAD
IRON MAIDEN
Influential British heavy-metal band performs hits including “Flight of Icarus,” “The Number of the Beast,” “Run to the Hills” and tracks from its latest album, “The Final Frontier.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $37.50-$64.50.

GO DADDY-O!
BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY
SoCal band takes the swing sound of the ‘40s and ‘50s and gives it a modern twist.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $21.

”BEAUTIFUL DREAMERS”
BILL FRISELL
Grammy-winning jazz guitarist performs with Eyvind Kang (viola) and Rudy Royston (drums).
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-324-4337 or www.tigertail.org; $35, $50 VIP.


Sunday, April 17


CASINO CONCERT SERIES
THE VILLAGE PEOPLE AND THE SPINNERS
Take a break from the slots and catch great hits from the Village People (“Y.M.C.A.,” “Macho Man”) and The Spinners (“I’ll Be Around,” “Games People Play.” “The Rubberband Man”).
Details: 4 p.m. at Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; www.magiccitycasino.com; tickets start at $15.

AGGRO-ROCK
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD
Mask-wearing California rap-rock group blends the aggression of Limp Bizkit, and Eminem with gangsta rap on its Revolt Tour. Opening acts are 10 Years, Drive A and New Medicine.
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $25.


Next Week


BLAST FROM THE PAST
THE GRATEFUL DEAD MOVIE EVENT
Deadheads will flock to see this film directed by the late, great Jerry Garcia featuring exclusive interviews with the band, priceless fan footage, and live performances from 1974 concerts at the Winterland Arena in San Francisco, featuring Dead favorites “U.S. Blues,” “One More Saturday Night,” “Truckin’” and “Sugar Magnolia.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at eight theater locations in South Florida; check www.fathomevents.com for specific locations; $12.50.

ON YOUR HORSE!
AMG MIAMI BEACH POLO WORLD CUP
Check out Brazilian model Paula Chermont, plus the women’s No. 1 player, Sunny Hale, at the women’s championship Thursday, followed by the three-day men’s tournament from Friday-Sunday; hosted by “America’s Most Wanted” presenter John Walsh.
Details: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday; between 20th and 22nd streets on the sands of South Beach; 305-538-3809 or www.miamipolo.com; $100-$150, kids half price, kids under 12 free.

OH, THAT VOICE
TOM JONES
Welsh legend sings classics such as “It’s Not Unusual,” “What’s New Pussycat?” and “She’s a Lady.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $55-$105.

IN CONCERT
BASHMET AND KISSIN
Russia’s greatest violist, Yuri Bashmet, and pianist Evgeny Kissin perform Schubert’s Sonata in A Minor, “Arpeggione,” Brahms’ Sonata No. 2 in E-flat Major and Shostakovich’s Sonata in C minor for Viola and Piano.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $50-$125.

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