Weekend Ticket - April 22-24
Some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend
Friday, April 22
OPEN BARRE DANCE SERIES
MIAMI CITY BALLET
Season finale features highlights from the company’s debut command performances in Paris this summer of George Balanchine’s “The Four Temperaments” and Twyla Tharp’s “In the Upper Room.“
Details: 7 p.m. Friday and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Miami City Ballet Studios, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach; 305-929-7010 or www.miamicityballet.org; $35.
SOJA & THE DIRTY HEADS
D.C.reggae band - whose name is an anagram for “Soldiers of Jah Army” and which combines the spiritual sentiment of Bob Marley with gritty touches of drum-‘n’-bass – performs with L.A. acoustic act The Dirty Heads, one of Rolling Stone mag’s Best New Bands of 2010. Opening act is New Politics.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $18.
JAM ON IT
New Jersey jam band that took its name from a Jack Kerouac short story blends bluegrass, roots-rock, jazz and more into a show heavy on improvisation.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $20.
Saturday, April 23
FREE FOR ALL
CD RELEASE PARTY
Bassist Michael Feinberg celebrates the release of his new CD, “With Many Hands,” joined by saxophonist Troy Roberts, drummer Rodolfo Zuniga and pianist Emmet Cohen;
Details: 9 p.m. at The Globe Cafe And Bar, 377 Alhambra Cir., Coral Gables; 305-445-3555 or www.theglobecafe.com.
FLAMINGO GARDENS ORCHID SHOW
Just in time for Easter, the 30th anniversary of this event offers everything orchid-related you could dream up, including classes, demonstrations, and the most beautiful orchids for sale (get one for Mom!).
Details: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie; 954-473-2955 or www.flamingoGardens.org; $17, $8.50 ages 4-11 and free for children 3 or younger.
PUNK IT UP
Politically active Chicago band that speaks out about issues such as animal cruelty and homophobia performs in support of its latest album, “Endgame.” Opening is veteran California punk band Bad Religion.
Details: 7 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. 561-488-7414; $32.
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO
After the Fish beat the Colorado Rockies, stick around for a concert by Puerto Rico’s finest salsa orchestra.
Details: Game-time is 7:10 p.m. at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; 877-MARLINS or www.marlins.com; tickets start at $12.
WASTIN’ AWAY AGAIN
Parrotheads unite! Florida’s favorite singer teams up with his Coral Reefer band to perform laid-back tropical classics such as “Son of a Son of a Sailor,” “”Come Monday,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “I Don’t Know” and, of course, “Margaritaville.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $36-$136.
ALL THAT JAZZ
Bi-monthly event showcasing the best in local jazz,features Brazilian chanteuse Rose Max.
Details: 8 p.m. at Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Rd., Pinecrest; 305-669-6990 or www.pinecrest-fl.gov; $18-$23.
CONCERT AT THE CASINO
Two chances to give your slot-machine arm a rest and catch this young, Puerto Rican salsa-singing heartthrob; opening acts are Marlow Rosado and La Riquena.
Details: 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. at Secada’s at Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-649-3000, ext. 3429, or www.magiccitycasino.com; $10, $100 VIP tables.
IN THE HOUSE
Dutch superstar DJ performs a mind-blowing mix of progressive-house anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. at Gryphon, 5711 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; www.wantickets.com; $20.
Sunday, April 24
HE CAN SING, TOO
30 SECONDS TO MARS
L.A. emo-progressive metal band led by actor Jared Leto performs songs from its three studio albums.
Details: 7 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. 561-488-7414; $29.50.
Annual concert extravaganza offers five amazingly eclectic days of musical bliss, with acts including Jason Mraz, Earth Wind & Fire, MGMT, Cee-Lo Green, Jeff Beck, Styx, Gregg Allman, O.A.R., Ziggy Marley and dozens more.
Details: 5-10 p.m. Wednesday, 5-11 p.m. Thursday and April 29, noon-11 p.m. April 30 and noon-9 p.m. May 1 (check website for exact musical schedules), along the Intracoastal Waterway, on Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Drive, West Palm Beach; 1-800-SUNFEST or www.sunfest.com; $30-$60, kids 5 and under free.
Hit machine performs megahits including “U Remind Me,” “U Got It Bad,” “OMG,” “Yeah!” “My Boo,” “Confessions Part II,” “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love” and “Love In This Club.” Akon (“Smack That,” “I Wanna Love You,” “Sexy B----“) opens.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise. 954-835-8000 or www.bankatlanticcenter.com; $29.50-$99.50.
BANG YOUR HEAD
Brazilian heavy-metal group leads a very loud lineup featuring Belphegor, Hate, Keep of Kalessin, Neuraxis and Bonded By Blood.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $20.
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