Weekend Ticket - April 29 - May 1

 

Some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend

Morgan Heritage

By Michael Hamersly

Friday, April 29


BRAZILIAN CHANTEUSE
CEU

Singer channels Billie Holiday, Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill.
Details: 7 p.m. at the North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-672-5202 or TransAtlanticFestival.com; $25.


JAZZ AT MOCA
ANDREW ATKINSON QUARTET
Celebrate the release of percussionist’s new CD “WOOHOOOOO!”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; 305-893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org; free.


ART-ROCK BAND
INTERPOL
New York post-punk band that’s been compared to Joy Division performs in support of its fourth untitled album; School of Seven Bells opens.
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $33.



Saturday, April 30


LET’S GET TOGETHER
MIAMI REGGAE FESTIVAL
Jam on with reggae groups including Morgan Heritage, Cultura Profetica, Jahfe and Spam All-Stars.
Details: 3-11 p.m. at Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove; 305-763-4509 or www.rockazmvmt.com; free.


ROCK ON
TAKE ACTION TOUR
Wear your latest Abercrombie & Fitch fashions and check out nu-pop bands including Silverstein, Bayside, Polar Bear Club, The Swellers and Texas in July.
Details: 5:30 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net. $17.


”EMOTIONAL TRAFFIC TOUR”
TIM MCGRAW
He’s the son of legendary pitcher Tug McGraw and the husband of singer Faith Hill, but he’s definitely carved his own path with songs such as “Indian Outlaw," "Don't Take the Girl," "I Like It, I Love It," "Something Like That" and, of course, “Live Like You Were Dying.” Opening act: Luke Bryan and the Band Perry.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Cruzan Amphitheater, 601 Sansbury’s Way, Suite 7, West Palm Beach. 561-793-0445; $38.25-$83.75.


ROCK THE HOUSE
DATSIK
Canadian dubstep star who describes his sound as funky and dirty kicks off Honeymoon, the new, all-ages monthly electronic-music event at the Fillmore.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $22.


LOCAL FAVES
SUENALO!
Latin group mixes funk and soul with Cuban son and rumba, Dominican hip-hop and Colombian cumbia.
Details: 11 p.m. at the Transit Lounge, 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-377-4628; free,


Sunday, May 1


YOUNG AT ART
GREYSON CHANCE
Piano prodigy who wowed audiences with his take on Lady Gaga’s hit “Paparazzi” performs with Aussie heartthrob Cody Simpson.
Details: 5 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net;$16.


MIAMI LATIN FESTIVAL
REY RUIZ
Cuban salsa singer headlines event featuring the Puerto Rican Power Orchestra, Eddy-K and more.
Details: 6 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 888-56-MAGIC, 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $25-$75.


Next Week


AUTHOR EVENT
CANDACE BUSHNELL
The creator of “Sex and the City” reads from and signs copies of her latest, “Summer and the City: A Carrie Diaries Novel” (Balzer & Bray, $18.99).
Details: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408; free.

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