Weekend Ticket - Feb. 1-3
Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.
Friday, Feb. 1
THE GRAND ILLUSION
PENN & TELLER
Dynamic duo well-known for exposing frauds in their show “Penn & Teller: Bulls---!” blends comedy and magic to spectacular effect onstage.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $35-$65.
FREE FOR ALL
Miami group that blends diverse styles such as merengue, ska, kuduru and jazz performs in support of its debut album, “Second Floor.”
Details: 8 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or www.thestagemiami.com.
Saturday, Feb. 2
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA
Guitarist, singer-songwriter, former MTV host and ex-boyfriend of Lisa Loeb pays tribute to his late father, experimental-rock legend Frank Zappa.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $28.
He’s still wasting away in Margaritaville, and his fans would have it no other way. Key West’s favorite son croons easy-going island-rock faves such as “Cheeseburger In Paradise,” “Come Monday,” “Son of a Sailor,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Margaritaville.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $32.25-$132.25.
GET SOME AIR
Soft-rock Aussie duo soothes your soul with radio-friendly hits including “Lost in Love,” “All Out of Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Even the Nights are Better” and “Making Love Out of Nothing At All.” Don’t be fashionably late, as the smoking hot Atlanta Rhythm Section opens with Southern boogie hits such as "I’m Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight," "Champagne Jam," "So Into You" and "Imaginary Lover."
Details: 8 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $20-$125.
IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
The daughter of comic actor Charles Grodin gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how growing up in such a colorful and talented family made her who she is today.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; www.aventuracenter.org; $31.50 and $36.50.
Former “Saturday Night Live” star and mainstay on the hit TV show “30 Rock” does stand-up.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, 5555 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek; Ticketmaster; $40-$60.
Sunday, Feb. 3
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL
Pianist performs great works by Chopin and Liszt as part of the “Prodigies & Masters of Tomorrow Program.
Details: 5 p.m. at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; www.aventuracenter.org; $30.
OLD-SCHOOL FUNK PARTY
WAR AND THE FAMILY STONE
Two grooving bands unite to bring some of the greatest funk and soul music ever made, including War’s “Low Rider,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends” and “Spill the Wine,” and the Family Stone’s “Everyday People,” ”I Want to Take You Higher” and “Dance to the Music.”
Details: 8 p.m. Monday 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.
THE “U & US TOUR”
Check out this global mix of circus artistry featuring Shaolin Kung Fu acrobats from China, bone-breaking contortionists from Guinea, and a dazzling aerial ballet act from France and Brazil.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, running through Feb. 10 at Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Pkwy., Miramar; Ticketmaster; $16-$30.50.
British indie-pop buzz-band whose debut album “xx” won the coveted Mercury Music Prize in 2010 performs in support its follow-up record, “Coexist,” which incorporates a more club-music vibe.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.50-$35.
STILL CRACKING US UP
FORMER “SNL” STARS
Ex-“Saturday Night Live” stars Jon Lovitz (“Master Thespian”), Chris Kattan (“Mango,” “Mr. Peepers”) and Tim Meadows “The Ladies Man”) team up.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $25-$95.
WILLIE NELSON AND MERLE HAGGARD
Two of the greatest voices in country music history team up, with headliner Nelson performing timeless classics such as “Crazy,” “Funny How Time Slips Away,” “On the Road Again,” “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” and “Always On My Mind,” while Haggard contributes tracks from his 40 No. 1 hits, including “I’m a Lonesome Fugitive” and “Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $45-$100.
“POSITIVITY IS A NECESSITY”
Renaissance music man mixes reggae, dub, rock and drum-‘n’-bass with an uplifting message.
Details: 10 p.m. Thursday at Bardot Miami, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; www.bardotmiami.com; $15-$20.
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