Weekend Ticket - Jan. 27-29

 

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

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By Mike Hamersly

 

Friday, Jan. 27


CLASSIC ROCK
REO SPEEDWAGON

Take a break from the slots and reminisce to radio hits including “Keep On Loving You,” “Take It on the Run,” “Roll With the Changes,” “Don’t Let Him Go” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $15-$75.

BIG BEATS FROM THE BIG EASY
IVAN NEVILLE’S DUMPSTAPHUNK

Come see what The New York Times calls “the best funk band from New Orleans right now.” Bobby Lee Rodgers opens.
Details: 10 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or www.thestagemiami.com; $15 online, $17 at the door.

”WE ARE ELECTRIC”
FISCHERSPOONER

Pioneering New York electroclash duo and performance artists step behind the decks for a DJ set, with eclectic Toronto techno duo AutoErotique opening.
Details: 11 p.m. at Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $20.
 

 

Saturday, Jan. 28


PARROTHEADS UNITE
JIMMY BUFFETT

Florida’s favorite singer-songwriter invites you to waste away again with him in Margaritaville, and sing along to songs such as “Come Monday,” “I Don’t Know” and “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000 or www.aaarena.com; $36-$136.

THE GAMBLER
KENNY ROGERS

Pop-country legend breaks out all the singalong hits, including “Through the Years,” “Islands in the Stream,” “We’ve Got Tonight,” “Coward of the County,” “Lady,” “Lucille” and, of course, “The Gambler.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $55-$80.

ONE KILLER SHOW
THE KILLS

Male-female indie-rock duo gets compared to The White Stripes, and with good reason – their minimalist garage-rock songs are works of sparse genius. They take the stage in support of their fourth album, “Blood Pressures,” with Jeff the Brotherhood and The Hunters opening.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $21.50.


FREE FOR ALL
CLASSICAL CONCERT

See the University of Miami’s Artist in Residence, tenor Dennis Petersen, singing works by Schubert accompanied by UM Opera Director Alan Johnson on piano.
Details: 6 p.m. at The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 786-220-0533 or www.thebetsyhotel.com.

 

Sunday, Jan. 28

 

GET EXCITED
THE POINTER SISTERS

R&B trio belts out favorites including “Slow Hand,” “Fire,” “He’s So Shy,” “Neutron Dance,” Jump (For My Love,” “Automatic” and “I’m So Excited.”
Details: 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $55-$80.

 

Next Week


LOL!
TOMMY DAVIDSON

Original member of the great comedy sketch show “In Living Color” does stand-up and his trademark impersonations, including Sammy Davis Jr. and President Obama.
Details: 8 p.m. Monday at Ricochet Bar & Lounge, 3250 Buenavista Blvd., Miami; 786-353-0846 or www.ricochetlounge.com; $25.

ALT-ROCK OUT
D.R.U.G.S.

Post-hardcore band (the acronym stands for Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows) consisting of former members of Chiodos, Matchbook Romance, Underminded, From First to Last and Story of the Year headlines a show also featuring Hit the Lights, Like Moths to Flames and Sparks to Rescue.
Details: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $14.

AN AMERICAN MASTER
BOB NEWHART

Beloved Grammy- and Emmy-winning comedian, whose first two albums held the top spots on the Billboard charts simultaneously in the early ‘60s, takes the stage to deliver his trademark deadpan monologues.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $55-$90.

FILM EVENT
THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS

Grammy-winning electronic-music duo brings its over-the-top concert event, “Don’t Think,” to the big screen all across the country. The ferocious dance beats and mind-blowing visual effects were filmed with 20 cameras at Japan’s Fujirock Festival in July 2011 in front of a crowd of 50,000.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at various South Florida theaters (check www.fathomevents.com for ticket prices and the location nearest you).
 
MOTOWN GOLD
THE FOUR TOPS AND THE TEMPTATIONS

Two of the greatest vocal groups of all time team up to perform Motown classics including “My Girl,” “The Way You Do the Things You Do,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” and “Baby, I Need Your Loving.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $29.50-$79.50.

KNIGHT MASTERWORKS DEBUT
JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET

French piano virtuoso brings his dazzling artistry and technical prowess to works by Liszt, Wagner and Rimsky-Korsakov, accompanied by the Tchaikowski St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday 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.

”LAUGH OUT LOUD” TOUR
THE SECOND CITY COMEDY TROUPE

From the legendary company that launched the careers of Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and Tina Fey comes the next generation of hilarity.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 877-311-7469 or www.aventuracenter.org; $39.


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