Weekend Ticket – July 6-8
Plenty of music and comedy takes the stage in Miami and South Florida
Friday, July 6
AND THEN THERE WAS X…
Controversial New York rapper whose first five albums debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts takes the stage in support of his upcoming album, “Undisputed,” set for release in late August.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdal; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $25.
The artist formerly known as David Adkins has forged a successful stand-up career devoid of easy, foul-mouthed humor, plus roles on TV series such as the Cosby spin-off “A Different World” (opposite Lisa Bonet) and his own self-titled show, plus roles in the films “Houseguest” and “Jingle All the Way.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Club, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or www.palmbeachimprov.com; $25.
Bronx native mixes dead-on impressions with witty insights on growing up in urban New York.
Details: 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., Miami; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $15-$17.
Veteran Peruvian star blends world music, rock en espanol and Afro-beats with flamenco – and don’t be surprised if he throws in a bit of electronic.
Details: 10 p.m. at PAX, 337 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-640-5847 or www.paxmiami.com; $25.
Saturday, July 7
RADIO ONE FEST
Big-time rap and hip-hop stars T.I., Ice Cube, Young Jeezy, wale, Fat Joe, DJ Khaled, Waka Flocka Flame and more take the stage.
Details: 6 p.m. at Bayfront Park, Klipsch Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown Miami; LiveNation.com; $30-$175.
“PUERTO RICO’S DIVA”
Grammy-nominated singer performs her hits “Cierra Los Ojos,” “Te Veo Pasar,” “Senor del Pasado,” “El Amor” and “Acariciame,” plus tracks from her latest album, “Mas Para Dar.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Miami Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami; Ticketmaster; $38-$88.
IN THE HOUSE
German progressive-house DJ who’s championed by superstar DJ trio Swedish House Mafia spins in support of his dance-floor smash single, “Sing2Me.”
Details: 10 p.m. at Space, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; www.wantickets.com; $20-$30.
“NIGHT OF THE DRAGON”
Self-described “bi-polar pop band from Hialeah” performs its eclectic, highly theatrical musical magic.
Details: 10 p.m. at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750 or www.bardotmiami.com; $15.
FEEL THE BEAT
HANSEL Y RAUL
See what Time Magazine calls “The Greatest Cuban Dance Band in the World” perform beloved hits including “Kukucha-Kucha,” “La Esquina Habanera,” “Con la Lengua Afuera” and “Maria Teresa y Danilo,” plus new tracks from their album “Hansel y Raul 33.”
Details: 11 p.m. at Miami Jai-Alai, 3500 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-633-6400 or www.casinomiamijaialai.com; free.
Sunday, July 8
FESTIVAL OF VENEZUELAN INDEPENDENCE
Party the day away with the sweet salsa sounds of “El Sonero del Mundo” Oscar D’Leon, plus urban contemporary and reggaeton group Chino y Nacho.
Details: 1 p.m. at the Fair Expo Center at Tamiami Park, 11201 SW 24th St., Miami; 305-717-3209 or www.festivalindependencia.com; $15-$50.
L.A. surf-pop band whose video for the song “Our Deal” was directed by Drew Barrymore and features teen actress Chloe Moretz performs in support of its new album, “The Only Place.” Nashville country-garage-rock band Those Darlins opens.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Downtown Miami; www.grandcentralmiami.com or 305-377-2277; $20.
“SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN”
Celebrate the 60th year of one of America’s all-time great movies starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, fully remastered on the big screen.
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday at various theaters in South Florida; check www.fathomevents.com; $12.50.
START SPREADIN’ THE NEWS
FRANK SINATRA JR.
The son of Ol’ Blue Eyes performs American standards, plus some of his dad’s favorites, including “It Was a Very Good Year,” “Strangers in the Night,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” “Luck Be a Lady” and “My Way.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek; www.seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com; $40-$65.
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