Weekend Ticket - Jun. 22-24
Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.
Friday, June 22
Every day they’re shufflin’: L.A. electro-house duo Redfoo and SkyBlu (both related to Motown Records founder Berry Gordy) have given us some of the most infectious dance hits of the past several years, including “I’m In Miami B----,” “Sexy and I Know It” and “Party Rock Anthem.”
Details: 7 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $20-$69.50.
You know him from “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock,” and you also know his humor is wildly unpredictable, as evidenced by his HBO special “Black and Blue.” Get ready for a side-splitting evening.
Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or www.palmbeachimprov.com; $40.
New York rapper and Terror Squad leader spits out hits including “We Thuggin’,” “Make It Rain,” “What’s Luv?” “Get It Poppin’” and, of course, “Lean Back,” with Miami’s own Ric Tann and DJ GQ opening.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $35.
THE BLACK LILLIES
Progressive country-bluegrass band from Knoxville, Tenn., performs in support of its second album, “100 Miles of Wreckage.”
Details: 9 p.m. at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, Nectar Lounge, 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek; www.seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com; free.
MASTER OF THE MIX
Help celebrate the 44th birthday of this Brooklyn-born “DJs’ favorite DJ,” who has provided the muscle for concerts by Jay-Z and P. Diddy over the years. Another hip-hop icon, Monie Love, hosts.
Details: 10 p.m. at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750 or www.bardotmiami.com; $15-$20.
Saturday, June 23
FREE FOR ALL
MICCOSUKEE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Bring the family for Latin rhythms featuring Tito El Bambino, Puerto Rican Power and Fulanito, plus Native American food, carnival rides and alligator demonstrations.
Details: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, 500 SW 177th Ave., Miami; 305-222-4600 or www.miccosukee.com.
ROCK AND REGGAE
SUMMER JAM 2012
Groove to the eclectic sounds of reggae giant Toots & the Maytals, Ky-Mani Marley, Seven Mary Three, Rootz Underground, Alana Davis, Venejer, The Supervillains and more.
Details: Noon-11 p.m. Saturday and noon-10 p.m. Sunday at Meyer Amphitheater on Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach; www.musicjamproductions.com; $25, $45 two-day pass.
”SIUDY BETWEEN WORLDS”
Pablo Croce Productions presents Venezuelan choreographer and dancer Siudy Garrido’s avant-garde, barrier-shattering show that taps the theme of forbidden love from“Romeo and Juliet” and “West Side Story.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $35-$135.
FEEL THE BASS
DROP THE LIME
New York DJ and head of the infamous Trouble & Bass label tears up the dance floor with dirty, grimy, break-heavy beats, with Chicago DJ duo Flosstradamus opening.
Details: 10 p.m. at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Downtown Miami; www.grandcentralmiami.com or 305-377-2277; $15.
IN THE HOUSE
British progressive house and trance DJ has been the top-rated U.K. knob-twiddler for the past two years by DJ Mag.
Details: 11 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $35.
Sunday, June 24
MIXED CULTURE AND JAHFE
Kulcha Shok Muzik presents its weekly reggae showcase, hosted by Lance-O.
Details: 11 p.m. at Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372 or www.jazid.net; $10.
OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012
Enjoy a reception with President Obama and a special musical performance by Grammy-winning tropical salsa king and balladeer Marc Anthony.
Details: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; Ticketmaster; $100-$5,000.
ROCK AND ROLL BAND
Classic-rock staple led by guitarist and songwriter Tom Scholz gave us the enduring hits “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” “Rock and Roll Band,” Don’t Look Back” and “Foreplay/Long Time.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday 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.
The last Thursday of the month can mean only one thing – a rousing performance by Brazilian singer Max and her guitarist Ramatis Moraes.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at PAX, 337 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-640-5847 or www.paxmiami.com; $5, free before 10 p.m.
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