Weekend Ticket - Jun. 8-10
Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.
Friday, June 8DWNTWN CONCERT SERIES
Up-and-coming singer-songwriter who has toured with Kelly Clarkson, Jason Mraz and OneRepublic performs tunes from his second album, “Moving Up Living Down.” The local piano-driven Jacob Jeffries Band opens.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia Theater, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; www.dwntwnconcerts.com; free.
MARLINS FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
CHINO Y NACHO
After the Fish beat their American League cross-state rivals the Tampa Bay Rays, stick around for a rousing concert by the Latin Grammy-winning Venezuelan duo that gave us the tropical hits “El Poeta” and “Bebe Bonita” (with Jay Sean).
Details: Game time is 7:10 p.m. at Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami; 1-877-MARLINS or www.marlins.com; tickets start at $17, VIP pit passes $40.
IN THE HOUSE
Superstar Swedish DJ/producer aka Tim Bergling has hit the big time at the tender age of 22, having headlined at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami in March, where he performed onstage with Madonna. He’s doing an “all-arena” tour, a bold move for a DJ, in support of his huge mainstream single “Levels.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000 or www.aaarena.com; $16.50-$72.
If the main reason you tune in to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” is to groove to the fresh Philly soul sounds of the house band The Roots, this show is for you. Questlove, the drummer for the wildly influential, socially conscious hip-hop group, steps behind the decks for a DJ set that’s bound to expand your musical parameters.
Details: 10 p.m. at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750 or www.bardotmiami.com; $15.
Dutch superstar DJ who performed at the 2004 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Athens spins trance, house and electro.
Details: 11 p.m. at LIV at the Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $75-$125.
Saturday, June 9
FREE FOR ALL
MOZART FOR CHILDREN
Introduce your little ones to the joy of classical music as Miami Music Project teaching artists present a fun, interactive show.
Details: 3 p.m. at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave.; 786-468-2251.
MIXING MUSIC AND ART
DIGITAL ART BEATZ
Multi-faceted event features an art raffle, body painting, a fashion show and groovy house beats by local superstar DJ Ivano Bellini (Club Space, Gryphon).
Details: 6 p.m.-sunrise at Grey Area, 130 NW 24th St., Miami; www.greyareamiami.com; $10-$15, free entrance from 6-9 p.m.
WE ARE SPACE NATION
Dutch techno wizard Joris Voorn, British progressive-house DJ Nic Fanciulli and diverse Israeli DJ Guy Gerber make a formidable lineup.
Details: 10 p.m. at Space, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; www.wantickets.com; $20-$30.
Sunday, June 10
SOUTH FLORIDA BALLET THEATER
Lose yourself in the beauty of “The Great Pas de Deux Series IV” and “The Sleeping Beauty Act III” danced by professionals from all over the world.
Details: 6 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater,201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $20-$50.
SHARP DRESSED MEN
The bearded boys from Texas are back, performing down and dirty Southern rock hits such as “La Grange,” “Jesus Just Left Chicago,” “Cheap Sunglasses,” “Tush,” “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” “Got Me Under Pressure,” “Legs” and “Sharp Dressed Man” as part of the Gang of Outlaws Tour. 3 Doors Down (“Kryptonite,””When I’m Gone”) opens.
Details: 7:30 p.m.Tuesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster, 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $65-$85.
MUSICAL COMEDY CLASSIC
”LA CAGE AUX FOLLES”
Tony Award-winning show starring the perpetually tanned George Hamilton keeps audiences laughing night after night.
Details: 8 p.m.Tuesday, running through June 24, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater,201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $25.50-$69.50.
Maynard James Keenan, lead singer of the heavy art-rock band Tool, storms the stage with his electro-rock side project in support of its second album, “Conditions of My Parole.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia Theater, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; LiveNation.com; $32.50-$46.50.
IT’S A RAP
Find out what happens when comedy meets hip-hop as stand-up guy and “Community” star Donald Glover takes the stage as his rapper alter ego. He’s the real deal, having released four studio albums, the latest of which (“Camp”) was rated the No. 1 underrated album of 2011 by Pitchfork readers. Fun fact: He picked his moniker through a Wu-Tang Clan name generator.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com; $25.
Quartet of fresh-faced fellows created by Simon Cowell performs Three Tenors-inspired vocal works. Fun fact: The name Il Divo is Italian for “divine male performer,” yet none of the group is from Italy.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster, 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $40-$125.
You know him from his Comedy Central CD “The Point Is…” plus regular appearances on Leno, Jimmy Kimmel and “Chelsea Lately.” But you probably don’t know that Davidoff grew up in a junkyard and lost his virginity at age 12 to a prostitute in Mexico.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. June 15 and 16, and 8:30 p.m. June 17, at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., Miami; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $17.