Weekend Ticket - June 1-3

 

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

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By Michael Hamersly

Friday, June 1


FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS
NEIL DIAMOND

He’s 71 and still going strong, performing timeless hits including “Song Sung Blue,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Love on the Rocks,” “Heartlight,” “America,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” “Holly Holy,” “I Am …I Said” and “Sweet Caroline.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000 or www.bankatlanticcenter.com; $31.25-$116.25.

LAUNCH PARTY
SOUNDS OF THE WALLS

Real estate whiz Tony Goldman celebrates his lifetime achievement award given by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce with a free blowout featuring flutist Nestor Torres, Big Brooklyn Red, Tony Madruga and many more.
Details: 8 p.m. at Wynwood Walls, 2550 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-722-8959 or www.wynwoodkitchenandbar.com; free.

SPINNING SOLO
STEVE ANGELLO

One-third of the super-DJ trio Swedish House Mafia and founder of Size Records (Tiesto, Deadmau5, Avicii) serves up a high-energy progressive-house and techno set.
Details: 11 p.m. at Amnesia, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $40.

 

Saturday, June 2


SOUP IT UP
SUMMER JAMZ CONCERT AND CAR SHOW

If you love your beats heavy with bass and your rides dripping with chrome, this event is for you. Custom-made cars and trucks mixed with hip-hop joints from 99 JAMZ makes for one glorious, testosterone-filled afternoon.
Details: 3 p.m. at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; www.miamisummerjamz.com; $15 in advance, $20 at the door; kids 10 and under $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

D-LIST QUEEN
KATHY GRIFFIN

Self-deprecating comedienne is awfully successful for someone who gives herself “D-List” celebrity status, having been nominated for multiple Grammys and being close friends with the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Ricky Gervais, Anderson Cooper, Joan Rivers and many more.
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; $60-$95.

GET STOKED
STOKESWOOD

Atlanta’s self-described “low-endie” rock band features layered synths, powerful vocals and an infectious dance vibe. Miami reggae band Jahfe opens.
Details: 10 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or www.thestagemiami.com; $10.


Next Week


BUZZ BAND
TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB

Northern Ireland indie-dance-rock band performs tunes from its debut album “Tourist History,” plus new tracks from its upcoming release; Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Bad Veins open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $23.50 in advance, $25 day of show.

FOLK HEROES
BON IVER

Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band headed by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon takes the stage in support of its second album, “Bon Iver, Bon Iver,” which was Pitchfork.com’s No. 1 album of 2011.
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; $45-$65.

LET’S GET TOGETHER
INNER CIRCLE

1Love Wednesdays and House of Marley celebrates the birthday of reggae legend Roger Lewis with an intimate performance by Inner Circle, with opening act Jahfe.
Details: 10 p.m. Wednesday at Ricochet Bar & Lounge, 3250 Buena Vista Blvd., Miami; 786-353-0846 or www.ricochetlounge.com; $10, ladies free.

CRUNK IT UP
LIL JON

Not ready for the hip-hop paradise that is Memorial Day Weekend to be over? Check out Lil Jon, who mixes rap with club beats, such as on the new single “Drink” with LMFAO.
Details: 11 p.m. Wednesday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $40.


FREE FOR ALL
ALL THAT JAZZ

The five-piece band Adrenaline Jazz led by drummer Reuben Hoch performs works by The Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Medeski, Martin and Wood, plus original compositions.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at  PAX Miami, 337 SW 8th St., Miami; www.paxmiami.com.

 

FLY LIKE AN EAGLE
DON FELDER

Lead guitarist for The Eagles who wrote the music to “Hotel California” performs favorites including “Those Shoes” and “Victim of Love.”
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; $15-$45.

LOL!
CHRISTIAN FINNEGAN

TBS sitcom star (“Are We There Yet?”), cast member of VH1’s “Best Week Ever” and Comedy Central fixture does stand-up.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. June 8-9, and 8:30 p.m. June 10, at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., Miami; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $15.


HEY MR. DJ
CALVIN HARRIS

Scottish electro-house and nu-disco DJ wrote and produced Rihanna’s massive hit “We Found Love.”
Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $75.

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