Weekend Ticket - May 10-12

 

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

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By Michael Hamersly | Mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday, May 10

FREE FOR ALL
DWNTWN MIAMI CONCERT SERIES

Puerto Rican urban pop duo Domino Saints blends dancehall reggae, electronic and Latin beats, with 2NYCE, Cecy B and dubstep dancer Marquese Scott opening.
Details: 7 p.m. at Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; www.facebook.com/DWNTWNconcerts.

“TWO LANES OF FREEDOM” TOUR
TIM MCGRAW

Country superstar who gave us the hits “I Like It, I Love It,” “Southern Voice,” “The Cowboy In Me” and, of course, “Live Like You Were Dying” takes the stage in support of his 12th studio album. Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft open.
Details: 7 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $35-$85.

THE “EARTH ROCKER” TOUR
CLUTCH

Eclectic Maryland hard-rock band that incorporates funk, metal, blues, Southern rock and punk into its sound tears up the stage in support of its 10th studio album.
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $21.

INDIE ROCK HEAVEN
IMAGINE DRAGONS

Las Vegas alt-rock band performs hits including “It’s Time” and “Radioactive” from its debut album, “Night Visions,” which soared to No. 2 on The Billboard 200 last year. Paper Route and X Ambassadors open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Rd., Boca Raton; Ticketmaster; $37.50.

FOLK-ROCK SUPERHEROES
CROSBY, STILLS & NASH

Rock legends who made their debut at the original Woodstock festival lend their beloved harmonies to timeless tracks including “Wooden Ships,” “Southern Cross,” “Wasted on the Way,” “Just a Song Before I Go,” “Teach Your Children” and “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.”
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $40-$100.

MORE COWBELL!
BLUE OYSTER CULT

Classic rock band that blessed us with the standards “Godzilla,” “Burnin’ For You” and “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” (which was the subject of a hilarious “Saturday Night Live” sketch featuring Christopher Walken demanding “more cowbell” from the band).
Details: 8 p.m. at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek; Ticketmaster; $15-$25.

Saturday, May 11

MARIONETAS DE LA ESQUINA
“SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS”

Legendary Mexican puppet company reimagines the famous princess as an overprotected daughter looking for a way to break free of her castle walls in order to search for true love - and her true self.
Details: 11 a.m. (English), 2 p.m. (Spanish) and 5 p.m. (English) Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday (Spanish), at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Carnival Studio Theater, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $26.

SONGBIRDS
CELTIC WOMAN

Quartet of singing sirens performs traditional Irish songs plus pop standards such as “You Bring Me Up” and “Orinoco Flow.”
Details: 2 and 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $25-$115.

AUTHOR EVENT
GEORGE LOPEZ

Comedian, actor and golf-lover signs copies of his book, “I’m Not Gonna Lie: And Other Lies You Tell When You Turn 50 (Celebra, $25.95), in which he shares humorous observations about growing old, plus details about his battle with kidney disease.
Details: 4 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408; free.

BIRD BASH 1.5
SPAM ALL-STARS

Celebrate Miami hotspot’s 18-month anniversary with the city’s most beloved Latin funk, soul, rock and electronic band, plus Deaf Poets, Eagle Chief and a slew of great DJs. Oh, and there are great drink specials all night.
Details: 4 p.m.-5 a.m. at Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; free.

“MIAMI CHILLING”
DADDY YANKEE

Puerto Rican pop, reggaeton and hip-hop star best known for his hits “Gasolina,” “Rompe” and “Limbo” performs along with Osmani Garcia and J. Alvarez.
Details: 9 p.m. at Miami Dade Fair Expo Center, 10901 SW 24th St., Miami; www.wantickets.com; $50.

NOW IS THE TIME WE DANCE
DIGITALISM

German electro-house duo that has remixed acts including White Stripes, Depeche Mode, Cut Copy, The Cure and Daft Punk steps behind the decks for an edgy set.
Details: 10 p.m. at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; www.bardotmiami.com; $17-$30.

IN THE HOUSE
VICTOR CALDERONE

Brooklyn house and techno legend – who was a fixture at the famed Liquid nightclub in South Beach in the late-‘90s, and cultivated a close working relationship with Madonna – spins lively dance anthems.
Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $30-$40.

Sunday , May 12

MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT
STEPHANIE MILLS

Treat your mama to a true soul, R&B and gospel diva – and Broadway star (Mills portrayed Dorothy in “The Wiz,” the African-American adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz”). You’ll hear her biggest hits, including “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” “I Have Learned to Respect the Power of Love” and “Home,” plus tracks from her upcoming album, “Breathless.” Melanie Fiona and Lenny Williams open.
Details: 7 p.m. at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami; 305-416-5977 or www.jlkc.com; $45-$120.

Next Week

ART, COCKTAILS AND GREAT MUSIC
ABSOLUT X MIAMI

Groove to the sounds of British indie-rock band Bloc Party as it teams up with Miami contemporary artist Agustina Woodgate to create an interactive collaboration.
Details: 9 p.m. Thursday at Soho Studios, 2136 NW 1st Ave., Miami; free; RSVP to ABSOLUTX.Miami@carmapr.com.

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