Weekend Ticket - May 11-13

 

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

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By Mike Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday, May 11


MARLINS FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
LL COOL J

The Miami Marlins season musical series kicks off in a big way with a postgame show by Grammy-winning hip-hop king LL Cool J (“Around the Way Girl,” “Mama Said Knock You Out”), along with mash-up pioneer DJ Z-Trip.
Details: Game time (against the New York Mets) 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.

LATIN KINGS OF ROCK
MANA

Grammy-winning Mexican rock band that has sold more than 25 million records performs in support of its eighth studio album, “Drama y Luz.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000 or www.aaarena.com; $40-$303.

AN EVENING WITH…
COLLECTIVE SOUL

Chart-topping melodic rockers kick off their tour with a performance of the classic album “Dosage” in its entirety, featuring the hits “Heavy”, “Run” and “Tremble For My Beloved,” plus other radio-ready tunes such as “Shine,” “December” and “The World I Know.”
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $25.

HEY MR. DJ
GEORGE ACOSTA

Miami trance master has been churning out uplifting albums and 12” singles since the late ‘90s – now see how he works the crowd live.
Details: 11 p.m. at Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $25.

 

Saturday, May 12



OWN THE NIGHT WORLD TOUR
LADY ANTEBELLUM

Multiple Grammy-winning country band performs hits including “Love Don’t Live Here,” “I Run to You” and the smash “Need You Now,” plus tracks from its latest album, “Own the Night.” Hootie & The Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker and Thompson Square open.
Details: 7 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.25-$54.

’80S REVIVAL
EXPOSE AND LISA LISA

Take a break from the slots and check out freestyle trio Expose (“Seasons Change,” “Point of No Return,” “Let Me Be the One”) and Lisa Lisa (“I Wonder If I Take You Home,” “Lost In Emotion,” “Head to Toe”), plus Tiffany and Nelson.
Details: 8 p.m. at Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $15-$75.


Sunday, May 13

 


FEEL THE SPIRIT OF MARLEY
ONE LOVE REGGAE FESTIVAL

Let’s get together and feel all right as reggae artists including Capleton, Spragga Benz, Fay-Ann Lyons, Nadine Sutherland, Leroy Sibbles, Coco Tea, RedRat and many others unite to spread positive musical vibrations.
Details: Noon at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $22, kids under 10 free.


Next Week



FAREWELL TOUR?
THRICE

Melodic art-rock band from Irvine, Calif., tears up the stage in support of its eighth studio album, “Major/Minor,” before going on an indefinite hiatus.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $17.

THE WAIT IS OVER
”THE LION KING”

Visually stunning, Tony Award-winning Broadway smash directed by Julie Taymor and featuring the music of Elton John and Tim Rice is called “a landmark event in entertainment” by Newsweek.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday, running through June 10, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $36.50-$79.50.

ROGER THAT
WILCO

Incredibly creative alt-country band led by singer/songwriter Jeff Tweedy performs in support of its eighth studio album, “The Whole Love.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com; $45.50.

ART OPENING
LYNNE GOLOB GELFMAN

Artist who creates abstract paintings that are rooted in the visible world presents her latest series “scapes,” works that refer to but do not represent landscapes.
Details: Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, running through Sept. 2, at the Frost Art Museum at FIU, 10975 SW 17th St., Miami; 305-348-2890 or www.thefrost.fiu.edu; free.

STILL BELTING ‘EM OUT
MELISSA ETHERIDGE

Raspy-voiced rocker gave us the powerful hits “Come to My Window” and “I’m the Only One.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $40-$85.

GOING SOLO
CHRIS CORNELL

The soaring voice you grew to love from Soundgarden classics such as “Spoonman” and “Black Hole Sun” sits down with an acoustic guitar and bares his soul for a two-hour intimate, introspective show. Concert is rescheduled from Nov. 6 – tickets from that date will be honored.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com; $37.50.

CAN WE TALK?
JOAN RIVERS

Comic legend who profanely skewers everyone in Hollywood and even her own numerous plastic surgeries (“I can’t feel my face!”) takes the stage soon after the release of her new book, “I Hate Everyone … Starting With Me.”
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; $35-$55.


PIANO RECITAL
LANG LANG

The man the New York Times dubs “the hottest artist on the classical music planet” performs exciting and challenging works by Bach, Schubert and Chopin.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $50-$125.

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