Weekend Ticket - Nov. 26 - 28

 

Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend

Dashboard Confessional
Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional
 

By Michael Hamersly

FRIDAY, NOV. 26
 
JAZZ AT MOCA
MARIA RIVAS

Venezuelan singer who has performed with Juan Luis Guerra, Paquito de Rivera and Arturo Sandoval fuses Latin rhythms and world music with popular jazz and rock standards.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; 305-693-8211 or www.mocanomi.org; free.

SATURDAY, NOV. 27
 
EMO-TASTIC
DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL

Boca Raton homeboy Chris Carrabba treats his local fans to another cathartic modern-rock show to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the album "Swiss Army Romance" - you'll also hear plenty of new stuff from the band's latest release, "Alter the Ending."

Details: 6:30 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $24.

ROCK ON
HEY MONDAY
Sure, the show is on Saturday, but you'll want to check out this West Palm Beach power-pop band featuring lead singer Cassadee Pope, which is touring in support of its new album "Beneath It All." Opening acts include Cartel, The Ready Set and We Are the In Crowd.

Details: 7 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster, 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $14.99.

SALSA TIME
GILBERTO SANTA ROSA
Puerto Rican singer, known as "El Caballero de la Salsa," performs in support of his latest album, "Irrepetible."

Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; Ticketmaster; $69.50-$121.50.

IN THE HOUSE
RICHIE HAWTIN
Detroit techno pioneer and minimal electronic music DJ also known as Plastikman performs, with Gaiser opening.

Details: 10 p.m. Saturday at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $30.

SUNDAY, NOV. 28

 
IN CONCERT
CLASSICAL FAVORITES
Pianist Kemal Gekic, violinist Dmitri Pogorelov and cellist Iris van Eck perform works by Mozart, Ravel and Dvorak.

Details: 3 p.m. at the Josephine Leiser Opera Center, 221 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-761-3435 or www.chameleonmusicians.org; $35, $15 students.

MODERN-ROCK SHOWCASE
FEARLESS FRIENDS TOUR
Catch the best in power-pop-punk as Mayday Parade, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue and many more bands designed to make your teenage daughter squeal take the stage.

Details: 5 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $16.

COMING NEXT WEEK

MONDAY, NOV. 29
 
A SMOOTH JAZZ CHRISTMAS
DAVE KOZ

Get into the spirit early as saxophone whiz teams up with Grammy-nominated singer/guitarist Jonathan Butler, R&B/jazz multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson and recording artist Candy Dulfer for fresh jazz interpretations of holiday classics.

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $35-$65.

TUESDAY, NOV. 30

FLORIDA DEBUT
MORGANSTERN TRIO
Acclaimed chamber ensemble featuring violin, cello and piano specializes in the works of Brahms and Beethoven.

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse, 710 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; www.kravis.org; $30

FREE FOR ALL
MUSHY WIDMAIER ENSEMBLE

Jazz lovers really can't go wrong with a name like Mushy Widmaier - and this Haitian pianist delivers the chops

Details: 11 p.m. at Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372 or www.jazid.net.

CAN WE TAWK?
JOAN RIVERS

At 77 years old, the comedienne who best personifies the word "sassy" proves she's still got it with a show that's definitely not for the prudish.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $39-$59.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1
 
DON'T WAIT
PAULA COLE

Grammy-winning singer gave us the hits "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" and "I Don't Want to Wait."

Details: 6 and 9 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse, 710 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; www.kravis.org; $38.

THURSDAY, DEC. 2

SOUTH FLORIDA SYMPHONY
LARA ST. JOHN
Electrifying violinist performs works by Mozart, Sarasate and Beethoven.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.southfloridasymphony.org; $25-$60.

GUITAR HERO - FOR REAL
JOE SATRIANI

Check out what a true guitar god can do with actual frets and strings - Satriani performs in support of his latest album, the magical-sounding "Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards." Opening acts: Ned Evett and Triple Double.

Details: 8 p.m. at Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, 1806 NE Sixth St.; LiveNation.com; $26.95-$72.50.

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