Weekend Ticket - Oct. 7-9
Some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend
Friday, Oct. 7
BANG YOUR HEAD
California post-hardcore band performs in support of its eighth studio album, “Major/Minor,” which dropped Sept. 20.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $17.
Check out “I Cling to Life and Survive,” plus many more works by contemporary Cuban artist Irina Elen at the opening reception of her solo debut show, “When Dreams Come True.”
Details: 7-10 p.m. at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-461-1050 or www.cernnudaarte.com; free.
“SCIENCE & FAITH” TOUR
Irish alt-rock band that hit the jackpot with its infectious, ubiquitous hit “Breakeven” (if that title doesn’t sound familiar, the chorus “I’m falling to pieces” might ring a bell) follows it up with the album “Science & Faith,” featuring the hit “For the First Time.”
Details: 8 p.m. at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300, LiveNation.com or www.fillmoremb.com; $33.50.
Saturday, Oct. 8
WHAT A VOICE
Grammy-winning Canadian singer most famous for her hits “Constant Craving” and “Miss Chatelaine” has performed duets with legends including Roy Orbison, Tony Bennett and Elton John. She takes the stage in support of her latest album, “Sing It Loud.”
Details: 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-$95.
ONE COOL BAND
One of the headliners of the canceled Langerado Festival sticks around town for a show promoting the British post-punk band’s latest album, “Suck It and See.” Fun fact: The group’s 2006 album “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” was the fastest-selling debut album in British music history.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $27.
THIS MERCURY KEEPS RISING
Latin Grammy-winning Brazilian superstar, dubbed the “Carmen Miranda for the 21st Century” by the Chicago Sun-Times, performs her hits and songs from her latest album, “Canibalia.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $25-$95.
DANCE, DANCE, DANCE
PAUL VAN DYK
German electronic dance-music superstar – and two-time winner of DJ Mag’s annual Top 100 DJs poll - spins in support of his upcoming artist album “Evolution.”
Details: 10 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $50.
Sunday, Oct. 9
FRAMPTON’S STILL ALIVE
Classic rocker who broke through in 1976 with the live album “Frampton Comes Alive!” performs hits including “Show Me the Way,” “Baby, I Love Your Way” and “Do You Feel Like We Do.”
Details: 7 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; $45-$70.
Former bass player for influential British band The Smiths spins classic indie-pop, post-punk and dance tracks to help celebrate the first anniversary of the alt-rock party Black Division.
Details: 10 p.m. at Kill Your Idol, 222 Espanola Way, Miami Beach; 305-672-1852; free.
STILL HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF
Legendary ‘80s British new wave band that gave us the MTV-friendly hits “Planet Earth,” “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Rio,” “Save a Prayer,” “The Reflex,” “A View to a Kill” and “Ordinary World” tours in support of its latest album, “All You Need Is Now.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531, Ticketmaster or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $50-$120.
Irish singing sensation that has performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama storms the stage.
Details: 7:30 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-$75.
BACK TO SCHOOL
GYM CLASS HEROES
Pop hip-hop band led by charismatic frontman Travie McCoy that uses clever samples such as Supertramp’s “Breakfast In America” (“Cupid’s Chokehold”) and Jermaine Stewart’s “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” (“Clothes Off!”) takes the stage in support of its latest album, “The Papercut Chronicles II.” SoCal hip-hop/reggae band The Dirty Heads opens.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $27, $24 in advance.
HEY, MR. DJ
British DJ and revered pop-rock producer steps behind the decks as part of his “We Are Planet Perfecto” tour, along with Alex Kenji.
Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at LIV at the Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $60.