Things to do in Miami this weekend - June 7-9
Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.
Friday, June 7
A STAND-UP GUY
If you’ve seen this comedian on “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” you’ve probably marveled at his improvisational comic skills. And if you remember him from hosting TV’s compelling reality show “Don’t Forget the Lyrics,” you’ve also seen his warm, personal side, as well as his vocal chops. Either way, prepare for a night of raucous entertainment.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, 5555 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek; Ticketmaster; $35-$55.
SOUTH BEACH INSTITUTION
JAZID’S 17-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
The longest-running nightclub in Miami Beach celebrates its multicultural mix of Latin and American jazz, funk, cumbia, reggae, house, hip-hop and rock, with performances by Suenalo and Jahfe (Friday) and DJ Le Spam & the Spam Allstars and Locos por Juana (Saturday).
Details: 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.jazid.net; $10.
Australian electro-house and dubstep duo, which took its name from a song by Deftones, steps behind the decks in support of its latest EP, “Haunted House.”
Details: 11 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $50.
Saturday, June 8
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
MAURICE SENDAK IN HIS OWN WORDS AND PICTURES
Traveling exhibition of children’s author and artist’s best works offers an interactive exploration of some of his most iconic characters and images.
Details: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., running through Sept. 15, at the Young At Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie; 954-424-0085 or www.youngatartmuseum.org;$13.
Trio that gave us the massive hits “Bless the Broken Road” and “What Hurts the Most” takes the stage as part of its Live & Loud Tour with The Band Perry (“If I Die Young”) and “The Voice” winner Cassadee Pope opening.
Details: 6 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $30-$80.
One of the hottest comedians on the planet takes the stage for three shows, along with his older brother Dennis, who lives in Miami.
Details: 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; www.palmbeachimprov.com; $45.
PARTY IN THE PARK
PLAIN WHITE T’S
Chicago alt-pop band performs hits including “1, 2, 3, 4,” “Rhythm of Love” and, of course, its No. 1 hit “Hey There Delilah,” with Ginny Blackmore and Churchill opening.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; www.wrmf.com; $20 in advance, $25 day of show.
LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES
Venezuelan Latin Grammy Award-winning band that blends funk, acid jazz and even disco performs in support of its 10th album, “Repeat After Me,” which dropped in April.
Details: 10 p.m. at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Downtown Miami; 305-377-2277; $30.
IN THE HOUSE
Legendary British progressive-house DJ spins in support of his latest work, “Involv3r,” the third project in a series of deep remix albums that expand the typical compilation mixes.
Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $30-$40.
Sunday June 9
ROCK THE YACHT
OSCAR G & FRIENDS
Beloved Miami DJ who mixes tribal and Latin elements into his progressive house beats sets sail in search of the perfect sonic symmetry between land and water on a 125-foot, four-story watercraft.
Details: 3-8 p.m. at South Beach Lady Yacht Miami, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; www.wantickets.com; $60 open-bar; $500 VIP package for 4, includes table with a bottle of vodka and champagne.
HONKY TONK MAN
Country superstar performs hits including “Please Please Baby,” “Little Ways,” “I Sang Dixie,” “It Only Hurts When I Cry,” “Fast as You,” “Thousand Miles from Nowhere” and “Honky Tonk Man,” plus new tracks from his latest album “3 Pears.” Yoakam has also carved out a niche as a character actor, landing memorable roles in films such as “Wedding Crashers,” “Red Rock West” and, most notably, “Sling Blade.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $25-$55.
NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH
The top-selling death-metal band of all time – and possibly the most banned group - shreds the stage with songs about torture, killing and other gruesome delights. Hellwitch and Murder Suicide open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $25.
TAKE ME HOME TOUR
Two chances to see the hottest boy band around, as the British/Irish quintet dances and sings its way into tween girls’ hearts.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 7:30 p.m. June 14 at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $25.75-$110.
FREE FOR ALL
THAT NEW ORLEANS SOUND
Get down to the funk, rock, hip-hop, jazz and R&B grooves of Big Sam’s Funky Nation, which has toured with Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint.
Details: 10 p.m. Thursday at Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307.
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