Things to do in Miami this weekend - June 21-23

 

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

Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley
 

By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday, June 21

BEAT THIS SUMMER TOUR
BRAD PAISLEY

Country superstar performs hits including “Southern Comfort Zone” from his ninth studio album, “Wheelhouse,” with Chris Young and The Henningsens opening.
Details: 7 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.25-$64.75.

AERIAL SPECTACLE
”8CHO”

Don’t miss the South Florida premiere of the high-flying dance sensation from Buenos Aires created by Argentina’s superstar choreographer Brenda Angiel, described as “spectacular, sensuous and breathtaking” by The New York Times.
Details: 8 p.m., running through June 30, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $35-$75.

LOCALS AT THEIR BEST
FIVE SO FAR: THE CONUNDRUM STAGES ANTHOLOGY

Performers in theater, music, dance and other forms of entertainment from the South Florida company Conundrum Stages put on a two-night, greatest hits retrospective.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Abdo New River Room, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-673-5124, www.conundrumstages.net or www.browardcenter.org; $5 donation suggested.

LOL!
BRYAN CALLEN

One of the original cast members of “MADtv” when it debuted in 1995, the comic has gone on to appear in a handful of TV shows, including “Sex and the City,” “Entourage,” “King of Queens” and “How I Met Your Mother,” plus the films “The Hangover” and “The Hangover Part II.”
Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, 5700 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale; 954-981-5653 or www.improvftl.com; $17-$20.

Saturday, June 22

HE’S BACK
ARTIE LANGE

You know him from his hilarious stints on “The Howard Stern Show” and “MADtv,” and maybe from roles in the Will Ferrell films “Elf” and “Old School,” but you might not know the hell he’s been through, from heroin abuse to a grisly suicide attempt in 2010. Thankfully, he’s back where he belongs, making people laugh.
Details: 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or www.palmbeachimprov.com; $40.

THE PACKAGE TOUR
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Headlining boy-band NKOTB (including Donnie Wahlberg, now star of the CBS drama “Blue Bloods”) takes the stage in support of a new album, “10,” with fellow boy-band 98 Degrees (featuring Nick Lachey) and the best-selling R&B group of all time, Boyz II Men.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $25.75-$89.50.

SUNSET MUSIC SERIES
JIMMY BUFFETT TRIBUTE

What better way to welcome summer than a free concert by Jimmy Stowe honoring the man who gave us the laid-back tunes “Cheeseburger In Paradise,” “Come Monday” and everyone’s favorite drunken singalong tune “Margaritaville?”
Details: 8:16 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; www.myboca.us/pages/mizneramphi; free.

A STAND-UP GUY
KEVIN HART

Comedian and actor (“Think Like a Man”) hosts a night devoted to the American Black Film Festival.
Details: 11 p.m. at Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $30.
 

Sunday, June 23

BRAZILIAN SUPERSTAR
MARISA MONTE

Catch one of only two U.S. shows by this seductive singer who performed at the closing ceremonies of the Olympics in London last year. Her first U.S. appearance since 2006 is in support of her new project, “O Que Voce Quer Saber de Verdade (What You Really Want to Know), and is presented by the always-hip Rhythm Foundation.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; Ticketmaster; $48.50-$98.50.

Next Week

INDIE-FOLK
THE MOUNTAIN GOATS

Lo-fi folk group from North Carolina led by singer-songwriter John Darnielle has been churning out great music since 1991.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $20.

A DREAM LINEUP
AMERICANARAMA

It doesn’t get much better than this for fans of American roots rock and folk music, as Bob Dylan, Wilco, Southern psych-rockers My Morning Jacket and Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir team up for an amazing show.
Details: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $25-$80.

FREE FOR ALL
MIAMI BEACH FOOD TRUCK AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Veteran Latin jazz and salsa singer Luis Bofill performs with the groovy and percussive Deskarga Jam Band.
Details: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at North Shore Bandshell, Collins Avenue and 73rd Street, Miami Beach; www.kccproductions.com.

LATIN ICON
JUANES

Grammy-winning Colombian rocker and Key Biscayne resident takes the stage.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $60-$90.

FILM SCREENING
BOB MARLEY: THE MAKING OF A LEGEND

Documentary features lost footage from the reggae icon’s early years and charts his rise to international stardom. Afterward, filmmaker Esther Anderson will be on hand for a Q&A about the film and Marley.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at Miramar Cultural Center / Arts Park, 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar; 954-602-4500 or www.miramarculturalcenter.org; free.

IN THE HOUSE
ROGER SANCHEZ

Grammy-winning New York house-music superstar famed for his Release Yourself parties performs wicked vocal anthems and tribal beats.
Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $40-$50.

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