*Transit Lounge in Miami hosts the En Tu Ciudad Tour, featuring the cross-cultural sounds of Suenalo, Minimal, and Radioboxer, with a DJ set by Eddie of Bachaco. Admission is free, but you'll have to RSVP first at myspace.com/entuciudad. Click here for more details about the show. *Keep it d.i.y. and check out Goo on Saturday, where the Baltimore thrash-punk trio Surf Nazis on Ecstasy headline a bill that'll only cost you $5. Local acts Eztorbo and Hellmass open, as do the Panix and Mehkago NT, who never, ever disappoint. Click here for full details and a free Surf Nazis MP3. *Jazz/fusion lovers will want to check out the Bendy Pastorius Group at Tobacco Road. Yes, the group includes two sons of the late, great Jaco. Admission is $5, which leaves you some cash to try Tobacco Road's tasty bar snacks. Click here for full details. *In Fort Lauderdale, local act Phineas J. Whoopie celebrates the release of its latest full-length, Down the Rails, at Pulp Live. Admission is $5. Click here for full details and a free P.J. Whoopie MP3. *Two of Miami's best female-fronted acts, Afrobeta and Steph Taylor and the State Of, play a rare, cozy gig in-store at Sweat Records. Admission is $5. Click here for full details.
Sat., May 30, 2009