Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Take a trip to the "West Coast" without leaving Miami with Lana Del Rey.
Ever wished you could make stop time before Monday arrives? Well, you're not alone.
Miami may be called the Magic City, but that doesn't mean the 305 never sees the first day of the work week.
At least there's some pretty good music comin' up, from John Legend's acoustic vibes to the Wynwood Life Festival to pop sensation Lana Del Rey and LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy.
Here are the five best concerts in South Florida this week.
John Legend. As part of the All of Me Tour. Tuesday, April 22, 8 p.m. Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222; browardcenter.org. Tickets cost $40 to $120 plus fees via browardcenter.org. Show your girl that you want "All of [Her]" by driving all the way to BroCo for some one-on-one acoustic action with John Legend.
See also: Miami's Ten Best Live Music Venues
Billboard Latin Music Awards 2014. With Laura Pausini, Juanes, David Bisbal, and others. Thursday, April 24, 7 p.m. BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-8686; bankunitedcenter.com. Registration costs $715 plus fees via billboardevents.com/latin. Whenever two or more Latinos get together, you know it's gonna be una tremenda pachanga. So get ready for la locura of the Billboard Latin Music Awards with Juanes, David Bisbal, Laura Pausini, and other mega estrellas.
Wynwood Life Festival. With Baloji, Orange Flights, DJ Heron, Sharpsound, DJ Sire, Problem Kids, Otto Von Schirach, Pirate Stereo, Uma Gallera, Shanghai Meow, Tremends, My Dear, Dude Skywalker, Suenalo, Mr. Pauer, Afro Kumbe, Danger Flow, Hi Fi Gemini, Ana Palmerola, and others. Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27, Wynwood Art District, Between NW Sixth Avenue and NW 22nd and 24th Streets. Tickets cost $15 to $50 plus fees via eventbrite.com. Call 305-461-2700 or visit wynwoodlife.com. Celebrate the art, music, and fashion scene of the 'Wood at the weekend-long Wynwood Life Festival, as Otto Von Schirach, the Tremends, Suenalo, and some of the best musicians in the 305 will paint the streets and blast beats.
See also: Wynwood's Five Best Bars
James Murphy. With Mr. Brown and Pirate Stereo. Saturday, April 26, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $40 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. Put on your dancing shoes and get down with "the king of all things boogie" and former LCD Soundsystem frontman, James Murphy.
Lana Del Rey. Sunday, April 27, 8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; thefillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $54.50-$65 plus fees via livenation.com. We're all "Young and Beautiful," so embrace that youthful beauty with the "Hollywood pop/sad core" songstress, Lana Del Rey.
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