True, Miami may have some of the worst drivers, rudest people, and corrupt politicians in the whole country. But hey, we still live in one of the best cities ever!
I mean, where else can you find some of the world's best beaches, the greatest NBA team in the nation (go Heat!), and concerts that appeal to all musical tastes? Nowhere else, amiright?
Here are the five best concerts in Miami this week, from indie rock to EDM to o brega to New Kids on the Block.
Grizzly Bear. Tuesday, June 18, 8:30 p.m., at the Fillmore, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via livenation.com. Grizzly Bear's "whimsical melodies" and harmonic vibes "make it easy" for everyone, including Jay-Z, Ellen DeGeneres, and Grizzly Bear themselves, to fall in love with the indie band.
Robert Delong. Thursday, June 20, 10 p.m., at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $16-$25 plus fees via showclix.com. Robert Delong's gonna "make you fucking dance" with his percussion-infused-EDM "Global Concepts."
NKOTB. The Package Tour with Boys II Men and 98 Degrees. Saturday, June 22, 7:30 p.m., at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $25.75-$89.75 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Hey girl! Forget One Direction -- NKOTB are going "Step by Step" to get to ya. And they're bringing their boy band entourage of Boys II Men and 98 Degrees along with them. You may have to drive 45 minutes North to see them, but hey, we're pretty sure it's not the first time you've gone a stretch for Donnie, Danny, Jordan, Jonathan, and Joey.
Cherub. Saturday, June 22, 10 p.m., at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $12-$20 plus fees via showclix.com. Don't let their angelic name fool ya -- pinch 'em in their Cherub cheeks and they'll "slap you in the face and/or smack your butt cheeks and call you "daddy"."
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Marisa Monte. June 23 and 24, 8 p.m., at the Fillmore, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $48.50-$98.50 plus fees via livenation.com."Não é Fácil" searching for the truth, but the way Marisa Monte works that Brazilian o brega with that guitar and those vocal chords sure don't lie.