Fourth of July 2013: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Of Montreal and Kevin Barnes know how to party.
Photo by Nina Barnes
Happy 237th birthday, America!
In honor of Independence Day, we'll be exploding massive fireworks in the sky, grilling hotdogs, drinking endless PBR, and enjoying a four-day work week. And since we live in the 305, you know we'll be jammin' to great music.
Check the cut for Crossfade's five best concerts in Miami this week, from techno to R&B to indie rock.
Ms. Lauryn Hill - The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series
TicketsSun., Dec. 11, 8:30pm
Gold Coast Jazz: Jon Faddis Quartet
TicketsWed., Dec. 14, 7:45pm
TicketsThu., Dec. 15, 7:30pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presented by Hallmark Channel
TicketsFri., Dec. 16, 3:30pm
Girl Choir of South Florida: Carol of the Dance
TicketsFri., Dec. 16, 8:00pm
Christian Löffler. With Diego and Basti. Wednesday, July 3, 10 p.m., at the Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Löffler's deep, "melancholic, euphoric beats" will take you on emotional "Heights," so get ready for one techno roller coaster.
Tyrese. With Ginuwine and Tank. Thursday, July 4, 8 p.m., at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-372-4634; jlkc.com. Tickets cost $57.50-$77.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. TGT want their "tattooed hands on your body" and they want to "swim in it all night" because "Sex Never Felt Better."
Of Montreal. With Yip Deceiver. Friday, July 5, 8 p.m., at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $12-$15 via ticketfly.com. Let's get wild, let's get weird! Of Montreal's coming and they're bringing Yip Deceiver along with them. Things just might get a little crazy.
Solange. Friday, July 5, 8 p.m., at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org. Tickets cost $25-$50 via arshtcenter.org. Beyoncé's "soulful, down-to-Earth" little sister has got it going on. And she'll be filling the Arsht Center with her "infectious and youthful energy."
Jacques Lu Cont. With Proxy. Saturday, June 6, 11 p.m., at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via ticketfly.com. Get yo' fist pumping action on with the Grammy Award-winning Jacques Lu Cont.
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