Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Ever had those days when you wake up and know that the next 24 hours are gonna be epic?
Yeah, they rarely ever happen on a Monday, but today is an exception. That's because there's lots of pretty good music to look forward to this week, starting with the Black Keys at the BB&T Center tonight.
But don't worry, even if you can't make it to the show, there's still time to check out the five best concerts in SoFla this week.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
The Symphonia of Boca Raton: James Judd, Guest Conductor
TicketsThu., Dec. 8, 8:00pm
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 8:00pm
Florida Chamber Orchestra Presents Christmas Concert
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 8:00pm
Ms. Lauryn Hill
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 8:30pm
South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble: Holiday Treasures
TicketsSat., Dec. 10, 7:00pm
The Black Keys. Turn Blue World Tour with St. Vincent. Monday, December 15, 8 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $30.75 to $70.75 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Check out Akron's best musical exports as the Grammy award-winning "Lonely Boy[s]" bring their rock 'n' roll "Fever" to SoFla.
305 Fest. With the Gun Hoes, Street Judge, Wastelands, FTVM, Suicide Ritual, Desgraciada, Autarx, Sacridose, Reapermanser, Violently High, Webcam Teens, Landbridge, and Black Jail. As part of the Degeneration party. Thursday, December 18, 7:30 p.m. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave, Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Three-day festival pass costs $20 and single-day tickets cost $8 via 305fest2014.bigcartel.com. Ages 18 and up. Check out Miami's finest punks, thrashers, and shredders at the 305 Fest's "four-day, five-venue, 57-band punxtravaganza."
Big Freedia. Thursday, December 18, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-5570; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. Get that ass twerkin' like an earthquake with NoLa's "bounce music queen diva" Big Freedia at Bardot.
Fleetwood Mac. On With the Show Tour. Friday, December 19, 8 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $75.25 to $175.25 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Watch your musical "Dreams" come to life with classic rock legends Fleetwood Mac at the BB&T.
Y100's Jingle Ball. With special guest host Nick Jonas. Music by Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris, Pharrell, Iggy Azalea, Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Magic!, Charli XCX, Jessie J, Rixton, Mary Lambert, Kiesza, Becky G, Jake Miller, and Shawn Mendes. Sunday, December 21, 7:30 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $51 to $251 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Brace yourself for a total pop explosion as Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, and all of radio's kings and queens reign over Sunrise for the Y100 Jingle Ball.
See also: Five Must-See Acts of Jingle Ball 2014
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