A cool concert on a Monday... Life doesn't get much better.
But when you throw in tuneage from English singer-songwriter Ben Howard at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Michael Bolton's kitschy classic jams at the Hard Rock Live, and Grand Hustle boss man T.I. at the BB&T Center, you're in for possibly one of the best weeks of 2015 thus far.
Just check out the five best concerts going down this week.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Ben Howard's I Forget Where We Were Tour. Monday, January 19, 8 p.m., Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $29.50 plus fees via livenation.com. It's easy to "Forget Where We Were" or "Forget Where You Are" sometimes. But don't worry... Ben Howard will set you on the right path with his English folky ways.
Municipal Waste and Torche. With Night Birds, Nunhex, and Wrong. Wednesday, January 21, 7 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $17 plus fees via ticketfly.com. All ages. Rage like a maniac with Municipal Waste, Torche, and the rest of those metalheads at downtown Miami's Grand Central.
See also: Torche Talks New Album, Restarter: "It's About the Demise of Humankind"
Paper Diamond. The Rain Drops North American Tour with Nadastrom and Torro Torro. Thursday, January 22, 8 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Tickets cost $22.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. "Turn the Lights Off" and get the party started with Paper Diamond's electronic dance vibes at Revolution.
An Evening with Michael Bolton. Friday, January 23, 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-797-5531; hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com. Tickets cost $40 to $60 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Spend an evening with Michael Bolton as the Grammy Award-winning singer professes his admiration for "Jack Sparrow" and takes you on a journey through the "Isle of Tortuga" without ever leaving SoFla.
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T.I. With 2 Chainz and Meek Mill. Saturday, Januay 24, 8 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $25 to $175 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. T.I.'s all "About the Money." So throw your dolla bills in the air and turn up with the ATL rapper at the BB&T.
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