Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Photo by Monica McGivern
Still recovering from all those candy corn shots and endless Pixie Stix you consumed over the weekend?
So are we. That's why we're hooking you up with the ultimate hangover/sugar rush cure: a little bit of music.
Just check out the five best concerts going down this week, from the Melvins at Culture Room to Interpol at the Fillmore and Emmylou Harris at the Arsht Center.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
The Melvins. With Honky. Wednesday, November 5, 8:30 p.m. Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hgwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074; cultureroom.net. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Roger Osborne AKA King Buzzo is gonna set the stage on fire with his "innovative songwriting, operatic vocals, and experimental guitar playing" and his band of over three decades, the Melvins. So brace yourself for total rock destruction.
See also: Miami's Ten Best Metal Bands of All Time
Gaby Moreno. Presented by Festival Miami. Thursday, November 6, 8 p.m. University of Miami Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-2241; music.miami.edu. Tickets cost $30 to $50 plus fees via oviationtix.com. Get your "Blues de Mar" on with Guatemalan singer-songwriter and Parks and Recreation theme song composer Gaby Moreno at the U.
Matisyahu. Built To Survive Tour with Radical Something. Saturday, November 8, 7:30 p.m. Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-362-0606; miznerpark.com. Tickets cost $35 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. "Reach for the sky" and "keep your eye on the prize" as Matisyahu spreads rays of "Sunshine" with his positive tunes at the Mizner Park Amphitheater.
Interpol. Saturday, November 8, 8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $32.50 plus fees via livenation.com. Watch "New York City post-punk crew" Interpol come together in the heart of SoBe for a night of good music and good vibes at the Fillmore.
Emmylou Harris. With Walter Parks and Lee Hunter. Sunday, November 9, 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center's Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org. Tickets cost $29 to $125 plus fees via arshtcenter.org. As legendary singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris told Crossfade last week: "If you don't follow your heart, then you're going to pay." And this time, the grande dame of the heartland's heart has led her to the Magic City. Catch the Country Music Hall of Famer say "Goodbye Old World" at the Arsht Center.
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