Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Music: Miami's secret to keepin' it chill.
Photo by Monica McGivern
Another day, another dollar... To spend on kick-ass concerts!
At least that's the plan of every party person in the 305. And though it may be only Monday, once the clock strikes 5 p.m., you'll be one step closer to hitting up South Florida's best bars, clubs, and live-music venues.
Bob Dylan. 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222; browardcenter.org. Tickets cost $63.75 to $93.75 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. There aren't many musicians who can say they've changed history with their music. Bob Dylan, however, is one of those guys. The 2012 Presidential Metal of Freedom recipient "is credited with everything from pioneering rock ’n roll” to making Ray-Ban Wayfarers one of the world's coolest fashion icons.
Hannah Wants. With Pirate Stereo, Santiago Caballero, and Flynn Nolan. Presented by Slap & Tickle. 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-5570; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. "Touch it, watch it, turn it, bring it, babe, burn it, watch it, babe." That's what DJ Mag's Best Breakthrough DJ and Mixmag's Star of the Year, Hannah Wants you to do when she drops her sick house "Rhymes" at Bardot.
Wynwood Life. With Otto von Schirach, Millionyoung, Spam Allstars, Bluejay, and others. Friday to Sunday, April 24 to 26, at Wynwood Art District, NW Second Ave., between 22nd and 23rd Streets. Tickets cost $15 to $30 plus fees via wynwoodlife.com. All ages. Visit wynwoodlife.com. Celebrate the art, music, food, and fashion of the 'Wood with Wynwood Life's three-day block party, starring Otto von Schirach, Millionyoung, Spam Allstars, and the 305's biggest fans.
The Mowgli's. With Night Riots and Hippo Campus. 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074; cultureroom.net. Tickets cost $13 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. "Lose your head" to the "positive, loving" vibes of L.A. indie pop-rock crew the Mowgli's at Culture Room.
Real Thugz Tour. With Crizzly, Antiserum, and Laxx. Presented by Poplife. 11 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 to $30 plus fees via epoplife.com. Ages 18 and up. "Drop Dat Ass" and turn up with Crizzly, Antiserum, Laxx, and the Real Thugz of trap at downtown MIA's Grand Central.