Miami's Ten Best Concerts Coming in April 2016
OK, Miami, now let's get in formation.
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March in Miami was decidedly one-sided. With Miami Music Week and Ultra storming into town, if you didn't enjoy dance music, you probably spent a lot of time inside catching up on Netflix.
But we have good news, Miami. April is looking pretty damned eclectic. We've got
Millionyoung performs at III Points.
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10. TV Girl with Millionyoung. 9 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Sidebar, 337 SW Eighth St., Miami. Admission is free.
I don't know if one could pick two musical flavors that go so well together as TV Girl and Millionyoung. The airy electronica of both parties will make for one delicious smoothie. Even better: The show's free.
Duran Duran plays Bayfront Park.
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You had us at Trina.
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8. FIU Bayfest Music Festival with Trina and Migos. 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at Florida International University - Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami. Tickets cost $11 to $43 via eventbrite.com.
Shoutout to FIU for throwing together a dope lineup for Bayfest. In addition to Migos (who are the reason your parents now ask you what this whole "dab" thing is all about once a week), FIU obeyed the holiest of Miami music commandments: Put Trina on the bill and all will be well.
The Cult comes to the Fillmore.
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7. The Cult. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets cost $35 to $52 via livenation.com.
Warm up for the Cure in June with fellow postpunk goth Brits the Cult. Unlike the Cure's upcoming gig, this show will be inside. So you can wear black without dying from heat stroke before the encore.
Shabazz Palaces headlines Record Store Day in Miami.
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6. Record Store Day 2016 with Shabazz Palaces and more. Saturday, April 16, at Sweat Records and Churchill's, 5505 NE Second Ave., Miami; 786-693-9309; sweatrecordsmiami.com. Admission is free.
Sweat Records' annual Record Store Day blowout is back. After you've grabbed all the vinyl you can stuff in your Hyundai, chill out next door with a slew of local acts and headliners Shabazz Palaces.
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