Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
You can drink, you can dance, but just don't eat your money.
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Who's ready for some Friday night action?
And with all of the wild parties and killer tuneage to check out this weekend, from garage rock at Railroad Blues to tech-house at Treehouse to poolside vibes at the Freehand, you'll be raging from the second the clock strikes 5 p.m. till Sunday.
Here are the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend.
See also: Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week
Burning Ham! Upstairs in the Bolero Room with Baez, Drift3r, and Fred Derf. Friday, August 22, 11 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Free before 1 a.m. Express yourself and get the Magic City Burning Man, or should we say Burning Ham party madness started early with Baez, Drift3r, and Fred Derf at the Pickle.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
420 Minutes of Bass: The Third Refill. With Telekinetic Walrus and the Pride of Ions, SomeJerk, HiGrade, Beat Thief, Bit Deff, Skinny Hendrix, and Blunts Over Everything. Friday, August 22, 10 p.m. The Nest, 62 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-766-2411; thenestmia.com. $10 before 11 p.m. Telekinetic Walrus and the rest of the "bass gangstas" at the Nest are gonna get you "feelin' gooood" with 420 minutes of bass, lasers, lights, and, um, medical marijuana awareness.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Killmama. With My Deer. Friday, August 22, 10 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Free. "Lose your mind" with grunge rockers Killmama and My Deer at DWNTWN MIA's newest live music venue, Railroad Blues.
Crocodiles and Jaill. With Jellyfish Brothers and Plastic Pinks. Presented by Strutter USA. Saturday, August 23, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $8. Jam the night away with the "laid-back fuzzy rock" of San Diego's Crocodiles as the West Coast rock crew plays their "Teardrop Guitar" in Little Haiti.
Eric Vick Band & Friends Show. With Eddy Balzola, the Macsters, and Ovrhol in the Cocktail Collection and DJ Oski Gonzalez, Nicole Weber, Above the Skyline, Eric Vick Band, Cubita Da Poet, 1000 Pounds of Thrust, and Katabatik in the patio. Saturday, August 23, 9 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. $10. Ages 21 and up. Party it up with the Erick Vick Band, 1000 Pounds of Thrust, Ovrhol, and the rest of the party animals at Miami's oldest bar.
Marco Bailey. With Deep Therapy. As part of Blow Up Saturdays. Saturday, August 23, 11 p.m. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-614-4478; treehousemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Join the tech-house movement with uhntz-uhntz legend Marco Bailey at Treehouse.
Erotic Exotic. With the Mad World Orchestra. Saturday, August 23, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. Ages 21 and up. Bring out your neon spandex and party like it's 1986 with Miami freestyle vets Erotic Exotic and the Mad World Orchestra at the Stage.
Deaf Poets. With the Space Coast Playboys. Saturday, August 23, 8 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Free. With killer melodies and flowing lyrics, these Miami Beach musical poets are anything but deaf.
Living's Easy Summer Social. With Cyril Hahn. Sunday, August 24, 2 to 7 p.m. The Freehand Miami Hostel, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Free entry with RSVP at email@example.com. Poolside beats by Cyril Hahn, a Slasher Girl pop-up, and tasty cocktails from the Broken Shaker ... Yeah, living's definitely easy at the Freehand.
Samurai Sundays. Screening of Bruce Lee's Enter the Dragon and Way Of the Dragon. Sunday, August 24, 8 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Channel your inner Bruce Lee and get kickin' with a double movie feature, free popcorn, and cheap booze at Kill Your Idol.
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