Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
You know that feeling you got when you woke up this morning? It's called Friday victory.
And to make you feel even more like a conqueror, we've come up with ways for you to celebrate the defeat of the work week. Best part, they won't cost you more than a Hamilton.
Here are the ten best music-related things to do under $10 this weekend, from the Deaf Poets to free booze at the Garret and even Daddy Yankee.
Deaf Poets. With Benjamin Booker and DJs Mikey R and Benton G. Friday, March 7, 10 p.m., Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Jam to the "bluesy melancholy garage rock" of the 305's own Deaf Poets and Benjamin Booker's sweet guitar riffs straight outta Nola.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Locals Only. With Andrew Ward, Santiago Caballero, and Basti. Friday, March 7, 11 p.m., The Electric Pickle, 2826 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Free with RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Miami does it better. That's why Wynwood's first club is throwing a free bash for "Locals Only" with Pickle residents Andrew Ward, Santiago Caballero, and Basti. All you gotta do is get on the list.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Space Between Words. With Astronaut and DJs Lorenzo, Kaos Fernandez, Sweetswirl, and others. Friday, March 7, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Free-$10. Space Between words are gonna give us an out of this world experience with their "music from space that make [our] bones feel good."
Holly Hunt. With Darsombra. Saturday, March 8, 7 p.m., Sweat Records, 5505 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 786-693-9309; sweatrecordsmiami.com. Free, donations accepted. Watch "Miami's reigning lords of volume" crush the stage and shatter the windows at Sweat with their hardcore noise tactics.
Urban Waste. With Nunhex, Vice City Rockers, Suicide Ritual, Bottom Shelf Warriors, and others. Saturday, March 8, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $10. Urban Waste front man John Waste recently told Crossfade, "I believe that hardcore music delivers the best message to society." Guess there must be actual truth behind his "Public Opinion" 'cause 30 years later, the punk crew is still "keepin' this shit alive."
The Tremends. With My Deer and Dude Skywalker. Saturday, March 8, 10 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Get ready for "a night of "polished, evocative, melodic, rocking" music from the Tremends, "hippie house and future booty" from Dude Skywalker, and sweet tunes from "Miami's newest sound," My Deer.
S&T Bodega: Art Walk After Party. With Mike Deuce, Panic Bomber, Pirate Stereo, Santiago Caballero, Maure, and special guests. Saturday, March 8, 11 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free. After the arty party madness of Art Walk, is the after party at the Garret with free Absolut 100 cocktails till midnight and dance beats from some of the best DJs the 305 has to offer.
Calle Ocho. With Daddy Yankee, Sean Paul, Chino y Nacho, Elvis Crespo, Albita, and others. Sunday, March 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Calle Ocho, the corner of SW Eighth Street and 10th Avenue, Miami. Free. Prepárate por una tremenda pachanga with Daddy Yankee, Sean Paul, Chino y Nacho, Elvis Crespo, Albita, and the mamis of Calle Ocho at the largest block party in the nation.
Courtesy of Sean "Birdman" Gould
#FlashTrashMob6. With Sean "Birdman" Gould. Sunday, March 9, 12-2 p.m., Haulover Beach Park Marine Center, 13936 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Sean "Birdman" Gould may be "a lean, mean, rockin' machine," but he has a soft spot for the environment. That's why he's created #BirdmansTrashInitiative, "a flash mob, but of trash" where the rocker "'[goes] somewhere, [cleans] up a bunch of trash, and [leaves]." The next trash mob goes down this Sunday at Haulover Beach.
Selectah Sundays Launch Party. Tribute To Biggie Smalls with DJs LS One, Klassik, Self Born, Exes, Johnny Walker Red, Fiyah Vibes, Kumi, Immortal, Tom La Roc, Affect, Jr. Don, Ghost Rider, A-Trian, and Heron. Sunday, March 9, 10 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Celebrate the life of Biggie Smalls at the launch of Will Call's newest hip-hop bash with beats from Heron, Self Born, Klassik, and a heavy roster of local head-spinners. Stick around for a special video set by DJ Tom Laroc honoring 17 years of the passing of one of hip-hop's greatest.
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