Freaky shit happens in the Magic City come Friday the 13th.
Full moon bashes are thrown, free parties appear out of thin air, and regular lounges transform into mystical gardens like some sort of magic.
Yeah, it's weird.
But instead of being all superstitious about it, go and get your freak on at the ten best parties under $10 this weekend from Brisk Bodega with DJ Mustard at Grand Central to Jazid's 18th anniversary celebration to experimental music at Space Mountain Miami.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Brisk Bodega. With DJ Mustard and others. Friday, June 13, 10 p.m. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free with RSVP via rsvp.vice.com. Ages 21 and up. Get "Mustard on the beat, ho," and get ready for a real "hood-grown experience" with the "chart-topping L.A. studio maestro" and local acts at Noisey's Brisk Bodega at Grand Central.
Jazid's 18th Anniversary Celebration Weekend. With Jahfe, DJs Vendetta, and Fiyah Vibes on Friday, June 13, 10 p.m., and Miami On Beat, DJs Swaggah, and Fiyah Vibes on Saturday, June 14, 10 p.m. Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372; jazid.net. Free from 10 to 11 p.m., $10 after. Jazid's legal! And for it's 18th anniversary celebration, the SoBe music spot is throwing a two-day bash filled with reggae vibes from Jahfe and "fusión urbana" from Miami On Beat. Happy birthday, Jazid! Here's to 18 more.
Downtown Full Moon Party. Three-year anniversary with the Galactic Effect, Y Diz of Telekinetic Walrus, Subsqwad, and others. Friday, June 13, 9 p.m. The Social Lubricant Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. $5 before 10 p.m., $10 before midnight, and $15 after, so get there early. A full moon, circus-themed party on Friday the 13th spooky enough for you? All that's missing is a black cat.
ArtOfficial. With DJ Heron. Friday, June 13, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $5. Get your dose of Vitamins & Minerals with the jazzy hip-hop funk of the 305's own ArtOfficial.
Askultura's I.N.F.E.R.N.O. CD Release and Tour Kick-Off Party. With MindYou, Stereotype the Masses, T.A.G., Suburban Swamp Kids, Unity Rise, and others. Saturday, June 14, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $10. Bid your adieu to Askultura before the rock crew spreads their "energia positiva and symphonic rumba punk elements" across the country for their I.N.F.E.R.N.O. summer tour.
Solidisco. With Stacie Todd. Saturday, June 14, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Solidisco's gonna make you feel like you're on "Top of the World" with their fresh vibes and cool disco house hits.
Miami Music Club. Hosted by Roofless Records. With Dim Past, Ortrotasce, Bobby Flan, and Matthew Vincent. Saturday, June 14, 10:30 p.m. Space Mountain Miami, 8363 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; spacemountainmia.org. $3. Party it up with Roofless Records as they hook it up with some electronic beats from Dim Past, Ortrotasce, Bobby Flan, and Matthew Vincent at Miami's "unfettered space for experimentation and collaboration," Space Mountain.
The Secret Garden Art Walk & After Party. With Pattern Drama, Baez, Jeremy Ismael, and Bret Grove. Saturday, June 7, 7 p.m. The Social Lubricant Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Free with before 10 p.m. with RSVP via eventbrite.com. Welcome to the Secret Garden, a place where artists and musicians unite to bring you a multi-sensory artistic experience filled with art work and house music. But shhh ... Don't tell anyone.
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Flashback. Saturday, June 14, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Kick it back old school and relive the days of glory with classic house hits from the '80s, '90s, and 2000s at Kill Your Idol.
Backyard Boogie. Sunday, June 15, 3 to 11 p.m. Wood Tavern, 2531 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavernmiami.com. Free. "If you're thinkin' you're too cool to boogie," you better listen up 'cause "everybody here tonight must boogie." So put on your funky shoes and get ready to "boogie oogie oogie till you just can't boogie no more" at Wood.