Say goodbye to your grey cubicle, messy desk, piles of papers ... And shout hello to the weekend!
Starting tonight, you're gonna ditch the monkey suit for club duds, and party till you drop. The best part, you won't have to blow all that hard-earned cash on music and booze -- all you'll need is a crisp ten-dollar bill.
Here are the ten best things to do under $10 in Miami this weekend.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band. Friday, April 25, 10 p.m. Will Call, 700 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. $10. Get a kick of "rough, country-fied backwater blues" from Rev. Peyton, his wife, Washboard Breezy, and drummer Bird Dog as the South Indiana rockers put on their first Miami show.
Music Is Our Drug and the DJ Is Our Dealer. With JP Rigaud, Doruk Ozlen, Doruk Ozlen, and Shoshone. Friday, April 25, 9 p.m. TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Are you house music junkies experiencing withdrawal from pure uhntz-uhntz now that Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is an entire year away? No need to panic. Your local dealers, DJs JP Rigaud, Doruk Ozlen, Doruk Ozlen, and Shoshone will provide just the fix you need.
See also: Downtown Miami's Five Best Dance Clubs
Photo by Alex Markow
Crawfish Boil & Seafood Fest. With Juke, the Bad Apples Brass Band, and DJ Haitian Hillbilly. Saturday, April 26, 2 to 8 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Free. Ain't nothing like a Crawfish Boil and Seafood Fest, and music from Juke, the Bad Apples Brass Band, and DJ Haitian Hillbilly to get you in touch with your Nola roots.
Southernmost Soul Party. With Laurent Réus, Action Pat, and Sensitive Side. Saturday, April 26, 9 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Get down with funk masters Laurent Réus, Action Pat, and Sensitive Side as they spin their "'50s and '60s R&B, soul, boogaloo, and rock n' rhythm" tunes at Gramps' Southernmost Soul Party.
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To Be Hated. A CD-release party and reunion party with Askultura, Vice City Rockers, Knife Fight, Die Trying, Riot Agents, Mc1 (Joe Koontz Of -Aaa-), Blood In the Bathroom, Sandratz, Rob -A- Lou, and DJs Skidmark and Los Treces. Saturday, April 26, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $5. Kick it back with To Be Hated as they rock the stage with Askultura, Die Trying, and the rest of the punks at Churchill's for this locals-only show.
Learn to Slap & Tickle with Miami's Carli Nicholas.
S&T Bodega. With Carli Nicholas, Panic Bomber, Santiago Caballero, Hank Justice, and Mackswell James. Saturday, April 26, 11 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free. Get the good times rollin' with free Absolut cocktails till midnight, and then dance the night away with Carli Nicholas, Panic Bomber, Santiago Caballero, and the rest of the party animals at The Garret.
See also: Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars
Four Color Zack. With DJs Sharpsound and Contra. Saturday, April 26, 10 p.m. Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. Free. When you party with a Red Bull Thre3Style World Championship DJ, you know you're in good hands.
Off Orbit. Saturday, April 26, 11 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Like "a musical comet traveling from the galaxy of vintage '60s and '70s psychedelic rock with a mix of blues, funk, and folk," Off Orbit's gonna take you out of this world with their bluesy tunes.
See also: South Beach's Ten Best Dance Clubs
Sunday Social Rooftop Pool Party. With Donnie Lowe, Basstian, Dan Carraway, Xpans, Beki Powell, and Brock Lambert. Sunday, April 27, 12 to 9 p.m. Congress Hotel, 1052 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 877-775-5783; congresshotelsouthbeach.com. Free with RSVP via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Spend Sunday just like it was meant to be spent: lounging by the pool with an ice-cold brew on hand, and chill vibes from some fly SoFla DJs.
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Battle of the Bands. With Apocalyptic Assault, When in Doubt, Jawanza, Blik, Asylum Del Mar, Insurgency, the Hoy Polloy, Nekromaniak, Loaded Guns, and Purple Sun. Sunday, April 27, 1 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via gorillamusic.com, and $12 at the door, so get them early. Get ready for the band battle of all band battles with Apocalyptic Assault, the Hoy Polloy, Loaded Guns, and the rest of these brave music warriors at The Stage. May the best sonic assassin win.
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