Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
Stoked because it's Friday, but bummed because you have nothing but pennies and lint in your pocket?
Don't worry, you won't have to spend your weekend watching El Chacal blow his trumpet on Sábado Gigante with your Abuela.
We've got you covered with the ten best music-related things to do under $10 this weekend, from Pompeya's "unabashed pop music" to Millionyoung's sexy chillwave to Askultura's Probation Violation Vacation tour kickoff.
Double Vision: Concert Art. With Brian Butler and Jaime Salazar, and music by Nixa and Testökra. Friday, February 28, 7-11 p.m., Swampspace, 150 NE 42nd St., Miami. Watch Brian Butler's concert art and Jaime Salazar's photography come together at the grand opening of their joint exhibition, Double Vision. Nixa and Testökra will also be there, rockin' the night away.
Pompeya. With Daniel Wills. Friday, February 28, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Experience the power of "unabashed pop music" with Pompeya's "vibrant harmonies, melodic synth lines, and punchy guitar riffs."
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Millionyoung. With Astrea Corp and DJs Lorenzo, Linder Smash, Sweetswirl, and others. Friday, February 28, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Free before midnight, $5-$10 after. Millionyoung's gonna show you "Lovin'" and make you "loose all track of time" with "some grown-and-sexy chillwave romance."
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Fusik. Friday, February 28, 10 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Get your dose of "high energy funk, soul, Latin, and psychedelic rock infused grooves" with Fusik.
Carnaval on the Mile. With Asaf Avidan, Black Violin, Pedrito Martinez, Locos Por Juana, Suénalo, Spam Allstars, the Problem Kids, ArtOfficial, and others. Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Miracle Mile, Ponce de Leon Blvd. and Le Jeune Rd., Coral Gables; carnavalmiami.com. Free. A two-day, mile long stretch of food, arts, and great music from Israel's Asaf Avidan, NYC's Black Violin and Pedrito Martinez, the ATL's Stokeswood, and more than 30 others, including some of the 305's finest, for free? Sounds like our kind of carnaval.
You And I Are Love Showcase. With art exhibits, visual arts, live painting, and music from Skinny Hendrix, Rogue Sequence, the Galactic Effect, and others. Saturday, March 1, 8 p.m., TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. $5. Show your local artists some amour at the You And I Are Love showcase, and party with Skinny Hendrix, Rogue Sequence, the Galactic Effect, and other 305 DJs till the sun comes up. Seven dollar PBR and Jameson shots will keep the love flowing all night.
Askultura Tour Kick Off. With the Gasms, Mindyou, Surfer Pig, Knife Fight, Funkman's Inferno, Riot Agents, Asymmetrical Combat, and others. Saturday, March 1, 8 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $8. Askultura's embarking on a Probation Violation Vacation across the country, so they're gonna throw one last, skatastic Miami hurrah before hitting the road.
Spam Allstars. With Electric Piquete. Saturday, March 1, 9 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Free. Get ready for una tremenda descarga musical with DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars and the "Latin funk Kings" from Hialeah, Electric Piquete.
SunDaze. With DJs Demus Whisper, Richard Vasquez, Brian Perez, and Sir Dylan Duke. Sunday, March 2, 8 p.m., Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Get lost in a daze with deep house and techno tunes from DJs Demus Whisper, Richard Vasquez, Brian Perez, and Sir Dylan Duke, and half-off drinks from 8-10 p.m.
Rock for Farmworker Justice Benefit Concert. With Kuyayky, Uma Galera, Kazoots, Keith Kenney, Atajos, Cumbia, Anez Barlatier, and DJ Sloter. Sunday, March 2, 7:30 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $10. Jam for a cause with Peruvian folk crew Kuyayky, Uma Galeria, Atajos, and other musicians of the ilk as they raise funds to help fight for the rights of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
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