Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
Party hard for Labor Day.
Photo by Ian Witlen
You work hard, but play harder.
So give yourself a pat on the back and celebrate the fruits of your labor with 96 straight hours of drinking, dancing, and partying ... Without going broke.
Just check out the 305's ten best things to do under $10 in this Labor Day weekend.
See also: Miami's Ten Best Labor Day 2014 Parties
35 Years of Churchill's Fest. With Buffy, Riot Agents, FWA, Juju Pie, Dyslexic Postcards, Gun Hoes, Askultura, The Gazms, Can't Stand Ya's, Guilty Conscience, Mind You, Rat Bastard, Adam Matza, and others. Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Free. Celebrate 35 years of debauchery, noise, and all things punk with the Riot Agents, Askultura, Rat Bastard, and all your fave bands at Churchill's four-day, three-stage, 60-band anniversary bash.
Labor Day Weekend Rock Bash. With Darkoustik, the Agents Of Aku Aku, the Macsters, Bodhisattiva, No Traffic, OvrHol, Vencinos De La Noche, and Morgans Will. Presented by Vape & Smoke Shop #1 and DJ Oski. Friday, August 29, 8 p.m. Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. $10. Ages 21 and up. Rock the night away with local shredders Darkoustik, the Agents Of Aku Aku, the Macsters, Bodhisattiva, No Traffic, OvrHol, Vencinos De La Noche, and Morgans Will at Will Call's Labor Day Weekend Rock Bash.
See also: Miami's Labor Day 2014 Party Guide
Nancy Transit. Friday, August 29, 7 to 9 p.m. Sweat Records, 5505 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 786-693-9309; sweatrecordsmiami.com. Free. Douse yourself in "cream-metal" with Austria's band of rockers, Nancy Transit.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Russ Yallop. With ThunderPony. Presented by Link Miami Rebels. Friday, August 29, 11 p.m. Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; trademia.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Get your underground house fix as Crosstown Rebels' Russ Yallop brings his "warm charm and boundless energy" to the dance floor at Trade.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Summer Daze. Labor Day edition with DJs Craze, Just Blaze, Sluggers, Mike Russ, Youseff, and Maure. Presented by Red Rabbit Presents. Saturday, August 30, 1 to 8 p.m. Surfcomber Hotel, 1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-532-7715; surfcomber.com. Tickets are free with RSVP via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Say sayonara to those never-ending Summer Daze with DJ Craze, Just Blaze, Sluggers, and the rest of the locos at the Surfcomber.
Dim Past. Presented by Zeitgeist. Saturday, August 30, 10:30 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Watch Dim Past create some "counter-post-retro-anti-Albion-ecclesiastic ruckus" when they take over Gramps with their synthpunk tracks.
MASS. With DJs Dino, Ray Milian, and DeadHead. Saturday, August 30, 10 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. $5 before 12:30 a.m., $10 after. Join the masses for a night of classic industrial, minimal synthwave, nu disco, and all genres of alt music with DJs Dino, Ray Milian, and DeadHead at the Garret.
Labor Day BBQ. With DJs Ess & Emm, Kosher, and Pickle. Sunday, August 31, 3 to 7 p.m. The Freehand Miami Hostel, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Free. Only one DJ duo, Ess & Emm or Kosher & Pickle, will claim victory at the Freehand's epic uhntz-uhntz Labor Day battle. But with smoked BBQ and sweet cocktails from the Broken Shaker, everyone wins.
South Beach Bike Week After Party. With the Gun Hoes, the Bearings, Treasure Teeth, and Awkward Kisser. Sunday, August 31, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Bring out your Harley and rock out to the psychedelic tunes of the Gun Hoes, the Bearings, Treasure Teeth, and Awkward Kisser at KYI.
Catwalk: A Night of Vogue. With Eva Starr, DJs Blaze, Gooddroid, and Beats. Sunday, August 31, 11 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. $5 to $10. You're a fierce biatch and you know it. Strut your stuff down the catwalk and put your vogue skills to the test for a shot at being named the Best Dressed and Sex Siren of the night and walking away with wads of cash. May the hottest diva win.
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