Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
Congratulations, you made it through all the deadlines, meetings, and endless phone calls of the week!
As a reward for being such a dedicated worker, you deserve to spend the two days jamming to some sweet tunes, buying vinyl, and getting blasted. The best part of it all, you won't need more that 10 bucks.
Here are the ten best things to do under $10 in Miami this weekend.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Jacuzzi Boys. With Cave of Swimmers. Friday, April 18, 8 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. The Jacuzzi Boys are nothing but "three radioactive chicks cawing for their piece of electric rock pie." Come get weird with them and Cave of Swimmers at Gramps.
Big Night in Little Haiti. With DJA-Rara, Rara Kuyu, Universal Soul Love, and DJ Franky Mixalot. Friday, April 18, 6 to 10 p.m. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59th Terr., Miami; 305-960-2969; rhythmfoundation.com. Free. Keep the traditional art of Haitian rara, a form of high-energy festival music with the vaksen, drums, maracas, and güiros that will keep you dancing for hours, alive with DJA-Rara, Rara Kuyu, Universal Soul Love, and DJ Franky Mixalot at Big Night in Little Haiti.
Medicine Box. With Scary Iowa. Friday, April 18, 10 p.m. Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. $10. Suffering from "healing, love, consciousness," and roots music deficiency in your life? The Medicine Box will inoculate you with their box of meds "for your can of whoop-ass."
Alley Cat Fridays. With DJ YSL. Friday, April 18, 10 p.m. Patpong Road, 1661 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Get your indie pop and '80s dance groove on with DJ YSL at Patpong Road. Everyone gets in for free, but ladies are given the special treatment with two-for-one drinks till midnight.
Sweatstock 2014. With Sunbears, AJ Davila y Terror Amor, Jellyfish Brothers, Shroud Eater, and others. Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sweat Records, 5505 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 786-693-9309; sweatrecordsmiami.com. Free. Shop vinyl, jam with your local faves, chug free Panther Coffee, win concert tickets from Live Nation, Grand Central, and Miami Beach Cinematheque, and catch a glimpse of films from the Borscht Film Festival at this year's Sweatstock.
Space Tapes Launch Party. With ILLA, Austin Paul & Nuri, Telescope Thieves, Lazaro Casanova, DZA, Pirate Stereo, Uchi, Dude Skywalker, Gooddroid, Frank Flux, Artime, and Ideal. Saturday, April 19, 2 to 8 p.m. The Freehand Miami, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Celebrate the launch of Miami's newest record label, Space Tapes, with ILLA, Austin Paul & Nuri, Telescope Thieves, Lazaro Casanova, Pirate Stereo, and some of the 305's finest at the Freehand.
Front Row Series. With Broken Tenure, Barrioactivo, Scary Iowa, and Anna de Ferran. Saturday, April 19, 8:30 p.m. Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Rock on with up-and-coming artists Broken Tenure, Barrioactivo, Scary Iowa, and Anna de Ferran at the Front Row Series at Will Call.
Recess. With the Problem Kids, DD Luxz, DJs Ethics, and Robin Louis. Saturday, April 19, 9 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $5-$10. Kick it back old school at Recess with booty and hip-hop tracks from the Problem Kids, DD Luxz, DJs Ethics, and Robin Louis.
Radio-Active Records' Record Store Day Afterparty. With the State Of, Jean Jacket, Phaxas, and DJ Mr. Brown. Saturday, April 19, 9 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. RSD may be over, but the party never stops at Gramps with indie rockers the State Of, Jean Jacket, Phaxas, and DJ Mr. Brown.
Sundaze Sundays. With DJs Brian Perez and Sir Dylan Duke. Sunday, April 20, 8 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Become dazed and confused this 4/20 with house hits and drink specials at Kill Your Idol.
See also: Miami's 4/20 Party Guide
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