Feeling pumped up this morning? Well you should 'cause it's Friday!
And in just a few hours, you're gonna ditch that suit and tie, escape the confines of your cubicle, and hit up the Magic City streets for some beats and booze action.
But before you do that, put on your party pants and check out this weekend's ten under $10 fun guide, from Signal Flow and the Touch of Class Records Showcase at Treehouse to Astari Nite at Kill Your Idol to dope beats from the Chocolate Sundays crew at Purdy Lounge.
Touch of Class Records Showcase. With Signal Flow, disCerN, Bedouin, and others. Presented by Un_Mute and Minimax. Friday, March 20, 10 p.m. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-614-4478; treehousemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Your Friday night could use a little Touch of Class... That's why Signal Flow, disCerN, and all the elite party animals of TOCR are gonna show you how to keep techno classy at Treehouse.
Steve Jr. With Other Body and Drül. Presented by Death to the Sun. Friday, March 20, 11:45 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Admission costs $5. Rage till your ears explode as Montreal's "psych rock tag team," Steve Jr., Miami's "psychedelic noise rock" crew, Other Body, and the 305's "hazardous punx," Drül burn a hole through the ground at Gramps.
Astari Nite. In support of the Anonymous EP with Ray Milian. Friday, March 20, 11 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009; facebook.com/killyouridolmiami. Ages 21 and up. Admission is free. Experience the "Beautiful Vacancy" of being Anonymous as Miami's "darkwave, alternative, indie" crew, Astari Nite celebrate the upcoming release of their latest EP at KYI.
Dyslexic Movie Night: Leonard Nimoy Edition. With Dyslexic Postcards, Free Pizza!, A Moment Electric, the Gazms, G.G. Mozart, Clu's Rebellion, the Lonewolf, Sharlyn Estevez, and Gatoe XanGoe. Friday, March 20, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission costs $5. Honor the legacy of Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock with Music From Outer Space from the Dyslexic Postcards, Free Pizza!, the Gazms, Clu's Rebellion, and all the Trekkies at Churchill's Dyslexic Movie Night.
Fleetwood Mac After Party. With the Dropouts. Saturday, March 21. Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Couldn't get enough of that Fleetwood Mac action at the AAA? Keep the Rumours going right across the street Will Call with classic covers from the Dropouts.
Southernmost Soul Party. With DJs Action Pat and Sensitive Side. Saturday, March 21, 10 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. Get down and dirty at the Southernmost Soul Party as DJs Action Pat and Sensitive Side spin non-stop "'50s and '60s R&B, soul, boogaloo, and rock 'n' rhythm records" all night.
Grateful Dead Saturdays Finale. With Unlimited Devotion and others. Saturday, March 21, 10 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Ages 21 and up. Top off the final installment of Grateful Dead Saturdays, celebrating 50 years of the legendary psychedelic band, with the 305's biggest Deadheads, Unlimited Devotion at Railroad Blues.
¡La Pachanga! With Conjunto Progreso and DJ Danis La Clave. Saturday, March 21, 9 p.m. Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-643-7820; ballandchainmiami.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. ¡Baile, rumba, y pachanga! That's what you'll find en el corazon de la Pequeña Habana as Conjunto Progreso takes over the 'ol Ball & Chain with their Grammy-nominated "Cuban son y descargas."
Sunset Sundays. With Ephniko. Sunday, March 22, 6 p.m. The Social Lubricant Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Admission is free. "Jam, vibe, and dance" till the sun sets with the "world beats, cumbia, African roots from outer space, and flavaz" of Ephniko.
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Chocolate Sundays. Sunday, March 22, 10 p.m. Purdy Lounge, 1811 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-4622; purdylounge.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. Chocolate makes everything better — even Sundays. Turn up with your fave DJs as the Chocolate Sundays crew takes over 1811 Purdy Avenue for a night of hardcore beats and booze.