Black Friday takes on a whole 'nother meaning in Miami.
While the rest of the country is up before the crack of dawn in hopes of snagging a $100 iPad, us here in the Magic City are partying it up with cheap booze and wild Turkey Day parties.
Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend.
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Spellbound: A Fire & Ice Reunion. With Life In Sodom, DJs Mystic Bill, Cecilia Cruz, and Jose Strummer. Friday, November 28, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $10. Miami's local music scene in the '80s was all about Fire & Ice. Relive the rock hard days with Life In Sodom as they rage like they did exactly 25 years during their first performance at the legendary club.
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Remembering Rhoan. With Mark Starr, RioTGeaR, Donnie Lowe, German Garcia, Jason Brown, XPANS, Deep Therapy, Dan Carraway, Vivvid Music, Mike Miro, Lissette, James Simmons, INlighten, Darwin Castillo, and others. Friday, November 28, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. $10, all of which will be donated to Rhoan's family to help cover funeral costs. Rhoan Troy's life was cut short due to a tragic car accident earlier this month. Celebrate the life of the DJ with some of the best house masters in the biz and show his family some support at the Pickle's Remembering Rhoan event.
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Peachfuzz Three-Year Anniversary Party. With DJs DZA, OG Chase B, and others. Friday, November 28, 11 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free. Ages 21 and up. "Your Girl's Favorite Party" is turning three! So party it up like you've been doing for the past 36 months with free drinks and "Rap & Bullshit" from DZA, OG Chase B, and the rest of the Peachfuzz party crew at the Garret.
Sydney Blu. With Samson and Osmosis. Presented by PUSH. Friday, November 28, 11 p.m. Steam Miami, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; steammiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Sydney Blu's been all over the world, but nothing compares to that Magic City charm. That's why the Beatport chart topper is making her way to the 305 and spending the night at Steam.
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Southernmost Soul Party. With DJ Sensitive Side and Lovers Revenge at Shirley's for Zeitgeist. Saturday, November 29, 10 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Put on your funky shoes and get your soul on at the Southernmost Soul Party with DJ Sensitive Side at Gramps. If you're in the mood for something, say, a bit darker, make your way to the back room AKA Shirely's for your dose of "electro darkwave" at the Zeitgeist with Lovers Revenge.
Hoy Polloy. Saturday, November 29, 11 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. "Dancing With the Panther" and Licking Toads ... That's just what the 305's A.I.P (or Alternative Indie Progressive) kids, the Hoy Polloy do.
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Juke. Saturday, November 29, 11 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Free. No one in Miami can rock the harmonica like Juke. Don't believe us? See for yourself at Railroad Blues.
Double Stubble Sunday T-Dance. With Daniel Hottpants Blair, DJ Nelly G, Terence Tabeau, and Arthur Baker. Sunday, November 30, 4 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. There ain't no party like a T-dance party with Daniel Hottpants Blair, DJ Nelly G, and all the disco and Chicago house divas at Gramps.
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El Mini Market. Sunday, November 30, 4 to 8 p.m. Brick House, 187 NW 28th St.. Miami; 305-456-2629; facebook.com/BrickHouseMIA. Free. Shop, drink, and dance in El Mini Market smack in the heart of the 'Wood at Brick House.
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Repeal Party. Sunday, November 30, 10 p.m. Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. Free. Ages 21 and up. Celebrate the 81st anniversary of the end of prohibition and your right to drink at Blackbird. Bring out your Basque berets and Bolero jackets and don your best 1930's outfit for a chance to win a $50 bar tab.
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