Miami's Ten Under $10 Weekend Party Guide
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Christmas may be over, but that doesn't mean the presents have to come to an end.
And while you've likely blown all your cash on that Santa R2D2 yard ornament for your Star Wars obsessed brother or that cow figurine collection for your best friend, now is the time to treat yourself to a little after-X-Mas fun.
The best part of it all? It won't even cost you more than a Hamilton.
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Spam Allstars and Electric Piquete. Friday, December 26, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. Ages 21 and up. Celebrate Boxing Day with a musical blow to the face with two of Miami's Latin music giants Spam Allstars and Electric Piquete at the Stage.
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Boxing Day Super Disco. With DJs Brad Strickland, Will Renuart, Diego Martinelli, and Arremer Jack. Friday, December 26, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Free. Put on your boogie shoes and head on over to the Pickle for some free super disco action with your fave DJs.
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Miss Churchill's Beauty Pageant. With Dyslexic Postcards, Milk Spot, the Can't Stand Ya's, Brain Chips, Silver Spoon, and the beauty contestants. Friday, December 26, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $5. Many will compete, but only one lovely, um, dude, will be named Miss Churchill's. Sure, it's a cutthroat competition, but with tuneage from the Dyslexic Postcards, Milk Spot, and the rest of the punks at the Little Haiti bar, everyone wins.
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Elastic Bond. With DJ Andie Sweetswirl. Friday, December 26, 9 p.m. Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-643-7820; ballandchainmiami.com. Free. Ages 21 and up. "Find A Way" to Little Havana and get Real with the Magic City's "Latin Alternative" groove masters Elastic Bond at Ball & Chain.
Southernmost Soul Party. With DJs Action Pat, Sensitive Side, and Le Spam. Saturday, December 27, 10 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Get your soul on at the last Southernmost Soul Party of the year at Gramps with the "'50s and '60s R&B, soul, boogaloo, and rock 'n' rhythm records" of DJs Action Pat and Sensitive Side, and a special treat from DJ Le Spam.
Millionyoung. With Eons, the Gamma Bot, and XYZA. Saturday, December 27, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. Vibe out to the "grown-and-sexy chillwave" tunes of the 305's Mike Diaz AKA Millionyoung and his like-minded musical buddies at the Stage.
Cog Nomen. Saturday, December 27, 11 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Jam to the "electro-pop" and "ambient rock-scapes" of Cog Nomen at KYI.
Double Stubble: Sunday T-Dance. With DJs Daniel Hottpants Blair, Nelly G, and Zehno. Sunday, December 28, 4 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Get your dose of "disco and Chicago house" and party it up with the fab divas at Gramps' Double Stubble: Sunday T-Dance.
The Gun Hoes. With Buffy and DJ Woozles. Presented by Cheap Miami. Sunday, December 28, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Get weird with the psychedelic punk tunes of the Gun Hoes at Kill Your Idol.
Bill Orcutt. With Rat Bastard & Demetrius Brown, Needle, Adam Gersten, Wastelands, and Pariuh. Sunday, December 28, 10 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Free. Rock the night away with SoFla's rock legend and guitar hero Bill Orcutt at Churchill's.