No matter how you choose to look at it, being broke sucks.
But just because your wallet may be loaded with nothing but old receipts and random business cards doesn't mean you have to spend your Friday and Saturday night binge watching Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel.
Just check out Miami's ten best things to do under $10 this weekend. You can thank us later.
See also: Miami's Six Best Club Parties This Week
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Electric Piquete. With DJ Andie Sweetswirl. Friday, November 14, 9 p.m. Ball and Chain, 1513 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-643-7820; ballandchainmiami.com. Free. Get the pachanga started with the rumba y fuego of Miami's Latin Funk Kings, Electric Piquete smack in the heart of la Pequeña Habana.
See also: Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Bobby Lee Rodgers. Friday, November 14, 10 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Free. Get your soul shinin' like a bunch of "[Fireflies]" with Bobby Lee Rodgers and his legendary jazzy blues.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
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Cyborgs: The Zion. Upstairs with Uchi vs. Keremcan Mutlu vs. Adam Brien and Jeremy Ismael, and downstairs with Pirate Stereo, Santiago Caballero, and Arremer Jack. Saturday, November 15, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Advanced tickets cost $5 plus fees via residentadvisor.net, or $10 at the door. Enter the Matrix and "rave like Zion City" with Uchi, Pirate Stereo, and the rest of the Cyborgs at the Pickle.
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Brainwash. With Afrobeta, Phantasman, Johnytiger, Treznik, Brightwing, and Kaizen. Saturday, November 15, 11 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $5 with RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, or $10 at the door. Ages 21 and up. Afrobeta, Phantasman, and the rest of the party freaks at the Garret are gonna Brainwash you with their "electronic debauchery" and make you dance till your feet fall off ... Consider yourself warned.
En Noir. Presented by Cocodrills with 2000 and One, and Ch1r1 inside, and Shamizo, Kike Roldan, Atom Yard, and Duconge out on the patio. Presented by Minimax. Steam Miami, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; steammiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Strange things happen dancing in the dark. So party En Noir with Cocodrills and unleash your wild side at Steam.
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Haochi Waves' Peggy Record Release. With Bleeth, Shark Valley Sisters, Wastelands, The Bearings, Kazoots, and Landica. Saturday, November 15, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Free. Ages 18 and up. Come face-to-face with Peggy and all her dance punk buddies as the 305's own Haochi Waves celebrates the release of their premiere full-length album at Churchill's.
See also: Haochi Waves Releases Peggy: "She Lives Inside of All of Us"
Devon Allman. Saturday, November 15, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Get all Ragged & Dirty with the head of the Royal Southern Brotherhood, Devon Allman at the Stage.
Franck Roger. With Nikki V and Sean Levisman. Saturday, November 15, 10 p.m. Do Not Sit on the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 510-550-5067; facebook.com/DoNotSit. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Franck Roger's full of surprises. That's why the underground disc jockey is gonna keep you on your toes as he brings his "French-flavored jacking beats" to Don't Sit.
Reggae BBQ. With Tom Laroc. Sunday, November 16, 3 p.m. The Freehand Miami, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Free. Relax, mon ... It's Sunday! So chill out with some grub, bubbly, and poolside beats from the "music selecta" Tom Laroc.
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Sour Juice Indie Concert. Hosted by Bizzy Crook, Yung Simmie, and others. Music by DJs Emoney, Juice, and others. Sunday, November 16, 9:30 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. Ages 18 and up. Get turnt up on Sour Juice as Bizzy Crook and Yung Simmie host the Sour Juice Indie Concert with some of hip-hop's finest at the Stage.