Oh, the wonder of the weekend: three whole nights and two full days filled with nothing but endless possibilities of fun.
But with Tax Day behind us, your pocket may be running short on dollar bills right about now. In the Magic City, however, your 48-hour party bender doesn't have to be put on hold just because you owed Uncle Sam a few bucks. With nothing but a crisp Hamilton by your side, you can still party like a high-roller (or at least pretend to).
Just check out Miami's ten under $10 weekend party guide.
The Who Concert Afterparty. With the Regs. Friday, April 17. Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. After the party of the century with British rock 'n' roll legends and Hall of Famers the Who at the AAA, comes the after party with "Miami's premiere classic rock band" the Regs at Will Call.
Pase Rock & Blaze Carreras. Friday, April 17. Sidebar, 337 SW 8th St., Miami; facebook.com/sidebarmiami. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. Get ready for "Bullshit As Usual" when Pase Rock and Blaze Carreras bring their sick beats to Sidebar.
Lou Flores & Friends. In the main room with José Cabello, Diego Martinelli, and Maroso, and Speaker Box Showcase in the front room with Kike Roldan, Atom Yard, and Louis Vivó. Presented by Un_Mute. Friday, April 17, 11 p.m. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-614-4478; treehousemiami.com. Admission is free until midnight. Ages 21 and up. Two parties — Lou Flores and all his "techno/house/electronic/minimal" buds in the main room, and the Speaker Box Showcase in the front room — one Treehouse, no cover (but only until the strike of 12).
Sweatstock 2015. With Tobacco, Krisp, Dim Past, Bluejay, and others. Saturday, April 18, 2 p.m. Sweat Records, 5505 NE Second Ave., Miami; 786-693-9309; sweatrecordsmiami.com. Admission is free. All ages. Celebrate the magic of Record Store Day and a decade of Sweat-y tunes with 12 hours of sweet tuneage from Ghostly International's Tobacco, Krisp, and all your local wax junkies.
Record Store Day. With Juan Wauters, Jacuzzi Boys, and Mr. Brown. Saturday, April 18, 10 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. RSD doesn't end when South Florida's record stores close shop — the music continues well into the night at Gramps with live jams from Juan Wauters, Jacuzzi Boys, and Mr. Brown.
Suénalo! With DJ Self Born. Saturday, April 18, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Admission costs $10. Ages 21 and up. Set the dance floor at the Stage on fire with the "AfroLatinBabymakin'DescargaFunk" of one of the 305's best Latin bands of all time.
The Grey 8s. With Viceroi. Presented by Cheap Miami. Saturday, April 18, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-672-1852; facebook.com/killyouridolmiami. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. Dive into the "psychedelic/garage/blues" of the Grey 8s as the Miami rockers celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album.
Ushka. With DJs Chato and Lechuga. Presented by Grisi Siknis. Saturday, April 18, 9 p.m. Clandestino Pub, 758 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-397-8946; facebook.com/clandestinopubmiami. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up. From Sri Lanka to the Big Apple to the 305, Ushka's gonna bring some of that "global bass, soca, cumbia, dancehall, kuduro, and Bhangra" to Clandestino's Grisi Siknis' pachanga.
Sunday Roll Music Festival. With Off Orbit, Minimal, Xela Zaid, Mind You, Similar Prisoners, Ryan Rachal, Soundglass, Catacomb Crows, Seizure Machine, Simplicity Itself, Pewpts, and the 420 Jamphonics. Presented by Jam Life. Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m. Open Stage Club, 2325 Galiano St., Coral Gables; 305-441-7902; openstageclub.com. Admission is free. All ages. Brace yourself for a jamtastic, "all-day music invasion in the heart of Coral Gables" with Off Orbit, Minimal, Xela Zaid, and the Jam Life crew at Open Stage Club.
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Lowdown. With DJ Rudeboi Shuffle. Sunday, April 19, 8 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission is free. Get down and unwind to the "strictly-vinyl rocksteady, ska, soul, '60s-beat, and rub-a-dub" vibes of DJ Rudeboi Shuffle at Churchill's.