HITS Sessions with Pitbull. Presented by HITS 97.3. Friday, June 19, 7 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Enter to win tickets at hits973.com. Ages 18 and up.
Armando Christian Pérez may be 305 all the way, but homeboy has nothing but love for all of South Florida, including the 954. That's why yo' chico Pit is hittin' up Revolution Live for some live "Fireball" action, thanks to HITS 97.3. But if you wanna shake your culo with Mr. Worldwide, you better register to win tickets. ¡Dale!
Akoustik. With Tradisyon Lakou Lakay and DJ Mack. As part of Big Night in Little Haiti. Presented by the Rhythm Foundation. Friday, June 19, 6 to 10 p.m. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terr., Miami; 305-960-2969. Visit therhythmfoundation.com. Admission is free. All Ages.
"Old-school kreyol jazz, blues, and roots rhythms." Those are the sounds you'll hear at this month's Big Night in Little Haiti when Ayiti's Akoustik takes over the Little Haiti Cultural Center.
BarrioActivo. With DJ Edward. Presented by Miami Boheme. Friday, June 19, 9 p.m. Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-643-7820; ballandchainmiami.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up.
Watch the Magic City's BarrioActivo "keep the traditional rhythm of Cuban music alive" as los rockeros bring their "pure addictive fusion" of "guaracha, rumba songo, and chachacha with today's rock, funk, ska, and reggae" to one of Miami's best bars.
Take your Saturday night rager to the next level — Sublevel, that is — with the legendary house beats of Doc Martin at the Pickle.
The Kitchen Club: New Wave Edition. Celebrating Nastie's 40th birthday with music by Astari Nite, DJ 16 Bit, and others. Saturday, June 20, 10 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Ages 21 and up.
The 305's "Jack of some trades and master of being straight-up Nastie" is turning 40! So for his milestone birthday, Notorious Nastie is gonna party hard with Astari Nite, the Kitchen Club crew, and hundreds of his closest friends (yes, including you) at the Garret.
Jacob Jeffries Band. With Carly Jo Jackson. Saturday, June 20, 10 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Ages 18 and up.
Nothing screams summer louder than "Neighborhood Nights" consisting of bonfires, ice cold beer, and live music. While there won't be any open flames or s'mores at Railroad Blues this weekend, you'll definitely find plenty of beer and sweet tunes. So kick back, relax, and vibe out to the sounds of the Jacob Jeffries Band.
House of Lightning and Wrong. With Rapturous Grief, Waste Layer, and Dissever. Saturday, June 20, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission costs $6. Ages 18 and up.
"Feel the electricity in the air" with House of Lighting and Wrong as the SoFla bands kick off its summer tour at Churchill's with ATL's Rapturous Grief, Waste Layer, and the 305's own Dissever.
Justin James. Five-hour marathon with an opening set by Yander Delgado. Saturday, June 20, 11 p.m. Steam Miami, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; steammiami.com. Admission is free before 12:30 a.m. with RSVP via eventbrite.com. Ages 21 and up.
Minus' Justin James is "all about his deep love of the diverse elements of techno." That's why this beat junkie is taking over the decks at Steam for a massive five-hour marathon set.
Lazy BrunchBQ. With music by Sigh Kicks, Krisp, and Afrobeta. Sunday, June 21, 1 to 5 p.m. Canvas Miami, 90 NE 17th St., Miami; 305-570-1800; aedistrictmiami.com. Admission is free. RSVP is required via eventbrite.com.
Tasty grub from Coyo Taco, "boozy, garden-inspired sips" from the Airstream Apothecary, free Deep Eddy Vokda cocktails, brews from Islamorada Beer Co., and tuneage from the Sigh Kicks, Krisp, and Afrobeta — that's Miami's ultimate hangover cure.
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Chocolate Sundays. Sunday, June 21, 10 p.m. Purdy Lounge, 1811 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-4622; purdylounge.com. Admission is free. Ages 21 and up.
Sauce up your Sunday with the finger-lickin'-good hip-hop beats of the Chocolate Sundays crew over at Purdy.