A little over a week removed from the Miami Heat's NBA Finals victory against OKC (and just four days after taking to the streets of Downtown to watch D-Wade drive by on a double-decker bus), the celebration continues.
Only this time, it's not a sports team we're praising; it's the Supreme Court. "The Affordable Care Act's requirement that certain individuals pay a financial penalty for not obtaining health insurance may reasonably be characterized as a tax," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in yesterday's landmark ruling. "Because the Constitution permits such a tax, it is not our role to forbid it, or to pass upon its wisdom or fairness."
In other words, "Obamacare" is legal, yo. Rejoice by checking out one of these top ten music-related things to do in Miami this weekend.
Singles Night. Friday, June 29, Lester's, 2519 NW Second Ave., Miami; 305-456-1784; lestersmiami.com. Admission is free. Discosoma and Roofless Records are teaming up to spin 45s, EPs, seven inches, and singles for y'all.
Los Herederos. Friday, June 29, 10 p.m., PAX, 337 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-640-5847; paxmiami.com. Admission cost $10. Chango llega este viernes at PAX, and Los Herederos are brining him.
The Anthropologists of Nosy Mangabe. Friday, June 29, 8 p.m., Blue Piano Music Lounge and Wine Bar, 4600 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-576-7919; thebluepiano.com. Admission is free. Miami folk group the Anthropologists of Nosy Mangabe bring their quirkly tuneage to the Blue Piano.
Smashfest. Friday, June 29, 10 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St, Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Admission is $5-$10. It's a Friday-night minifest at The Stage with six of your favorite groups.
Peachfuzz at the Garret. Friday, June 29, 11 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Admission is free. The music of MTV's video-playing days, live at the Garret.
Suenalo. Saturday, June 30, 10 p.m., PAX, 337 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-640-5847; paxmiami.com. Admission cost $10. Miami's favorite fusion group's residency at PAX continues this weekend.
Shroud Eater, Lozen, Holly Hunt, and more. Saturday, June 30, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission is $5. Rage with the metalheads at Churchill's this weekend.
Cross Over. Saturday, June 30, 11 p.m., Chu's Taiwan Kitchen and Bar, 2728 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 786-953-7351; chusgables.com. Admission is free. Get $4 beers and all the '80s electro-pop and post-punk you can handle.
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Ketchy Shuby. Saturday, June 30, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Admission is $10. Live music and complimentary vodka for an hour ... Saturdays rock, man.
Tusk at the Garret. Saturday, June 30, 10 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Admission is free. It's the all-new Saturday dance party at the Garret!