Holy cold front, bro!
It was mad frigid this week. Like, 50-degrees. WTF, Mother Nature? C'mon, we live in Miami, not Antarctica.
So glad it's getting back to normal, socks and sandals-type weather. It couldn't happen at a better time.
As y'all know, it's President's Day Weekend. And even though most of us work on Monday, there's no reason to sit at home and watch the History Channel.
There's plenty of fun shit going down to help celebrate George Washington's birthday. So don't let the terrorists win. Go check out some of the best music-related things to do in Miami this weekend.
First Annual Jam Fest: Day Two. Friday, February 17, 9 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. $5. If there's one thing Crossfade really digs, it's jam. Strawberry, grape, apricot ... You name it. It's going to be a wild weekend.
Drawing Bored, Funcrusher, and Sacred Fire. Friday, February 17, 8 p.m., Sweat Records, 5505 NE Second Ave., Miami. Free. Holy shit, local music! And it's FREE!
Fero Lux + Euro-Asia + KALIKA. Friday, February 17, 10 p.m., Mamushka's, 31 NW 36th St., Miami. $5. Did you know know Mamushka means mom in Russian?
The Band in Heaven. Friday, February 17, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami. No cover before 11 p.m.. West Palm Beach's Band in Heaven celebrates the released of their seven-inch record. Congrats!
Super Fridays with DJ Klever. Friday, February 17, 11 p.m., Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free with RSVP, guest code #1026. Dude's a mixmaster! You don't wanna miss him!
Arboles Libres. Saturday, February 18, 10 p.m, Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. $5. Indie pop en Español inside Little Haiti's gnarliest Brit pub. We love diversity.
Monotone. Saturday, February 18, 10 p.m., Chu's Taiwanese Kitchen & Bar, 2728 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Free. It's around, man. You simply haven't been paying attention. Trippy shit, yo.
Nadastrom. Saturday, February 18, 11 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami. $10. It'll be a moombahton when Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom invade Overtown.
Kryptonite Metal Fest 5. Saturday, February 18, 7 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $10. Rage so hard that you wake up in a pool of someone else's urine and you're forced to sell your own liver on the black market to get back home.
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Nicolle Chirino. Sunday, February 19, 9 p.m., Ricochet Lounge, 3250 Buena Vista Blvd., Miami. Free. It's not every day you get to catch the daughter of a contemporary Cuban salsero. Show the Chirino family some respect, mi gente.