Hello, weekend. What a relief that you're finally here. This has been a miserable work week, and we're so looking forward to disconnecting for the next few days.
But not to sound like a broken record, our funds are dwindling. The available balance in our checking account is less than the ATM minimum withdrawal. And savings? We're not even sure what that means.
All we know is that we have a $10 bill burning a hole in our wallet, and we want to get drunk. Check out our list of best music-related things to do this weekend under $10.
Blowfly. Friday, September 30, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami. $10. "I Refuse to Eat Cock" and "Shitting on the Dock of the Bay" are two our personal favorites, what's yours? Miami's nastiest lyricist slangs his musical dick tonight at the Vagabond.
Jacobs Ladder. Friday, September 30, 8:30 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. $10. Five hours, 11 bands, and two stages. It's not the reincarnation of Zeta Fest, just another Friday night at Churchill's.
Rose Max. Friday, September 30, 9 p.m., Van Dyke Cafe, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $7. September's music series at the Van Dyke closes with their artist of the month, Rose Max, for a funky and soulful Samba party.
The Regs. Friday, September 30, 7 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Free. Cover bands are always hit or miss. But the Regs are usually on point. They're all incredibly talented musicians. And after 99-cent beers, you won't know the difference between Jimmy Page or Scotty Migone.
AMTRAC. Saturday, October 1, 11 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami. $10 in advance. Kentucky's known for two things: bluegrass, and the Derby. But slowly, they're becoming an indie dance music powerhouse courtesy of AMTRAC.
Big Bad Brass Party with The Hot 8 Brass Band. October 1, 9 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38 St., Miami. Free before 10. Wrapping up a three-night Miami stint at The Stage, Hot 8 Brass Brands performs their New Orleans feel good music one last time before heading back to Louisiana.
Echoes of a Nightmare. Saturday, October 1, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. $8. Five grimy bands under one grimy roof punching out fuck-your-face metal tuneage. It's the absolute opposite of Hot 8 Brass Band at the Stage, but the only place to be if you're a metalhead.
Julius the Mad Thinker and Halex M. Saturday, October 1, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14 St., Miami. $10. House music and complimentary vodka for an hour. Let's go, Miami.
Poet Traci Brimhall. Saturday, October 1, 7 p.m., Lester's, 2519 NW Second Ave., Miami. Free. University of Wynwood visiting poet recites some of her work from her forthcoming book, Our Lady of the Ruins.
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Bluegrass Show and Jam. Sunday, October 2, 12:30 p.m., Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. Free, if you walk, or ride your bike. Parking costs $6. Fiddles and banjos, two of the greatest stringed instruments ever, will be plentiful at this month's South Florida Bluegrass Association monthly festival. Show your support, y'all.