What'd your Christmas list look like this year? We asked Santa for web hits, a pay raise, and a three-and-a-half foot masseuse on 24-hour standby. Wishful thinking indeed! But a blog can dream, can't it?
Until then, however, we're still counting down the best music-related things to do under $10. At least being broke doesn't totally suck, eh?
DangerFlow. Friday, December 23, 10 p.m., Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5. Dance hip-hop + old-school free funk = Saturday morning hangover. Yes, please.
Nil Lara. Friday, December 23, 11 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. Free. This Cuban-American troubadour tackles the stage at The Stage.
Winter Blues. Friday, December 23, 10 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $5. Feeling blue? Stay home, nobody likes a grouch. Feeling bluesy? Hit up Miami's oldest pub.
Hardcore Christmas. Friday, December 23, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. $5. Slap Christmas in the face with Churchill's hardcore version.
¡Suénalo!. Friday, December 23, 10 p.m., PAX, 337 SW Eighth St., Miami. $10. One of New Times' favorite ways of spreading holiday cheer in the form of funky Latin fusion.
Krisp. Friday, December 23, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami. $10. Come as you are and get wild on S. Miami Avenue.
Juanita Dixon. Saturday, December 24, 9 p.m., Upstairs at the Van Dyke, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $7. Soul alert! This woman is full of it, y'all.
Christmas Eve Party. Saturday, December 24, 10 p.m., Bougainvillea's Old Florida Tavern, 7221 SW 58th Ave., South Miami. Free. Not sure who's headlining the Christmas Eve bash, but expect one of Miami's gnarliest cover bands.
Ska Meets Rocksteady. Saturday, December 24, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Under $10. Get your rude boy on, skanks.
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Songwriter Night Series. Sunday, December 25, 9 p.m., Upstairs at the Van Dyke, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $7. Who'll be the next big thing?
Destroyio Records' Punk Rock X-Mas Show. Sunday, December 25, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Free. Merry Christmas, punks!