Phew, eight more hours and it's over. The never-ending workweek is finally coming to a close.
No more headaches brought on by that disgusting stench creeping from the office fridge. No more copy machine jams, TPS reports, or creepy corporate dudes evaluating your performance.
After you punch out, the next 65-or-so hours are totally free. It's the weekend, and that means you're ready to ball. Well, ball on a budget.
Your funds are incredibly limited. You're overworked and underpaid. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun. Check out our ten best music-related things to do under $10 this weekend.
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American Roots Festival. Friday, September 23, 8 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Admission is $10. Fiddles? Banjos? Fuck yes! The American Roots Festival is a backyard jamboree. In fact, bring your spoons, washboards, harmonicas, whatever, and be a part of the open jam session on the patio stage.
New Times Happy Hour. Friday, September 23, 5 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 39th St., Miami. Admission is free. Want to party like a rock blogger? Join Crossfade, and the rest of Miami New Times' gang of misfits at The Stage between 5 and 7 p.m. for happy hour, featuring live music and live art.
Electric Piquete. Friday, September 23, 10:30 p.m., Tobacco Road Cabaret Stage, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Admission is $5. Want to party with New Times' Best Latin Band of 2009 at Miami's oldest bar? It'll only cost you $5.
Jazz Society Concert Series. Friday, September 23, 5 p.m., InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Admission is free. The Dolph Castellano Trio takes you on a jazzical journey for free.
Motown Brunch with Leo Valencia. Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m., Lester's, 2519 NW Second Ave., Miami. Food is $10. Wywood, omelets, and Motown jams. Sold.
The 27 Club Tribute. Saturday, September 24, p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Admission is free. Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain -- they're all dead. But their music lives on forever as Tobacco Road cover songs.
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The All Star Rat Opera. Saturday, September 24, 9:30 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Admission is $5. Need we say more? The All Star Rat Opera's performing a special set at Churchill's, and it's only $5. See you there.
Ever So Clever. Saturday, September 24, 9 p.m., Upstairs at the Van Dyke, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami. Admission $7. If you're a sucker for big band, swing, and rockabilly, get your ass to the Van Dyke.
Critical Battle of the Bands. Sunday, September 25, 8 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Admission is $5. Critical Records continues its search to find Miami's next big thing as four bands battle it out for a recording package.
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Sinful Sundaze Pool Party. Sunday, September 25, noon, Finnegan's River, 401 SW Third Ave., Miami. Admission is Free. Get wet every Sunday at Finnegan's and relive your college days with a little beer pong and waterlogged co-eds.