Put on your party pants and dancing shoes... It's the weekend!
And as a fellow member of society, it is your duty to spend the next three days the way weekends are meant to be spent: with cheap booze, celebratory tunes, and enough money left in your wallet to satisfy those late night munchies.
Here are the ten best music-related things to do under $10 in Miami this weekend.
Ketchy Shuby Album Release. With Vlade Divac and DJ Damion Yancy. Friday, September 27, 10 p.m., Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. Free. The "Miami soul" guys are back and they wanna make you S.M.I.L.E. with their funky beats. "Still Making It Look Easy (S.M.I.L.E.) means to keep your head up, put on a smile even though you're not really in a good position to," Ketchy Shuby's frontman Jason Joshua Hernandez-Rodriguez tells County Grind, Crossfade's sister blog up in Broward. "In life, I believe you get what you put in, so why not put in smiles?"
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Master Blaster Music Fest. With Lacerate Kingdom, Wyld Fly, 1000 Pounds Of Thrust, Rite To Bare Arms, Miami Riot, Bottles Belafonte, Jada Blaze, the Good Dead Young, Pauley Lane Band, Grassy Waters, Makhai, Nakavalna, G. Sparticus, Above the Skyline, Dark Rift, 3CO, BoBBy LiMiTs & HeathenNATION, Joysticks & Quarter Slots, Mula Marley, Stide Prince, DY, and DJ Oski. Friday, September 27, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $10. Get ready for some free barbecue and in yo' face hardcore rock as 1000 Pounds Of Thrust, Rite To Bare Arms, and 20 other bands of the ilk blast their music from one of the three Master Blaster stages at Churchill's.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Unlimited Devotion. Friday, September 27, 10 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Free entry before 9 p.m. Relive the psychedelic hits and American Beauty the Grateful Dead brought us with Unlimited Devotion and fellow Deadheads.
The Dead Good Young. With Bird Named Python. Saturday, September 28, 11 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Dodge "All the Bullets" of drunk tourists on SoBe and party with the 305 locals and rock tunes from the Dead Good Young and Bird Named Python.
PBR Pabst Bike Ride Miami. Saturday, September 28, 7 p.m., starting at The Corner, 1035 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-961-7887; thecornermiami.com. Free. Get your beer and exercise fix! Starting at the Corner with $2 PBR, the bicycle pub crawl will stop by the Filling Station for more $2 PBR and food specials, World of Beer Midtown (where cyclists get two bucks off all drafts), and end at the Vagabond with no cover and a last round of $2 PBR. Good luck making it through all that cheap booze.
Die Trying Record Release Party. With SSK, Surfer Pig, Sandratz, Low Visibility, Hardware Youth, the Ruins, FWA, and Liberty Call. Saturday, September 28, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission costs $5 or $10 with a copy of the album. Die Trying's gone vinyl. And although they believe the punk "scene is all about unity," they're on a mission to "destroy as much as [they] can" with their hardcore hits.
Spam Allstars. With Fusik and DJ Sire. Saturday, September 28, 9 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Free before 10 p.m., $5 after. Stay up all night with the "electronic descarga," smooth rumba, and Latin funk of the Spam Allstars.
Pon di River End of Summer Bash. With Pluto Shervington and his band. Sunday, September 29, 5-11 p.m., Finnegan's on the River, 401 SW 3rd Ave., Miami; 305-285-3030; finnegansriver.com. $10 before 7 p.m. Summer's over? We couldn't notice with the muggy 80 degree weather and rain we've been having lately. While the season may be long gone, Finnegan's River is throwing one last summer bash, before the days turn somewhat cooler, with reggae vibes from Pluto Shervington, drink specials, and other summer fun.
Skinny Kings presents Don't Worry Baby Pop-Up Shop. With Pirate Stereo, Dude Skywalker, Bonnie Beats, and Gooddroid. Sunday, September 29, 4-8 p.m., Freehand Miami, 2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Free. Wish you could relive the models, bottles, and sunny memories of this year's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim Week? "Don't Worry Baby," you can at the Skinny Kings' Pop-Up Shop. Spend the day shopping with IShine365, Golondrina, and other fashionistas, lounging by the pool at the Freehand, sippin' on free refreshments, and jammin' to the beats of Pirate Stereo, Dude Skywalker, Bonnie Beats, and Gooddroid.
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Wu-Tang Chocolate Sundays. With Aliyo, Reid Waters, Sharpsound, and Vega. Sunday, September 29, 10 p.m., Purdy Lounge, 1811 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-4622; purdylounge.com. Free. "Bring the motherfuckin' ruckus" and Enter the Wu-Tang with Aliyo, Reid Waters, Sharpsound, and Vega as they pay tribute to "all that got us psyched."