Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend
Watch Astari Nite steal the spotlight at the Vagabond with the debut of their music video, "Pyramids."
Photo by Monica McGivern
Pat yourself on the shoulder and give yourself a high-five: you made it through the week. Now, it's time to celebrate your accomplishment and party like a mad man!
Sure, you're gonna wanna reward yourself with lots and lots of booze and bashes, but that doesn't mean you'll have to wake up hungover and broke the next morning ... Just hungover.
Here are this weekend's picks for the ten best music-related things to do under $10.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
The Symphonia of Boca Raton: James Judd, Guest Conductor
TicketsThu., Dec. 8, 8:00pm
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 8:00pm
Florida Chamber Orchestra Presents Christmas Concert
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 8:00pm
Ms. Lauryn Hill
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 8:30pm
South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble: Holiday Treasures
TicketsSat., Dec. 10, 7:00pm
Kayo Dot. With Set & Setting and Karras. Friday, November 15, 9 p.m., Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free.
Jam to the dark, "avant-goth, progressive experimental doom, abstract electroacoustic, black modern compositional metallic" hits of Kayo Dot as they rock out to tunes from their latest album, Hubardo.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Downtown Full Moon Party. With Off Orbit and DJ Stingray. Friday, November 15, 9 p.m., TSL, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. All drummers, musicians, and performers with proper instruments and spinning props/gear get in free before 11 p.m., everyone else pays $5 before 10 p.m. and $10 before midnight. Visit dfullmoonparty.com Bring out your "sexy tribal" outfits, bust out your djembe drums, and light up those poi sticks 'cause tonight, we're gonna let loose to the beats of Off Orbit and become one with the moon.
See also: Six Signs You're at a Full Moon Party
Astari Nite. "Pyramids" video premiere presented by Hallelujah Fridays. With Leading the Heroes. Friday, November 15, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Free before midnight, $5 after. Dance to the new-wave-80s-synth-pop tunes of Astari Nite as they celebrate their musical "metamorphosis" with the premiere of their latest music video "Pyramids."
Eons. Late night show with DJ Haitian Hillbilly. Saturday, November 16, 11 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Take a trip through Time and Space with Eons as they "Welcome [you] to [their] Universe" of indie electro-pop.
S&T Bodega. With Mike Deuce, Dude Skywalker, and Pirate Stereo. Saturday, November 16, 11 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free. Much like the groceries, Lottery tickets, condoms, and assortment of products you find at a bodega, the Garret's gonna serve up a variety of cheap drinks and dance tunes from Mike Deuce, Dude Skywalker, and Pirate Stereo.
Unlimited Devotion. A tribute to the Grateful Dead. Saturday, November 16, 10 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Free before 9 p.m. Relive the glory days of the Grateful Dead and take a trip along "The Golden Road" with Unlimited Devotion and fellow Deadheads.
Mark Starr. With Will Buck and Mr. Drake. Saturday, November 16, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. $10. Get down to the "booty-tech" deep house hits of Mark Starr as the "Rood Boy" makes his Bardot debut.
Lee Fields & the Expressions. With Ketchy Shuby and DJ Sharpsound. Saturday, November 16, 10 p.m., Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. Free. Fuel your musical spirit with some good 'ol soul blues from Lee Fields & the Expressions and Ketchy Shuby.
Tribute to Lou Reed. With the Holstered, Chris Corzo, and Era Sonna. Sunday, November 17, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Take a "Walk on the Wild Side" with the Holstered, Chris Corzo, and Era Sonna as they pay tribute to the man who dominated the 70's underground scene with his ostrich tuning and straight-faced voice.
Rancho Rock'n'Roll'n'Relaxo. Sunday, November 17, Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Not to be confused with the small, hidden paradise somewhere between the mountains of Springfield, Rancho Rock'n'Roll'n'Relaxo is all about "bands, BBQ, beer, bocce, and, bullshittin'." Sounds like our kind of Sunday.
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