Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend
Meet Ms. Lauryn Hill, the Marley bros, Miami's own Jahfé, and the rest of the Nine Mile folks this weekend.
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Love makes you do crazy things, like go buck wild on dark chocolate and red roses for your lover on Valentine's Day, or buy mojitos for Ms. Little Black Dress sitting at the bar in hopes of finding love for the night.
No matter how you spend the holiday, chances are you'll wake up broke. But since we've got nothing but love for you, here are the ten best music-related things to do under $10 this weekend.
Friday I'm in Love: A Cure Valentine's Day. With Jean Jacket, Pretty Girls, and the Ms. Fitts. Friday, February 14, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Free before midnight. Amour, "you can never get enough of [that] stuff." So get "dressed up to the eyes" and "[throw] out your frown ..." It's Friday, we're in love.
Downtown Full Moon Party. With Free Like Me, DJ Stingray, and others. Friday, February 14, 7 p.m, TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. $5 before 10 p.m., $10 before midnight, and $15 after, so get there early. Bring out your poi sticks and feathered masks -- we're gonna show the moon some love with fire dancers, drum circles, and positive vibes from Free Like Me. Now go hug a tree, or something.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Eric Lindell Valentine's Day Special Show. Friday, February 14, 10 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via brownpapertickets.com. Nothing sets the mood like the dreamy lyrics of Eric Lindell. So unleash your inner "Casanova" and show your girl how much you
wanna get in her pants love her.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Deadmau5. Saturday, February 15, 10 p.m., Ice Palace Film Studios, 1400 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 1400 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-672-5117; big-time.com. Tickets are sold out. It's hard to take a man who wears mouse ears and goes on social media rants seriously ... Not for Deadmau5. That's why Space offered the DJ a free show when he vowed to never play at a Miami club again last month, and that's why the Mau5 is coming back to the 305 for a show a la gratis.
See also: Ten Things Deadmau5 Hates Most About EDM
NOBUNNY. With the Hussy and Golden Pelicans. Saturday, February 15, 11:30 p.m., Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Sure, NOBUNNY's shows can be "occasionally frightening, often amorous, and always fun," but you gotta admit, the white rabbit sure is a master of all "batshit brilliant bullshit."
Namito. With Digital Rebels and Smoothy. Saturday, February 15, 10 p.m., Do Not Sit on the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 305-450-3809; facebook.com/DoNotSit. Free before midnight, $10 after. You know it's gonna be a great night when you have Namito, "one of the most predominant and defining characters in the Berlin techno scene" at your discretion.
9 Mile Music Fest After Show. With Jahfé. Saturday, February 15, 11 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Missed out on the Marley's, Ms. Lauryn Hill, and Sean Paul at the 9 Mile Music Fest? No worries, we've got you covered with some reggae tunes from Jahfé to keep the good times rollin'.
Backyard Boogie: President's Day Edition. With DJs Lumin and Keen. Sunday, February 16, 4 p.m., Wood Tavern, 2531 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavernmiami.com. Free. Celebrate the day honoring our presidents with free hot dogs, burgers, and lots and lots of boogie. 'Murica.
Heartbreak & Thrash Fest. With the Bearings, Casual Creatures, Broken Tenure, and others. Sunday, February 16, 6 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees holdmyticket.com and $12 at the door, so get them early. Suffering from a broken heart? Nothing a little booze and thrash from the Bearings, Casual Creatures, and other noise makers of the caliber can't fix.
Simple Sundays. With Freak the Disco, Brandon Morales, Sik-Tek, and others. Sunday, February 16, 11 p.m., Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-614-4478; treehousemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.com. Nice, simple, and smooth ... Like the uhntz-uhntz of Freak the Disco, Sik-Tek, and the rest of the techno masters at Treehouse, that's what every Sunday should look like.
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