While Gustav missed us completely, the storm made for one gloomy Labor Day weekend. The sun finally managed to come out on Labor Day, thankfully, because we were about to declare this weekend a bust solely on the fact that its was almost completely sunless. But despite the lack of sun, there was plenty to do over the long weekend.
My Morning Jacket at the Fillmore
Indie folk rockers My Morning Jacket stopped at the Fillmore in Miami Beach. Our reviewer found the venue a little stifling for the Louisville, Kentucky, band.
Club Jupiña Colada at PS14
Local musicians/badasses Otto Von Schirach and Jose El Rey had a little party dubbed Club Jupiña Colada at the Downtown dive bar/club PS14. Click here to view the full slideshow.
Sheila Witkin Memorial Reunion Concert at Club Cinema
As much as the event tried not to be about Johnny Depp, it was Depp-mania this weekend as the actor was in town to play with his old band the Kids for the Sheila Witkin Memorial Reunion Concert at Club Cinema in Pompano Beach. Click here for our review of the event. Bonus video of Depp rocking out above.
Roger Sanchez at Mansion
New York house DJ Roger Sanchez stopped by Mansion in South Beach. Recently, the Opium Group, Mansion's parent company, has been booking some pretty amazing acts. Now if they only could reduce the South Beach douchebag factor. Click here to view the full slideshow.
Sunday Night at Bella Rose, Buck 15 and Laundry Bar
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No work Monday means you can drink yourself to oblivion on Sunday night and plenty took advantage of the Labor Day holiday to do just that. We hopped around the beach to check out the scene at a few venues. Click here to view the full slideshow.