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    July 18, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

    There's something about Friday that turns adults into something like overly excited kids on the last day of school waiting for the final bell to ring. Maybe it's the weekend rush or knowing that for the next two days we have nothing to do but party till sunrise, drink like a sailor, and dance till ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Louis Salgar Memorial Benefit at Churchill's: "He Would've Wanted It Noisy and Chaotic"

    The loss of a great man. On June 23, 2014, Louis Salgar, a beloved son, brother, friend, musician, and bartender, was shot and killed in his own home by an intruder who'd decided to rob the residence at 8551 NE Eighth Court because he needed food and wanted drugs. The 31 year old's murder was a ho ... More >>

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    December 7, 2013

    Basel 2013: Saturday Party Guide

    Less than 48 hours left to get your arty party fix, friends. That's right ... It is the next-to-last day of Art Basel Miami Beach 2013. And you've done four straight afternoons at the fairs. But if you're not already laid up in a SoBe hotel bed (or crumpled on a half-collapsed sofa in some Wynwoo ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Basel 2013: Ten Best Parties

    Who's ready to arty party? Oh yes, you beautiful and brainy bastards, we're about to begin another edition of Art Basel Miami Beach week. But as we all know, four whole days spent wandering through exhibition after exhibition of world-class cultural artifacts just ain't enough. We also need four wh ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

    Sure, there's plenty of art to be seen during Art Basel Miami Beach, er, Art Basel in Miami Beach. But, let's be honest: You're in Miami. You aren't looking to spend your entire day at the convention center or inside some tent. You want to make irresponsible decisions once the Miami sun goes down. ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    It's Friday, and like Lily Allen, tonight you're gonna wanna "get in the car and drive to the club" and "make [your] way to the bar." But you won't have to blow wads of cash on musical tunes and Jack and Coke to party like the Brit sensation. Nope. We've got you covered with liquor-fueled and music ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    The Vagabond Miami Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Plans New Weekly Parties

    Happy Fifth Birthday, Vagabond! That's five years of drunken shenanigans, weird memories, boozy libations, and music from some of underground's finest. And as if we ever needed a reason to party, the club is throwing a two-day bash in honor of it's half-decade of existence with open bar, live mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    RiRi may be a lost causee, but she's right about one thing: "Cheers to the fricken' weekend!" But unlike Rihanna, you don't have to spends wads of cash on over-the-top bashes and endless bottles to have one hell of a weekend -- all you need is $10. Check out Crossfade's ten best music-related thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Fifteen Best Concerts During Art Basel Miami Beach 2012

    Most art is silent. Even during Basel week. That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012
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    November 30, 2012

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Music Guide: Acts Announced So Far

    Sure, we like to pretend the week of Art Basel Miami Beach (AKA Miami Art Week) is all about the glorified flea market happening either side of the causeway. But you just want to party. You can't afford to pay $10,000 for a bike covered in Saran Wrap and called "Untitled." But you can afford the cov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do in Miami This Weekend Under $10

    Some days are better than others. Fridays are typically pretty good, and Saturdays generally rock. But it's Sundays of which we're most fond. Sure it's the last day of the weekend, and it's only 24 hours removed from the reality of work, traffic, parking tickets, all that shit. But the calm befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Hunx and His Punx: Top Ten NSFW Things We Learned Via Seth Bogart's Twitter

    ​Seth Bogart is queercore's flat-chested poster boy and a household name among same-sex households with an affinity for independent garage rock. The colorful 31-year-old Hunx and his Punx frontman has become one of Hardly Art's chief impresarios, a showman who's second to none. Whether he's eye- ... More >>

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    January 13, 2012

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do During MLK Weekend Under $10

    ​It's the first long weekend of the year, a three-day celebration of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King would've been 83 years old if he hadn't been gunned down in Memphis, Tennessee, by James Earl Ray, an evil son-of-a-bitch who hated social justice and equality. Thankfully, ho ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    The Stage Announces One-Year Anniversary Weekend With Four Days and 24 Bands

    Celebrate The Stage's b-day with Cody Chesnutt.​For the past 356 days, the Design District's most devoted boozers and fanatical music lovers have been regularly letting loose at a classy NE 38th Street joint called The Stage, draining goblets of Chivas at the bar, sleeping on the sofas in the par ... More >>

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    September 5, 2011

    Hunx and His Punx, Flamboyancy and Horniness at The Stage This Friday

    Courtesy of Hardly ArtLet your horndog loose with Hunx and His Punx.​Seth Bogart is unapologetically horny, and he'll be at The Stage this weekend. As the flamboyantly fabulous frontman of Hunx and His Punx, the onstage banter between Bogart and the crowd often consists of boner references, pee ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Looking Back at the Photos From Bar's One-and-a-Half-Year History

    Photo by Lex HernandezRemember when Diplo played a secret set at Bar?​Over the last year and a half, few Miami venues have impacted the local scene as significantly as 14th Street's Bar. After taking over the space formerly occupied by PS14 and setting up a replica of New York City bar Max Fish ... More >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2011
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    April 12, 2011

    Save the Music! Celebrate CDs, Vinyl, and the Local Scene With Sweatstock 2011

    Fight for your right to collect records with Beings and Sweat.​See Sweatstock 2011's full lineup and set times. Thanks to Napster, Steve Jobs, and the overlords of the Internet, we all live in an increasingly immaterial world where the only acceptable way to package, market, and consume music is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Psychic Mirrors' Ringleader Ryan De Grandy Talks Melting Heads and Spreading Love

    ​Last October, I had the pleasure of recording in Ryan Haft's new home studio. And when I wanted some cool organ sounds, Haft called his friend and keyboard expert, Ryan De Grandy. In less than 30 minutes, a charming fellow with a laid back smile was hooking me up with the goods. "Do you want, l ... More >>

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    January 6, 2011

    Brendan O'Hara, Stokeswood, Xperimento, and More at the Stage's VIP Opening Weekend

    via​Way back in November, the New Times gave you the very first taste of a new Design District club called the Stage when we hosted our Miami Music Festival party starring Teepee, Heartstrings, Lil Daggers, and Jays Blues. Remember? Probably not. You were too drunk of ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Shock and The Stage Open, Travis McCoy Performs, and SET Sao Paolo Announced

    SET wants to samba. ​The weekend is upon us, and with it comes a slew of nightlife shenanigans. Many Miamians will be dancing to the beats of the Miami Music Festival, while others may just want to keep to the same nightlife shit-shooting. For those of you in latter category, some club shit to s ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    Best of Miami 2010: Best Concert Series

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Photo by Ben Thacker​So Raw Marathon and Festivalsorawfestival.comRun by a tiny rock chick named Nicole Irizarry, this local booking-slash-whatever agency made its d ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    Seven Under $10 For the Weekend of January 8 to 10

    Julius the Mad Thinker spins Saturday at the Vagabond.​Friday, January 8*Fort Lauderdale's Sweet Bronco plays the Vagabond in Miami tonight. Admission is free before 11 p.m., $5 after. Click here for full details. *Former Miami live hip-hop favorites the Square Egg long ago moved to Brooklyn, ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Concert Review: Davila 666 at Churchill's Pub, August 11

    Photo by Ben ThackerDavila 666 at Churchill's Pub Tuesday night.​Click here to view the full slideshow from the event.Davila 666 with Jacuzzi Boys, Electric Bunnies and Lil DaggersTuesday, August 11, 2009Churchill's Pub, MiamiBetter than: BerlitzPuerto Rican neo-rock 'n' roll group Davila 666 shoo ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Davila 666 play Churchill's on Tuesday, August 11

    ​Puerto Rican junk pop sensations Davila 666 are making a pit stop at Miami venue Churchill's Pub next week. They craft beautiful songs that echo some of the middle of last century's best American output. This is some of the best stuff to come out of the U.S. in the last little bit and the first s ... More >>

  • Music

    June 18, 2009

    Raw Power

    The homegrown So Raw Festival celebrates a scrappy new Miami rock scene.