The Cure pretty much summed up how we all feel about the work week with their 1992 hit "Friday, I'm In Love." "Monday's blue. Tuesday's grey and Wednesday too. Thursday [we] don't care about you. It's Friday, [we're] in love" with the cheap parties, boozy libations, and great music you bring us all ... More >>
The monsoon got you feeling blue? Brighten up, sunshine. It's Friday! And no matter how much rain may pour down on us, the party never stops in the 305. Especially when there are endless bashes flooded with great music and booze... All for under 10 bucks. Check out the ten best music-related thi ... More >>
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 >>
If you're anything like the average American, you spend at least 40 hours a week slaving away in a cubicle. Yep, you work hard. But chances are you play even harder. And you friggin' deserve it. The good news is you don't have to blow all your hard-earned cash on beer, parties, and debauchery. All ... More >>
It's the weekend y'all! If the thought alone of these next two days doesn't want to make you get up, shred your papers, and do a victory dance, then maybe we should remind you of a few things. The Miami Heat made it to the playoffs (no shocker there), the Miami Marlins finally realized it was bas ... More >>
April Fool's Day may have past, but it's no joke that you're still broke. Now that the weekend is here, you wish you would have spared all that cash you spent on trying to fool your significant other into thinking you had a sex change - it was a horrible prank idea from the start, but hey, that's wh ... More >>
Photo by Logan FazioCheck out the full 21-photo Wood Tavern Grand Opening slideshow. Cesar Morales wasn't lying when he told New Times a few months back that he was gauging public opinion in order to create a bar to please the common people. We're paraphrasing, but he did post questions on Fa ... More >>
Photo by Kerry McLaneyThe wall of drinkers past.Every once in awhile, a bar opens that bridges scenes. Its appeal is universal. Whether you're into Moose Juice or PBR, Pitchfork or Porsches, this is your common ground. And Wood Tavern is that bar. Recently, the cosy Wynwood spot opened it ... More >>
If you're a fan of Cut Copy, you'll love Miami Beach incarnation Crystal Cadillac. Dark dance rockers Brett Thorngren and Gil Bitton (former lead singer of Endo) have teamed up to form the band in all of its synthy-pop goodness, and they're releasing their debut 4-song EP this Friday at the Vagab ... More >>
Joris Voorn is playing SET on SundayClearly the action at last week's Detroit Electronic Music Festival carried over to Miami this weekend, because it's just nonstop stellar bookings Friday through Sunday at various hotspots throughout the city. Friday, June 4To start things off tonight, the ... More >>
Here's more in immediately useful news over the next few days if you're into this sort of thing. As we've mentioned here, the Vagabond has its own events planned every night of this week, with Phish afterparties starting tonight. If you're in town for the show and are the traveling-for-music-festiva ... More >>
South Beach's Rokbar (1905 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) is sort of a misnomer for the lounge. It's neither a rock 'n' roll club or bar. Instead the lounge focuses on bringing together beautiful people with a knack for bottle service and plenty of attitude.Still, the venue has always made a name f ... More >>
Seven hours. That's how long Ryan Evans mixes up the mayhem at Buck 15 each and every Friday night. Seven hours. But if you're the kind of DJ who can begin with '90s hip-hop, segue through commercial house, and peak with classic rock and roll, well, seven hours is just another drive-by. The kind ... More >>
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A local hardcore legend has seen it all.
(Photo by Justin Namon)"Brooklyn," as the current day manager of the Vagabond downtown is known, has done and seen it all around the South Florida music scene since arriving here from his native New York some 12 years ago. Younger types flitting around hipster nightlife know him as the improbably, h ... More >>
Churchill's and The Vagabond pay tribute to the departed hardcore musician.
To younger, casual consumers of Miami’s downtown nightlife, Alex Del Bueno was the lord of the Vagabond door, the no-bullshit sentry who guarded the final entrance to the club’s inner sanctum. But to a much, much wider swath of the local music scene, however, Del Bueno was a fiercely loyal, fier ... More >>
The concept took shape over a couple of beers. Mustaches, the recent college grads decided. We definitely need mustaches. The tall skinny fellow could be Luigi; the squat round one Mario. And the architect of the whole scheme – well, he's Donkey Kong, of course. How is it possible that nobody els ... More >>
The party starts before WMC
A typical afternoon for producer Jazze Pha involves jokes, beats, and plenty of cookies