Monday morning misery is among us.
Right now, you're probably scrolling through thousands of unread emails flooding your inbox and prepping for those back-to-back meetings.
Yeah, life pretty much sucks right now, but when you have music from indie pop stars Tegan and Sara, rock legends Paul Simon and Sting, and slow jams from LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx, and Trey Songz to look forward to, you'll realize "Everything Is Awesome."
Here are the five best concerts to check out this week.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Tegan and Sara. Wednesday, March 12, 7 p.m., Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Tickets cost $31 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. All Tegan and Sara wanna do is "get a little bit closer" to their fans. So when the dynamic indie pop duo hits the stage at Revolution, they're gonna make sure "everyone has a good time, [enjoys] themselves, [and feels] welcome."
Jazz in the Gardens. With Jamie Foxx, Trey Songz, Kelly Rowland, Mint Condition, Boney James, Jay Jones, and Uniir Band on Saturday, March 15, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, LL Cool J, Anthony Hamilton, Stanley Clark, Rachelle Ferrell, and Mustafa on sax on Sunday, March 16, 4 p.m., Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; 305-623-6100; sunlifestadium.com. Tickets cost $50-$360 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Visit jazzinthegardens.com. Get ready for "some jazzin', slow jammin', bumpin' 'n' grindin' in the Gardens" with hip-hop, R&B, and soul from LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx, Trey Songz, Kelly Rowland, and other "mature 'n' sexy folks."
Paul Simon and Sting. Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m., BB&T Center, One Panther Pkwy, Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $45-$250 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Watch Paul Simon and Sting prance together in perfect musical harmony through "Fields of Gold" at the BB&T Center.
Pablo Alborán. Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m., The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $43.50-$128.50 plus fees via livenation.com. All Spanish pop sensation Pablo Alborán wants to do is "thrill people with [his] music." And with that dreamy voice and perfect smile of his, el Español will definitely make our lady parts tingle with excitement.
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Miami Trill Wave. With Yung Simmie, Ocean Drive Jeff, FwayGod, N3LL, Nobodies, Rell, Cashy, and others. Saturday, March 15, 9 p.m., Avenue D Jazz & Blues Lounge, 8 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-371-4823; avenuedjazz.com. Tickets cost $15-$35 plus fees via eventbrite.com. Ride the Miami Trill Wave and "Turn Up" with Yung Simmie, Ocean Drive Jeff, and other rappers of Dade.