Nothing sucks more than waking up in the morning thinking it's Friday only to realize that it is, in fact, just Monday.
We've all been there. And yes, it's a crappy feeling. But hey, at least you've got some pretty good music to comfort you.
Just check out the five best concerts going down this week, from Lyle Lovett at the Arsht Center to Foster the People and Porter Robinson at the Fillmore.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group. Thursday, October 16, 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org. Tickets cost $39 to $95 plus fees via arshtcenter.org. It's never easy hearing your ex tell you he or she doesn't "love you anymore," but when you've got the Grammy award-winning, Texas State Artist Musician Lyle Lovett crooning "Release Me" to your ears, you'll realize maybe it's not that bad of a thing after all.
Foster the People. With SoKo. Thursday, October 16, 8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $37.50 to $48.50 plus fees via livenation.com. Grab your "Best Friend[s]" and let them know "you're never gonna let it get 'em down" with Foster the People at the Fillmore.
Mötley Crüe. The Final Tour. Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-797-5531; hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com. Tickets cost $65 to $85 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. "Red lips, fingertips," and "Girls, Girls, Girls -- " that's how Mötley Crüe hopes to end their 33-year career at their two-night stand at the Hard Rock Live.
Porter Robinson. With Giraffage and Lemaitre. Saturday, October 18, 9 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $32.50 plus fees via livenation.com. Say "Goodbye To [the] World" with Porter Robinson as the electronic wunderkind shows off his debut album, Worlds at the Fillmore.
Red Bull Siempre Fresco. With Larry Harlow, Marlow Rosada y La Riquena, Nadastrom, Sabo, Geko Jones, Uproot Andy, DJs Orion, El Dusty, Manny, and Mr. Pauer. Saturday, October 18, 11 p.m. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $25 plus fees via ticketfly.com. Ages 18 and up. Alright, so Red Bull may not actually give you wings, but one thing the energy drink does do is keep you Siempre Fresco. Get your dose of música y energía and celebrate "nu-Latin electronic music and its history" with Larry Harlow, Marlow Rosada y La Riquena, Nadastrom, Sabo, and the rest of the músicos at Grand Central.
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