Nothing ruins your Friday like realizing it's only Monday...
Now after you've come to terms with your rude awakening, take a seat on your black office chair, and check out Crossfade's pick for the five best concerts this week.
When you've got JT's "Suit & Tie" and other shows to look forward to, you'll see it's not so bad after all.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Justin Timberlake: The 20/20 Experience World Tour. Wednesday, March 5, 8 p.m., American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000; aaarena.com. Tickets cost $52.50-$178 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. We can never get enough of Justin Timberlake in that impeccable "Suit & Tie" of his. That's why we're gonna have a two-night stand with JT at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Tuesday and the AAA on Wednesday.
Parahoy! Cruise Festival. Aboard the Norwegian Pearl with Paramore, Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory, Shiny Toy Guns, Mewithoutyou, Bad Rabbits, Robin Wu of Ladytron, Doug Benson, and Headphone Disco. Friday, March 7 to Tuesday, March 11, Port of Miami, 1015 North America Way, Miami. Tickets cost $425-$1,600 plus fees via parahoy.com. Hey Parawhores, ever dreamed of sailing across the Caribbean with Paramore, Tegan and Sara, and a bunch of other rockers aboard a romantic cruise? You don't have to "make wishes out of airplanes," just jump on board the Parahoy! Cruise Festival and see your fantasies become reality.
Kryptonite Metal Festival. With Kinlin, One Mind, Ekkoz, Crude Brood, Sevensins, They Might Be Zombies, Chamber of Dreams, Ornimental, Dead's Man Gambit, And the Kingdom Fell, Silenmara, Blowtorch Sodomy, Katabatik, 1000 Pounds of Thrust, Queen Dementia, Arcsin, City of Stages, Falseta, Mendacity, Lynch the Martyr, Loyal Until Death, Kill the Tyrant, Modern Day Outlaw, Rite to Bare Arms, Revolution, Toasted Marshmallow Zombies, Unarmed for Victory, Lacerate Kingdom, Apocalyptic Assault, Anicca, Origin of Disease, Spectrum, All Hail the Mustache, Riot Agents, Nation of Decay, and Insurgency. Saturday, March 8, 4 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. $10. What kryptonite is to Superman, Blowtorch Sodomy, Silenmara, and a slew of other hardcore bands is to SoFla's metal heads. Now head on over to the Road and let "blood rain from the sky."
The Black Label: Tom Hades. With Boryana and Svast. Saturday, March 8, 10 p.m., Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $20-$30 plus fees via ticketfly.com. Show techno master Tom Hades The Missing Touch he's been searching for (that 305 swag, of course) at Grand Central.
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Interactivo. Saturday, March 8, 9 p.m., Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami; 305-547-5414. Tickets cost $27-$37 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Visit fundarte.us. The Cuban government can silence free speech on the island, but it can't stop the music. So prepárate por una noche de tremenda gozadera with Interactivo's "timba funk" at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium.