The weekend may have abandoned us, but that's okay ... At least we have some kick ass shows to make us less miserable.
Just check out the five best concerts going down this week, from la música caliente de Marc Anthony at the AAA to Wu-Tang's GZA at the Stage to guitar hero Peter Frampton at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
David Gray. Tuesday, September 30, 8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $34.50 to $56.50 plus fees via livenation.com. Watch British singer-songwriter David Gray make his way "Back [Into] the World" again (and by world we mean the Magic City, obviously) as he brings his Mutineers Tour to the Fillmore.
See also: David Gray Talks New Album, Mutineers
Marc Anthony. Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4, 8 p.m. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000; aaarena.com. Tickets cost $60 to $190 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. "Ríe, baila, y goza" with Marc Anthony as el gran salsero and Latin Grammy king makes a two-night stand at the AAA for his Cambio de Piel Tour.
GZA. With DJ Heron. Presented by Addictive Affairs, DNA Entertainment, and TheNuWorldOrder. Saturday, October 4, 9 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. "Knock knock. Who the fuck is bangin' at [the] door?" It's Wu-Tang's "cream of the crop, obscene slang kicker" GZA/the Genius at the Stage.
Chvrches. With the Range. Sunday, October 5, 8:30 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $28.50 to $32.50 plus fees via livenation.com. "You better run" and "hide" because Scottish synthpop crew Chvrches are headed to the Fillmore, and they're "gonna come for you." Are you ready?
Peter Frampton. Sunday, October 5, 7 p.m. Hard Rock Live, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-797-5531; hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com. Tickets cost $55 to $65 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Peter Frampton may have lost his lush blonde locks, but the English rock star can still shred like a boss and "make you feel" alright.
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