Under the "Whatever Happened To?" category, remember former Stray Cat Lee Rocker? He's alive and performing Friday at Alligator Alley (2079 N. University Dr., Sunrise; 305-742-6874). Riding in the wake of the head hep cat Brian Setzer, Rocker teamed up with his former stray drummer Slim Jim Phantom and recorded a couple of discs of primarily vintage rockabilly covers as the Swing Cats. Now going solo and keeping with his feline rockabilly image, the stand-up bassist and his band perform tunes from his self-titled album at 10:00 p.m. Call for cover charge information.
If you don't feel like coping with e-heads all tripped up on electronica, and if the hard-drinking rockabilly crowd gives you the heebie-geebies, then fall back on a more velvety clubland at Bar Room (320 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-532-9154). On Friday you and twenty friends can win a private screening with the cast of the Next Best Thing, staring Madonna and Rupert Everett. Doors open at 11:00 p.m.; call for cover charge information.