Miami's Best Free Concert of the Weekend: The Day Shift (III Points Edition)

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First of all, it’s time to celebrate that Hurricane Matthew spared Miami its worst. Second, let's give thanks that III Points is still up and running. Although it’s a bummer that LCD Soundsystem and Oneohtrix Point Never will not perform tonight because of hurricane-related travel issues, there are many other performances and shows that deserve your time — and even some very eclectic satellite events you can enjoy for free.

One of them is the Day Shift, a III Points activation event organized by local electronic collective XYZA.

The event, happening Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at 1306, is part of a series of weekly events that XYZA has been throwing every Wednesday night at the same venue. During this special III Points edition, though, the crew will present performances by some of the most talented up-and-coming electronic local producers in Miami: Telescope Thieves, Nick León, Palmdays, TIDUR, and Second Nature.

Expect a relaxed Saturday afternoon with chill tunes and some much-needed cocktails to take your mind off dumb hurricanes. This can also be the perfect pregame for all the lucky ones planning on catching Thievery Corporation at the festival later that night.

The Day Shift (presented by XYZA): III Points Activation Event, with Telescope Thieves, Nick León, and others. Noon Saturday, October 8, at the Bar at 1306, 1306 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; 1306miami.com. Admission is free.

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