Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week

Having Basel withdrawals?

Good thing there's a remedy for that... Even more music.

Just check out Miami's five best concerts this week, from 305 mayor Trick Daddy at The Stage to the rockin' holiday tuneage of TSO at the BB&T to Usher's sexy, smooth abs vibes at the AAA.

See also: New Times' Concert Calendar

Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Friday, December 12, 4 and 8 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise; 954-835-8000; Tickets cost $30 to $68.50 plus fees via Because it's just not the Holidays in SoFla without the rockin' Christmas tunes of TSO.

Trick Daddy. With DJ Heron. Presented by Addictive Affairs. Friday, December 12, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; Tickets cost $20 plus fees via Ages 21 and up. "Don't stop, shake it here, shake it there" and get loose with T-Double-D at the Stage.

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The Mad Zoo Winter Roadshow. With Mat Zo and Haywyre. Friday, December 12, 11 p.m. Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; Tickets cost $20 to $25 plus fees via Ages 18 and up. Watch your "Lucid Dreams" come to life as British music junkie Mat Zo brings his first-ever North American Mad Zoo roadshow to the Magic City.

D.R.I. With Nunhex, Solstice, Reapermanser, and Shitstorm. Saturday, December 13, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; Tickets cost $15 plus fees via or $20 at the door. Ages 18 and up. Enter the Thrash Zone with the Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (AKA D.R.I.) of '80s hardcore punk at Churchill's.

Usher. The UR Experience. Saturday, December 13, 7:30 p.m. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000; Tickets cost $35 to $150 plus fees via Get ready for the UR Experience of a lifetime with Usher and his sexy ways at the AAA.

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