4

Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

Happy Memorial Day, party people!

Yes, today is the day when the nation remembers our fallen troops. But in the 305, it's also the day when Miami partiers raid Publix for subs and Coronas, hit the beach to show off their rock-hard bods, and kick off summer — as if there were any other season in South Florida.

Of course, though, it’s important to keep the long-weekend beach bash rolling right through the next seven days. That’s called an afterparty. And that's why New Times is hooking up with this week's five best concerts. Now go and take that bikini selfie.

Bondax' North American Tour. With special guests. Presented by Slap & Tickle. Thursday, May 28, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. You may not "even know how [you] got here," but you know you "don't ever wanna leave." Sure, it's a paradox. But that's what usually happens when partying in the presence of English electronic music duo Bondax. From the moment you feel the bass pumping, you'll "throw [your] hands up to the sky, and let the music take [you] home." Wherever that is, you decide.

Legends of the Old School. With Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Stevie B, Color Me Badd, 2 Live Crew, Gucci Crew II, and DJ Laz. Friday, May 29, 7 p.m., Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-544-8600; mizneramphitheater.com. Tickets cost $59.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Pop it and lock it and "wax a chump like a candle" with the Legends of the Old School Concert as Miami bass OGs and ‘90s rap stars — like 2 Live Crew, Vanilla Ice, and Salt-N-Pepa — take over Boca's Mizner Park Amphitheater.

Melt-Banana. With Wastelands, Human Fluid Rot, Kenny Millions, and others. Friday, May 29, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission costs $15. Ages 18 and up. Make some noise with Japan's Melt-Banana as the "wildest band from the future" travels back to the Magic City for the first time in nearly a decade.

Maeve Showcase. With Mano Le Tough and the Drifter. Presented by PL0T and Poplife, in collaboration with Thump and Meanred. Saturday, May 30, 10 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 to $30 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Let go and try “Being Yourself" as Mano Le Tough and the Drifter bring their Maeve Showcase to the 305.

Kill Paris' Galaxies Between Us North American Tour. With Louis Futon and Bee's Knees. Presented by Poplife, Electric Love Productions, and Culture Productions. Saturday, May 30, 11 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $15 to $20 plus fees via epoplife.com. Ages 18 and up. Kill Paris knows that love is the one thing that transcends the Galaxies Between Us. That's why the DJ-producer is in a "Summer Daze" with the release of his debut album. Experience his pure, unadulterated love for "future funk" music smack in the heart of downtown MIA at Grand Central.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.