Rise and shine, 305! June has finally arrived.
Though the official start of summer may be another 20 days away, we like to get the party started early in the Magic City. So if you aren’t already pumped up for the Most Epic Summer Ever, your music pros at New Times are hooking up a fresh new soundtrack of live music and good vibes.
Just check out this week's five best concerts, from Earth, Wind & Fire at the Fillmore Miami Beach to the Main Event with New Kids on the Block at the BB&T Center to Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional at Bayfront Park.
Earth, Wind & Fire. Tuesday, June 2, 8 p.m., Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $56.50 to $94.50 plus fees via livenation.com. "Move yourself," "share the spice of life," and "groove tonight" as Earth, Wind & Fire bring its soultastic tunes to the Fillmore.
The Main Event. With New Kids on the Block, TLC, and Nelly. Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $25.75 to $89.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Rock those "flip flops, half shirt, short shorts, and mini skirt" and kick off "Summertime" with former teenage heartbreakers, NKOTB, along with R&B-pop princesses TLC and St. Louis rap hero Nelly at this year's Main Event at the BB&T.
Curren$y. Pilot Talk III Tour. Friday, June 5, 9 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via ticketweb.com. Ages 18 and up. Turn up with Curren$y as the NOLA rapper brings his effortlessly cool flow and Pillow Talk III tracks to downtown MIA's Grand Central.
Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional. Saturday, June 6, 7 p.m., Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-358-7550; bayfrontparkmiami.com. Tickets cost $30.75 to $45.25 plus fees via livenation.com. Relive the days of “How’s It Gonna Be” and “Screaming Infidelities” with San Fran's Third Eye Blind and Boca's Dashboard Confessional at Bayfront Park.
Train’s Picasso at the Wheel Summer Tour. With the Fray and Matt Nathanson. Sunday, June 7, 7 p.m., Coral Sky Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach; 561-795-8883; cruzanamphitheatre.net. Tickets cost $11.75 to $72.50 plus fees via livenation.com. Experience Bulletproof Picasso as Train brings the Picasso at the Wheel Summer Tour to Coral Sky, along with fellow rockers the Fray and Matt Nathanson.
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