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Ketchy Shuby. With Generous D. Thursday, August 6, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Ages 21 and up.
Miami soul, as explained by Ketchy Shuby frontman and singer, Jason Hernandez-Rodriguez to New Times back in 2013, "means soul music from the bottom of the South. It's the bright lights, with the grind and hustle mentality, with integrity and heart." Watch "the purveyors of Miami soul" keep that musical spirit alive at Bardot this Thursday.
The "sun is shining, and so are you." So make a splash and go fist-pumping with Axwell & Ingrosso, Kygo, and the Chainsmokers at the Fountainbleau's second Mack-A-Poolooza summer rager.
The Appleseed Cast. With Dikembe,
Churchill's may be known for booking solid local acts, but the Little Haiti rock gem does a pretty good job bringing in national talent as well. This week, the Appleseed Cast will be traveling all the way from Lawrence, Kansas, and tearing it up at 5501 NE Second Ave. for a night of indie rock.
Afro Roots World Music Festival Concert. With Hassan Hakmoun, Locos Por Juana, Bateria Unidos de Miami, and DJ Le Spam. Saturday, August 8, 5 to 10 p.m. North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-861-3616. Single-day tickets cost $15 at the door. Two-day tickets cost $20 plus fees brownpapertickets.com. All ages. Visit afrorootsfest.com.
"Everything you hear that has a beat, that has a pulse, is a derivative of Afro roots," Jose Elias, the man behind the 17th annual Afro Roots World Music Festival, explained to New Times in a recent interview. And no other