You don't need to be banking in order to have a kick-ass weekend in the Magic City ... All you need for three days worth of cheap booze and great music is a Hamilton.
Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 in Miami this weekend, from Latin funk masters Electric Piquete at Railroad Blues to the Guinness Live It Up bash with Waggy T at the Bakehouse Art Complex to III Points action with the Juan Maclean at Gramps.
Slap & Tickle vs. The Electric Pickle. Official III Points Festival 2014 Afterparty with DJs Santiago Caballero and Uchi vs. Andrew Ward and Arremer Jack. Friday, October 10, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Ages 21 and up. Brace yourself for the DJ battles of all DJ battles as Slap & Tickle's Santiago Caballero and Uchi take on the Electric Pickle's Andrew Ward and Arremer Jack at the official Friday night III Points afterparty.
Wastelands. With Drül, Bleeth, Bishop Sleeve, and Booty & the Browns. Friday, October 10, 10 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission costs $5. Take a trip to the "Strange City" of Churchill's for a night of "psychedelic punk" with Wastelands, Drül, Bleeth, Bishop Sleeve, and Booty & the Browns.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Electric Piquete. Friday, October 10, 11 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Free. Ages 21 and up. Rumba the night away with "the José Martí of Miami's Latin funk scene" AKA Electric Piquete as los músicos de Hialeah make their Railroad Blues debut.
XYZA Showcase. With Phantasman, Lautlos, the Gamma Bot, Pazmal, Second Nature, and Brightwing. Presented by III Points Festival 2014. Saturday, October 11, 3 to 7 p.m. Wood Tavern, 2531 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavernmiami.com. Free. Dive into the "Future" of "dark electronica" with Phantasman, Lautlos, the Gamma Bot, Pazmal, Second Nature, and Brightwing Wood's III Points XYZA Showcase.
See also: III Points 2014's Activation Schedule
Guinness Live It Up. With Waggy T, the Moksha Roots Allstars, DJs Troubles, Obi, and Baboo. Saturday, October 11, 7 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami; 305-576-2828; bacfl.org. Tickets are free with RSVP using code 2162 via guestcode.com. Ages 21 and up. Celebrate "West Indian and West African music, art, and culture" and Live It Up with lots of Guinness and sweet jams from Waggy T, the Moksha Roots Allstars, DJs Troubles, Obi, and Baboo at BAC.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Unlimited Devotion's Farewell to Tobacco Road Show. Saturday, October 11, 9 p.m. Tobacco Road, 621 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Free. Bid your adieu to Miami's oldest bar and join Unlimited Devotion as the Deadheads put on their final show at Tobacco Road.
Deep District. With Flynn Nolan, Middath, Carabetta & Doons, and Edgar Camacho. Saturday, October 11, 10 p.m. Do Not Sit On the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 510-551-5067; facebook.com/DoNotSit. Free entry before midnight with RSVP at email@example.com. Enter the Deep District at Don't Sit for a night of non-stop house with Flynn Nolan, Middath, Carabetta & Doons, and Edgar Camacho.
JustRecognize BBQ. With MNKYBSNSS, the Deep, Bailey Smalls, Steve Nova, and Tommy Valls. Presented by III Points Festival 2014. Sunday, October 12, 2:30 to 7 p.m. Steam Miami, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; steammiami.com. Free. Nope, you're not "[Daydreaming] -- " MNKYBSNSS, the Deep, Bailey Smalls, Steve Nova, and Tommy Valls are all putting on a free gig at Steam for III Points' JustRecognize BBQ.
Pre-Points Oakplayer BBQ. With Questlove, Matthew Law, DJs Lumin, and Keen One. Presented by III Points Festival 2014. Sunday, October 12, 4 p.m. Wood Tavern, 2531 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavernmiami.com. Free. Jump in on that Pre-Points action with Questlove at Gramps as the Roots drummer and music producer showcases his own Oakplayer record label smack in the heart of the 'Wood.
The Juan Maclean DFA BBQ. Presented by III Points Festival 2014. Sunday, October 12, 4 to 7 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Ages 21 and up. There are only two places where you'll ever get to see DFA's the Juan Maclean for free: In A Dream and at Gramps for a last III Points hurrah.
See also: Juan Maclean on In A Dream and Nancy Whang: "I Can't Conceive Doing It Without Her"
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