One of the perks of living in the 305 is that you'll never have a shortage of weekend plans ... Even if you've been eating Ramen Noodles and Frosted Flakes for dinner all week.
When you've got Crossfade's weekend guide on the cheap, you can still live it up with fellow broke party animals.
Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend.
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Afrobeta. With Knower. Friday, November 7, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. The Magic City's own "romance/electro/funk" duo are back from LA! But as much as they love to dance, they spent all summer working on their music. Now they're celebrating their homecoming and getting the Whip Party started at the Stage.
Sidebar Grand Opening. With DJs Pase Rock and Reid Waters. Friday, November 7, 8 p.m. Sidebar, 337 SW 8th St., Miami; facebook.com/sidebarmiami; 786-703-6973. Free. Celebrate the (sort of) reincarnation of Bar as DJs Pase Rock and Reid Waters warm up the turntables at Little Havana's newest party spot, Sidebar.
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Ex Norwegian's Wasted Lines Release Party. With Sound Sleeper. Friday, November 7, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Follow the Wasted Lines of Ex Norwegian to SoBe as Miami's own "art-pop-indie-rock-shoegazers" bring their brand new "ear candy" to Kill Your Idol.
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The Bearings. With Montage, Kid Lore, and others. Presented by Cheap Miami. Friday, November 7, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $5. Rock the night away with the Bearings, Montage, Kid Lore, and the rest of the punks at Churchill's.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Downtown Full Moon Party. Season opener with Bachaco, DJ Stingray, Delta Kat, and others. Friday, November 7, 9 p.m. TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Early admission costs $5 plus fees via eventbrite.com, and range from $10 to $15 at the door, so buy them early. Drummers, musicians, performers, and spinners get in free before 11 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Get your lunar party on with some "Cumbia Pa' La Nena" from Bachaco, intense fire spinning, poetry readings, and drum circles at TSL's Downtown Full Moon Party.
Interpol Afterparty. With Astari Nite and DJ Ray Milian. Saturday, November 8, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Bummed 'cause you missed out on Interpol at the Fillmore? There's no need to feel left out. At least you can catch the indie darkwave grooves of Astari Nite at Kill Your Idol.
Palo! Saturday, November 8, 10 p.m. Yuca, 501 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-532-9822; yuca.com. $10. Muévete and get your "Afro-Cuban funk" baile on with Miami's best Latin band and 2014 Latin Grammy nominees for Best Contemporary Tropical Album at Yuca.
The Secret Garden. With Tanner Ross, Jeremy Ismael b2b Basti, the Burner Brothers, and Ohashi. Saturday, November 8, 8 p.m. TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Limited free entry until 11 p.m. with RSVP via eventbrite.com. Otherwise, tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Enter the Secret Garden and discover the future funk sounds of Tanner Ross and the rest of the spin masters at TSL.
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MTV EMA Kickoff and Live Telecast Event. Hosted by Nick Cannon, Molly Tarlov, and Jake Miller, featuring performances by Nick Jonas, Jake Miller, and Fifth Harmony. Sunday, November 9, 4 p.m. Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-358-7550; livenation.com. Tickets are free via 1iota.com. Be the spark of every tween girl's envy and watch Nick Jonas, Jake Miller, and Fifth Harmony start a pop music revival smack in the heart of Downtown at the MTV EMA Kickoff and Live Telecast.
Backyard Boogie. Sunday, November 9, 3 to 11 p.m. Wood Tavern, 2531 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavernmiami.com. Free. Put on your dancin' shoes and "get movin' to the groovin'" at Wood for the Backyard Boogie.
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