Well, whaddya know? We made it through another week!
And since we survived the Ebola scare that wasn't Ebola, dodged those furry poisonous caterpillars that fall from trees, and steered clear of the gang of giant African land snails, we're celebrating with lots of partying on the cheap.
Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend.
Spellbound: A Fire & Ice Reunion and Erasure After Party. With Lovers Revenge, DJs Cecilia Cruz, Mystic Bill, and Jose Strummer. Friday, September 12, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $7. Relive the musical madness of the '80s smack in the heart of Little Haiti at the Erasure after party and Fire & Ice reunion with memorabilia from the legendary club and tuneage from Lovers Revenge, DJs Cecilia Cruz, Mystic Bill, and Jose Strummer.
Electric Piquete. Friday, September 12, 10 p.m. Homefield Sports Bar and Grill, 8575 SW 124th Ave., Miami; 305-412-2220; homefieldsportsbar.com. Free. Party with "the José Martí of Miami's Latin funk scene" as los músicos of Electric Piquete bring la rumba from Hialeah to Kendall.
Dangerflow. With Bachaco. Friday, September 12, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $5. Ages 21 and up. Bid your farewell to Dangerflow as Miami's "hip-hop fusion" crew embarks on a month-long tour to Southeast Asia with American Music Abroad, an organization that shares America's musical contributions with the global music scene "as it fosters cross-cultural communication and people-to-people connection to global audiences."
See also: Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week
Hooten Hallers. With Lone Wolf and Gator Nate Augustus. Saturday, September 12, 11 p.m. Railroad Blues, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; railroadbluesmiami.com. Free. Go a hootin' and a hollerin' with the Hooten Hallers as they bring their "hillbilly" tunes to Railroad Blues.
3 Teeth. With Ben Wash and Culture Prophet. Presented by King's Head Records' Brainwash party. Saturday, September 13, 11 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $10 via wantickets.com, and $20 at the door. Ages 21 and up. Learn the solid ways of "industrial guerrilla ontology" as Alexis Mincolla makes his 305 return with 3 Teeth.
The Everymen. With Ex Norwegian and Space Between Words, and Loose Joints Art Walk Edition with Mr. Brown. Saturday, September 13, 9 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Get that "Coney Island High" with the New Jersey Hardcore hits of the Everymen.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Los Bastardos Magnificos. Saturday, September 13, 9 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Free. Jump in on that "honky tonk" action with el Bastardo, Ghost, MnM, Frenchy, and Von Bader at the Road.
Elastic Bond. With Mr. Pauer. Saturday, September 13, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $5. Ages 21 and up. You better "Find A Way" to the Stage and catch some alt-Latin tunes with the Magic City's own Elastic Bond and Mr. Pauer.
Lolipop Records Adventure Tour 2014. With Froth, Banana Cream Dream, Corners, and Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel. Sunday, September 14, 8 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. The "semi-revolutionary multi-cultural conglomeration of punk kids, loveless teen dreams, and pop enthusiasts" that is LA's Lolipop Records are coming to SoFla and their bringing Froth, Banana Cream Dream, Corners, and Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel with them ... And BBQ at Gramps.
Chocolate Sundays. With DJs A-Train, Kid Fresh, Sharpsound, and Reid Waters. Purdy Lounge, 1811 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-4622; purdylounge.com. Free. Fresh tunes from DJs A-Train, Kid Fresh, Sharpsound, and Reid Waters at Purdy? It's like chocolate to our ears.