Feeling pumped up this grand morning? Well, you should be 'cause it's Friday!
Come 5 p.m., you're gonna throw all of your papers in the air, leap out of the office, and make a run to the closest bar for a much-deserved drink.
But before you start making weekend plans that'll leave you scraping for food the next week, check out Crossfade's Ten Under $10 weekend party guide.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Lavola's This Book Is My Cowardice CD Debut Bash. With the Vilifiers and DJs Lorenzo, Kaos Fernandez, Sweetswirl, and others. Friday, March 14, 10 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Free-$10. Get your "atmospheric indie rock" vibes pumpin' with Lavola as the West Palm Beach crew tears up the stage at the Vagabond for the Miami edition of their album release party.
See also: Lavola Celebrate This Book Is My Cowardice Release
Rich Medina. With DJs Heron, Self Born, and Klassik. Friday, March 14, 10 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. Jam with "DJ, producer, [and] poet" Rich Medina, and see the Master of the Mix kill it with DJs Heron, Self Born, and Klassik.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Afro Kumbe. With Dash and M&M. Friday, March 14, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Locos Por Juana may be un grupo de locos, but their "electro parranda" side project, Afro Kumbe is just as wild.
Six Degrees of Techno's Riverside Relief. With DJs Donnie Lowe, Andy Pate, Thunderpony, Deep Therapy, Luke Hunter, SpinnZinn, Ray Milian, Joshy Josh, and bigLITTLE. Live painting by WHUT, Ivan Roque, and Vago. Saturday, March 15, 4 p.m., Moonchine Asian Bistro, 7100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-759-3999; moonchine.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via wantickets.com. Six Degrees of Techno is on a mission to prove that EDM fans are more than "shallow hedonists with no social consciousness." That's why they're organizing a bash with music from some of the best DJs the 305 has to offer in order to raise money for StarsOutreach, a non-profit that funds art and music programs in the community. Partying never felt so good.
Front Row Series. With Raine, Scary Iowa, Northe, Astronaut, and Broken Tenure. Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. $10. Make friends with those "stranger[s] in the night" and check out the fresh local talent of Astronaut, Broken Tenure, and other indie rockers of the ilk.
The 1st Annual Wynwood Festival. With the Pages and the Out Of Hand Band, DNA Fam, the Original Jones, Flowtly J, Smitty the Band, Killa Ochosiete, Chico V, Static On the Line, Fly Machine, BarikudaxDeathwish, and Megan Talay & the HonestMen. Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. The musicians of Wynwood are leaving the confines of the hood's graffiti murals and Panther Coffee, and heading straight to the grimy grounds of Tobacco Road for the first ever 'Wood music fest.
Downtown Full Moon Party. With the Medicine Box, A-Tribe, Liah Alonso, DJ Stingray, and others. Saturday, March 15, 9 p.m., TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. $5 before 10 p.m., $10 before midnight, $15 after, so get there early. Ages 21 and up. It's gonna be a full moon masquerade tonight, so bring out your orange painted, green and pink feathered mask, or make your own, as you dance to the earthly tunes of Medicine Box, A-Tribe, Liah Alonso, and DJ Stingray.
S&T Bodega. With HVOB, Pirate Stereo, Santiago Caballero, and Panic Bomber. Saturday, March 15, 11 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free. Get your fists pumping with the deep techno hits of HVOB and your party juices flowing with free Absolut 100 cocktails till midnight.
No Te Va Gustar's El Verano Siguiente Documentary Screening. Sunday, March 16, 7 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free entrance with ticket via ticketfly.com. Back in 2012, Uruguay's No Te Va Gustar's keyboardist Marcel Curuchet died from a motorcycle accident, months before the band was set to complete its latest album, El Calor del Pleno Invierno. His death hit the band hard, but the guys pulled through and eventually released what drummer Diego Bartaburu considers one of NTVG's most powerful works. Their latest documentary El Verano Siguiente takes viewers on the emotional journey of their latest production.
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The Hoy Polloy. With T.A.G. and others. Sunday, March 16, 9 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Get weird with Miami's psychedelic "alternative indie progressive" band, the Hoy Polloy.