The weekend has finally arrived, party people.
And since you live in the Magic City, you know there's always gonna be a bash to crash and music to jam to even if you're a little on the broke side.
Just take a look at the ten best things to do under $10 in SoFla this weekend, from a Morrissey ticket giveaway and Smiths cover band at Gramps to classic pop-rock from L.A.'s Bleached to a belly flop contest at the Freehand.
See also: Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week
Morrissey Pre-Party. With the Ordinary Boys, DJs Mikey Ramirez and Benton Galgay. Friday, May 30, 9 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free. Couldn't snag a pair of tix to see the ever-charming Morrissey at his sold out gig at the Arsht Center tomorrow night? You can still "get what you want" with the Ordinary Boys, Miami's only Smiths and Morrissey tribute band. It may not be the same as seeing the controversial Brit singer live, but at this point, it's the closest you'll get. And who knows? Gramps is raffling two tickets for the show and gift certificates to Radio-Active Records, so maybe you'll get lucky after all.
Abducted. With Ivano Bellini, Flavio Acaron, Almost Human, Face In the Dark, George Vidal, and Carlo Vento. Friday, May 30, 8 p.m. The Social Lubricant Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Free. Get Abducted into the world of uhntz-uhntz with Almost Human, Face In the Dark, and the rest of the house masters at TSL.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Recess. With the Problem Kids, Bretta Grove, and DJ Robin Louis. Friday, May 30, 10 p.m. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. $10. "Good morning, Miami ... We gonna kick off the weekend with the Problem Kids," Bretta Grove, and DJ Robin Louis at The Stage, so "get your ass up" and ready for Recess.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Bleached. With Jacuzzi Boys and DJ Skidmark. Saturday, May 31, 8 to 11 p.m. Hollywood ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood; 954-924-2980; hollywoodfl.org. Free. Ride Your Heart out with L.A.'s "rock n' roll post-punk" sisters, Bleached, and Miami's own Jacuzzi Boys for a free show in the heart of Hollywood's ArtsPark.
Solstice. With SawGrass, Ulcer, Blowtorch Sodomy, Koroïdía, Toasted M. Zombies, and Loyal Until Death. Saturday, May 31, 8 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $8. Get your thrash fix with Solstice, Blowtorch Sodomy, and other hardcore rockers at Churchill's.
See also: Churchill's Pub: An Oral History
Induce. With JBZ. Saturday, May 31, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Taste the soul music of the future with the wonderful "words, harmonies, sounds, and visuals" of Miami's own Induce.
Universal Mantra For My People. With Telekinetic Walrus and the Pride of Ions, the Galactic Effect, Eden Grey, Phantasman, Cito Vivas, Phaxas, and DJ Cloüd. Saturday, May 31, 10 p.m. The Nest, 62 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-766-2411; thenestmia.com. $10. Bring out your face paint and capes, and get weird with the intergalactic sounds of Telekinetic Walrus and the Pride of Ions, the Galactic Effect, Eden Grey, and Phantasman as their "four ancient stars align over the city of Miami" for their quadruple EP release.
Down the Rabbit Hole. With DJs Will Renuart, Brad Strickland, Basti, and Andrew Ward upstairs, and DJs Sire and Methods downstairs. Saturday, May 31, 10 p.m. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Free before 1 a.m. with RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ever wondered what's on the other end of the rabbit hole? The Pickle, of course, and an entire room filled deep house, disco, and techno from DJs Will Renuart, Brad Strickland, Basti, and Andrew Ward, and another one with funk, soul, and classic hip-hop jams from DJs Sire and Methods. Don't believe us? See for yourself.
Average Joe Art Sale: Summer's Here Edition. With Cog Nomen. Sunday, June 1, 3 to 8 p.m. Yo Space, 294 NE 62nd St., Miami. Free. Give your apartment a summer makeover with some really cool masterpieces, prints, and creations from local artists without going broke, and then stick around for trippy tunes from Cog Nomen.
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Chocolate Shaker. With DJs Sven Barth, Mr. Manuvers, Louie Arson, Reid Waters, and SharpSound. Sunday, June 1, 3 p.m. Freehand Miami Hostel, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Party with Mr. Manuvers, Louie Arson, and the rest of the Chocolate Sundays crew, enjoy some good 'ol barbecue, and show off those bad ass belly flopping skills for "the most terrifying party adventure" at the pool at the Freehand.