Psyched because it's finally Friday?
So are we! That's why we're hooking you up with the ten best parties going down this weekend. And the greatest part of it all, they won't cost you more than a Hamilton.
See also: Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Big Night in Little Haiti. With Lakou Mizik, Zetwal Kreyol, and DJ Mack. Presented by the Rhythm Foundation. Friday, November 21, 6 to 10 p.m. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terr., Miami; 305-960-2969; rhythmfoundation.com. Free. Dive into the "funky bouyon stew of musical goodness" as Haitian crew Lakou Mizik bring their blend of "vodou, twoubadou, and rara" to the Little Haiti Cultural Center.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Elastic Bond. With DJ Andie Sweetswirl. Friday, November 21, 9 p.m. Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-643-7820; ballandchainmiami.com. Free. Baila till the Madrugada with the "retro-futuristic folkloric rhythms and electronic beats" of Elastic Bond at the 'ol Ball & Chain.
See also: Miami's Best Thanksgiving 2014 Parties
The Real Hateful Eight. Dyslexic movie night with the Dyslexic Postcards, Wastelands, the Gazms, Flees, Que Lastima, Buffy, the Talking Dogs, and Rat Bastard. Friday, November 21, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $5. Rage till your feet fall off and watch non-stop Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez films all night with Dyslexic Postcards, Wastelands, the Gazms, and the rest of the hardcore rockers at Churchill's.
Harry Romero. With Paul E and Mark Boson. Friday, November 21, 11 p.m. Steam Miami, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; steammiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Join the wild party animals at Steam and "Let the Freak Out" as Harry Romero drops some "tech house bombs" on the dance floor.
Mass. With Iris, DJ Dino, Santi DJ DeadHead Valdez, Ray Milian, and Fabian Alcantara "Doctor Sprock." Saturday, November 22, 10 p.m. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $5 with RSVP via Facebook and $10 without. Ages 21 and up. Enter "the dark side of counter culture life" and get ready for "a night of alternative sounds" of classical industrial, synthpop, and indie dance with Austin's Iris, DJ Dino, Ray Milian, and the rest of the "alternative minds" at the Garret.
Burning Itch. With Tight Genes, Buffy, Fulltime MotherFucker, and others. Saturday, November 22, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $5. Knoxville's band of punks the Burning Itch are gonna make your face melt with their sizzling rock 'n' roll at Churchill's.
Gab Rhome. With Pedro Paez and Franco Bravo. Presented by Sub-Motus. Saturday, November 22, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Gab Rhome is on a mission to "conquer your heart" with his "ravishing bow-ties" and "lush melodies." So brace yourself for a mega house love fest at the Pickle.
Welcome to Wonderland. Rec Room's Alice In Wonderland Anniversary Party with Jessica Who, Gunars, and a special DJ appearance. Saturday, November 22, 11 p.m. Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0199; galehotel.com/nightlife. There is no cover. Make your way down the rabbit hole into Rec Room where Jessica Who, Gunars, and a surprise guest will be celebrating two years of shenanigans with the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and his hookah, and the Queen of Hearts.
The Bearings. With Montage and others. Presented by Cheap Miami. Sunday, November 23, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Hit up SoBe and rock out with the Magic City's own dark surf rockers, the Bearings at KYI.
Reggae Sundays. Downstairs with Jah Works and upstairs with Lance-O and the Kulcha Shok Krew and Iyatollah. Sunday, November 23, 10 p.m. Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372; jazid.net. $5 before midnight, $10 after. Ages 21 and up. Enter the Riddim House and jam to the sweet reggae vibes of Jah Works, Lance-O, the Kulcha Shok Krew, and Iyatollah at Jazid.
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