Things To Do

Miami's Ten Under $10 Weekend Party Guide

With Tailings and Chaucer. Friday, July 31, 10 p.m. Shirley's at Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-699-2669; Admission costs $3. Ages 21 and up.

Get your dose of "experimental bedroom-pop death drone Kanye West lo-fi shoegaze weird pop" with West Palm Beach's Hypoluxo at Gramps. A band on the move, the young indie rockers will be traveling from Brooklyn, where they're currently based, to the Magic City for a night of debauchery and Feelings.

Justin Martin. With Ardalan and Ms. Mada. Presented by Link Miami Rebels. Friday, July 31, 11 p.m. Trade 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-6666; Tickets cost $10 plus fees via Ages 21 and up.

The pizza-loving, Vine-making Justin Martin is, as pointed out in a recent New Times article, "one of the most beloved characters on the San Francisco-based label Dirtybird." But homeboy takes his music seriously. That's why it's taking him more than three years to produce Hello Clouds, the follow-up to his 2012 full-length debut, Ghettos & Gardens. While his latest LP has yet to be released, the DJ promises it'll be out soon enough.

'90s Flashback Fest. With Deshantin Accius, Trip Machine, Insites, Born Beneath, the Revolving Issues, el Morado, the Witching Hour, MekroniuM, Rite To Bare Arms, Kill the Tyrant, and others. A DJ Oski Show. Presented by Stoma Studios Rehearsal Space, Brickell Smoke Shop, and Vape & Smoke Shop. Friday, July 31, 8 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; Admission is free before 8 p.m. and $10 after. Ages 18 and up.

Bring out your plaid button-downs and Doc Martens and jam to the sounds of the Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Sound Garden, and all your grunge and alternative rock favorites at Churchill's '90s Flashback Fest.

Closing Time Screening. Friday, July 31, 8 p.m. Swampspace, 3940 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-710-8631;

Get an insider's look on the "life and production of some of Miami's artists and musicians" with Closing Time. Directed and produced by Tony Kapel of the 305's Pocket of Lollipops, the 83-minute documentary follows the TM Sisters, Maitejosune Urrechaga, and dozens of local tastemakers, giving viewers a glimpse of "what artists do during their creative process."

Dude Skywalker. With Matt Ohashi, Rico from Paris, Steve Sanx, and Dubelu. Presented by Bimini Records. Friday, July 31, 9 p.m. The Social Lubricant Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; Tickets cost $10 plus fees via Ages 21 and up.

Dude Skywalker has "time-traveled from the year 3046 to bring you dance music of the future." So uhntz-uhntz with the dudes and party people over at TSL as Bimini Records "shares [its] love for the music scene" smack in the heart of the 'Wood.

Historic Virginia Key Beach Park Official 70th Anniversary Party Celebration. With Maryel Epps, Tito Puente Jr., and Jimmy Bo Horne. Hosted by Jawan Strader and Rayzor. Saturday, August 1, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Key Biscayne; 305-960-4600; Admission is free. All ages.

"Dance Across the Floor Sand" and celebrate a piece of South Florida history at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park Official 70th Anniversary Party Celebration. Festivities include live tuneage from Jimmy Bo Horne, Maryel Epps, Tito Puente Jr., timeline exhibits dating from the 1940's to today, a classic car show, and free rides on the mini train and historic carousel. Here's to 70 more years!

Modernage's Ten-Year Churchill's Reunion. With Sigh Kicks, Deaf Poets, Millionyoung, and Krisp. Saturday, August 1, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; Admission costs $10. Ages 18 and up.

It's been a decade since Miami shredders Modernage made their Churchill's debut and released recordings of the night's performance — its first-ever — Live at Churchill's. So naturally, the band is celebrating its reunion at the place where it all began. While the show will mark Modernage's return to music, cofounder and vocalist Mario Giancarlo recently told New Times that he hopes the night's lineup will highlight the growth that Miami's music scene has seen while they were out of the game.

2 Guys. Presented by Folk Club of South Florida Acoustic Underground. Saturday, August 1, 8 p.m. Luna Star Cafe, 775 NE 125th St., North Miami; 305-799-7123; Admission for the general public is $10 and $8 for Folk Club members. Visit

It might just be the antithesis of the type of dance music Miami is known for, but for those looking for a refreshing change of pace, Roy Connors and Alan Scharf of The Highwaymen (now known as 2 Guys) will take you back to the glory days of folk at Luna Star Cafe.

Funky Town Disco. With DJs 138 and Walter Capote. Sunday, August 2, 9 p.m. Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Admission is free with RSVP via Facebook. Ages 21 and up.

A weekend of throwbacks, Cameo is taking it way back to the '70s and '80s with Funky Town Disco. The mega nightclub shut its doors back in March, but on Sunday, the real O.G.'s of South Beach will relive the nights when 1445 Washington Avenue was known as Cameo Theater with groovy dance tunes from DJs 138 and Walter Capote. 

Flash Night Miami. With Indios, Orange Flight, Edgar Allan Swole, Smurphio, BoeDoe, the Uncanny Reservoir, Marcus Blake, and others. Sunday, August 2, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; Admission costs $10 for ages 18 and up and $5 for ages 21 and up with RSVP via [email protected], or $20 at the door. 

Get ready for "a night of old-school style Miami funk and hip-hop, breaking and popping, art, fire, body paint, and electronic music-bumping, and heavy metal" at Churchill's Flash Night. Here, the cameras call the shots. So come prepared for plenty of photo ops. 
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