Over the Weekend: Lil Wayne, DubFest and Poplife

While we suspected that the rain would dampen the long weekend, it wasn't the case. There was still of plenty of sun and fun to be had. So in case you were holed up in your place, here is what you missed over the weekend:

DubFest 2009 at Hollywood ArtsPark

Bunny Wailer, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish and more performed at this year's DubFest 2009 at the Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle. Click here to read the review and here to view the full slideshow.

PinkGhost Grand Opening

Designer toy boutique and gallery moved from its downtown Fort Lauderdale location to Hollywood. Saturday, it celebrated the move with live performances, DJs and more. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Depeche Mode at BankAtlantic Center

British new wave icons Depeche Mode closed out their North American tour in South Florida Saturday night. Click here to read the review.

Poplife Relaunch at Electric Pickle

After saying goodbye to White Room earlier this summer, Poplife welcomed everyone to its new home at Electric Pickle Saturday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Audiofly at The Vagabond

Get Physical's Heidi didn't make it to her scheduled appearance at The Vagabond Saturday night, but Audiofly made sure the party still went into high gear. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Björn Yttling at White Room

After opening up for Depeche Mode earlier in the night, Björn Yttling of Peter Björn & John made his way down to White Room for a post-concert DJ set. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Lil Wayne at BankAtlantic Center

As part of the America's Most Wanted Festival, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and Soulja Boy performed at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise on Sunday. Click here to read the review and here for the full slideshow.

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