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Rock the Bus Tour Offers up Free Booze and a Free Ride Every Thursday in November

We're not big fans of having to drive to venues. Quite frankly, looking and paying for parking downtown, the Design District, or anywhere in Miami, really, is a big pain in the ass. So when we heard about the Rock the Bus Tour happening every Thursday during Miami Live Music month, we became giddy with excitement.

The folks over at the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau have answered all our prayers to the party gods: free beer, free goodie bags with swag, free entry into some hot venues, and free live music. And there's no need to worry about who's gonna be driving the rock coach. That's on them. The catch? You have to win your way in.

There are only 20 or so spots on each Thursday's tour, and the only way to win 'em is to be one of the first to answer a trivia question on Visit Miami's Facebook page each week. You'll hop on a red Miami Sightseeing Grayline bus, toss back a few brewskies, and hop around like you own the place, all free of charge.

Rumor has it this Thursday's bus will be making a beeline for our VIP New Times Miami Music Festival Party and a neighboring undisclosed location ... So you'll be all set. You know, in case you didn't make it on the list.

Rock the Bus Tour, part of Miami Live Music Month. Thursday, November 11, and every Thursday in November from 9:30pm-2am. Various locations. Must be 21+. All venues to be announced. For more information, visit

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Christine Borges